Book Review · Crime

Everything Is Lies – Helen Callaghan

Blurb: 'Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least that is what she's always believed. Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool of his own blood, near to death. The police are… Continue reading Everything Is Lies – Helen Callaghan

Book Review · Crime · humour · thriller

The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief – Marc Whelchel

Blurb: 'Meet V.C. Almond, Mastermind Sleuth, Jack of Some Trades, and the Delmar Loop's Private Investigator Ordinaire. V.C. Almond’s life is in the gutter. Divorced and broke, he’s living in a rat trap apartment above the loudest punk music venue in the Delmar Loop. Worse, his dear friend, merry prankster Jake Kennedy, son of crime boss… Continue reading The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief – Marc Whelchel

Book Review · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · History

The Toymakers – Robert Dinsdale

Blurb: ‘It is 1917, and London has spent years in the shadow of the First World War. In the heart of Mayfair, though, there is a place of hope. A place where children’s dreams can come true, where the impossible becomes possible – that place is Papa Jack’s Toy Emporium. For years Papa Jack has… Continue reading The Toymakers – Robert Dinsdale

Book Review · Uncategorized

Faking Friends – Jane Fallon

Blurb: 'Amy thought she knew everything there was to know about her best friend Melissa. Then again, Amy also thought she was on the verge of the wedding of her dreams to her long-distance fiancé. Until she pays a surprise trip home to London. Jack is out, but it's clear another woman has been making… Continue reading Faking Friends – Jane Fallon

Book Review · Culture · grief · life · Romance

The End of Loneliness – Benedict Wells

I think I’ve been fairly bad at posting book reviews lately. There are two reasons for this: I can’t read my NetGalley books sneakily while I’m at work through the Kindle programme on my laptop, which means I’m not getting through those books as quickly as I’d like. I’ve been putting off posting reviews for… Continue reading The End of Loneliness – Benedict Wells

Book Review

Calling Major Tom – David. M. Barnett

Blurb: 'Calling Major Tom is a heart-warming and ultimately life-affirming story of a man who has given up on the world... but discovers in the most unlikely way that it might not have given up on him. We all know someone like Thomas.The grumpy next-door-neighbour who complains to the Residents' Committee about the state of… Continue reading Calling Major Tom – David. M. Barnett

Book Review · Crime · thriller

Book Tour / Book Review – ‘Now You See Me’ – Kierney Scott

'Now You See Me' is the new novel by Kierney Scott and it’s the first book in the Jess Bishop FBI Agent series. Thank you to the guys over at Bookouture for providing me with an Advanced Reader Copy and for allowing me to take part in the blog tour! Blurb: As she saw his… Continue reading Book Tour / Book Review – ‘Now You See Me’ – Kierney Scott