Dirt by Sarah Sultoon  @SultoonSarah @Orenda Books

Source: Review copyPublication: 19 January 2023 from Orenda BooksPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-1914585463 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review This is no utopia… 1996. Northern Israel. Lola leaves an unhappy home life in England for the fabled utopian life of a kibbutz, but this heavily guarded farming community on the Arab-Israeli borderContinue reading “Dirt by Sarah Sultoon  @SultoonSarah @Orenda Books”

Aberdeen’s Granite Noir Programme Revealed 23-26 February 2023 @GraniteNoirFest @APArachel

The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers will open this year’s Granite Noir on Thursday, 23 February with a headline performance at the Lemon Tree from Val McDermid, Mark Billingham, Stuart Neville, Doug Johnstone, Luca Veste and Chris Brookmyre. With a promise to rock the night away with some dark and criminal tunes, it is an opportunityContinue reading “Aberdeen’s Granite Noir Programme Revealed 23-26 February 2023 @GraniteNoirFest @APArachel”

The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels by Janice Hallett @JaniceHallett @ViperBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 19 January from Viper BooksPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1800810402 Everyone knows the sad story of the Alperton Angels: the cult who brainwashed a teenage girl and convinced her that her newborn baby was the anti-Christ. Believing they had a divine mission to kill the infant, they were only stopped when the girl came toContinue reading “The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels by Janice Hallett @JaniceHallett @ViperBooks”

Devil’s Way by Robert Bryndza (KateMarshall #4) @RobertBryndza

Source: Review copyPublication: 12 Jan 2023 from Raven Street PublishingNarrator: Jan CramerListening Time: 9 hours 2 minutes When Private Investigator Kate Marshall is rushed to hospital after being pulled into a riptide current in the sea, the near-death experience leaves her shaken. During her recovery, she befriends Jean, an elderly lady on the same ward.Continue reading “Devil’s Way by Robert Bryndza (KateMarshall #4) @RobertBryndza”

Dead Man’s Creek by Chris Hammer @Bookywookydooda @hammerNow @Wildfirebks

Source: Review copyPublication: 5TH January 2023 from WildfirePP: 496ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1472295668 Newly-minted homicide detective Nell Buchanan returns to her hometown, annoyed at being assigned a decades-old murder – a ‘file and forget’. But this is no ordinary cold case, her arrival provoking an unwelcome and threatening response from the small-town community. As more bodies areContinue reading “Dead Man’s Creek by Chris Hammer @Bookywookydooda @hammerNow @Wildfirebks”

Peter May on Tour this January! @authorpetermay @soph_ransompr

Peter May is embarking on a UK tour with his new book, A Winter Grave – an engrossing crime thriller set in a near-future devastated by the climate crisis. You can read more about A Winter Grave below, but do make a note of the tour dates in your diary. A Winter Grave is publishedContinue reading “Peter May on Tour this January! @authorpetermay @soph_ransompr”

Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor @littlebrown @lucy_martin20

Source: Review copyPublication: 3 January 2023 from Little, BrownPP: 560ISBN-13: 978-0708898888 This is the age of vice, where pleasure and power are everything, and the family ties that bind can also kill New Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the kerb, and in the blink of an eye five people are dead. It’s aContinue reading “Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor @littlebrown @lucy_martin20”

My Darkest Prayer by S. A. Cosby @blacklionking73 @headlinepg

Source : Review copyPublication: 6 December 2022 from HeadlineNarration: Adam Lazarre-WhiteListening time: 9 hours and 23 minutesASIN: B0BLW6ZHCG “I handle the bodies.” Whether it’s working at his cousin’s funeral home or tossing around the local riffraff at his favorite bar, Nathan Waymaker is a man who knows how to handle the bodies. A former marineContinue reading “My Darkest Prayer by S. A. Cosby @blacklionking73 @headlinepg”

My top ten (and a bit) books of 2022

Honestly, it’s an impossible task. I tried hard to be ruthless and get down to just 10 books, but in the end, even cutting out some books I really loved, I could not hone it down to just 10. So here are my top 13 books published for the first time in 2022 and atContinue reading “My top ten (and a bit) books of 2022”

A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley (Detective Kubu #8) @DetectiveKubu @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 8 December from Orenda BooksPP: 300ISBN-13: 978-1-914585-42-5 While building a pipeline near the Okavango Delta, a contractor unearths the remains of a long-dead Bushman. Rookie Detective David ‘Kubu’ Bengu of Botswana CID and Scottish pathologist, Ian MacGregor, are sent to investigate, and MacGregor discovers the skeletons of eight more men. Shortly afterContinue reading “A Deadly Covenant by Michael Stanley (Detective Kubu #8) @DetectiveKubu @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours”

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