The Long, Long, Afternoon by Inga Vesper @wekesperos @bonnierbooks_uk @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n

Source: Review copyPublication: 4th February 2021 from Manilla PressPP: 416ISBN-13: 978-1838772260 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review. Yesterday, I kissed my husband for the last time . . . It’s the summer of 1959, and the well-trimmed lawns of Sunnylakes, California, wilt under the sun. At some point during theContinue reading “The Long, Long, Afternoon by Inga Vesper @wekesperos @bonnierbooks_uk @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n”

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano @napolitanoann @PenguinUKBooks #DearEdward

Source: Review copyPublication: Paperback 4th February 2021 from PenguinPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-0241985892 I read and reviewed this fabulous book a year ago and am delighted to join the blog tour in celebration of the paperback publication with a reprise of my review, which, after the year we have had, makes it more relevant than ever. OneContinue reading “Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano @napolitanoann @PenguinUKBooks #DearEdward”

The Innocent Dead by Lin Anderson (Rhona MacLeod #15) @Lin_Anderson @panmacmillan

Source: Review copyPublication: 6th August 2020 from MacMillanPP: 416ISBN-13: 978-1529033649 My thanks to the publisher for a review copy of this book Mary McIntyre’s disappearance tore the local community apart, inflicting wounds that still prove raw for those who knew her. So when the present-day discovery of a child’s remains are found in a peatContinue reading “The Innocent Dead by Lin Anderson (Rhona MacLeod #15) @Lin_Anderson @panmacmillan”

The Diver and the Lover by Jeremy Vine @CoronetBooks @hodderbooks @JennyPlatt90

Source: Review copyPublication: 3 September 2020 from CoronetPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1529308433 My thanks to the publisher for a review copy of this novel Soaked in sunlight, love and the mysteries surrounding a famous artist The Diver and the Lover is a novel inspired by true events. It is 1951 and sisters Ginny and Meredith have travelledContinue reading “The Diver and the Lover by Jeremy Vine @CoronetBooks @hodderbooks @JennyPlatt90”

Dark Waters by G.R. Halliday (D.I. Monica Kennedy #2) @gr_halliday @HarvillSecker @mia_qs

Source: Review copyPublication: 16th July 2020 from Harvill and SeckerPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1787301436 THREE MISTAKES. TWO MURDERS. ONE MORE VICTIM TO GO . . . Annabelle has come to the Scottish Highlands to escape. But as she speeds along a deserted mountain road, she is suddenly forced to swerve. The next thing she remembers is wakingContinue reading “Dark Waters by G.R. Halliday (D.I. Monica Kennedy #2) @gr_halliday @HarvillSecker @mia_qs”

Thirty-One Bones by Morgan Cry @MorganCryAuthor @GoJaBrown@polygonbooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 2nd July 2020 from PolygonPP: 304ISBN-13: 978-1846975394 When Daniella Coulstoun’s estranged mother Effie dies in Spain under suspicious circumstances, she feels it’s her duty to fly out for the funeral. On arrival, Daniella is confronted by a dangerous group of expat misfits who claim that Effie stole huge sums of cash fromContinue reading “Thirty-One Bones by Morgan Cry @MorganCryAuthor @GoJaBrown@polygonbooks @RandomTTours”

Newcastle Noir 2020 – Virtual Panels are forthcoming! @NewcastleNoir

I spend as much of my leisure time as I can afford, in normal circumstances, going to different book festivals, and mostly crime festivals at that. In their different ways they are all good, from the very special Bute Noir to the magnificent Bloody Scotland. I’ve been to Edinburgh Book Festival, Ullapool, Wigtown , CapitalContinue reading “Newcastle Noir 2020 – Virtual Panels are forthcoming! @NewcastleNoir”

I Am Dust by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks @AnneCater

Source: Review copyPublication: 16 April 2020 from Orenda BooksPP: 300ISBN-13: 978-1913193218 When iconic musical Dust is revived twenty years after the leading actress was murdered in her dressing room, a series of eerie events haunts the new cast… The Dean Wilson Theatre is believed to be haunted by a long-dead actress, singing her last song,Continue reading “I Am Dust by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks @AnneCater”

The Last Crossing by Brian McGilloway @BrianMcGilloway @emily_glenister @DomePress

Source: Review copyPublication: 2nd April 2020 from Dome PressPP: 323ISBN-13: 978-1912534371 Tony, Hugh and Karen thought they’d seen the last of each other thirty years ago. Half a lifetime has passed and memories have been buried. But when they are asked to reunite – to lay ghosts to rest for the good of the futureContinue reading “The Last Crossing by Brian McGilloway @BrianMcGilloway @emily_glenister @DomePress”

Payback by Claire MacLeary @SarabandBooks @ClaireMacLeary @LoveBooksGroup

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 April 2020 from ContrabandPP: 304ISBN-13: 978-1912235827 When police are called to a murder scene at the home of Aberdeen socialite Annabel Imray, they are under pressure to get a conviction, and fast. The last thing they want is the distraction of a series of baffling break-ins. The victims, all of themContinue reading “Payback by Claire MacLeary @SarabandBooks @ClaireMacLeary @LoveBooksGroup”

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