2016 Spotlight: The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood

Publication Date: January 7th 2016 from Sphere Source: Netgalley When three-year-old identical twin Coco goes missing during a family celebration, there is a media frenzy. Her parents are rich and influential, as are the friends they were with at their holiday home by the sea. But what really happened to… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Devastation Road by Jason Hewitt.

Publication Date: Available Now from Schribner UK Source: Publisher Review Copy Spring, 1945: A man wakes in a field in a country he does not know. Injured and confused, he pulls himself to his feet and starts to walk, and so sets out on an extraordinary journey in search of… Continue reading

How To Be Brave. Or how to make readers cry great big buckets of tears….

Publication Date: Available Now from Orenda Source: Via the publisher and several reads later…. All the stories died that morning … until we found the one we’d always known. When nine-year-old Rose is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Natalie must use her imagination to keep her daughter alive. They begin… Continue reading

The Dark Inside. Blog Tour.

Oh goodie look I get to babble on about this one again. I reviewed this recently (review can be seen below) and felt VERY lucky to be able to ask author, Rod Reynolds a few questions about The Dark Inside as part of the official blog tour. Here is what… Continue reading

New Release Spotlight. Asking For It by Louise O’Neill.

Publication Date: 3rd Sept 2015 from Quercus Source: Review copy (after which I bought a shiny hardback signed copy. Had to be done) It’s the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O’Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there’s a party. Everyone… Continue reading

September Highlights – The Dark Inside by Rod Reynolds.

Publication Date: September 3rd from Faber and Faber Source: Publisher Review Copy 1946, Texarkana: a town on the border of Texas and Arkansas. Disgraced New York reporter Charlie Yates has been sent to cover the story of a spate of brutal murders – young couples who’ve been slaughtered at a… Continue reading

The Tracer Tour…Here we go…

Publication Date: 16th July from Little Brown. Source: Netgalley A huge space station orbits the Earth, holding the last of humanity. It’s broken, rusted, falling apart. We’ve wrecked our planet, and now we have to live with the consequences: a new home that’s dirty, overcrowded and inescapable. What’s more, there’s… Continue reading

New Release Spotlight – Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton

Publication Date: Available Now from Bantam Press Source: Review Copy Three confessions. Two liars. One killer. Three friends have had their lives ripped apart. Their pasts haunt them. They are consumed by guilt. And they don’t trust anyone. Not even themselves. But in their small, isolated, island community, trust is… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves..Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten

Publication Date: 2nd July from Egmont/Electric Monkey Source: Netgalley Thanks to Louise O’Neill for pointing me in the direction of this one. June barely has time to mourn the death of her best friend Delia, before Delia’s ex-boyfriend convinces her Delia was murdered, and June is swept into a tangle… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….Derwent. Erm I mean After the Fire by Jane Casey.

Publication Date: June 18th From Ebury (Randomhouse UK) Source: Netgalley After a fire rips through a North London tower block, two bodies are found locked in an 11th floor flat. But is the third victim that ensures the presence of detective Maeve Kerrigan and the murder squad. It appears that… Continue reading