Latest Reads ” Girls of Paper and Fire Natasha Ngan.

Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It’s the highest honor they could hope for…and the most cruel. But this year, there’s a ninth girl. And instead of paper, she’s made of fire. In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the… Continue reading

The Cold Summer Gianrico Carofiglio Blog Tour Review.

The summer of 1992 had been exceptionally cold in southern Italy. But that’s not the reason why it is still remembered. On May 23, 1992, a roadside explosion killed the Palermo judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife and three police officers. A few weeks later judge Paolo Borsellino and five police… Continue reading

Latest Reads: No Man’s Land Neil Broadfoot.

A mutilated body is found dumped at Cowane’s Hospital in the heart of historic Stirling. For DCI Malcolm Ford it’s like nothing he’s ever seen before, the savagery of the crime makes him want to catch the murderer before he strikes again. For reporter Donna Blake it’s a shot at… Continue reading

Latest Reads: Time’s Convert Deborah Harkness.

On the battlefields of the American Revolution, Matthew de Clermont meets Marcus MacNeil, a young surgeon from Massachusetts, during a moment of political awakening when it seems that the world is on the brink of a brighter future. When Matthew offers him a chance at immortality and a new life… Continue reading

Latest Reads: What Was Lost Jean Levy.

Sarah has no memories. She just knows she was found, near death, on a beach miles from her London home. Now she is part of a medical experiment to see whether her past can be retrieved. But bad things seemed to have happened before she disappeared. The police are interested… Continue reading

The Ash Doll James Hazel – Blog Tour (re) Review.

Publication Date 20th September from Bonnier. Source: Review Copy. What starts out like any other major libel trial for prolific lawyer Charlie Priest turns into a legal train wreck when the defence’s star witness turns up murdered. While the defence stalls for time, Priest is determined to find out who… Continue reading

Latest Reads: The Janus Run Douglas Skelton

When Coleman Lang finds his girlfriend Gina dead in his New York City apartment, he thinks nothing could be worse… until he becomes the prime suspect. Desperate to uncover the truth and clear his name, Coleman hits the streets. But there’s a deranged Italian hitman, an intuitive cop, two US… Continue reading

Latest Reads: One Dark Night Tom Bale.

He sees his wife’s eyes watching him in the rear-view mirror, the kids up on their knees to get a better look. That’s when he hears the scream… You’re driving home from a family outing one afternoon, when a speeding car cuts you up, nearly causing you to crash. Like… Continue reading

Killer Women – Killer Weekend. Talking to Rachel Abbott and Alison Joseph.

Today, along with good friend Vicky at Off The Shelf, I have a couple of the participants at this years Killer Women Festival answering three little questions to get us all in the mood. I attended two years ago and it was a criminally good day and I’m sure that… Continue reading

The Toymakers Robert Dinsdale Blog Tour Review.

Do you remember when you believed in magic? The Emporium opens with the first frost of winter. It is the same every year. Across the city, when children wake to see ferns of white stretched across their windows, or walk to school to hear ice crackling underfoot, the whispers begin:… Continue reading