Reading Bingo 2017

I spotted Book Bingo posts from the fabulous bloggers Cleo over at CleopatraLovesBooks and Marina at Finding Time to Write last year and  I thought it seemed like a fun way of looking at the books I had read over the year. I gave it a go last year and thought I’d try my hand…

Mystery in White by J Jefferson Farjeon – review

Published by British Library Publication date 25 September 2014 Source – own copy On Christmas Eve, heavy snowfall brings a train to a halt near the village of Hemmersby. Several passengers take shelter in a deserted country house, where the fire has been lit and the table laid for tea – but no one is…

David Matthews – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome David Matthews to the blog. David is the author of That They Might Lovely Be which was published by Top Hat Books on 8 December 2017. David kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about That They Might Lovely Be. Although I have set the…

Beth Miller- Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Beth Miller to the blog. Beth is the author of When We Were Sisters and her latest novel The Good Neighbour was published by Ebury on 10 September 2015. Beth kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Good Neighbour. We may see our…

Tattletale by Sarah J Naughton – review

Published by Trapeze Publication date – 23 March 2017 Source – review copy One day changes Jody’s life forever. She has shut herself down, haunted by her memories and unable to trust anyone. But then she meets Abe, the perfect stranger next door and suddenly life seems full of possibility and hope. One day changes…

C J Carver – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome C J  Carver to the blog. CJ is the author of nine novels including Blood Junction and the Dan Forrester Series including Tell Me A Lie and Spare Me the Truth. The lastest in the Dan Forrester series, Know Me Know is published by Bonnier Zaffre on 14 December 2017….

Toppling the TBR pile – Transworld Books

It’s getting to that time of year again, where the excitment builds and we can’t wait to see what treats are in store. I am of course talking about the release of publishers catalogues for next year. So I’ve looked through these which much the same eagerness as when I am armed with the Christmas…

Alison Brodie – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Alison Brodie to the blog. Alison it the author of Wild Life, The Double and Break Failure. Her latest novel, Zenka was self published on 6 November 2017. Alison kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Zenka. ZENKA is the story of mob boss,…

Six Degrees of Separation – December 2017

I spotted this meme on the outstanding blogs of Susan at A Life in Books and Marina at Finding Time to Write. If you haven’t visited their blogs I’d recommend you do for insightful reviews, bookish observations and original poetry. The meme was created by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. From what…

K S Hunter – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome K S Hunter to the blog. K S Hunter is the pseudonym of a best-selling author and their debut novel under this pseudonym, Just One Time  published by on 7 December 2017. K S Hunter kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Just One…

A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee – review

Published by Vintage Publication date  – 4 May 2017 Source – own copy WINNER OF THE CWA ENDEAVOUR HISTORICAL DAGGER 2017 India, 1919. Desperate for a fresh start, Captain Sam Wyndham arrives to take up an important post in Calcutta’s police force. He is soon called to the scene of a horrifying murder. The victim…