The Coral Bride by Roxanne Bouchard trs David Warriner @Rbouchard72 @OrendaBooks @givemeawave #Orentober

Source: Review copyPublication: 12 November 2020PP: 300ISBN-13: 978-1913193324 When an abandoned lobster trawler is found adrift off the coast of Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula, DS Joaquin Moralès begins a straightforward search for the boat’s missing captain, Angel Roberts – a rare female in a male-dominated world. But Moralès finds himself blocked at every turn – byContinue reading “The Coral Bride by Roxanne Bouchard trs David Warriner @Rbouchard72 @OrendaBooks @givemeawave #Orentober”

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton @Stu_Turton @BloomsburyRaven

Source: Review copyPublication: 1st October 2020 from Raven BooksPP: 576ISBN-13: 978-1408889640 It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and execution for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him is his loyal bodyguard, ArentContinue reading “The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton @Stu_Turton @BloomsburyRaven”

A Song of Isolation by Michael J. Malone @MichaelJMalone1 @Orendabooks

Source: Review copyPublication: Sept 17th 2020 from Orenda Books PP: 300ISBN-13: 978-1913193362 Film star Amelie Hart is the darling of the silver screen, appearing on the front pages of every newspaper. But at the peak of her fame she throws it all away for a regular guy with an ordinary job. The gossip columns areContinue reading “A Song of Isolation by Michael J. Malone @MichaelJMalone1 @Orendabooks”

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”

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”

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”

Written in Blood by Chris Carter @SimonSchusterUK @AnneCater

Source: Review copyPublication: 23 July 2020 from Simon & SchusterPP: 496ISBN-13: 978-1471179570 A serial killer will stop at nothing… The Killer His most valuable possession has been stolen. Now he must retrieve it, at any cost. The Girl Angela Wood wanted to teach the man a lesson. It was a bag, just like all theContinue reading “Written in Blood by Chris Carter @SimonSchusterUK @AnneCater”

The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone (Skelfs #2) @doug_johnstone @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 20 June 2020 from Orenda BooksPP: 300ISBN-13: ISBN-13: 978-1913193348 Haunted by their past, the Skelf women are hoping for a quieter life. But running both a funeral directors’ and a private investigation business means trouble is never far away, and when a car crashes into the open grave at a funeral thatContinue reading “The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone (Skelfs #2) @doug_johnstone @OrendaBooks”

Jeremiah’s Bell by Denzil Meyrick @lochlomonden @BirlinnBooks @PolygonBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 4th June 2020 from PolygonPP: 400ISBN-13: 978-1846975202 Teenager Alison Doig disappeared from Kinloch over thirty years ago under mysterious circumstances. Her reclusive family still live in a remote part of the Kintyre peninsula, amidst rumours of wrecking, smuggling and barbaric cruelty. Now rich American hotelier Alice Wenger has arrived in town, determinedContinue reading “Jeremiah’s Bell by Denzil Meyrick @lochlomonden @BirlinnBooks @PolygonBooks”

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