"All of the characters were thick, rich, and full of life."
"The author does a fantastic job of painting a picture of what London was like during the blitz. If you get a chance to pick up this book, I can happily say that I think you should!"
"I enjoyed reading about life in 1940s London during WWII almost as much as the mystery!"
"I'm a huge fan of WWII era fiction and this was no disappointment. Be sure to pick up a copy of this one!"
"The mystery can be enjoyed with or without a knowledge of WWII and even by readers who may not have read the first in the series."
"For historical accuracy, Fifth Column cannot be beat. I loved [it], and if you are a fan of historically based mysteries, I am betting you will too. Highly Recommended."
"I really like this detective series. The characters are well crafted, the novel itself is very informative, and the plot held my interest. I recommend it to those who enjoy a well written historical British mystery."
"What a team! What a mystery! What intrigue! Another great hit by Mike Hollow!"
"I highly recommend this to history buffs and mystery fans. It is certainly a page turner. The mystery itself will keep you on the edge of your seat. You can tell that the author, Mike Hollow, has certainly done his research. This fine eye for detail is what makes FIFTH COLUMN really shine."
"Fifth Column is another really good read. I give it 5 stars."
"A very well-written, multi-layered story that will keep the reader engaged from the first bomb raid to the final shadow across the moon. (you'll understand once you get to know the characters) Enjoy the adventure!!"
"I enjoyed learning more about Detective Inspector John Jago and meeting new characters in this book. I look forward to reading more books by Mike Hollow."
"The Fifth Column is a book of intrigue and suspense."
"If you love slightly gritty British mysteries [this] series just might be for you. I know that I've enjoyed both books so far in the series and I look forward hopefully to there being a third."
"An excellent addition to the series. A well-paced and intriguing mystery, it had me guessing from the beginning to the end, and I really enjoyed it."
methodical ... authentic ... impressive.Those four adjectives above dont even begin to do it justice. Mike Hollow is an excellent descriptive storyteller. Highly recommended."