Zenith Hotel – Short but beautifully sweet…

Narrator Nanou, a street prostitute, gives a detailed account of her day, from the moment she wakes up with a foul taste in her mouth, in her sordid rented room, until the minute she crawls back into her bed at night to sleep. Interwoven with her story are portraits of… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler.

Thank you to the publisher for the review copy. And thank you to the lovely Leilah Skelton of Waterstones fame for being very insistent that I read this one… Meet the Cooke family. Our narrator is Rosemary Cooke. As a child, she never stopped talking; as a young woman, she… Continue reading

Liz Nugent is Unravelling Oliver. Happy Publication Day.

I was lucky enough to read this brilliant debut novel early, and also lucky enough to persuade Liz Nugent to answer some questions for me about the book – here is what she had to tell me.   Tell us a little about how idea for the story started coming… Continue reading

Lucy Lawrie and Tiny Acts of Love.

I recently read Lucy Lawrie’s debut novel “Tiny Acts of Love” and it headed straight into my “will read over and over again” chart, a wonderfully witty and insightful novel about new Parenthood which will capture your heart whether or not you have ever been a first time Mum or… Continue reading

Traitors Blade by Sebastian De Castell – A Great Adventure.

I recently read “Traitors Blade” and it really was a most terrific adventure! In a while you can see my review and how you can get 30% off your very own copy! First though I caught up with author Sebastien De Castell and asked him a few questions about the… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…The Ties that Bind by Erin Kelly.

  Release date UK: 8th May 2014 Thank you kindly to Hodder and all involved for the advance reading copy. Could a soul, once sold, truly be redeemed? Luke is a true crime writer in search of a story. When he flees to Brighton after an explosive break-up, the perfect… Continue reading

Cherringham – A Mystery for every month of the Year – Author Interview.

The latest instalment of the Cherringham mysteries is now available – Murder by Moonlight – and I was lucky enough to get co-authors Neil Richards and Matthew Costello to answer a few questions for me on writing together and other interesting titbits – here is what they had to tell… Continue reading