BLOODY SCOTLAND PITCH PERFECT SESSION SEEKS ASPIRING CRIME WRITERS @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival first launched Pitch Perfect in 2012. The winner was Joseph Knox whose book went on to be a Sunday Times bestseller. In 2016 the winner was Alison Belsham who travelled all the way from London to participate and found herself an agent and a publisher: ‘I stumbled across aContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND PITCH PERFECT SESSION SEEKS ASPIRING CRIME WRITERS @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

All I Said Was True by Imran Mahmood  @imranmahmood777  @BloomsburyRaven

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 July 2022 from Raven BooksPP: 320ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1526647559 When Amy Blahn was murdered on a London office rooftop, Layla Mahoney was there. She held Amy as she died. But all she can say when police arrest her is that ‘It was Michael. Find Michael and you’ll find out everything you needContinue reading “All I Said Was True by Imran Mahmood  @imranmahmood777  @BloomsburyRaven”

The Island of Lost Girls by Alex Marwood  @AlexMarwood1 @TheCrimeVault @BooksSphere

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July from SpherePP: 480ISBN-13: 978-1408725498 My thanks to Sphere for an advance copy for review Sun-drenched glamour and obscene wealth hide the darkest of secrets and lost girls in this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller. 1985For twelve-year-old Mercedes, La Kastellana is the place she calls home. It is an island untouched by the modernContinue reading “The Island of Lost Girls by Alex Marwood  @AlexMarwood1 @TheCrimeVault @BooksSphere”

The Woman on the Bridge by Holly Seddon @hollyseddon @orionbooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from OrionPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-1409195528 My thanks to Orion for an advance copy for review. How far would you go to save a perfect stranger? Maggie is trapped. Dumped on her wedding day, rejected by her family and hounded by a man determined to make her suffer. Charlotte is desperate.Continue reading “The Woman on the Bridge by Holly Seddon @hollyseddon @orionbooks”

Confidence by Denise Mina (Anna and Fin #2) @DameDeniseMina @HarvillSecker @vintagebooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from Harvill SeckerPP: 304ISBN-13: 978-1787301740 My thanks to Harvill Secker for an advance copy for review DECEPTION. THEFT. MURDER. ALL YOU NEED IS CONFIDENCE. When amateur film-maker Lisa Lee vanishes from a Scottish seaside town, journalists Anna and Fin find themselves at the centre of an internet frenzy toContinue reading “Confidence by Denise Mina (Anna and Fin #2) @DameDeniseMina @HarvillSecker @vintagebooks”

The Daves Next Door by Will Carver @will_carver @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 July 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585180 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review A disillusioned nurse suddenly learns how to care. An injured young sportsman wakes up find that he can see only in black and white. A desperate old widower takes too many pills andContinue reading “The Daves Next Door by Will Carver @will_carver @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours”

Truly Darkly, Deeply by Victoria Selman @VictoriaSelman @QuercusBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from QuercusPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-1529420647 My thanks to Quercus for an advance copy for review Twelve-year-old Sophie and her mother, Amelia-Rose, move to London from Massachusetts where they meet the charismatic Matty Melgren, who quickly becomes an intrinsic part of their lives. But as the relationship between the two adultsContinue reading “Truly Darkly, Deeply by Victoria Selman @VictoriaSelman @QuercusBooks”

The Binding Room by Nadine Matheson (D. I. Anjelica Henley #2) @nadinematheson @HQstories

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from HQPP: 512ISBN-13: 978-0008359447 My thanks to HQ for an advance copy for review In this room, no one can hear you scream… The Serial Crimes Unit are called in to investigate when a local pastor is found stabbed to death. As DI Henley assesses the crime scene, sheContinue reading “The Binding Room by Nadine Matheson (D. I. Anjelica Henley #2) @nadinematheson @HQstories”

Night Shadows (Forbidden Iceland #3) by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir trs Victoria Cribb @evaaegisdottir @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 July 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585203 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review The small community of Akranes is devastated when a young man dies in a mysterious house fire, and when Detective Elma and her colleagues from West Iceland CID discover the fire was arson,Continue reading “Night Shadows (Forbidden Iceland #3) by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir trs Victoria Cribb @evaaegisdottir @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours”

The Eye of the Beholder by Margie Orford @MargieOrford @canongatebooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 7 July 2022 from CanongatePP: 320ISBN-13: 978-1838856809 My thanks to Canongate and Random Things Tours for an advance copy for review When danger lies in the eye of the beholder, what happens when you reject its pull? Cora carries secrets her daughter can’t know. Freya is frightened by what her mother leavesContinue reading “The Eye of the Beholder by Margie Orford @MargieOrford @canongatebooks @RandomTTours”

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