June Wrap-Up

The other half turned 50 yesterday, so we threw him a massive party at the weekend and now it’s is all about recovering from having way too much fun. Oh wait …. That didn’t happen. Because obviously the corona crisis messed that up. So instead, we had a “quiet” dinner with our bubble. (and the […]

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His and Hers by Alice Feeney | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Alice FeeneyTitle : His and HersPages : 355Publisher : HQPublication date : May 28, 2020 If there are two sides to every story, someone is always lying…  Jack: Three words to describe my wife: Beautiful. Ambitious. Unforgiving.Anna: I only need one word to describe my husband: Liar. When a woman is murdered in […]

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This Week in Books (June 24)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. When seven-year-old Alyssa is kidnapped, Deputy Noah Harper decides he will do what it takes to find her – but that means crossing lines he can […]

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Blood Red City by Rod Reynolds | @OrendaBooks @annecater | #blogtour

It’s a pleasure to welcome you all to my stop on the blog tour for Blood Red City by Rod Reynolds today! My thanks to Karen Sullivan at Orenda Books for the proof copy and to Anne Cater for the invitation to join the tour. Author : Rod ReynoldsTitle : Blood Red CityPages : 386Publisher […]

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Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Jennifer HillierTitle : Little SecretsPages : 336Publisher : CorvusPublication date : May 7, 2020 Marin used to have it all. Married to the love of her life, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They’re admired in their community and are a loving family – until […]

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NEW BLOOD 2020 : Val McDermid tips crime fiction’s rising stars | @HarrogateFest @midaspr

Harrogate, Thursday 18 June 2020: The undisputed ‘Queen of Crime’ Val McDermid has unveiled the hotly tipped ‘New Blood’ authors for 2020, showcasing the year’s best breakout crime writing talent: –          Deepa Anappara – Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (Chatto & Windus) –          Elizabeth Kay – Seven Lies (Sphere) –          Jessica Moor – Keeper (Penguin) –          Trevor Wood – The Man on the Street (Quercus) Since 2004, the best-selling Scottish […]

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Cradle To Grave by Rachel Amphlett | @RachelAmphlett | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rachel AmphlettTitle : Cradle to GraveSeries : DI Kay Hunter #8Pages : 370Publisher : Saxon PublishingPublication date : October 9, 2020 When a faceless body is found floating in the river on a summer’s morning, Detective Kay Hunter and her team are tasked with finding out the man’s identity – and where he […]

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This Week in Books (June 17)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. When a body is pulled out of an office fire, three women are first in line for questioning.All of them have reasons for wanting revenge against […]

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The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Yrsa SigurðardóttirTitle : The LegacySeries : Children’s House #1Pages : 455Publisher : Hodder & StoughtonPublication date : May 30, 2017 The murder was meant as a punishment – but what sin could justify the method? The only person who might have answers is the victim’s seven-year-old daughter, found hiding in the room where […]

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