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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…

  • Blog Tour Read,  Crime,  Latest Reads,  Thriller

    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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    Winterkill – RAGNAR JÓNASSON

    It’s been my pleasure to read Winterkill by Ragnar Jónasson and I’d like to thank Anne Cater on behalf of Orenda Books for inviting me to join the blog tour to review this, the sixth book in the Dark Iceland series. THE STUNNING FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE MILLION- COPY BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES Easter weekend is approaching, and snow is gently falling in Siglufjörður, the northernmost town in Iceland, as crowds of tourists arrive to visit the majestic ski slopes. Ari Thór Arason is now a police inspector, but he’s separated from his girlfriend, who lives in Sweden with their three-year-old son. A family reunion is planned for the holiday,…

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    Body Language – A.K. Turner

    My thanks to Tracy Fenton of Compulsive readers for asking me to join this blog tour for Body Language by A.K. Turner published by Zaffre Books. THE DEAD CAN TALK – WE JUST NEED TO LISTEN . . .  Camden mortuary assistant Cassie Raven has pretty much seen it all. But this is the first time she’s come face to face with someone she knew on the slab. Someone she cared about.  Geraldine Edwards, the teacher responsible for her returning to education after she got ensnared in a life of drugs. The woman who acted as a second mother to the orphaned Cassie.  Deeply intuitive and convinced that she can…

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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…

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    The Package – Sebastian Fitzek – Blogtour Read

    My thanks to Lauren Tavella at Head of Zeus, for inviting me to join this blog tour for The Package by Sebastian Fitzek. Published by Head of Zeus. All you’ve done is taken in a parcel for a neighbour. You have no idea what you’ve let into your home. Emma’s the one that got away. The only survivor of a killer known in the tabloids as ‘the barber’ – because of the trophies he takes from his victims. Or she thinks she was. The police aren’t convinced. Nor is her husband. She never even saw her tormentor properly, but now she recognises him in every man. Questioning her sanity, she…

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    After Sundown – Various Authors

    My thanks to Anne Cater, for inviting me to join this blog tour for After Sundown – a superb collection of original short stories publsied by Flame Tree Press, out now. This new anthology contains 20 original horror stories, 16 of which have been commissioned from some of the top names in the genre, and 4 of which have been selected from the 100s of stories sent to Flame Tree during a 2- week open submissions window. It is the first of what will hopefully become an annual, non-themed horror anthology of entirely original stories, showcasing the very best short fiction that the genre has to offer. Bringing together some…

  • Blog Tour Read,  Crime,  Latest Reads,  Thriller

    Under Your Skin – Rose McClelland – Blog Tour Read

    My thanks to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours for inviting me to join the tour for Under you Skin by Rose McClelland. Where is Hannah? When Kyle’s wife Hannah goes missing, the whole town is out in force to try to find her. One person knows where she is. One person is keeping a secret. Detective Inspector Simon Peters and Detective Kerry Lawlor have been brought in to investigate the case, but Hannah has left no traces and Kyle has no clues. Local Belfast resident Julia Matthews joins the #FindHannah campaign and becomes friendly with Kyle, sympathising with his tragedy. As Julia becomes more involved in the case than…

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    Truth Be Told – Kia Abdullah HQ – Blog Tour Read

    My thanks to Sian Baldwin of HQ at Harper Collins for including me on this blog tour. I loved Kia Abdullah’s previous book and Truth be Told has not disappointed. Kamran Hadid feels invincible. He attends Hampton school, an elite all-boys boarding school in London, he comes from a wealthy family, and he has a place at Oxford next year. The world is at his feet. And then a night of revelry leads to a drunken encounter and he must ask himself a horrific question. With the help of assault counselor, Zara Kaleel, Kamran reports the incident in the hopes that will be the end of it. But it’s only…

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    The Last To Know by Jo Furniss – Blog tour read

    My thanks again to Anne Cater, for organising this blog tour for Jo Furniss’s The Last To Know, published on 25th August by Lake Union Publishing. Please follow the rest of the blog tour, lots of reviews and bloggers still to read. A family’s past pursues them like a shadow in this riveting and emotional novel of psychological suspense by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of All the Little Children. American journalist Rose Kynaston has just relocated to the childhood home of her husband, Dylan, in the English village of his youth. There’s a lot for Rose to get used to in Hurtwood. Like the family’s crumbling mansion, inhabited by Dylan’s…