Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson @DoubledayUK

Source: Review copyPublication: 28 September 2020 from DoubledayPP: 448ISBN-13: 978-0857526557 My thanks to Doubeday for an advance copy for review 1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreignContinue reading “Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson @DoubledayUK”

Harm by Sólveig Pálsdóttir  trs Quentin Bates  @solveigpals @graskeggur @CorylusB

Source: Review copyPublication: 15 September 2022 from Corylus BooksPP: 240ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1916379787 My thanks to Corylus Books for an advance copy for review When wealthy doctor Ríkarður Magnússon goes to sleep in his luxurious caravan and doesn’t wake up, detectives Guðgeir Fransson and Elsa Guðrún are called to the Westman Islands to investigate what looksContinue reading “Harm by Sólveig Pálsdóttir  trs Quentin Bates  @solveigpals @graskeggur @CorylusB”

An Honourable Thief by Douglas Skelton (Company of Rogues #1) @DouglasSkelton1 @canelo_co

Source: Review copyPublication: 22 September 2022 from Canelo AdventurePP: 304ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1804360156 My thanks to Canelo for an advance copy for review 1715. Jonas Flynt, ex-soldier and reluctant member of the Company of Rogues, a shady intelligence group run by ruthless spymaster Nathaniel Charters, is ordered to recover a missing document. Its contents could proveContinue reading “An Honourable Thief by Douglas Skelton (Company of Rogues #1) @DouglasSkelton1 @canelo_co”

The Bleeding by Johana Gustawsson trs by David Warriner  @JoGustawsson @givemeawave @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 15 September 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 300ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1914585265 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review Three women Three eras One extraordinary mystery… 1899, Belle Époque Paris. Lucienne’s two daughters are believed dead when her mansion burns to the ground, but she is certain that her girls areContinue reading “The Bleeding by Johana Gustawsson trs by David Warriner  @JoGustawsson @givemeawave @OrendaBooks”

Marple : 12 New Short Stories from 12 best-selling authors @HarperCollinsUK

Source: Review copyPublication: 15 September 2022PP: 384ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0008467319 This collection of twelve original short stories, all featuring Jane Marple, will introduce the character to a whole new generation. Each author reimagines Agatha Christie’s Marple through their own unique perspective while staying true to the hallmarks of a traditional mystery. · Naomi Alderman  · LeighContinue reading “Marple : 12 New Short Stories from 12 best-selling authors @HarperCollinsUK”

The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamdy @adamhamdy @panmacmillan @laurasherlock21

Source: Review copyPublication: 15 September 2022 from MacmillanPP: 352ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1529088137 My thanks to Macmillan for an advance copy for review David Asha wants to tell you a story about three people: Elliott Asha, his son, broken by a loss that will redeem him. Ben Elmys, a surrogate father and David’s trusted friend, a manContinue reading “The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamdy @adamhamdy @panmacmillan @laurasherlock21”

One of Our Minister is Missing by Alan Johnstone   @Wildfirebks @alan_books  @bookywookydooda

Source: Review copyPublication: 1st September 2022from WildfirePP: 384ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1472286215 My thanks to Wildfire Books for an advance copy for review On holiday in Crete, Lord Bellingham had been solo trekking in the White Mountains when he mysteriously disappeared. After a vast search and rescue operation, the local police have no leads, save for aContinue reading One of Our Minister is Missing by Alan Johnstone   @Wildfirebks @alan_books  @bookywookydooda

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”

Red As Blood (Áróra Investigation #2) by Lilja Sigurðardóttir trs Quentin Bates @lilja1972 @graskeggur @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication:  13 October 2022 from Orenda BooksPP:  276ISBN-13: 978-1914585326 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review When entrepreneur Flosi arrives home for dinner one night, he discovers that his house has been ransacked, and his wife Gudrun missing. A letter on the kitchen table confirms that she has beenContinue reading “Red As Blood (Áróra Investigation #2) by Lilja Sigurðardóttir trs Quentin Bates @lilja1972 @graskeggur @OrendaBooks”

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”

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