The Man Who Died by Antti Tuomainen translated by David Hackston @orendabooks @antti_tuomainen #themanwhodied

Source: Review copy     Publication:  Orenda Books on 10th October 2017 A successful entrepreneur in the mushroom industry, Jaakko Kaunismaa is a man in his prime. At just 37 years of age, he is shocked when his doctor tells him that he’s dying. What is more, the cause is discovered to be prolonged exposure to toxins;Continue reading “The Man Who Died by Antti Tuomainen translated by David Hackston @orendabooks @antti_tuomainen #themanwhodied”

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly @Connellybooks @orion_crime

Source: Netgalley      Publication: Orion on 31 October 2017 Harry Bosch works cold cases as a volunteer for the San Fernando police department when he’s called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town’s three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, bigContinue reading “Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly @Connellybooks @orion_crime”

Snare by Lilja Sigurðardóttir translated by Quentin Bates @OrendaBooks @AnneCater @Lilja1972 #Snare

  After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world. As she desperately looks for a way out of trouble, sheContinue reading “Snare by Lilja Sigurðardóttir translated by Quentin Bates @OrendaBooks @AnneCater @Lilja1972 #Snare”

Quieter Than Killing @sarahhilary @katieVEBrown @Headlinepg

It’s winter, the nights are dark and freezing, and a series of seemingly random assaults is pulling DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake out onto streets of London. When Marnie’s family home is ransacked, there are signs that the burglary can have only been committed by someone who knows her. Then a child goesContinue reading “Quieter Than Killing @sarahhilary @katieVEBrown @Headlinepg”

The Devil’s Wedding Ring by Vidar Sundstøl translated by Tiina Nunnally

On Midsummer Eve in 1985, a young folklore researcher disappears from the village of Eidsborg in the Telemark region of Norway.  Exactly thirty years later, the student Cecilie Wiborg goes missing. She too had been researching the old, pagan rituals associated with the 13th-century Eidsborg stave church.  And then Knut Abrahamsen, a former police officerContinue reading “The Devil’s Wedding Ring by Vidar Sundstøl translated by Tiina Nunnally”

The Zealot’s Bones by D.M. Mark @kerryhood1 @davidmarkwriter @HodderBooks

  From Hell, Hull and Halifax, may the Good Lord deliver us. In 1849, Hull is a city forgotten and abandoned; in the grip of a cholera outbreak that sees its poorest citizens cut down by the cartload. Into this world of flame and grief comes Meshach Stone, a former soldier, lost upon his way.Continue reading “The Zealot’s Bones by D.M. Mark @kerryhood1 @davidmarkwriter @HodderBooks”

Bloody, Bloody Scotland #blogtour @BloodyScotland @brownlee_donald @HistEnvScot @welovehistory

In Bloody Scotland a selection of Scotland’s best crime writers use the sinister side of the country’s built heritage in stories that are by turns gripping, chilling and redemptive. Stellar contributors Val McDermid, Chris Brookmyre, Denise Mina, Ann Cleeves, Louise Welsh, Lin Anderson, Doug Johnstone, Gordon Brown, Craig Robertson, E S Thomson, Sara Sheridan andContinue reading “Bloody, Bloody Scotland #blogtour @BloodyScotland @brownlee_donald @HistEnvScot @welovehistory”

House of Spines by Michael J Malone @AnneCater @OrendaBooks @michaeljmalone1 #blogtour #HouseofSpines

A terrifying psychological thriller come Gothic mystery, as a young man with mental health issues inherits an isolate mansion, where all is not as it seems… Ran McGhie’s world has been turned upside down. A young, lonely and frustrated writer, and suffering from mental-health problems, he discovers that his long-dead mother was related to oneContinue reading “House of Spines by Michael J Malone @AnneCater @OrendaBooks @michaeljmalone1 #blogtour #HouseofSpines”

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