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    The Rule – David Jackson

    My thanks to Viper for the ARC of The Rule, via netgalley. This is David Jackson’s second novel publisher by Viper, and is out on 1st July 2021. MY DAD SAYS BAD THINGSHAPPEN WHEN I BREAK IT… Daniel is looking forward to his birthday. He wants fish and chips, a big chocolate cake, and a comic book starring his favourite superhero. And as long as he follows The Rule, nothing bad will happen. But Daniel has no idea that he’s about to kill a stranger. Daniel’s parents know that their beloved and vulnerable son will be taken away. They know that Daniel didn’t mean to hurt anyone, he just doesn’t know his…

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    The Pact – Sharon Bolton

    My great thanks to Tracy Fenton of Compulsive Readers for inviting me to be part of this blog tour for The Pact by Sharon Bolton, published by Orion on 27th May 2021. A golden summer, and six talented friends are looking forward to the brightest of futures – until a daredevil game goes horribly wrong, and a woman and two children are killed. 18-year-old Megan takes the blame, leaving the others free to get on with their lives. In return, they each agree to a ‘favour’, payable on her release from prison. Twenty years later Megan is free.Let the games begin . . .  Richard & Judy bestseller Sharon Bolton…

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    Nearest Thing to Crazy – Elizabeth Forbes

    My thanks to Anne Cater, for inviting me to be part of this blog tour for Nearest Thing To Crazy, by Elizabeth Forbes. Published by Cutting Edge Press. Cassandra and a group of her friends enjoy Sunday lunch together on a perfect summer’s day. They’re pleased to welcome theirglamorous new neighbour and novelist, Ellie, who has rented a house in the village to work on her book. She likes to place herself in the centre of her plots, she says, although it’s hard to see what she’ll find to write about in this quiet country backwater. As Ellie slots effortlessly into the village social scene, Cass begins to feel increasingly…

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    The Whole Truth – Cara Hunter

    Huge thanks to Ellie Hudson of Penguin for inviting me to this blog tour for The Whole Truth, the fifth book in the million selling DI Fawley series by Cara Hunter. An attractive student. An older professor. Think you know the story? Think again. THE NEW UP-ALL-NIGHT THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER CARA HUNTER She has everything at stake; he has everything to lose. But one of them is lying, all the same. When an Oxford student accuses one of the university’s professors of sexual assault, DI Adam Fawley’s team think they’ve heard it all before. But they couldn’t be more wrong. Because this time, the predator is a woman and…

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    The Wild Girls – Phoebe Morgan

    My thanks to Sian Baldwin of Harper HQ, for asking me to join this Blog blast for Phoebe Morgan‘s fourth book – The Wild Girls – out today – 15/4/2021, published by HQ. FOUR FRIENDS.A LUXURY RETREAT.IT’S GOING TO BE MURDER. In a luxury lodge on Botswana’s sun-soaked plains, four friends reunite for a birthday celebration… THE BIRTHDAY GIRLHas it all, but chose love over her friends… THE TEACHERFeels the walls of her flat and classroom closing in… THE MOTHERLoves her baby, but desperately needs a break… THE INTROVERTYearns for adventure after suffering for too long… Arriving at the safari lodge, a feeling of unease settles over them. There’s no…

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    The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner

    My thanks to Justine Sha at Harper Collins for inviting me join this blog tour. The Lost Apothecary – by Sarah Penner was published on March 2, 2021 and has taken me back in time to victorian London. In this addictive and spectacularly imagined debut, a female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them—setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course. Pitched as Kate Morton meets The Miniaturist, The Lost Apothecary is a bold work of historical fiction with a rebellious twist that heralds the coming of an explosive new talent. A forgotten history. A secret network of women. A legacy…

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    If I Fall – Merilyn Davies – Blog tour review

    Thank you Lydia Spooner for including me in the Blog Tour for If I Fall – by Merilyn Davies – published by Arrow Publishing, an imprint of Penguin Random House. A gritty, heart-stopping crime thriller from an exciting new voice in crime writing We were told to meet at a rooftop bar. Four friends, bound by one terrible secret. No one knew why we were there. Then we saw a woman, watched as she fell from the edge and plunged to her death. The police think it’s suicide, but I know better. Someone is sending a message. ‘A breath-taking, page-turning read’ CLARE MACKINTOSH Our Author – Merilyn Davies Merilyn Davies is a…

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    The Island – C.L. Taylor

    My thanks are due to Sian at Avon / an imprint of Harper Collins – for the invite to join this ‘blog blast’ for C.L. Taylor’s – The Island. Welcome to The Island. Where your worst fears are about to come true… It was supposed to be the perfect holiday: a week-long trip for six teenage friends on a remote tropical island. But when their guide dies of a stroke leaving them stranded, the trip of a lifetime turns into a nightmare. Because someone on the island knows each of the group’s worst fears. And one by one, they’re becoming a reality. Seven days in paradise. A deadly secret. Who…

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    The Art of Dying – Ambrose Parry

    I’d like to extend my thanks to Anne Cater, for inviting me onto this blog tour to read The Art Of Dying by Ambrose Parry, published by Canongate Books. A gripping historical novel of medicine & murder from bestselling author Chris Brookmyre and consultant anaesthetist Dr Marisa Haetzman, set in nineteenth-century Edinburgh Edinburgh, 1849. Hordes of patients are dying all across the city, with doctors finding their remedies powerless. And a campaign seeks to paint Dr James Simpson, pioneer of medical chloroform, as a murderer. Determined to clear Simpson’s name, his protégé Will Raven and former housemaid Sarah Fisher must plunge into Edinburgh’s deadliest streets and find out who or…

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    Feral Snow – Mark Lowes

    Thank you Anne Cater, for asking me to join the blog tour for Feral Snow a self publisher novel by Mark Lowes, available from Amazon, from 28th September 2020. Feral Snow – The Blurb Alone and stranded in the Arctic wasteland, would you risk your life to save a stranger or try to get home? Paul is a father-to-be; traumatised by his past, he’s terrified of becoming afather after his own beat him until he was unilaterally deaf. While working as a freelance cameraman in the Arctic, he’s caught in a blizzard, separated from his crew, and falls into a chasm. Alone, and waiting for death to come, personal demons…