Month: August 2018

Book Review and #Giveaway: A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness

Book Review and #Giveaway: A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness

About The Book Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and a few notes, she banishes … Continue reading Book Review and #Giveaway: A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness

Book Review: Thirteen – Steve Cavanagh

Book Review: Thirteen – Steve Cavanagh

About The Book THE SERIAL KILLER ISN'T ON TRIAL. HE'S ON THE JURY... They were Hollywood's hottest power couple. They had the world at their feet. Now one of them is dead and Hollywood star Robert Solomon is charged with the brutal murder of his beautiful wife. This is the celebrity murder trial of the … Continue reading Book Review: Thirteen – Steve Cavanagh

Book Review: Lullaby – Leïla Slimani

Book Review: Lullaby – Leïla Slimani

  About The Book When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman who sings to their children, cleans the family's chic apartment in … Continue reading Book Review: Lullaby – Leïla Slimani

Book Review: Sunburn – Laura Lippman

Book Review: Sunburn – Laura Lippman

About The Book They meet at a local tavern in the small town of Belleville, Delaware. Polly is set on heading west. Adam says he’s also passing through. Yet she stays and he stays—drawn to this mysterious redhead whose quiet stillness both unnerves and excites him. Over the course of a punishing summer, Polly and … Continue reading Book Review: Sunburn – Laura Lippman

Blog Tour Review: The Trailing Spouse – Jo Furniss

Blog Tour Review: The Trailing Spouse – Jo Furniss

About The Book Do you really want to know the truth? Amanda Bonham moved halfway around the world to be with the man she loves. Although expat life in Singapore can be difficult, Edward Bonham is a dream husband and a doting father to his teenage daughter, Josie. But when their maid dies in an apparent suicide—and … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Trailing Spouse – Jo Furniss

Blog Tour Review: The Girl I Used To Be – Mary Torjussen

Blog Tour Review: The Girl I Used To Be – Mary Torjussen

About The Book YOU DON'T REMEMBER. HE WON'T LET YOU FORGET. How can you hide your mistakes when you don't know what they are? Gemma Brogan needs a break from her life. A work event looks the ideal chance to get away. And a friendly new client seems like the perfect gentleman when he joins … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Girl I Used To Be – Mary Torjussen

Book Review: Bitter Orange – Claire Fuller

Book Review: Bitter Orange – Claire Fuller

About The Book From the attic of a dilapidated English country house, she sees them - Cara first: dark and beautiful, clinging to a marble fountain of Cupid, and Peter, an Apollo. It is 1969 and they are spending the summer in the rooms below hers while Frances writes a report on the follies in … Continue reading Book Review: Bitter Orange – Claire Fuller

Book Review: Dark Pines – Will Dean

About The Book An isolated Swedish town. A deaf reporter terrified of nature. A dense spruce forest overdue for harvest. A pair of eyeless hunters found murdered in the woods. It’s week one of the Swedish elk hunt and the sound of gunfire is everywhere. When Tuva Moodyson investigates the story that could make her … Continue reading Book Review: Dark Pines – Will Dean

Book Review: Fatal Inheritance – Rachel Rhys

About The Book 1948: the French Riviera: an English housewife trapped in a dull marriage escapes to the South of France to claim a mystery inheritance. But rivals to her unexplained fortune begin to emerge, and now they want her out of the way ... But don’t you think it strange? she presses him. That this man … Continue reading Book Review: Fatal Inheritance – Rachel Rhys

July Round Up!

July Round Up!

July saw my first ever visit to the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate. I have heard so many things about this festival, namely how wonderful it is and I have to say that it really, really was! I managed to go to most of the panels and spent lots of time mooching … Continue reading July Round Up!