Charles R. Stubbs

"Charles R Stubbs"
Charles R Stubbs, author of the Travis #WebOfDeceit series of mystery thrillers
Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (22 of 24)
Location: UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 98,831 - Total Helpful Votes: 22 of 24
Frisky Business (A Sasha Jackson Mystery Book 4) by Jill Edmondson
This tale of a female P.I. who perseveres against police prejudice to find the killer of a porn actress takes the reader into the seedier side of a business that many readers will know nothing about. The characterisation and story-telling are very good, and the narrative proceeds at a pace that keeps the reader involved, wanting to know what happens next. The way that the author intertwines the unravelling of the case with Sasha Jackson's personal life is also very good.
The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labo&hellip by Martin Ruhs
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended reading, 4 April 2014
Martin Ruhs (a migrant himself) has written a scholarly work which nevertheless is accessible to the interested lay reader. He sets out his case clearly and methodically for an enlightened view of migration - one that takes into account the objectives of the migrant-sending nations, as well as those of the migrant-receiving countries. The thrust of his argument is that idealistic notions of equal rights for migrants are impractical, and that it is far better for all parties concerned (migrant-sending nations, migrant-receiving countries and the migrants themselves) if one accepts that there has to be a trade off between openness and rights i.e. that migration policies which restrict some… Read more
The Weeping Sands by John Wheatley
The Weeping Sands by John Wheatley
The author cleverly weaves stories from the time of the Civil War, the 1830s and today into a beguiling work of historical fiction. Linked by the ancestry of a television presenter, Jenna Shaw, who is herself a subject of the popular programme `What's my Lineage?', the tales relate events that revolve around the town of Beaumaris in Anglesey, North Wales and the trials and tribulations of its most distinguished inhabitants. The `Weeping Sands' of the title are the Lavan Sands, which travellers to Anglesey had to cross, prior to the opening of the bridge across the Menai Straits. This is an easy and pleasant read, offering insights into the social and practical aspects of life in past… Read more