Lost Girls by Angela Marsons

Two girls go missing. Only one will return. The couple that offers the highest amount will see their daughter again. The losing couple will not. Make no mistake. One child will die. When nine-year-old best friends Charlie and Amy disappear, two families are plunged into a living nightmare. A text message confirms the unthinkable; thatContinue reading “Lost Girls by Angela Marsons”

Silenced by Anne Randall

He buried his victim alive. And now he’s escaped from prison and is on the run in the city. Fiona Henderson, the daughter of the victim who’d descended into a world of silence following her mother’s murder, has gone missing. Her sister Annabelle scours the city in a desperate attempt to find her. And thenContinue reading “Silenced by Anne Randall”

Time of Death by Mark Billingham

The Missing Two schoolgirls are abducted in the small, dying Warwickshire town of Polesford, driving a knife into the heart of the community where police officer Helen Weeks grew up and from which she long ago escaped. But this is a place full of secrets, where dangerous truths lie buried. The Accused When it’s splashedContinue reading “Time of Death by Mark Billingham”

The Tears of Angels by Caro Ramsay

Past crimes cause new murder in this tense and twisting psychological thriller A few days before the summer solstice a 92-year-old woman is found burned to death in her home. On the same day, a man’s mutilated corpse is discovered in a field, his arms ripped from their sockets, a Tarot card depicting The FoolContinue reading “The Tears of Angels by Caro Ramsay”

Meeting Marnie Rome – guest post by Sarah Hilary

I reviewed Sarah Hilary’s No Other Darkness here at the beginning of January. I said then that I doubted if I would read a finer crime novel this year and so far that holds true. So I am really chuffed that Sarah has written a post for this blog, as part of her blog tour,Continue reading “Meeting Marnie Rome – guest post by Sarah Hilary”

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

With a missing girl in the news, Claire Scott can’t help but be reminded of her sister, who disappeared twenty years ago in a mystery that was never solved. But when Claire begins to learn the truth about her sister, nothing will ever be the same. I’m a big fan of Karin Slaughter’s work, especiallyContinue reading “Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter”

The Secret Life and Curious Death of Miss Jean Milne by Andrew Nicoll

Let me start, dear reader, with a declaration of interest. I have known Andrew Nicoll for over 20 years. I know him, though it is more than 10 years since I have seen him, in his capacity as a political journalist and from the days when I communicated professionally in Scotland for my living. SoContinue reading “The Secret Life and Curious Death of Miss Jean Milne by Andrew Nicoll”

Half The World Away by Cath Staincliffe

I’m happy to be participating in the blog tour for Cath Staincliffe’s new novel. My review is below. Newly graduated photography student Lori Maddox spends the year after university travelling and visits China where she finds work as a private English tutor. Back in Manchester, her parents Jo and Tom, who separated when Lori wasContinue reading “Half The World Away by Cath Staincliffe”

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn’t have prevented it. Could she? In a split second, Jenna Gray’s world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the WelshContinue reading “I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh”

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