Christopher J. Yates – Q&A

Christopher J Yates is the author of Black Chalk. His latest novel, Grist Mill Road, was published by Headline on 9 August 2018. Christopher answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Grist Mill Road. Everyone touts “Grist Mill Road” as a thriller, but for me it’s a tragedy with a…

Karin Slaughter – Q&A

Karin Slaughter is the author of the Will Trent and Grant County series and New York Times bestsellers Cop Town and Pretty Girls. She has sold over 35 million books. Her latest novel, Pieces of Her, was published by Harper Collins on 9 August 2018. Here Karin talks about Pieces of Her. You write about…

Rebecca Reid – Q&A

Rebecca Reid’s debut novel, Perfect Liars, is published by Transworld in ebook on 1 September 2018 and in paperback on 21 February 2019. Rebecca kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Perfect Liars. Perfect Liars is the story of three women who’ve been friends since childhood (even though they…

Shatila Stories by Various – translated by Nashwa Gowanlock – review

Published by Peirene Press Publication date – 18 June 2018 Source – review copy Most novels are written by professional writers using second hand material. Not this one. Peirene commissioned nine refugees to tell their ‘Shatila Stories’. The result is  a piece of collaborative fiction unlike any other. If you want to understand the chaos…

Out of Thin Air by Anthony Adeane – review

Published by Riverrun Publication date – 8 March 2018 Source – review copy It is the most shocking miscarriage of justice in European history. And now – in the most stunning true crime narrative you will read this year – OUT OF THIN AIR spotlights Iceland’s strangest ever murder case. Iceland, 1974. In two separate…

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse – review

Published by Arrow Publication date – 28 June 2018 Source – review copy ‘Jeeves, of course, is a gentleman’s gentleman, not a butler, but if the call comes, he can buttle with the best of them.’ Bertie’s friend ‘Stinker Pinker’ needs his help. But helping his friend means venturing back into the dreaded Totleigh Towers…

My Name is Anna by Lizzy Barber – cover reveal

Today I’m pleased to be able to reveal the cover for Lizzy Barber’s debut thriller, My Name is Anna, published by Century in e-book on 6th November 2018, and in hardback on 10th January 2019. Here’s a little bit about the book. Two sisters desperate to unlock the truth. But how much will they sacrifice…

The Bus on Thursday by Shirley Barrett – review

Published by Fleet Publication date – 18 September 2018 Source – review copy Bridget Jones meets Twin Peaks in this black comedy about a woman’s retreat to a remote Australian town and the horrors awaiting her. It wasn’t just the bad breakup that turned Eleanor Mellett’s life upside down. It was the cancer. And all…

Helen Cullen – Q&A

Helen Cullen’s debut novel, The Lost Letters of William Woolf was published by Michael Joseph on 12 July 2018. Helen kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Lost Letters of William Woolf. William Woolf works as a letter detective in the Dead Letters Depot of East London; daily…