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    Breakers – Doug Johnstone

    My thanks to Anne Cater and Orenda Books for including me on this #Blogtour for BREAKERS by Doug Johnstone. A pulsatingly tense, deeply moving psychological thriller from the Number One BESTSELLING Scottish author of Fault Lines A toxic family, a fight for survival…Seventeen-year-old Tyler lives in one of Edinburgh’s most deprived areas. Coerced into robbing rich people’s homes by his bullying older siblings, he’s also trying to care for his little sister and his drug-addict mum.On a job, his brother Barry stabs a homeowner and leaves her for dead, but that’s just the beginning of their nightmare, because the woman is the wife of Edinburgh’s biggest crime lord, Deke Holt.With the…

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    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…

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    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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    The Lingering – SJI Holliday

    Thank you Karen @Orendabooks for sending me this dark delicacy hard copy, a real triumph in the supernatural world.  Publication date:  15th November 2018 Set in an disused former psychiatric hospital, The Rosalind House community Project is now home to several residents who crave the peace and tranquility of a self-sufficient commune. Growing thier own crops and learning new ways to live without other human contact. Established by Smeaton Dunsmore to “Bring in the Light’ their ‘Family’ is joined by Jack and Ali – who need to get away, for a Fresh start.  The use of mobile phones, the internet, drugs, alcohol, TV, radio, and contact with friends and family is ‘not…

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    The Chalk Man – C.J Tudor

    Praise for The Chalk Man… ‘ I haven’t had a sleepless night due to a book for a long time. The Chalk Man changed that’ – Fiona Barton – Best selling Author of The Child. ‘If you like my stuff, you’ll like this’ – Stephen King (Yes, THE Stephen King!)  ” That’s the thing with adults. Sometimes it doesn’t matter what you say; they only hear what they want to hear. As far as the Police were concerned, we were just kids playing in the woods who followed the chalk directions and stumbled over a body. “ I became totally immersed in this book,  I love the way Ed – the…