Liz Currently Loves….The Prophecy of Bees by R S Pateman.

Publication Date: 20th November 2014 from Orion. Source: Publisher Advance Review Copy. When Lindy, a recently widowed American expat, buys a large manor house in the Cotswolds, she thinks it’s the fresh start she and her wayward daughter Izzy need. Stagcote Manor is a large, rambling house with a rich… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle by Kirsty Wark

Publication Date: Available now from Two Roads Books. Source: BookBridgr Elizabeth Pringle has lived on the beautiful island of Arran for over 90 years; the retired teacher and spinster is a familiar and yet solitary figure tending her garden and riding her bicycle around the island. When she dies she… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan

Publication Date: 23rd October 2014 from Randomhouse UK/Cornerstone. Source: Netgalley Revelation “Reve” Dyer grew up with her grandmother’s family stories, stretching back centuries to Reve’s ancestors, who founded the town of Hawley Five Corners, Massachusetts. Their history is steeped in secrets, for few outsiders know that an ancient magic runs… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Cut Out by Fergus McNeill

Publication Date: Available Now from Hodder and Staughton Source: BookBridgr Nigel never meant for it to happen. At first, he just wanted to be Matt’s friend. But when he discovers he can hear what is going on in the flat below him, his fascination with his new neighbor drifts into… Continue reading

Dark Tides by Chris Ewan….Hop-tu-naa is coming…

Publication Date: 16th October 2014 from Faber and Faber. Source: Publisher Review Copy When Claire Cooper was eight years old her mother mysteriously vanished during Hop-tu-naa, the Manx Halloween. At fourteen, Claire is still struggling to come to terms with her disappearance when she’s befriended by a group of five… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Help for the Haunted by John Searles.

Publication Date: Available Now from Sphere. Source: Publisher Proof Copy. It begins with a call in the middle of snowy February evening. Lying in her bed, young Sylvie Mason overhears her parents on the phone across the hall. This is not the first late-night call they have received, since her… Continue reading

Novella Spotlight: We Are All Completely Fine by Daryl Gregory.

Publication Date: Available now from Tachyon Source: Netgalley Harrison was the Monster Detective, a storybook hero. Now he’s in his mid-thirties, and spends most of his time popping pills and not sleeping. Stan became a minor celebrity after being partially eaten by cannibals. Barbara is haunted by unreadable messages carved… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Man from Berlin by Luke McCallin

Publication Date: 27th November 2014 from No Exit Press. Source: Real Readers. Yugoslavia, a German officer has been shot and killed. Along with him a young, beautiful filmmaker and photographer—a veritable hero to her people—has been brutally murdered. Assigned to the case is military intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt. Already… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill.

Publication Date: October 2nd 2014 from Chatto and Windus. Source: Netgalley DC Simon Serrailler is faced with his worst crimes yet, and Lafferton is left reeling. I love the Simon Serrailler novels. Always have done from the moment I picked up “The Various Haunts of Men” all those years ago,… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….The Playground by Julia Kelly

Publication Date: Available Now from Quercus. Source: Publisher Review Copy Eve is putting her life together again. Her partner has walked out on her. She’s moved into a tiny flat on the outskirts of Dublin. She has no job. But she does have her beloved baby daughter – and there’s… Continue reading