The Quickening by Rhiannon Ward | @sarahrward1 @TrapezeBooks | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rhiannon WardTitle : The QuickeningPages : 330Publisher : TrapezePublication date : August 20, 2020Source : Purchased copy England, 1925. Louisa Drew lost her husband in the First World War and her six-year-old twin sons in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. Newly re-married to a war-traumatised husband and seven months pregnant, Louisa is […]

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Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi

Author : Alex PavesiTitle : Eight DetectivesPages : 340Publisher : Michael Joseph / PenguinPublication date : August 20, 2020 All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked them all out. But that was thirty years ago. Now he’s […]

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Katheryn Howard : The Tainted Queen by Alison Weir | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Alison WeirTitle : Katheryn Howard : The Tainted QueenSeries : The Six Tudor Queens #5Pages : 480Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : August 6, 2020 A naive girl, thrust forward by her ambitious family. A pretty girl, who has captured the heart of the King. Katheryn sings, she dances, she delights in the pleasures […]

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The Shadow Friend by Alex North | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Alex NorthTitle : The Shadow FriendPages : 360Publisher : Michael Joseph / PenguinPublication date : July 7, 2020 Twenty-five years ago, Paul’s friend Charlie Crabtree brutally killed their classmate – and then vanished without a trace. Paul’s never forgiven himself for his part in what happened. He’s never gone back home. Until his […]

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If Looks Could Kill by Olivia Kiernan | @QuercusBooks | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Olivia KiernanTitle : If Looks Could KillSeries : DS Frankie Sheehan #3Pages : 400Publisher : QuercusPublication date : July 23, 2020 DCS Frankie Sheehan is experiencing a crisis of confidence – having become wary of the instincts that have led her face-to-face with a twisted killer and brought those she loves into direct […]

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Whatever It Takes by Paul Cleave | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Paul CleaveTitle : Whatever It TakesPages : 450Publisher : Upstart PressPublication date : April 1, 2020 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 never come back from.  Finding the girl safe isn’t enough to […]

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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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