I always enjoy Michael Gilbert, and I have written here before about his masterpiece of murder and legal shenanigans, Smallbone Deceased. However, he was so prolific that I am still finding new books, and have recently read two for the first time: Flash Point and Ring of Terror. They are very different, but both very readable, and I enjoyed them both.
Flash Point is typical Gilbert – a contemporary setting (
Ring of Terror covers more typical Gilbert ground – the efforts of the police to prevent foreign terrorists mounting a campaign of bombing in London for political reasons, but it is set (uniquely, for Michael Gilbert, as far as I know) in an historical context. In fact, the action takes place in
I’m off to Abebooks to see if there are any more Michael Gilbert I haven’t read.