The Darkest Sin by D.V. Bishop (Cesare Aldo #2) @davidbishop @panmacmillan @PipsMcE

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”

The Shadows of Men by Abir Mukherjee  (Wyndham & Banerjee #5) @radiomukhers @VintageBooks @DeadGoodBooks @HarvillSecker #TheShadowsOfMen @vintagebooks @AnnaLRedman

Source: Review copyPublication: 11 November 2021 from Vintage BooksPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-1787300590 My thanks to Abir Mukherjee and Vintage Books for an advance copy for review Calcutta, 1923. When a Hindu theologian is found murdered in his home, the city is on the brink of all-out religious war. Can officers of the Imperial Police Force, CaptainContinue reading “The Shadows of Men by Abir Mukherjee  (Wyndham & Banerjee #5) @radiomukhers @VintageBooks @DeadGoodBooks @HarvillSecker #TheShadowsOfMen @vintagebooks @AnnaLRedman”

Hyde by Craig Russell @TheCraigRussell @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

It is my absolute pleasure to be showcasing Craig Russell’s Hyde as part of the blog tour for the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2021. Tomorrow night we’ll find out who has won, and all this week bloggers have been showcasing the shortlisted books. You can check out theContinue reading “Hyde by Craig Russell @TheCraigRussell @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

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”

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”

A Corruption of Blood by Ambrose Parry @AmbroseParry @Canongatebooks @Normantweets

Source: Review copyPublication: 19 August 2021 from Canongate BooksPP: 416ISBN-13: 978-1786899859 My thanks to Canongate for an early copy for review Edinburgh, 1850. This city will bleed you dry. Dr Will Raven is a man seldom shocked by human remains, but even he is disturbed by the contents of a package washed up at theContinue reading “A Corruption of Blood by Ambrose Parry @AmbroseParry @Canongatebooks @Normantweets”

Mrs England by Stacey Halls @stacey_halls @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n

Source: Review copyPublication: 10 June 2021 from Manilla Press/Zaffre BooksPP: 400ISBN-13: 978-1838772864 My thanks to Tracy at Compulsive Readers and Zaffre Books for an opportunity to review West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles and Lilian England, a wealthy couple from a powerful dynastyContinue reading “Mrs England by Stacey Halls @stacey_halls @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n”

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams @ChattoBooks @vintagebooks @mia_qs

Source: Review copyPublication: 8 April 2021 from Chatto & WindusPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1784743864 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review In 1901, the word ‘bondmaid’ was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood inContinue reading “The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams @ChattoBooks @vintagebooks @mia_qs”

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