Catch-Up Quickies 7

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 7

Blog Tour: Sandraker – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the authors and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The aristocracy abide by a different set of rules... ...or so it seems to Sam Applewhite when her job brings her to Candlebroke Hall, the stately home. … Continue reading Blog Tour: Sandraker – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

Blog Tour: Doggerland – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the authors and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: There’s something very wrong at the Otterside care home. When Sam Applewhite tries to help a friend who’s lost a beloved pet she  finds that it’s just … Continue reading Blog Tour: Doggerland – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

Blog Tour: Sealfinger – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the authors and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Some bodies just won’t stay buried. When a client tells Sam Applewhite she’s seen ghosts in the nearby graveyard, Sam dismisses it as the ramblings of an … Continue reading Blog Tour: Sealfinger – Heide Goody and Iain Grant

Glass Coffin – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Farrago. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The tyrannous Huntsmen have declared everyone in one village to be outlaws, since they insist on supporting the magical beings of neighbouring Darkwood. Why won’t they accept that magic is … Continue reading Glass Coffin – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Blight Marked – Josh Erikson

*I proof-read this novel and received a free ARC of the final book, with no obligation to review at all.  This review is unbiased and represents my own personal opinions.* Blurb: Becoming a target is never great, but it’s a little worse when the people trying to kill you are technically the good guys. Gabe escaped … Continue reading Blight Marked – Josh Erikson

The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

*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: There are dark forces at work in our world (and in Manchester in particular), so thank God The Stranger Times is on hand to report them . . … Continue reading The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

Such Big Teeth – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Farrago. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: If you go down to the woods today, be sure of a big surprise. The Battle of Nearby Village is over, and deep in the Darkwood, Gretel and her friends … Continue reading Such Big Teeth – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Blog Tour: Premeditated Myrtle & How to Get Away with Myrtle – Elizabeth C. Bunce

*I received free copy of these books with thanks to the author and Kelly Doyle at Algonquin Young Readers. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* I am utterly thrilled to be part of the blog tour for Elizabeth C. Bunce's Myrtle Hardcastle series, and to share my thoughts with you on Books 1 and 2 … Continue reading Blog Tour: Premeditated Myrtle & How to Get Away with Myrtle – Elizabeth C. Bunce

The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Viking Books UK / Penguin Random House and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders. But when a … Continue reading The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman