Latest Reads: City of Lies. Sam Hawke.

Publication Date 23rd August from Bantam Press. Source: Review Copy. I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me… Outwardly, Jovan is the lifelong friend of the Chancellor’s charming, irresponsible Heir. Quiet. Forgettable. In secret, he’s a master of poisons and chemicals, trained to protect the Chancellor’s… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Death of Mrs Westaway Ruth Ware.

Publication Date: Available Now from Harvill Secker.  Source: Netgalley When Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she’s inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. She owes money to a loan shark and the threats are getting increasingly aggressive: she… Continue reading

Broad Knowledge: 35 women up to no good. Guest post from Joanne Merriam.

  My journey into publishing started with a job listing in the local paper for an administrative assistant position at the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, where I ended up working for five years in the ’90s. I was the office manager, and the volunteer coordinator, and the receptionist, and,… Continue reading

The Beloveds Maureen Lindley. Blog tour review.

Publication  Date: Available Now from Titan Source: Review Copy Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, allure. Betty Stash is not a Beloved—but her little sister, the delightful Gloria, is. She’s… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Blood Road Stuart MacBride

Publication Date Available Now from Harper Collins  Source: Netgalley/ Purchased Copy. Logan McRae’s personal history is hardly squeaky clean, but now that he works for Professional Standards he’s policing his fellow officers. When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in the driver’s seat of a crashed car it’s a shock… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Her Watchful Eye. Julie Corbin.

Publication Date: 20th Sept from Mulholland. Source: Netgalley. Her name is Ruby, and her job as CCTV operative means she can follow Hannah everywhere she goes. It’s against the law, but Ruby is willing to do whatever is necessary to keep Hannah safe. And there’s no harm in just watching.… Continue reading

The Aladdin Trial Abi Silver. Blog tour Review.

  Publication Date: 28th June from Lightning Books. Source: Review Copy An elderly local artist plunges 100 feet to her death at an overstretched London hospital and the police immediately sense foul play. The hospital cleaner, a Syrian refugee and a loner, is arrested for her murder. He protests his… Continue reading

The Synapse Sequence Daniel Godfrey Blog tour review.

Publication Date Available Now from Titan Source: Review Copy   he new thrilling sci-fi novel from the author of New Pompeii and Empire of Time In a future London, humans are watched over by AIs and served by bots. But now that justice and jobs are meted out by algorithm,… Continue reading