Blog Tour – Q&A with Michael Stephenson – The Ones That Stare

  Happy to be back to Bookshine after my ill-health hiatus of the last few weeks.  And I'm straight back in with a treat, as I got the opportunity to put some questions to author Michael Stephenson as part of the blog tour for his latest book, The Ones That Stare. First, here's the book:   … Continue reading Blog Tour – Q&A with Michael Stephenson – The Ones That Stare

*Urgent Notice – Bookshine Illness*

Steph was taken unexpectedly ill on Friday with a severe infection which required hospitalization and a swift operation. She is now home and recovering well, but is unlikely to be able to post any of her planned reviews for the next couple of weeks. She is very keen for me to assure you all that … Continue reading *Urgent Notice – Bookshine Illness*

Monstrous Heart – Claire McKenna

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Arden Beacon arrives in the salt-swept port of Vigil with a job to do. Tasked with using the magic in her blood to keep the lighthouse burning, … Continue reading Monstrous Heart – Claire McKenna

She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be – J.D. Barker

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Hampton Creek Press and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A haunting tale of suspense, rendered with the masterful skill only Barker could muster. After the loss of his parents, young Jack Thatch first met … Continue reading She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be – J.D. Barker

Love Potions and Other Calamities – Charlie Laidlaw

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A comic tale of love, mystery and unintended consequences . . . Rosie McLeod, pub proprietor and a gifted herbalist of local renown, is thirty-nine and holding, but only … Continue reading Love Potions and Other Calamities – Charlie Laidlaw

Flying on the Ground – Richie Billing

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Richie Billing’s short fiction has been published by Kzine, TANSTAAFL Press, Far Horizons, Writing on the Wall and a dozen more. Flying on the Ground is a collection of the majority of these pieces, … Continue reading Flying on the Ground – Richie Billing

The Redwood Con – Reagan Keeter

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   After a divorced Chicago father is charged with killing his girlfriend and unexplainable secrets about her come to light, he’ll have to figure out how much he’s willing to … Continue reading The Redwood Con – Reagan Keeter

Blog Tour: Marrow Jam – Susan A. King

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   MURDER, MYSTERY…AND MARROWS Some people would describe Beattie Bramshaw as a pillar of the community. Many would applaud her numerous successes in the bakery … Continue reading Blog Tour: Marrow Jam – Susan A. King

Blog Tour: I Am Dust – Louise Beech

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author, Anne Cater and Orenda Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  When iconic musical Dust is revived twenty years after the leading actress was murdered in her dressing room, a series of eerie events haunts … Continue reading Blog Tour: I Am Dust – Louise Beech

Giveaway courtesy of Jonathan Harries Ink

    Popping in to give you all a quick heads up that Jonathan Harries Ink is running a fantastic giveaway to win a Kindle Paperwhite, his Roger Storm trilogy on Kindle and one of his "Saving Wildlife" t-shirts! Just head over to his Instagram post and follow the instructions there to be in with … Continue reading Giveaway courtesy of Jonathan Harries Ink