Latest Reads: The Burning Men Will Shindler.

When a development in South London catches fire mid-construction, a close-knit team of fire fighters runs in to save a man spotted at the window. They come out without a body. They quit the service. They plan never to speak to each other again. Five years later one of them… Continue reading

No Place of Refuge Ausma Zehanet Khan. Blog tour review.

NGO worker Audrey Clare, sister of Khattak’s childhood friend, is missing. In her wake, a French Interpol Agent and a young Syrian man are found dead at the Greek refugee camp where she worked. Khattak and Getty travel to Greece to trace Audrey’s last movements in a desperate attempt to… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Swallows Lisa Lutz.

When Alexandra Witt arrives at Stonebridge Academy and insists on moving into a ramshackle cottage in the woods, curiosity among the student body and the staff skyrockets. Who is this young teacher who came here alone, dresses like the kids, and left her last school under a cloud of speculation?… Continue reading

The Devil Upstairs. Anthony O’Neill Blog tour review.

Cat Thomas, a brilliant fraud investigator, has just relocated from Florida to a dreamy flat in historic Edinburgh. Everything seems perfect. Everything seems serene. Except for the unbelievably noisy wannabe rockstar upstairs. Soon Cat’s blissful new life is in ruins. Desperate, she’s willing to try anything. When all else fails,… Continue reading

Latest Reads: A Rush of Blood David Mark.

When her friend Meda fails to turn up for dance class one evening, 10-year-old Hilda is convinced that something bad has happened to her, despite Meda’s family’s reassurances. Unable to shake off her concerns, Hilda turns to her mother, Molly, for help. Molly runs the Jolly Bonnet, a pub with… Continue reading

Latest Reads: A Stranger In My Grave Margaret Millar.

A nightmare is haunting Daisy Harker. Night after night she walks a strange cemetery in her dreams, until she comes to a grave that stops her in her tracks. It’s Daisy’s own, and according to the dates on the gravestone she’s been dead for four years.  What can this nightmare… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Silver Chris Hammer.

For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. He’d vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house in the seaside town and Martin… Continue reading

Latest Reads: One to watch in 2020.The Temple House Vanishing Rachel Donohue.

Twenty-five years ago, a sixteen-year-old schoolgirl and her charismatic teacher disappeared without trace… In an elite Catholic girls’ boarding-school the pupils live under the repressive, watchful gaze of the nuns. Seeking to break from the cloistered atmosphere two of the students – Louisa and Victoria – quickly become infatuated with… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Family Upstairs Lisa Jewell.

In a large house in London’s fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up.  In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note.  They’ve been dead for several days…. Continue reading

Latest Reads: Ones to Watch in 2020. Long Bright River Liz Moore

Some police look the other way when a sex worker is murdered. But Mickey can’t – because her sister could be next. If you’re looking for drugs or sex in Philadelphia, Kensington Ave is the place to go. Police officer Mickey Fitzpatrick has been working the 24th District for years. She knows most of… Continue reading