On Wednesday 30 March 2022, the Bloody Scotland Book Club will celebrate it’s first anniversary when festival co-founder, Lin Anderson will chair a lively discussion between blogger Mary Picken (Live & Deadly), journalist Louise Fairbairn and Tommy Zyw. The Bloody Scotland Book Club evolved out of lockdown when the board realised how much crime fiction fansContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND BOOK CLUB CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald “
Publication : 23 September 2021 from Leamington BooksPP: 278ISBN-13: 9780993227226 The Runes: A Grounding in Northern Magic by James Flowerdew aims to help you on your first steps to divining with The Runes and using the magic of these ancient peoples. Actual practical success and failure is shared candidly in the hope that the readerContinue reading “#Giveaway – The Runes – a guide to Northern Magic by James Flowerdew @leamingtonbooks @RandomTTours #blogtour”
A brilliantly written, thought-provoking dark thriller that is propulsive and compelling and which stays in the mind. Faceless is a real winner from a hugely talented writer.
Source: Review copyPublication: 17 March 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585067 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review Mired in grief after tragic recent events, state prosecutor Chastity Riley escapes to Scotland, lured to the birthplace of her great-great-grandfather by a mysterious letter suggesting she has inherited a house. In Glasgow,Continue reading “River Clyde by Simone Buchholz trs Rachel Ward @ohneklippo @OrendaBooks @FwdTranslations”
Source: Review copyPublication: 17 March from Century BooksPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-1529135480 My thanks to Century for an advance copy for review He is known as Wilde, the boy from the woods. Discovered living a feral existence in the Ramapo mountains of New Jersey, he has grown up knowing nothing of his parents, and even less aboutContinue reading “The Match by Harlan Coben @HarlanCoben @centurybooksuk”
Dark, psychologically disturbing, super intense and brilliantly written, Sundial is a book that will stay in your mind for a long, long time.
Source: Review copyPublication: 3rd March 2022 from MacmillanPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1529038828 My thanks to MacMillan and Philippa McEwan for an advance copy for review Florence. Spring, 1537. When Cesare Aldo investigates a report of intruders at a convent in the Renaissance city’s northern quarter, he enters a community divided by bitter rivalries and harbouring darkContinue reading “The Darkest Sin by D.V. Bishop (Cesare Aldo #2) @davidbishop @panmacmillan @PipsMcE”
I am woman: hear me roar
‘Shocking and heart-wrenching and its impact will reverberate for years to come’
An extraordinary story told brilliantly well. A masterclass in storytelling and cinematic in scope.