Latest Reads: Conviction Denise Mina.

It’s just a normal morning for Anna McDonald. Gym kits, packed lunches, getting everyone up and ready. Until she opens the front door to her best friend, Estelle. Anna turns to see her own husband at the top of the stairs, suitcase in hand. They’re leaving together and they’re taking… Continue reading

Ones to Watch. The Seven Or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna. Juliet Grames.

Over a hundred years ago, in a mountainside village in Calabria, Italy, from a union between two young people with little to their names, a baby was born. Beautiful and adored by her mother, baby Mariastella Fortuna -known as Stella – seemed promised a happy destiny.  But if Stella Fortuna… Continue reading

Recommended Read: It All Falls Down Sheena Kamal.

When Nora Watts is approached by a man claiming to know her late father, she is thrown into turmoil. Struggling with the imminent death, from cancer, of her friend and mentor Sebastian Crow, she is unprepared for the memories that this encounter brings back. What happened to her father that… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Casanova And The Faceless Woman Olivier Barde-Cabucon.

THE OLD WORLD IS CRUMBLING Outside the gates of the magnificent Palace of Versailles, the city of Paris sits mired in squalor and crime. One night a body is found with ghastly mutilations that shock even the hardened city watch. SPIES ARE ALL AROUND The Inspector for Strange and Unexplained… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Come Back For Me Heidi Perks.

A shocking discovery. An island wrapped in secrets. A tiny island community is stunned by the discovery of a long-buried body. For Stella Harvey, the news is doubly shocking: the body was found in the garden of her childhood home. The home her family fled without explanation twenty-five years ago…. Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Unbound Empire Melissa Caruso.

While winter snows keep the invading armies of the Witch Lord Ruven at bay, Lady Amalia Cornaro and the fire warlock Zaira attempt to change the fate of mages in the Serene Empire forever. But on the night of Raverra’s great masquerade, Ruven executes a devastating surprise strike at the… Continue reading

Top Recommendation: No One Home Tim Weaver.

Before we start, a note for future reviewers who have a current Netgalley copy or physical proof of No One Home. Tim has been in touch to say that, he’s just completed the final read-through of the book and has decided to make a last minute change to the running… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Greenway Jane Adams.

AUGUST 1975: Cassie Maltham’s life changes forever one scorching day. She and her twelve-year-old cousin Suzie take a shortcut through the Greenway, an ancient pathway steeped in Norfolk legend. Somewhere along this path Suzie simply vanishes . . . TWENTY YEARS LATER: Cassie is still tormented by nightmares, parts of her memory… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Blameless Dead Gary Hynes.

In the dying days of World War Two, Pavel Romasko and his Red Army colleagues pick their way through the detritus of a dying Berlin. Stumbling upon the smoking remains of a Nazi bunker, they find something inside that eclipses the horror of even the worst excesses in the city… Continue reading

Ones to Watch: Lost You Haylen Beck.

Libby would do anything for her three-year-old son Ethan. And after all they’ve been through, a holiday seems the perfect antidote for them both. Their hotel is peaceful, safe and friendly, yet Libby can’t help but feel as if someone is watching her. Watching Ethan. Because, for years, Libby has… Continue reading