September’s Wrap Up

September was a busy month; both from a reading and personal perspective. It was the month where I overstretched myself as I underestimated the impact of my daughter starting school both in terms of available time and emotionally! I’m thrilled that she has settled in well, we are settling into our new routine and I’ve […]

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Death Parts Us – Alex Walters

Twenty years ago, Jackie Galloway was a senior cop with a bad reputation. Then he ended up on the wrong side of the wrong people, and his career was ruined. Sacked and with no pension, he ends up eking out his last days on Scotland’s Black Isle, his mind lost to dementia, supported only by […]

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Cause of Death – Peter Ritchie

Published: 14th September 2017 (Black & White Publishing) DCI Grace Macallan’s career has hit a serious roadblock. When a covert police operation in Northern Ireland goes badly wrong, she’s faced with a painful decision – lie to save a young officer’s career or tell the truth and ruin her own reputation. For Grace, there can […]

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Dangerous Crossing – Rachel Rhys

Published: 23rd March 2017 (Transworld) England, September 1939 Lily Shepherd boards a cruise liner for a new life in Australia and is plunged into a world of cocktails, jazz and glamorous friends. But as the sun beats down, poisonous secrets begin to surface. Suddenly Lily finds herself trapped with nowhere to go … Australia, six-weeks […]

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Kindred Killers – Graham Smith

Published: 12th September 2017 (Bloodhound Books)  Jake Boulder’s help is requested by his best friend, Alfonse, when his cousin is crucified and burned alive along with his wife and children. As Boulder tries to track the heinous killer, a young woman is abducted. Soon her body is discovered and Boulder realises both murders have something […]

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Maria In The Moon – Louise Beech

Published: 30th September 2017 (Orenda Books)  A stunning, beautifully written dark drama by the critically acclaimed author of How To Be Brave and The Mountain in My Shoe. Thirty-two-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can’t remember everything. She can’t remember her ninth year. She can’t remember when her insomnia started. And she can’t remember why […]

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The Missing Girls – Carol Wyer

Published: 14th September 2017 (Bookouture)  One girl found dead. Another girl gone… Long shadows danced on the tin walls. Inside the trunk lay Carrie Miller, wrapped in plastic, arms folded across her ribcage, lips sealed tight forever… When a girl’s body is found at a Midlands storage unit, it is too decomposed for Detective Robyn Carter to […]

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Dead Souls – Angela Marsons

Published: 28th April 2017 (Bookouture)  The truth was dead and buried… until now.  When a collection of human bones is unearthed during a routine archaeological dig, a Black Country field suddenly becomes a complex crime scene for Detective Kim Stone. As the bones are sorted, it becomes clear that the grave contains more than one victim. […]

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Final Girls – Riley Sager

FIRST THERE WERE THREE  The media calls them the Final Girls – Quincy, Sam, Lisa – the infamous group that no one wants to be part of. The sole survivors of three separate killing sprees, they are linked by their shared trauma. THEN THERE WERE TWO But when Lisa dies in mysterious circumstances and Sam shows up unannounced on her doorstep, […]

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The Girl Who Came Back – Kerry Wilkinson

Published: 8th September 2017 (Bookouture)  Thirteen years ago Olivia Adams went missing. Now she’s back… or is she? When six-year-old Olivia Adams disappeared from her back garden, the small community of Stoneridge was thrown into turmoil.  How could a child vanish in the middle of a cosy English village? Thirteen years on and Olivia is back. Her […]

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