Girl, Forgotten (Andrea Oliver #2) by Karin Slaughter  @HarperCollinsUK

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from Harper CollinsPP: 400ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0008303563 My thanks to Harper Collins for an advance copy for review A girl with a secret…Longbill Beach, 1982. Emily Vaughn gets ready for prom night, the highlight of any high school experience. But Emily has a secret. And by the end of theContinue reading “Girl, Forgotten (Andrea Oliver #2) by Karin Slaughter  @HarperCollinsUK”

BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022 SHORTLIST REVEALED @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Today, 28 June 2022, Bloody Scotland, the International Crime Writing Festival, announced the shortlist for the debut authors prize. The shortlist for the 2022 Debut Prize, which is sponsored by The Glencairn Glass, features two women and three men. In a David and Goliath moment the behemoth that is Amazon is battling Into Books, anContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022 SHORTLIST REVEALED @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

Lying Beside You (Cyrus Haven #3)  by Michael Robotham  @michaelrobotham  @BooksSphere

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from SpherePP: 400ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0751581577 My thanks to for an advance copy for review Twenty years ago, Cyrus Haven’s family was murdered and only he and his brother survived. Cyrus because he hid. Elias because he was the killer. Now Elias is being released from a secure psychiatric hospitalContinue reading “Lying Beside You (Cyrus Haven #3)  by Michael Robotham  @michaelrobotham  @BooksSphere”

Bad for Good by Graham Bartlett @gbpoliceadvisor @allisonandbusby @RichardsonHelen

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from Allison and BusbyPP: 320ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0749028428 My thanks to Helen Richardson and Allison and Busby for an advance copy for review How far would you go? The murder of a promising footballer, son of Brighton’s highest-ranking police officer, means Detective Superintendent Jo Howe has a complicated and sensitiveContinue reading “Bad for Good by Graham Bartlett @gbpoliceadvisor @allisonandbusby @RichardsonHelen”

The Trenches by Parker Bilal (Crane and Drake #3) @girlofbooks @canongatebooks @Parker_Bilal @Normantweets

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from Canongate BooksPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1838855123 My thanks to Canongate Books for an early copy for review In London, private investigator Dr Rayhana Crane is contacted by a woman who has received an unexpected letter from her estranged son Jason, not seen since he left to become a fighter forContinue reading “The Trenches by Parker Bilal (Crane and Drake #3) @girlofbooks @canongatebooks @Parker_Bilal @Normantweets”

Black Hearts by Doug Johnstone @doug_johnstone @OrendaBooks #Skelfs4

Terrific, layered plotting, fabulous characters, some big shocks that really create a sense of drama and an awesome sense of place all combine with great mysteries to bring an overwhelming sense that science and physics are helping us to understand how much we don’t yet know about the world we live in.

The Murder Book (Tom Thorne #18) by Mark Billingham @MarkBillingham @LittleBrownUK @laurasherlock1

Source: Review copyPublication: 9 June 2022 from Little, BrownPP: 416ISBN-13: 978-1408712450 My thanks to Little, Brown for an advance copy for review Tom Thorne has it all.In Nicola Tanner and Phil Hendricks, Thorne has good friends by his side. He finally has a love life worth a damn and is happy in the job toContinue reading “The Murder Book (Tom Thorne #18) by Mark Billingham @MarkBillingham @LittleBrownUK @laurasherlock1”

The Siege by John Sutherland  @policecommander @orionbooks @orion_crime @Tr4cyF3nt0n

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from OrionPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1398707566 My thanks to Orion and Compulsive Readers for an early copy for review. Nine hostages. Ten hours. One chance to save them all. Lee James Connor has found his purpose in life: to follow the teachings of far-right extremist leader, Nicholas Farmer. So when hisContinue reading “The Siege by John Sutherland  @policecommander @orionbooks @orion_crime @Tr4cyF3nt0n”

Fish Swimming In Dappled Sunlight by Riku Onda Trs by Alison Watts @sashikolady @bitterlemonpub @RandomTTours

There is a Japanese concept called Shibumi. Shibumi is a Zen concept that captures the height of personal excellence and absolute clarity. In other words, it is the ability to achieve the maximum effect with the minimum means. Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight is a short, simply written book in which the prose is clearContinue reading “Fish Swimming In Dappled Sunlight by Riku Onda Trs by Alison Watts @sashikolady @bitterlemonpub @RandomTTours”

The Botanist by M.W. Craven (Poe and Bradshaw #5)  @MWCravenUK @TheCrimeVault @BethWright26

Source: Purchased audiobookNarrator: John BanksListening time: 11 hours and 18 minutesASIN: B09NWD4QRN I swear I’m one bad mood away from calling it black magic and going home…. Detective Sergeant Washington Poe can count on one hand the number of friends he has. And he’d still have his thumb left. There’s the insanely brilliant, guilelessly innocentContinue reading “The Botanist by M.W. Craven (Poe and Bradshaw #5)  @MWCravenUK @TheCrimeVault @BethWright26”

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