The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin @beathhigh @canongatebooks @Normantweets

My thanks to the Canongate and Jamie Norman for an advance copy for review Source: Review copyPublication: 2 September 2021 from Canongate BooksPP: 288ISBN-13: 978-1838854102 If the truth’s in the shadows, get out of the light . . . Lawyer Bobby Carter did a lot of work for the wrong type of people. Now he’sContinue reading “The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin @beathhigh @canongatebooks @Normantweets”

A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins @alisonbarrow @DoubledayUK @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 31 August 2021 from DoubledayPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-0857524447 My thanks to Doubleday for an advance copy for review ”What is wrong with you?” Laura has spent most of her life being judged. She’s seen as hot-tempered, troubled, a loner. Some even call her dangerous. Miriam knows that just because Laura is witnessed leavingContinue reading “A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins @alisonbarrow @DoubledayUK @RandomTTours”

BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL REVEALS FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 sponsored by The Glencairn Glass with match funding from Culture & Business Fund Scotland  Five years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney. This year his final book, TheContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS FIVE FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

Terms of Restitution by Denzil Meyrick @lochlomonden @PolygonBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 2 September 2021 from PolygonPP: 384ISBN-13: 978-1846975837 My thanks to Polygon Books for an advance copy for review GANGLAND BOSS ZANDER FINN DISAPPEARED AFTER THE BRUTAL MURDER OF HIS SON. He fled to London, seeking salvation by walking away from his money, his career and his legacy. But when his old second-in-commandContinue reading “Terms of Restitution by Denzil Meyrick @lochlomonden @PolygonBooks”

The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris @headlinepg @tinderpress

Source: Own copyPublication: 21 June 2021 from Tinder PressPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1472274373 In the dying days of the American Civil War, newly freed brothers Landry and Prentiss find themselves cast into the world without a penny to their names. Forced to hide out in the woods near their former Georgia plantation, they’re soon discovered by theContinue reading “The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris @headlinepg @tinderpress”

My Name is Jensen by Heidi Amsinck @HeidiAmsinck1 @MuswellPress @brownlee_donald

Source: Review copyPublication: 31 August 2021 from Muswell PressPP: 384ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1838110185 My thanks to Muswell Press and Fiona Brownlee for an advance copy for review Guilty. One word on a beggar’s cardboard sign. And now he is dead, stabbed in a wintry Copenhagen street, the second homeless victim in as many weeks. Dagbladet reporterContinue reading “My Name is Jensen by Heidi Amsinck @HeidiAmsinck1 @MuswellPress @brownlee_donald”

The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny (C.I.Gamache #17) @HodderBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 24 August 2021 from Hodder & StoughtonPP: 448ISBN-13: ‎978-1529379389 My thanks to Hodder and Stoughton for an advance copy for review When Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is asked to provide crowd control at a statistics lecture given at the Université de l’Estrie in Quebec, he is dubious. Why ask the head ofContinue reading “The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny (C.I.Gamache #17) @HodderBooks”

End of Summer by Anders de la Motte translated by Neil Smith @AndersdelaMotte @ZaffreBooks @ClareJKelly

Source: Review copyPublication: 19 August 2021 from ZaffrePP: 480ISBN-13: 978-1785768231 My thanks to Zaffre Books for the opportunity to review You can always go home. But you can never go back . . . Summer 1983: Four-year-old Billy chases a rabbit in the fields behind his house. But when his mother goes to call himContinue reading “End of Summer by Anders de la Motte translated by Neil Smith @AndersdelaMotte @ZaffreBooks @ClareJKelly”

Emily Noble’s Disgrace by Mary Paulson Ellis @mspaulsonellis @MantleBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 19 August 2021 from MantlePP: 384ISBN-13: 978-1529036176 My thanks to Mantle for an early copy for review. The case is unexceptional, that is what I know. A house full of stuff left behind by a dead woman, abandoned at the last . . . When trauma cleaner Essie Pound makes a gruesomeContinue reading “Emily Noble’s Disgrace by Mary Paulson Ellis @mspaulsonellis @MantleBooks”

BLOODY SCOTLAND HYBRID FESTIVAL PROGRAMME LAUNCHED AND OMG!!! @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

The Bloody Scotland Festival programme was unveiled today and Oh My Goodness it is a cracker!! I am so excited it’s hard to contain my enthusiasm!! This year’s is a hybrid programme of physical and virtual events and what that means is the organisers have been able to secure some of the best and mostContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND HYBRID FESTIVAL PROGRAMME LAUNCHED AND OMG!!! @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

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