Dashboard Elvis Is Dead by David F. Ross @dfr10 @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 8 December 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-1914585401 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review A failed writer connects the murder of an American journalist, a drowned 80s musician and a Scottish politician’s resignation, in a heart-wrenching novel about ordinary people living in extraordinary times. Renowned photo-journalist JudeContinue reading “Dashboard Elvis Is Dead by David F. Ross @dfr10 @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours”

My Life in France by Julia Child @Duckbooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication: 3 November 2022 from Duckworth BooksPP: 368ISBN-13: 9780715654682 My thanks to Duckworth Books and Random Things Tours for an advance copy for review When Julia Child arrived in Paris in 1948, ‘a six-foot-two-inch, thirty-six-year-old, rather loud and unserious Californian’, she barely spoke a word of French and didn’t know the first thingContinue reading “My Life in France by Julia Child @Duckbooks @RandomTTours”

6 Ripley Avenue by Noelle Holten @nholten40 @OneMoreChapter @RandomTTours

Source: Purchase copyPublication: 13 October 2022 from One More ChapterPP: 384ISBN-13: 978-0008525330 ONE HOUSEEIGHT KILLERSNO WITNESSES Jeanette is the manager of a probation hostel that houses high risk offenders released on license. At 3am one morning, she receives a call telling her a resident has been murdered.Her whole team, along with the eight convicted murderers,Continue reading “6 Ripley Avenue by Noelle Holten @nholten40 @OneMoreChapter @RandomTTours”

Suspect by Scott Turow  @IsisAudio @UlverscroftLtd  @_DanielleLouis_

Source: Audiobook Review copyPublication: 20 September 2022Narrator: Robert G. SladeListening Time: 14hrs 20 minsASIN: B0B9CDMWZR Lucia Gomez is a female police chief in a man’s world and she’s walked a fine line to succeed at the top. Now a trio of police officers in Kindle County have accused her of soliciting sex for promotions andContinue reading “Suspect by Scott Turow  @IsisAudio @UlverscroftLtd  @_DanielleLouis_”

May God Forgive by Alan Parks @AlanJParks @BloodyScotland @CanongateBooks @Brownlee_Donald

Four books have been shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year in Bloody Scotland’s 10th Anniversary year. They are: Liam McIlvanney – The Heretic (HarperCollins)Alan Parks – May God Forgive (Canongate)Ambrose Parry – A Corruption of Blood (Canongate)Louise Welsh – The Second Cut (Canongate) I have read all four ofContinue reading “May God Forgive by Alan Parks @AlanJParks @BloodyScotland @CanongateBooks @Brownlee_Donald”

Sometimes People Die by Simon Stephenson @TheSimonBot @BoroughPress @MidasPR

Source: Review copyPublication: 1st September from The Borough PressPP: 350ISBN-13: 978-0008547622 My thanks to The Borough Press and Midas PR for an advance copy for review The year is 1999. Returning to practice after a suspension for stealing opioids, a young Scottish doctor takes the only job he can find: a post as a seniorContinue reading “Sometimes People Die by Simon Stephenson @TheSimonBot @BoroughPress @MidasPR”

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”

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”

Bad for Good by Graham Bartlett @gbpoliceadvisor @allisonandbusby @RichardsonHelen

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from Allison and BusbyPP: 320ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0749028428 My thanks to Helen Richardson and Allison and Busby for an advance copy for review How far would you go? The murder of a promising footballer, son of Brighton’s highest-ranking police officer, means Detective Superintendent Jo Howe has a complicated and sensitiveContinue reading “Bad for Good by Graham Bartlett @gbpoliceadvisor @allisonandbusby @RichardsonHelen”

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