Alex Reeve – Q&A

Alex Reeve is the author of The House on Half Moon Street. His latest novel, The Anarachists’ Club, was published by Bloomsbury Raven on 2 May 2019. Alex kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The House on Half Moon Street and The Anarchists’ Club. The series is set…

Catherine O’Connell – Q&A

Black Thorn Books is a new publishing imprint, specialising in crime fiction, launcing in May 2019. Catherine O’Connell is the author of Well Bred and Dead and Well Read and Dead. Her latest novel, The Last Night Out is published by Black Thorn Books on 2nd May 2019. Catherine kindly answered a few of my…

Coming back to a series after time by David Hewson – guest post

Black Thorn Books is a new publishing imprint, specialising in crime fiction, launcing in May 2019. David Hewson is the author of over 25 novels including the Nic Costa series, the Pieter Vos series and the adaptations of the The Killings TV series . His latest novel and the latest installment in the Nic Costa…

One More Lie by Amy Lloyd – extract

One More Lie, the new novel from Amy Lloyd, was published by Century on 4 April 2019. Century have allowed me to share an extract from the book. 1  Her: Now    There is a child staring at me from across the aisle. I turn to face the window and enjoy the warmth of the…

Juliet Conlin – Q&A

Juliet Conlin’s new book, The Lives  Before Us was published by Black and White on 28 March 2019. Juliet answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Lives Before Us.  It’s April 1939, and, in Berlin and Vienna, Esther and Kitty face a brutal choice. Flee Europe, or face the…

Jacqueline Winspear – Q&A

The American Agent is the latest Maise Dobbs novel from Jacqueline Winspear. It was published by Allison and Busby on 26 March 2019. Jacqueline kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The American Agent. The novel opens in early September 1940 with excerpts from American journalists in London at…

The Courier by Kjell Ola Dahl – extract

The Courier by Kjell Ola Dahl was published by Orenda Books in paperback on 21 March 2019. Orenda Books have allowed me to share an extract from the book. Oslo, October 1942 1 Her front wheel is stuck in the tram rail. She wiggles the handlebars, but it is too late. She is going to…

Tatiana de Rosnay – Q&A

The Rain Watcher by Tatiana de Rosnay was published by World Editions on 21 February 2019. Tatiana answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about The Rain Watcher. This is the story of a Franco American family meeting up in Paris for a birthday party, and having to deal with two major…

The Day of the Accident by Nuala Ellwood – extract

The Day of the Accident is the second book from Nuala Ellwood. It was published by Penguin on 21 February 2019. Penguin have kindly allowed me to share an extract from the book. Prologue Lewes Crown Court August 2017  Now that I’m finally here I realize that what I feel, more than anything, is a…

Harriet Tyce – Q&A

Harriet Tyce’s debut novel, Blood Orange, was published by Wildfire on 21 February 2019. Harriet kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Blood Orange. It’s a psychological thriller about a criminal barrister called Alison. Her career is flourishing – she’s just been given her first murder case – but…