Echo Boy by Matt Haig. A Book is a Map…

Coming March 27th from Random House Children’s Publishers UK I made a wish upon a star and it was granted via netgalley…. Audrey’s father taught her that to stay human in the modern world, she had to build a moat around herself; a moat of books and music, philosophy and… Continue reading

Cherringham: Mystery at the Manor. A murder for every month of the year.

Digital Series. Episode 2: The elderly owner of Mogdon Manor, Victor Hamblyn, dies in a mysterious fire. But was it really an accident? Jack and Sarah are skeptical – The victim’s three middle-aged children, who all live in the village of Cherringham, are possible heirs. And possible murderers – Did… Continue reading

The Investigation by Jung-Myung Lee – A truly wonderful book.

Thank you kindly to the publisher for the Advance Reading Copy. Fukuoka Prison, 1944. Beyond the prison walls the war rages; inside a man is found brutally murdered. Watanabe, a young guard with a passion for reading, is tasked with finding the killer. The victim, Sugiyama – also a guard… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith.

In Stalin’s Soviet Union, crime does not exist. But still millions live in fear. The mere suspicion of disloyalty to the State, the wrong word at the wrong time, can send an innocent person to his execution. Officer Leo Demidov, an idealistic war hero, believes he’s building a perfect society.… Continue reading

Happy Publication Day – Lucy Atkins and The Missing One.

So a very happy Publication Day to Lucy Atkins for “The Missing One” a book I was lucky enough to read early – review to follow but first I tracked Lucy down to ask her some questions and here is what she had to tell me. More information is available… Continue reading

WolfHound Century by Peter Higgins. An interesting Blend…

Thank you to the author and publisher for the review copy via netgalley. Investigator Vissarion Lom has been summoned to the capital in order to catch a terrorist — and ordered to report directly to the head of the secret police. A totalitarian state, worn down by an endless war,… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Key by Simon Toyne.

Hunted. Hounded. Haunted. She is the most important person in the world. She is The Key Journalist Liv Adamsen has escaped from the highly secretive Citadel at the heart of the ancient city of Ruin and now lies in isolation, staring at hospital walls as blank as her memory. Despite… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Wasteland Saga by Nick Cole.

Thank you to Kate at Harper Collins for randomly sending me this terrific book. Forty years after a devastating thermonuclear Armageddon, mankind has been reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world. In a style that’s part Hemingway and part Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, The Wasteland Saga chronicles the… Continue reading