Lost Property – Helen Paris

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Dot Watson has lost her way. Twelve years ago her life veered off course, and the guilt over what happened still haunts her. Before then she … Continue reading Lost Property – Helen Paris

Strong Like the Sea – Wendy Swore

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Shadow Mountain Publishing and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Even though twelve-year-old Alexis was born in Hawaii, she won’t surf or swim with her friends—not since the ocean and its hidden creatures swept her out to … Continue reading Strong Like the Sea – Wendy Swore

The Hurtle of Hell – Simon Edge

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Eye and Lightning Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: An atheist comedy featuring God and a confused young man from Hackney. When gay, pleasure-seeking Stefano Cartwright is almost killed by a wave while at the beach, … Continue reading The Hurtle of Hell – Simon Edge

Blog Tour: The Crazy Season – Jim Ody

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and to Zoé of Zooloo's Book Tours and Question Mark Press.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Joel Baxter is infamous for solving weird and bizarre cases that others avoid. So, when he receives an email from a … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Crazy Season – Jim Ody

Anti-Social – Nick Pettigrew

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Cornerstone / Penguin Random House and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Has your life become unbearable because the person living above you has a fondness for crack cocaine, the company of strangers and dance music? Or maybe you're … Continue reading Anti-Social – Nick Pettigrew

Blog Tour: Manipulated Lives – H.A. Leuschel

*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: Five compelling true-to-life stories each highlighting a narcissist’s manipulative mind games Narcissists are everywhere.They can be witty, charming and highly charismatic.Anyone can be their … Continue reading Blog Tour: Manipulated Lives – H.A. Leuschel

Blog Tour: Death at Rainbow Cottage – Jo Allen

*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: At the end of the rainbow, a man lies dead.The apparently motiveless murder of a man outside the home of controversial equalities activist Claud Blackwell and his … Continue reading Blog Tour: Death at Rainbow Cottage – Jo Allen

Lost – Leona Deakin

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: HOW CAN YOU SOLVE A CRIME IF YOU CAN'T REMEMBER THE CLUES? There is an explosion at a military ball. The casualties are rushed to hospital … Continue reading Lost – Leona Deakin

The Illustrated Child – Polly Crosby

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, HQ – Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A picture paints a thousand lies… Romilly lives in a ramshackle house with her eccentric artist father and her cat, Monty. She knows little about her past … Continue reading The Illustrated Child – Polly Crosby

A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Titan Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Noah Turner’s family are haunted by monsters that are all too real, strange creatures that visit them all: His bookish mother Margaret; Lovecraft-obsessed father Harry; eldest sister Sydney, born … Continue reading A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill