Writing Journeys – with Angela Marsons and Rachel Abbott

Today I am delighted to host the brilliant Angela Marsons and Rachel Abbott having a really quite fascinating conversation about their writing journeys and general writerly type things – Rachels “Kill Me Again” is available now and Angela’s “Silent Screams” will be published in paperback by Bonnier and is also… Continue reading

Valentina by S E Lynes – Blog Tour Review

Publication Date: July 1st From Blackbird Digital Source: Review Copy When  Glasgow journalist  Shona McGilvery moves with her partner  Mikey  and their baby to an idyllic cottage in rural Scotland, they believe that all that lies ahead of them is happiness. But with Mikey working offshore, the  frightening  isolation of… Continue reading

Security by Gina Wohlsdorf – Author interview and review.

Today I am VERY happy to be interviewing Gina Wohlsdorf, author of “Security” about her novel – a book I really loved for its unique vibe and slasher movie sense. Details and review follow the interview. Where did the original inspiration come from for “Security” ? It’s quite an original… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: Lying in Wait – Liz Nugent

Publication Date: 14th July from Penguin Ireland. Source: Review Copy The last people who expect to be meeting with a drug-addicted prostitute are a respected judge and his reclusive wife. And they certainly don’t plan to kill her and bury her in their exquisite suburban garden. Yet Andrew and Lydia… Continue reading

Epiphany Jones – Blog Tour Review.

Publication Date: Available Now from Orenda Source: Review Copy Jerry has a traumatic past that leaves him subject to psychotic hallucinations and depressive episodes. When he stands accused of stealing a priceless Van Gogh painting, he goes underground, where he develops an unwilling relationship with a woman who believes that… Continue reading

4 Awesome Authors. 4 GREAT books. First Monday Crime in July.

First Monday Crime is fast becoming the place to be or to follow if you want to get your reading on (although not necesssarily good for your bank balance I always come home with a bag full of books) – fascinating panels showcasing some brilliant authors and their equally brilliant… Continue reading

Cover Reveal. Double Trouble exclusive: The 2 O Clock Boy by Mark Hill.

Today I am REALLY REALLY REALLY EXCITED, erm  I’m quite pleased to part of a “double trouble” exclusive, along with my really good friend and partner in crime that awesome author and super blogger Steph Broadribb (more commonly known as Crime  Thriller Girl ) Today we have the  cover for… Continue reading

Justin Cronin at Waterstones Piccaddilly for The City of Mirrors

So last night I was really excited (turns out for good reason as it was entirely brilliant) to go and see Justin Cronin speak and answer questions on the finale to The Passage trilogy – The City of Mirrors. Along with my fellow uber fan (who also happens to be… Continue reading

A Tiding of Magpies. Guest post from Peter Sutton.

Very happy to welcome Peter Sutton to the blog today with a guest post on writing. Thanks so much Peter! Write whatever you like – Peter Sutton. Writers like constraints and borders, rules and deadlines, word counts and themes. Well I do anyway. I was at an event recently where… Continue reading