40 Nickels – R. Daniel Lester

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Carnegie Fitch can be called a lot of things. Ambitious is not one of them. Months after escaping death in the circus ring at the hands of the Dead … Continue reading 40 Nickels – R. Daniel Lester

Dead Clown Blues – R. Daniel Lester

  *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 Finalist for the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novella! Carnegie Fitch, once-upon-a-time drifter and now half-assed private eye, has a sharp tongue, a cheap suit and … Continue reading Dead Clown Blues – R. Daniel Lester

Blog Tour: The Tower – Anne-Marie Ormsby

  *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:  Sometimes the dead come back. And sometimes all they want is to hurt you. When residents on an east London housing estate start dying … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Tower – Anne-Marie Ormsby

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

A Slight Case of Death – Robert Lee Beers

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Nothing is at it seems… Vampires don't exist, do they? That's a question Private Detective Tony Mandolin finds himself pondering as the evidence piles up pointing … Continue reading A Slight Case of Death – Robert Lee Beers

Pan’s Labyrinth – Guillermo del Torro & Cornelia Funke

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the authors, NetGalley and Bloomsbury. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  This enthralling novel, inspired by the 2006 film, illustrates that fantasy is the sharpest tool to explore the terrors and miracles of the human heart 'You shouldn't come … Continue reading Pan’s Labyrinth – Guillermo del Torro & Cornelia Funke

GoodCopBadCop – Jim Alexander

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*       Blurb:  GoodCopBadCop is a modern crime take on Jekyll and Hyde where the ‘good cop’ and ‘bad cop’ are the same person. It is a modern-day police procedural … Continue reading GoodCopBadCop – Jim Alexander

Blog Tour: It Never Goes Away – Tom Trott

  *I received a free copy 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:  From No.1 Private Detective to No.1 Suspect A cryptic message from an old friend leads Joe Grabarz to an abandoned farmhouse in the middle … Continue reading Blog Tour: It Never Goes Away – Tom Trott

Blog Tour: Choose Your Parents Wisely – Tom Trott

  *I received a free copy 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:  One missing girl and the whole city goes crazy. It’s been three days, and now everyone in Brighton is looking for her. There is … Continue reading Blog Tour: Choose Your Parents Wisely – Tom Trott

Blog Tour: You Can’t Make Old Friends – Tom Trott

  *I received a free copy 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:  Blacklisted by the police. Being sued by a client. And broke. Things can’t get any worse for Brighton’s No.1 Private Detective, Joe Grabarz, in this … Continue reading Blog Tour: You Can’t Make Old Friends – Tom Trott