Category: crime fiction

‘The Last to Disappear’ by Jo Spain

Author : Jo Spain Title : The Last to DisappearPages : 400Publisher : QuercusPublication date : May 12, 2022 When young London professional Alex Evans is informed that his sister’s body has been pulled from an icy lake in Northern Lapland, he assumes his irresponsible sister accidentally drowned. He travels to the wealthy winter resort…

This Week in Books (4th May, 2022)

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 Detective Kim Stone rushes to the scene of a house fire, she’s shocked to discover it’s claimed the lives of two teenage children and their…

And that’s a wrap for … April

Does anyone even understand how it is May already? April was just doing its thing, being all chill. We had some lovely sunshine-y days, did some pottering in the garden (my neighbours keep removing trees so I keep adding them 💁🏼‍♀️), read a little, nothing of much importance. Then the final week, my MIL decided…

‘Snakes and Ladders’ by Victoria Selman

Author : Victoria SelmanTitle : Snakes and LaddersSeries : Ziba MacKenzie #3Pages : 380Publisher : Thomas & MercerPublication date : November 21, 2019 A serial killer is terrorising London, removing a body part from each victim and leaving in its place a single pink rose. Dr Vernon Sange, a multiple murderer awaiting extradition, seems to…

This Week in Books (27th April, 2022)

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. One hot summers night in Italy, Joe and Cathy Plant receive a phone call that will change their lives forever. Their sister Frannie has killed a…

‘First Born’ by Will Dean | @willrdean @HodderBooks @JennyPlatt90

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for First Born by Will Dean. My thanks to Jenny at Hodder for the invitation to join and for the fab review copy! Author : Will DeanTitle : First BornPages : 370Publisher : Hodder & StoughtonPublication date : April 14, 2022 Molly lives a quiet, contained life…

This Week in Books (20th April, 2022)

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. In spite of a harrowing past still haunting her, Gwen Proctor is trying to move forward. Until a new assignment gives her purpose: the cold-case disappearance…

Mini Reviews : Nothing Else / The Match

Today I bring you some quickie thoughts on Louise Beech’s ‘Nothing Else‘ and ‘The Match‘ by Harlan Coben. There is always massive anticipation and high expectations when a new Louise Beech book finds its way into your hands. She is such a remarkable author, who easily crosses genres back and forth and cannot be confined…

This Week in Books (13th April, 2022)

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. 2020. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing…