Latest Reads: The Chalet Catherine Cooper.

Four friends. One luxury getaway. The perfect murder. French Alps, 1998 Two young men ski into a blizzard… but only one returns. 20 years later Four people connected to the missing man find themselves in that same resort. Each has a secret. Two may have blood on their hands. One… Continue reading

Best of the Week: Home Before Dark Riley Sagar.

What was it like? Living in that house. Maggie Holt is used to such questions. Twenty-five years ago, she and her parents, Ewan and Jess, moved into a rambling Victorian estate called Baneberry Hall. They spent three weeks there before fleeing in the dead of night, an ordeal Ewan later… Continue reading

Latest reads: House of Whispers Anna Kent. Ones to watch in 2021.

When Grace returns to Abi’s life, years after they fell out at university, Abi can’t help but feel uneasy. Years ago, Grace’s friendship was all-consuming and exhausting. Now happily married, Abi’s built a new life for herself and put those days behind her. And yet as Grace slips back into… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Someone’s Listening Seraphina Nova Glass.

She wrote the book on escaping a predator… Now one is coming for her. Faith Finley has it all: she’s a talented psychologist with a flourishing career, a bestselling author and the host of a popular local radio program, Someone’s Listening, with Dr. Faith Finley. She’s married to the perfect… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Island C L Taylor. (YA to watch in 2021)

Welcome to The Island. Where your worst fears are about to come true… It was supposed to be the perfect holiday: a week-long trip for six teenage friends on a remote tropical island. But when their guide dies of a stroke leaving them stranded, the trip of a lifetime turns… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Thirteen Storeys Jonathan Sims.

You’re cordially invited to dinner. Penthouse access is available via the broken freight elevator. Black tie optional. A dinner party is held in the penthouse of a multimillion-pound development. All the guests are strangers – even to their host, the billionaire owner of the building.None of them know why they… Continue reading

Best of the week: The Trials Of Koli M R Carey.

Beyond the walls of Koli’s small village lies a fearsome landscape filled with choker trees, vicious beasts and shunned men. As an exile, Koli’s been forced to journey out into this mysterious, hostile world. But he heard a story, once. A story about lost London, and the mysterious tech of… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Mirrorland Carole Johnstone. Ones to watch in 2021.

No. 36 Westeryk Road, an imposing flat-stone house on the outskirts of Edinburgh. A house of curving shadows and crumbling grandeur. But it’s what lies under the house that is extraordinary – Mirrorland. A vivid make-believe world that twin sisters Cat and El created as children. A place of escape,… Continue reading

True Crime Podcast Review: Crime Beat.

Subscribe on Apple podcasts Subscribe on Google podcasts On my quest for the best true crime podcasts, I rather randomly came across Crime Beat, hosted by Crime reporter Nancy Hixt…and was immediately hooked. Crime Beat is a podcast absolutely full of human stories, looking at cases Nancy has covered told… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Boys Club Erica Katz.

They made the rules. She’s going to break them. When Alex Vogel gets a new job working at a corporate Manhattan law firm, she thinks all her dreams have come true. The pay checks are huge, the work is exciting, and the drinks are flowing every Friday night. But underneath… Continue reading