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    VIOLET – S.J Holiday – Blogtour

    As always, I would like to extend my thanks to Anne Cater, for organising this blog tour for Violet by SJI Holliday, published by Orenda Books. It has been a real pleasure to read and be part of the blog tour for this truly brilliant book. Carrie’s best friend has an accident and can no longer make the round-the-world trip they’d planned together, so Carrie decides to go it alone. Violet is also travelling alone, after splitting up with her boyfriend in Thailand. She is desperate for a ticket on the Trans-Siberian Express, but there is nothing available. When the two women meet in a Beijing Hotel, Carrie makes the…

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    Nothing Important Happened Today – Will Carver – Blog tour

    As always, my great thanks to Anne Cater the mistress of organisation, this is possibly the biggest blog tour ever. Will Carver and his disturbingly brilliant but twisted mind and of course Karen Sullivan at Orenda Books for allowing Will to put down on paper, words that will either strengthen or divide the masses. A shocking, mesmerisingly original, pitch-black thriller, which, following the critically acclaimed Good Samaritans, confirms Will Carver as one of the most imaginative, innovative and exciting authors in crime fiction Nine people arrive one night on Chelsea Bridge. They’ve never met. But, at the same time, they leap to their deaths. Each of them received a letter in…

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    What She Saw Last Night – M.J Cross Blog tour read

    Huge thanks to Tracy Fenton of Compulsive Readers for inviting me to read and review for this blog tour for What She Saw Last Night by M.J Cross – A killer premise combined with page-turning, pulse-pounding suspense – this brilliant psychological thriller is a real must read! – Stephanie Marland A taut, emotional thriller that rolls along at speed before derailing you several times – this is gut-punchingly good. – SJI Holliday Jenny Bowen is going home. Boarding the Caledonian Sleeper, all she wants to do is forget about her upcoming divorce and relax on the ten-hour journey through the night. In her search for her cabin, Jenny helps a panicked woman…

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    GHOSTER – Jason Arnopp – Blog tour read 22/11/19

    Firstly I’d like to extend my thanks to Tracy Fenton of Compulsive Readers for inviting me on this Blog tour for Ghoster by Jason Arnopp, published by Orbit Books. It’s been a pleasure to read this spooky book, which I raced through. Kate Collins has been ghosted. She was supposed to be moving in with her new boyfriend Scott, but all she finds after relocating to Brighton is an empty flat. Scott has vanished. His possessions have all disappeared. Except for his mobile phone. Kate knows she shouldn’t hack into Scott’s phone. She shouldn’t look at his Tinder, his texts, his social media. But she can’t quite help herself. That’s…

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    An Air That Kills – Christine Poulson – Blog Tour

    Many thanks to Amber Choudhary of Midas PR for asking me to review An Air That Kills by Christine Poulson, published by Lion Fiction. How long can you hold your breath? Katie Flanagan goes undercover at a lab: the scientists prove as dangerous as the diseases. The atmosphere in the lab is toxic. It is only a matter of time before there is a flu pandemic with the potential to kill billions. Or so wealthy entrepreneur Lyle Lynstrum believes. That is why he is funding research into transgenics – the mechanism by which viruses can jump the species barrier – at a high-security lab on a tidal island off the…

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    The Lost Ones – Anita Frank HALLOWEEN TAKEOVER

    Huge thanks to Joe Thomas at HQ Stories, for asking me to join this enormous blog tour, and for a copy of The Lost Ones, by Anita Frank a book as beautifully haunting as the cover is enticing. Our Author: Anita Frank Anita was born in Shropshire and studied English and American History at the University of East Anglia. She lives in Berkshire with her husband and three children and is now the full-time carer for her disabled son. This is her first novel. My Review: The Lost Ones We firstly meet Stella, during a melancholy phase, having lost her Fiance Gerald during the First World War, her deep love…

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    Haverscroft – S.A Harris – Blog tour – 29/10/19

    I’d like to extend my great thanks to Emma Dowson for the invitation to join this blog tour – S.A Harris has written a really spooky read in Haverscroft published by Salt Publishing. Salt is one of UK’s foremost independent publishers. Longlisted for the Not the Booker Prize 2019 Kate Keeling leaves all she knows and moves to Haverscroft House in an attempt to salvage her marriage. Little does she realise, Haverscroft’s dark secrets will drive her to question her sanity, her husband and fatally engulf her family unless she can stop the past repeating itself. Can Kate keep her children safe and escape Haverscroft in time, even if it…

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    The Secret Santa – Trish Harnetiaux – Blog Tour

    I’d like to thank Rachel Kennedy of Arrow & Century Publishing – for asking me to join this festive blog tour for The Secret Santa – Trish Harnetiaux’s debut. This fun and outrageous seasonal thriller is the perfect mix of Big Little Liars and Cluedo set at Christmas time. THIS YEAR YOU’LL GET WHAT YOU DESERVE… When an international pop starlet rolls into town looking to buy the most expensive house on the market, struggling real estate agents and husband and wife duo Claudine and Henry think their terrible luck has finally turned.  The mysterious mansion has hidden secrets, and Claudine and Henry’s survival depends on no one finding out…

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    The Christmas Invitation – Trisha Ashley – Blog tour​ post

    My thanks to Anne Cater for inviting me to review The Christmas Invitation by Trisha Ashley – a sheer delight to read as always. If anyones feeling a bit meh about Christmas, gift them a copy of this, it will soon get them back on track. Praise for Trisha Ashley ‘One of the best writers around!’ Katie Fforde ‘Full of down-to-earth humour’ Sophie Kinsella ‘A warm-hearted and comforting read. Trisha at her best’ Carole Matthews A new Christmas novel from the Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author – the perfect festive read! Recovering after an illness Meg is far from in the Christmas mood, in fact she’s hardly aware it’s…

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    Elevator Pitch – Linwood Barclay – Blog tour read 12/9/19

    It all begins on a Monday, when four people board an elevator in a Manhattan office tower. Each presses a button for their floor, but the elevator proceeds, non-stop, to the top. Once there, it stops for a few seconds, and then plummets. Right to the bottom of the shaft. It appears to be a horrific, random tragedy. But then, on Tuesday, it happens again, in a different Manhattan skyscraper. And when Wednesday brings yet another high-rise catastrophe, one of the most vertical cities in the world—and the nation’s capital of media, finance, and entertainment—is plunged into chaos. Clearly, this is anything but random. This is a cold, calculated bid…