Lesley Pearse – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Lesley Pearse to the blog. Lesley is the best selling author over twelve novels including The Belle Trilogy, Without a Trace, Remember Me and Never Look Back, with her novels selling over 10 million copies worldwide.  Her latest novel, Dead to Me, was published by Penguin on 4th May 2017. Lesley kindly answered some of…

Imran Mahmood – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Imran Mahmood to the blog. Imran’s debut novel, You Don’t Know Me is published by Michael Joseph on 4 May 2017. Imran kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about You Don’t Know Me. The book opens with a young black defendant on trial for murder….

Hells Gate by Laurent Gaudé – review

Published by Gallic Press Publication date – 10 April 2017 Source – review copy Translated by Emily Boyce and Jane Aitken What if death was not the end? A thrilling story of love, loss, revenge and redemption in Naples and beyond. When his son is killed by gangsters’ crossfire on his way to school, Neapolitan…

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,…