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”

Cover Your Tracks by Claire Askew @OneNightStanzas @HodderBooks @JennyPlatt90

Source: Review copyPublication: 20th August 2020 from Hodder & StoughtonPP: 336ISBN-13: 978-1529327359 My thanks to publishers Hodder & Stoughton for a review copy ‘What if I told you,’ he said, ‘that I believe my mother’s life to be in danger?’ Robertson Bennet returns to Edinburgh after a 25-year absence in search of his parents andContinue reading “Cover Your Tracks by Claire Askew @OneNightStanzas @HodderBooks @JennyPlatt90”

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”

The Mothers by Sarah J. Naughton @SarahJNaughton @TrapezeBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 9 January 2020 in e-book from Trapeze 30 April  2020 in p/backPP: 288ISBN-13: 978-1409184607 Five Women. They meet at their NCT Group. The only thing they have in common is they’re all pregnant. Five Secrets. Three years later, they are all good friends. Aren’t they? One Missing Husband. Now the police haveContinue reading “The Mothers by Sarah J. Naughton @SarahJNaughton @TrapezeBooks”

Dark Truths by A.J. Cross @severnhouse #DarkTruths

Source: Review copyPublication: 30 September 2019 in the UK and 7 Jan 2020 in the US from Severn HousePP: 240ISBN-13: 978-0727889065 Introducing criminologist Will Traynor in the first of a gripping new forensic mystery series from an expert in the field. When a headless body is discovered on a popular jogging trail, Detective Inspector BernardContinue reading “Dark Truths by A.J. Cross @severnhouse #DarkTruths”

Highest Lives by Gordon Brown @GoJaBrown @StridentPublish @AnneCater #HighestLives

Source: Review copyPublication: 8 October 2019 from Strident PublishingPP: 272ISBN-13: 978-1910829387 In cities across North America people are dying in seemingly impossible ways. Is history s most outrageous serial killer on the loose? When LAPD Detective Sarah Tracy is secretly instructed to recruit Craig McIntyre to help her investigate the deaths, she is unaware thatContinue reading “Highest Lives by Gordon Brown @GoJaBrown @StridentPublish @AnneCater #HighestLives”

Detecting the Social – Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction by Mary Evans, Sarah Moore, and Hazel Johnstone @Palgrave_ @MorecambeVice #DetectingtheSocial

Source: Review copyPublication: 26 September 2018 from Palgrave MacMillanPP: 204ISBN-13: 978-3319945194 This book analyses the ways in which twenty-first century detective fiction provides an understanding of the increasingly complex and often baffling contemporary world ― and what sociology, as a discipline, can learn from it. Conventional sociological accounts of fiction generally comprehend its value inContinue reading “Detecting the Social – Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction by Mary Evans, Sarah Moore, and Hazel Johnstone @Palgrave_ @MorecambeVice #DetectingtheSocial”

Plenty Under The Counter by Kathleen Hewitt @I_W_M @angelamarymar @AnneCater #wartimeclassics #blogtour

Source: Review copy:Publication: 5 September 2019 from The Imperial War MuseumPP: 240ISBN-13: 978-1912423095 London, 1942. Flight-Lieutenant David Heron, home on convalescent leave, awakes to the news that a murder victim has been discovered in the garden of his boarding house. With a week until his service resumes, David sets out to solve the murder. DrawnContinue reading “Plenty Under The Counter by Kathleen Hewitt @I_W_M @angelamarymar @AnneCater #wartimeclassics #blogtour”

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