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

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

The Black and the White -Alis Hawkins

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Sapere Books and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Not every corpse put in a pit has died of the plague… England, 1349 The Black Death is tearing through the country and those not yet afflicted are … Continue reading The Black and the White -Alis Hawkins

Rules for Perfect Murders – Peter Swanson

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Faber & Faber and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb: If you want to get away with murder, play by the rules A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears an … Continue reading Rules for Perfect Murders – Peter Swanson

The Guest List – Lucy Foley

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A REMOTE ISLAND. AN INVITATION TO DIE FOR. A gripping, twisty murder mystery thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Hunting Party. On an island off the windswept … Continue reading The Guest List – Lucy Foley

Roots of Corruption – Laura Laakso (Wilde Investigations #3)

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, and Louise Walters of Louise Walters Books.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  On the night of Samhain, the veil between worlds is at its thinnest, and ancient magic runs wild in Old London. When Lady … Continue reading Roots of Corruption – Laura Laakso (Wilde Investigations #3)

Madam Tulip and the Serpent’s Tree – David Ahern

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Actress Derry O’Donnell, moonlighting as fortune-teller Madam Tulip, finds herself in a famous pop singer’s entourage. But at the star’s glittering birthday party in the Dublin mountains, Derry finds … Continue reading Madam Tulip and the Serpent’s Tree – David Ahern

Blog Tour: The Art of Murder (Jordan Jenner #2) – J. S. Strange

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Artist Xander Draper is being threatened by a dangerous group. With PI Jordan Jenner's help, Xander hopes to remain unscathed. But when … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Art of Murder (Jordan Jenner #2) – J. S. Strange

The Awful Truth About the Name of the Rose – Marco Ocram

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Tiny Fox Press. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  “IT IS STAN,” screamed the unhinged monk. “STAN HAS COME AMONGST US!” “Stan?” cried the abbot and I in bewilderment. “Who is Stan?” I realized my … Continue reading The Awful Truth About the Name of the Rose – Marco Ocram