Anxious People by Fredrik Backman @Backmanland @MichaelJBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 20 August 2020 from Michael JosephPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-0718186616 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy of this book In a small town in Sweden it appears to be an ordinary day. But look more closely, and you’ll see a mysterious masked figure approaching a bank…Two hours later, chaos has descended.Continue reading “Anxious People by Fredrik Backman @Backmanland @MichaelJBooks”

IMPERFECT WOMEN by Araminta Hall @AramintaHall @orionbooks @FrancescaPear

Source: Review copyPublication: 20th August 2020 from OrionPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-1409196082 Nancy, Eleanor and Mary met at college and have been friends ever since, through marriages, children and love affairs. Eleanor is calm and driven, with a deep sense of responsibility, a brilliant career and a love of being single and free – despite her softContinue reading “IMPERFECT WOMEN by Araminta Hall @AramintaHall @orionbooks @FrancescaPear”

STILL LIFE by Val McDermid @valmcdermid @LittleBrownUK @laurasherlock21 @GroveAtlantic

Source: Review copyPublication: 20 August 2020 in the UK from Little Brown and 6th October 2020 in the US from Grove AtlanticPP: 448ISBN-13: 978-1408712283 My thanks to publishers Grove Atlantic for a digital copy of this book for review purposes. ‘The bodies never stay buried forever . . .’ On a freezing winter morning, fishermenContinue reading “STILL LIFE by Val McDermid @valmcdermid @LittleBrownUK @laurasherlock21 @GroveAtlantic”

KNIFE EDGE by Simon Mayo @simonmayo @DoubledayUK

Source: Review copyPublication: 20 August 2020 from DoubledayPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-0857526595 6.45am. A sweltering London rush hour. And in the last 29 minutes, seven people have been murdered. In a series of coordinated attacks, seven men and women across London have been targeted. For journalist Famie Madden, the horror unfolds as she arrives for the morningContinue reading “KNIFE EDGE by Simon Mayo @simonmayo @DoubledayUK”

The Less Dead by Denise Mina @DameDeniseMina @DeadGoodBooks @HarvillSecker @Jade__Chandler

Source: Review copyPublication: 20th August 2020 from Random House UK; Harvill SeckerPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-1787301726 When Margo goes in search of her birth mother for the first time, she meets her aunt, Nikki, instead. Margo learns that her mother, Susan, was a sex worker murdered soon after Margo’s adoption. To this day, Susan’s killer has neverContinue reading “The Less Dead by Denise Mina @DameDeniseMina @DeadGoodBooks @HarvillSecker @Jade__Chandler”

Clean hands by Patrick Hoffman @pdchoffman @groveatlantic

Source: Review copyPublication: 6 August 2020 from Grove PressPP: 288ISBN-13: 978-1611856408 Corporate lawyer Elizabeth Carlyle is under pressure. Her prestigious New York law firm is working on a high-stakes case, defending a prominent bank accused of fraud. When Elizabeth gets the news that one of her junior associates has lost his phone – and theContinue reading “Clean hands by Patrick Hoffman @pdchoffman @groveatlantic”

Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee @radiomukhers @VintageBooks @styx_hope #DeathintheEast

Source: Review copyPublication: 6th August 2020 from Vintage Books PP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1784708535 Calcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-not Banerjee, are back for another rip-roaring adventure set in 1920s India. 1905, London. As a young constable, Sam Wyndham is on his usual East London beat when he comes across anContinue reading “Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee @radiomukhers @VintageBooks @styx_hope #DeathintheEast”

The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne @KarenDionne @BooksSphere @TheCrimeVault

Source; Review copyPublication: 4 August 2020 from SpherePP: 304ISBN-13: 978-0751567427 She thought she’d buried her past. But what if it’s been hunting her this whole time? You have been cut off from society for fifteen years, shut away in a mental hospital in self-imposed exile as punishment for the terrible thing you did when youContinue reading “The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne @KarenDionne @BooksSphere @TheCrimeVault”

We Are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin @juliathrillers @MJBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 6th August 2020 from Michael JosephPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-0241385494 It’s been a decade since the town’s sweetheart Trumanell Branson disappeared, leaving only a bloody handprint behind. Since her disappearance, Tru’s brother, Wyatt, has lived as an outcast, desperate to know what happened to his sister. So when Wyatt finds a lost girl, heContinue reading “We Are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin @juliathrillers @MJBooks”

Gallows Rock by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Children’s House #4) trs Victoria Cribb @YrsaSig @victoriacribb @HodderBooks @HodderFiction

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 July 2020 from Hodder & StoughtonPP: 384ISBN-13: 978-1473693395 On a jagged, bleak lava field just outside Reykjavik stands the Gallows Rock. Once a place of execution, it is now a tourist attraction. Until this morning, when a man was found hanging from it… The nail embedded in his chest proves itContinue reading “Gallows Rock by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (Children’s House #4) trs Victoria Cribb @YrsaSig @victoriacribb @HodderBooks @HodderFiction”

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