Category: mystery

Nowhere To Run : a list of books set in isolated locations

With most of the world’s population self-isolating and not being able to go anywhere, I thought I’d put together a wee list of books set in isolated locations. Let’s face it, things could always be worse. You could be somewhere with a murderer on the loose, for instance. Or zombies. Or one of my worst…

Black River by Will Dean | @willrdean @PtBlankBks @margotbookpr | #BlackRiver #Tuva3

Many thanks to Margot at Point Blank and Will Dean for my signed proof copy! Author : Will DeanTitle : Black RiverSeries : Tuva Moodyson #3Pages : 363Publisher : Point BlankPublication date : March 12, 2020 FEAR  Tuva’s been living clean in southern Sweden for four months when she receives horrifying news. Her best friend…

I Am Dust by Louise Beech | @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks | #IAmDust #recommended

Author : Louise BeechTitle : I Am DustPages : 340Publisher : Orenda BooksPublication date : February 16, 2020 (ebook) The Dean Wilson Theatre is believed to be haunted by a long-dead actress, singing her last song, waiting for her final cue, looking for her killer… Now Dust, the iconic musical, is returning after twenty years.…

My Top 20 Favourite Books of 2019

What a year! This list has been nearly impossible to put together. I’ve read so many incredibly brilliant books in 2019 and it’s been a real battle trying to narrow it down to 20. I do so apologise to the authors whose books I had to drop from the list (not that you know who…

Top 15 Favourite Series of 2019

It’s that time of year again, when I look back on all the brilliant books I’ve had the pleasure of reading. December seems to be coming around faster and faster. As predicted, 2019 was a fantastic year for books and putting these end-of-year lists together was tough! Like last year, I’ve split my favourite books…

The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis | @brontemysteries @HodderBooks | #recommended

Author : Bella EllisTitle : The Vanished BrideSeries : Bronte Mysteries #1Pages : 337Publisher : Hodder & StoughtonPublication date : November 7, 2019 Yorkshire, 1845. A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving behind two small children and a large pool of blood. Just a few miles away, a humble parson’s…