Killer by Jonathan Kellerman – Review

Published by Headline Publication date – 25 September 2014 Source – own copy “In this thrilling story from No. 1 bestseller Jonathan Kellerman, psychologist sleuth Alex Delaware becomes the target of a vengeful killer while a baby goes missing. Well used to elevated emotions, psychologist Alex Delaware shrugs off a joking death threat from beautiful…

Killing Spree

Every day this week there will be different post all celebrating crime novels. There will be reviews and guest posts from fellow bloggers discussing such things as the appeal of crime novels and reading crime series. I’ll be reviewing the appropriately titled ‘Killer’ by Jonathan Kellerman and ‘A Death in the Dales’ by Frances Brody. I…

Louise Beech – Q&A

Today I’m very pleased to welcome Louise Beech to the blog. Louise’s debut novel, How to be Brave, was published by Orenda Books on 17th September. I’ve yet to read this book but Karen at Orenda has a talent for publishing fantastic pieces of fiction so I can’t wait to read it. My mum has…

The Defenceless by Kati Hiekkapelto – Review

Published by Orenda Books Publication date – 3 September 2015 Source – review copy Translated by David Hackston “When an old man is found dead on the road – seemingly run over by a Hungarian au pair – police investigator Anna Fekete is certain that there is more to the incident than meets the eye. As…

Clare Carson – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Clare Carson to the blog. Clare’s debut novel, Orkney Twilight, is published by Head of Zeus on 17 September 2015. Clare has kindly answered some of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Orkney Twilight.  Orkney Twilight is a story narrated by Sam,  an eighteen year old political activist…

James Craig – Q&A

Today I’m very pleased to welcome author James Craig to the blog. James is the author of the best selling Inspector Carlyle series. His new series featuring Kriminalinspektor Max Drescher is published by Fahrenheit Press on 10th September 2015. Tell us a little about A Slow Death. It’s a year after the fall of the…

By Its Cover by Donna Leon – Review

Published by Arrow Publishing Publication date – 12 March 2015 Source – own copy “By Its Cover is the much anticipated twenty-third instalment in Donna Leon’s bestselling crime series, where Commissario Brunetti is better than ever as he addresses questions of worth and value alongside his ever-faithful team of Ispettore Vianello and Signorina Elettra. When…

Five Mistakes I’ve Made by Colette McBeth – Guest Post

Today I’m very pleased to welcome Colette McBeth to the blog. Colette is the author of Precious Thing and her latest novel, The Life I Left Behind was published in paperback by Headline Review on 13 August 2015 Colette has written a fabulous guest post on the five writing mistakes she has made. Five mistakes I’ve made.  I could fill…

Anne Randall/A.J.McCreanor – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome A.J. McCreanor, author of Riven to the blog. Her new book Silenced, the second in the Wheeler and Ross series is published under the name Anne Randall by Constable on 3rd September 2015 A.J. answered a few of my questions. 1.    Tell us a little about Silenced.  Silenced is the second novel in the…

One to Watch – Fahrenheit Press

Today’s one to watch is a new publisher hitting the crime and thriller scene. Fahrenheit Press will be publishing their first title, A Slow Death by James Craig, author of the Inspector Carlyle series, on 10 September 2015 and their Twitter feed @fahrenheitpress is a treat to follow. I got in contact with Chris, the…