Carry on, Sister by Sharon Bolton – guest post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Sharon Bolton to the blog. Sharon is the author of Little Black Lies, Now You See Me, Dead Scared, Like This, Forever, A Dark and Twisted Tide, Sacrifice, Awakening and Daisy in Chains and her latest novel, Dead Woman Walking, was published by Bantam Press on 20 April 2017. Today Sharon has written about why…

The Summer House Party by Caro Fraser – extract

Caro Fraser is the author of the Caper Court series and her latest novel The Summer House Party, was published by Head of Zeus on 9 March 2017 in ebook and on 6 April 2017 in hardback. Today Head of Zeus have kindly given me permission to share an extract from The Summer House Party. When…

Quieter Than Killing by Sarah Hilary – review

Published by Headline Publication date – 9 March 2017 Source – review copy “It’s winter, the nights are dark and freezing, and a series of seemingly random assaults is pulling DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake out onto streets of London. When Marnie’s family home is ransacked, there are signs that the burglary can…

Wendy Holden – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Wendy Holden to the blog. Wendy is the author of nine novels including Pastures Nouveaux, The Wifes of Bath, Gifted and Talented and Honeymoon Suite  and her latest novel, Laura Lake and the Hipster Weddings was published by Head of Zeus in ebook on 14 February 2017. It is available in paperback on 7 September…

Twisted Sisters by Michelle Adams – Guest Post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Michelle Adams to the blog. Michelle’s debut novel My Sister was published by Headline on 20 April 2017. Today Michelle talks about her favourite sisters in fiction. It’s often said that there is no better friend than a sibling. After all, they are the people with whom we spend most…

Graham Smith – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Graham Smith to the blog. Graham is the author of four books to feature the Cumbria Major Crimes team. His latest novel Watching the Bodies,  the first in a new series to feature Jake Boulder, was published by Bloodhound Books on 18 April 2017. Graham kindly answered a few of…

Kjell Ola Dahl – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Kjell Ola Dahl to the blog. Kjell is the author of six previous novels to feature Gunnarstranda and Frølich and his latest novel, Faithless, which was translated by Don Bartlett, was published by Orenda Books on 15 April 2017. Kjell kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about…

The Woman Who Met Her Match by Fiona Gibson – extract

Today I’m pleased to share with you an extract from Fiona Gibson’s latest novel, The Woman Who Met Her Match, which was published by Avon on 20 April 2017. Avon has kindly given me permission to share this extract with you.   And then . . . Antoine returned from le camping: a vision of messy…

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt – review

Published by Tinder Press Publication date – 2 May 2017 Source – review copy “When her father and step-mother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden – thirty two years old and still living at home – immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent,…

Poppy Dolan – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Poppy Dolan to the blog. Poppy is the author of The Bad Boyfriends Bootcamp, There’s More to Life than Cupcakes and are latest novel The Bluebell Bunting Society was published by Canelo in ebook on 27 March 2017 Poppy kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about…

Using Childhood Stories for Inspiration by Harriet Cummings – Guest Post

Today I’m pleased to welcome Harriet Cummings to the blog. Harriet’s debut novel, We All Begin As Strangers is published by Orion on 20 April 2017. Today Harriet discusses using childhood stories as inspiration. Like most kids, I was told lots of stories growing up. Many of these I later forgot, while others stayed with…

Diney Costeloe – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Diney Costeloe to the blog. Diney is the author of The Throwaway Children, The Runaway Family, The Lost Soldier, The Sisters of St Croix and The Girl With No Name and her latest novel The Married Girls was published by Head of Zeus in ebook on 17 February 2017 and is out…