• Blog Tour Read,  Latest Reads,  Thriller

    Sleep – C.L Taylor #Blogtour

    Firstly I’d like to extend my extreme gratitude to Sabah Khan of Avon Books – for including me on this #blogtour, I am a huge fan of C.L. Taylor’s work, so to be asked to Blog for SLEEP is extremely exciting for me! And of course to the super talented Cally Taylor for writing such sublime books. SLEEP All Anna wants is to be able to sleep. But crushing insomnia, terrifying night terrors and memories of that terrible night are making it impossible. If only she didn’t feel so guilty… To escape her past, Anna takes a job at a hotel on the remote Scottish island of Rum, but when seven…

  • Blog Tour Read,  Crime,  Latest Reads,  Thriller

    Eye For Eye by J.K.Franko #Blogtour

    Eye for Eye Leave no singing bones…Roy and Susie are on a skiing holiday, trying to take a break from the constant reminders of their daughter, tragically killed by a careless driver. Out of the blue they meet Deb and Tom, another couple with a tragic past and a shocking proposal to put things right.As the bodies accumulate, secrets are revealed and alliances crumble. Ultimate survival depends on following the rules for a perfect murder. And the first rule is… leave no singing bones. If someone hurt the one you love,what would YOU do? The controversial, edge-of-your-seat thriller by J.K. Franko, the NEW master of crime A dark, intelligent and thoroughly inventive…

  • Crime,  Latest Reads,  Thriller

    The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry

    Firstly, of course, a big Thank you to Anne Cater for organising this #Blogtour and allowing me to be part of it. Jamie Norman at Canongate Books and of course the authors – Chris and Marissa.  A vivid and gripping historical crime novel set in 19th century Edinburgh, by bestselling author Chris Brookmyre and consultant anaesthetist Dr Marisa Haetzman Edinburgh, 1847. Will Raven is a medical student, apprenticing for the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson. Sarah Fisher is Simpson’s housemaid, and has all of Raven’s intelligence but none of his privileges. As bodies begin to appear across the Old Town, Raven and Sarah find themselves propelled headlong into the darkest…

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    Oxford Literary Festival #OLF19

    Oxford, a city of spires, stepped in literary history – Tolkien, Lewis Carroll, Colin Dexter’s Morse, Philip Pullman – it has a crop of authors to pick from, who’ve studied there, live there or simply pass through and feel inspired to write about this majestic place. And so, of course, we must have a Literary Festival to add credence. A week-long list of events centered around the colleges and buildings so loved and highly esteemed in this beautiful city. I booked my tickets online, once they went on sale. I chose carefully, mainly picking the authors I have previously enjoyed reading and of course because of the genre of Crime…

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    The Killer in Me – by Olivia Kiernan #BlogBlast

    I’d like to extend my Thanks to Milly Reid of River Run Books for this opportunity. I read Olivia’s Debut book “Too Close to Breathe‘ and adored it. so to get on this #Blogtour is very special to me. And of course, Thank you to Olivia Kiernan for writing another amazing installment in Frankie Sheena’s exploits in Dublin. Old skeletons and fresh corpses confront DCS Frankie Sheehan in her latest Dublin-based case. Detective Chief Superintendent Frankie Sheehan does not wish to linger on the grisly scene beforeher eyes. Two mutilated corpses. In a church. In Clontarf. Her profiling background screams one fact:this is just the beginning of a sickening message.…

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    Daisy Jones and The Six – Taylor Jenkins Reid book signing – Bath 25/03/2019

    So, if you haven’t heard of Daisy Jones or Taylor Jenkins Reid lately, you must have been hiding under a rock. Its eveywhere advertising, on the news, my husband has even seen it on the BBC so its must be tucked away near the sports reports ? Twitter, Insta, Facebook, bookshops, if you haven’t seen or heard about it – you must be wearing blinkers. Taylor knew from an early age she wanted to go to Hollywood, and eventually got there by attending University there and an early career break took her into casting – she cast Robert Downey Jnr as Iron Man – but it was a meeting with…

  • Blog news,  Book Signings,  Latest Reads

    Orenda Books Roadshow Hungerford 7th March hosted by Hungerford Books

    13 Authors – 4 Events – Orenda Roadshow – Great work Karen Sullivan loves to find new debut authors, with fresh voices, who push genres in different directions, with their quirky beautiful writing, she wants goosebumps and with these authors, she has got all those things. What a great evening – 13 authors from several countries – Iceland, Finland, Germany, France, Norway and the UK – all introducing their books and then reading from them for roughly 1 minute, answering audience questions and still smiling by the end of the event. From the 13 books on offer this evening, I have read Will Carver’s – Good Samaritans and loved it,…

  • Latest Reads

    Author Event – Stacey Hall – The Familiars @ Blackwells Westgate, Oxford

    Stacey Halls grew up in Rossendale, Lancashire, as the daughter of market traders. She has always been fascinated by the Pendle witches. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire and moved to London aged 21. She was media editor at The Bookseller and books editor at Stylist.co.uk, and has also written for Psychologies, the Independent and Fabulous magazine, where she now works as Deputy Chief Sub Editor. The Familiars is her first novel. I love an author event – and Blackwell’s Oxford host them throughout the year, they are great to go to, small intimate events, held in both shops in Oxford – this one was the newer Westgate shop. Stacey Halls – has written a highly recommended…

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    Welcome to the Heady Heights by David F. Ross

    A big ‘Thank you’ goes to Anne Cater for orgainising this #Blogtour and letting me join it, Orenda Books for selecting, yet another superb book to publish and of course to David L.Ross for writing. It’s the year punk rock was born, Concorde entered commercial service and a tiny Romanian gymnast changed the sport forever… Archie Blunt is a man with big ideas. He just needs a break for them to be realised. In a bizarre brush with the light- entertainment business, Archie unwittingly saves the life of the UK’s top showbiz star, Hank ‘Heady’ Hendricks, and immediately seizes the opportunity to aim for the big time. With dreams of…

  • Latest Reads

    The Guilty Party by Mel McGrath #Blogtour

    As always I’d firstly like to say “Thank you” to the award winner Joe Thomas of HQ Stories, for inviting me to be part of this #Blogtour for the fabulously written The Guilty Party and of course, Mel McGrath for writting it. On a Night out, four friends lose each other in a crowd – and, seperately, they witness a stranger in trouble. One by one, they each decide to do nothing to help. Later, a body washes up on the banks of the Thames – and the group knows that ignoring the woman has left blood on their hands. But why did each of them refuse to step in?…