Reviews for A Hard Frost
RoseLight chapter 1 . 12/21/2010
A masterpiece of mood and imagery.
Cruelest Sea chapter 1 . 12/20/2010
Beautifully described. You have a real feel for blending the show with the Cold War while not losing the feel of either.

Excellent. :)
Westel chapter 1 . 12/20/2010
Your knowledge of the shadow-history of the cold war is impressive; or, if you've just made it all up, that's even more impressive. Always, the personal touch - that subtle insight into the characters - it's what keeps me on your 'new story' list.
Avery1 chapter 1 . 12/19/2010
I so look forward to your stories. They're atmospheric, filled with sensory detail-the odor of decaying books, the ungainly porcelain lamp, etc. engages me on so many levels. Reminds me of John LeCarre. I loved the part about Illya loving the smell of gunpowder, by the way. Your description of Cambridge life is spot on as well, and your concluding paragraphs are simply stunning. Thanks so much for sharing your unique talent with us readers.

Merry Christmas!

Avery
Enfleurage chapter 1 . 12/19/2010
This is brilliant and superbly written on so many levels but what really stands out is the imagery, especially the use of weather as a metaphor for the world of spies