The Darkness [review]

Title: The Darkness Author: Ragnar Jonasson Publisher: Michael Joseph [Synopsis] Be the first to read the incredible, chilling first novel in the new Hulda crime series from Icelandic superstar Ragnar Jónasson... At sixty-four, Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdottir of the Reykjavik Police is about to take on her last case before she retires: A young woman,… Continue reading The Darkness [review]

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The Dark Angel [review]

Title: The Dark Angel Author: Elly Griffiths Publisher: Quercus Books [Synopsis] Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Angelo Morelli, asking for her help. He's discovered a group of bones in a tiny hilltop village but doesn't know what to make of them. It's years since Ruth has had… Continue reading The Dark Angel [review]

The Confession by @spainjoanne [blog tour review] @QuercusBooks

Today I am lucky enough to be on the blog tour with a review for the amazing new novel by Jo Spain called The Confession. It's a corker! Read on to see what I thought, and make sure you follow the rest of the blog tour as well! Title: The Confession Author: Jo Spain Publisher:… Continue reading The Confession by @spainjoanne [blog tour review] @QuercusBooks

The Case of Mary Bell: A Portrait of a Child Who Murdered [audiobook review]

Title: The Case of Mary Bell: A Portrait of a Child Who Murdered  Author: Gitta Sereny Format: Audiobook [Synopsis] In December 1968 two girls who lived next door to each other - Mary, aged eleven, and Norma, thirteen - stood before a criminal court in Newcastle, accused of strangling two little boys; Martin Brown, four… Continue reading The Case of Mary Bell: A Portrait of a Child Who Murdered [audiobook review]

The Shadow Man [review]

Title: The Shadow Man Author: Margaret Kirk Publisher: Orion [Synopsis] Two brutal killings rock Inverness, and bring ex-Met Detective Inspector Lukas Mahler the biggest challenge of his career... The body of the queen of daytime TV, Morven Murray is discovered by her sister, Anna, on the morning of her wedding day. But does Anna know… Continue reading The Shadow Man [review]

Yesterday [review]

Title: Yesterday Author: Felicia Yap Publisher: Headline [Synopsis] How do you solve a murder when you can only remember yesterday? There are two types of people in the world. Those who can only remember yesterday, and those who can also recall the day before. You have just one lifeline to the past: your diary. Each… Continue reading Yesterday [review]

The Word is Murder [review]

Title: The Word is Murder Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Century [Synopsis] A wealthy woman strangled six hours after she’s arranged her own funeral. A very private detective uncovering secrets but hiding his own. A reluctant author drawn into a story he can’t control. What do they have in common? Unexpected death, an unsolved mystery and a… Continue reading The Word is Murder [review]

Unforgivable [review]

Title: Unforgivable Author: Mike Thomas Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre [Synopsis] Bombs detonate in a busy souk, causing massive devastation. An explosion rips apart a mosque, killing and injuring those inside. But this isn't the Middle East - this is Cardiff . . . In a city where tensions are already running high, DC Will MacReady and… Continue reading Unforgivable [review]

Cold Blood [review]

Title: Cold Blood Author: Robert Bryndza Publisher: Bookouture [Synopsis] She fell in love with a killer, now she’s one too. The suitcase was badly rusted, and took Erika several attempts, but it yielded and sagged open as she unzipped it. Nothing could prepare her for what she would find inside… When a battered suitcase containing… Continue reading Cold Blood [review]

Perfect Prey [audiobook review]

Title: Perfect Prey Author: Helen Fields Publisher: Avon [My Review] As I haven't read the first in the series, I was approaching this (which I listened to on audiobook) from the point of view of someone new to the series. The D.I. Callanach series seems like a solid, interesting and - at times - very… Continue reading Perfect Prey [audiobook review]