Latest Reads: The Woman in the Woods John Connolly

Publication Date: 5th April 2018 from Hodder and Staughton Source: Review Copy In the beautiful Maine woods, a partly preserved body is discovered. Investigators realize that the dead young woman gave birth shortly before her death. But there is no sign of a baby. Private detective Charlie Parker is hired… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Only Human Sylvain Neuval

Publication Date: 1st May 2018 from Del Ray Source: Review Copy In her childhood, Rose Franklin accidentally discovered a giant metal hand buried beneath the ground outside Deadwood, South Dakota. As an adult, Dr. Rose Franklin led the team that uncovered the rest of the body parts which together form… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2017 – The Intrusions. Stav Sherez

Publication Date: January 2017 from Faber Source: Review Copy Would you even know? Detectives Carrigan and Miller are thrust into a terrifying new world of stalking and obsession when a distressed young woman bursts into the station with a story about her friend being abducted and a man who is… Continue reading

Ones to Watch in 2017: Sirens – Joseph Knox

  Publication Date: January 2017 from Transworld. Source: Proof copy The runaway daughter of a dirty politician. The unsolved disappearance of a young mother. The crime lord who knows the city’s secrets. The disgraced detective on the edge of it all. Many questions. Not many answers. Not yet. Ok so… Continue reading

The Last Days of Jack Sparks. You can run but you can’t hide.. (2016 Spotlight)

Publication Date : 28th July from Orbit (available now on Kindle) Source: Review copy. And netgalley. Jack REALLY wanted me to read this book. From beyond the grave he insisted. Jack Sparks died while writing this book. This is the account of his final days. In 2014, Jack Sparks –… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: The City of Mirrors Justin Cronin. Its Time….

Publication Date 16th June 2016 from Orion Source: Netgalley. Also I have the hardback on order ready to complete the collection. One of my most anticipated novels ever. “The world we knew is gone. What world will rise in its place?” The Twelve have been destroyed and the hundred-year reign… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: The Constant Soldier by William Ryan. Books for my soul.

Publication Date: 25th August 2016 from Mantle. Source: Review Copy The pain woke him up. He was grateful for it. The train had stopped and somewhere, up above them, the drone of aircraft engines filled the night sky. He could almost remember her smile . . . It must be… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel. A YAY book!

Publication Date: 21st April 2016 from Penguin (Michael Joseph) UK and Del Rey (US) Source: Netgalley (UK) A girl named Rose is riding her bike home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square-shaped hole, its walls glowing with… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: Fellside by M R Carey

Publication Date: 7th April 2016 from Little Brown (Orbit) Source: Netgalley Fellside is a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors. It’s not the kind of place you’d want to end up. But it’s where Jess Moulson could be spending the rest of her life. It’s a… Continue reading

2016 Spotlight: Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman: Teaser review

Publication Date May 5th 2016 From Little Brown. Source: Netgalley Girls on Fire tells the story of Hannah and Lacey and their obsessive teenage female friendship so passionately violent it bloodies the very sunset its protagonists insist on riding into, together, at any cost. Opening with a suicide whose aftermath… Continue reading