Author Interview: Juliet West – Before The Fall. Happy Publication Day!

One of the most evocative and emotional books I’ve read this year “Before the Fall” comes highly recommended from me – and I was lucky enough to get to ask the author a few questions all about it and here is what she had to tell me.   Tell us… Continue reading

Author Interview: Kerry Wilkinson – Reckoning.

  So the week of interviews continues and today its the turn of Kerry Wilkinson (who makes me giggle a lot) talking about Reckoning, the first in the Silver Blackthorn trilogy and a darned good read. I know because I’m lucky enough to have read it already. Its out tomorrow… Continue reading

Author Interview: Laurence Walker – Under a Russian Heaven.

Published by 280 steps Laurence Walker works in London as an energy journalist. He spent a number of years working in Russia and the former Soviet Union. His work-related travel – which has taken him to places as diverse as a coal terminal in Russia’s Arctic Circle and the tobacco… Continue reading

Author Interview: Gilles Petel author of Under The Channel.

  Available now from Gallic Books I was recently lucky enough to get the chance to ask Gilles Petel some questions about his wonderful noir novel, here is what he had to tell me.   Tell us a little bit about where the idea came from. I lived in England… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves….This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers.

Available Now from St Martins Griffin. Source: Purchased copy. It’s the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High but shelter is little comfort when the dead outside won’t stop pounding on the doors. One bite is all it takes to kill a person and bring… Continue reading

A Future Imperfect Blog Tour: Book 3: Rising Leviathan : Review It’s the year 2096. Maybe world peace is possible, just a few years from the 22nd century! The Russian president boldly hosts a summit of the three superpowers in the world—America, the Islamic Caliphate, and the Chinese-Indian alliance. So much promise, so much hope, but the Russian president…dies. Was… Continue reading

Meet DI Hanlon…my new favourite detective…

Publication date: Available now from Head of Zeus. Thank you to the author and publisher for the review copy. Detective Inspector Hanlon. She’ll break but she won’t bend. A woman with a habit of breaking the rules and a fierce loyalty to the few people she respects. Her boss, Corrigan…. Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

“Errand requiring immediate attention. Come. The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. ‘He never says please’, she sighed, but she gathered up her things. When Brimstone called, she always came.” In general, Karou has managed to keep her… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…..Unwoven by Jack Croxall.

  Book 2 of the “Tethers” Trilogy. Almost eighteen months on from the terrible events of Halholham and so much has changed. Karl and Esther no longer speak to one another and Mr Cauldwell has been ostracised by Shraye and its fickle residents. But the trio will not be parted… Continue reading

Liz Currently Loves…The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker

Available now from Maclehose Press/Quercus Translated by Sam Taylor Thank you to the author and publisher for the review copy. August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day a small New Hampshire town lost its innocence. That summer Harry Quebert fell in love with fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan. Thirty-three… Continue reading