Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson – Advent Blog Tour with The Book Trail

Today I’m taking you to Siglufjörður in Northern Iceland and telling you about Snowblind – one of the stand out books for me this year  as part of The Book Trail’s advent calender tour ( ) you can see my original review below… Now I don’t know much about… Continue reading

Why We Write – Michael Wood. For Reasons Unknown Blog Tour.

Today I am MOST happy to welcome Michael Wood to the blog telling us why he writes as part of the “For Reasons Unknown” blog tour.   Why We Write? For as long as I can remember I have always written, whether it has been short stories, comedy scripts, or… Continue reading

Why We Write – Alex Blackmore. Killing Eva Blog Tour.

Today I am very happy to welcome Alex Blackmore to the blog, taking part in my “Why We Write” ongoing feature as part of the official blog tour for “Killing Eva” – a novel I will be reading very soon and then hopefully asking her some questions about – so… Continue reading

Stasi Child – Guest post from David Young.

East Berlin, 1975 When Oberleutnant Karin Müller is called to investigate a teenage girl’s body at the foot of the wall, she imagines she’s seen it all before. But when she arrives she realises this is a death like no other: the girl was trying to escape – but from… Continue reading

Defiant Unto Death by David Gilman. Extract.

Today I am pleased to host an extract from “Defiant Unto Death” by David Gilman as part of the blog tour. About the book: The Black Prince has launched a devastating raid deep into France, laying waste to everything in his path. In response, the French have mustered an army… Continue reading

A Death in the Dales by Frances Brody.

A murder most foul When the landlord of a Yorkshire tavern is killed in plain sight, Freda Simonson, the only witness to the crime, becomes plagued with guilt, believing the wrong man has been convicted. Following her death, it seems that the truth will never be uncovered in the peaceful… Continue reading

How To Be Brave. Or how to make readers cry great big buckets of tears….

Publication Date: Available Now from Orenda Source: Via the publisher and several reads later…. All the stories died that morning … until we found the one we’d always known. When nine-year-old Rose is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Natalie must use her imagination to keep her daughter alive. They begin… Continue reading