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

The Hard Blokes Of Sparta: The Princess In The Tower – Jamie Brindle

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and Story Origin, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  “What’s wrong with ‘Dave’? Dave’s a good name for a Spartan!” The Hard Blokes of Sparta fell through a portal into a strange magical … Continue reading The Hard Blokes Of Sparta: The Princess In The Tower – Jamie Brindle

Blog Tour: Q&A with Pete Adams – Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun

  Thank you to Pete Adams and to Emma Welton of damppebbles blog tours for having me on this tour today! I am honoured to be kicking off for this first book in Pete's new series, which brings back some old Kind Hearts and Martinets faces.   I was lucky enough to get hold of an exclusive … Continue reading Blog Tour: Q&A with Pete Adams – Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun

Kirk Sandblaster vs Protocol 9 – Oli Jacobs

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  BZZZZ! Technology has gone rogue in Universia. Everything from robots, computers, even vending machines are in revolt, doing anything they can to harm anyone made of fleshy goodness. And … Continue reading Kirk Sandblaster vs Protocol 9 – Oli Jacobs

The Smart Woman’s Guide to Murder – Victoria Dowd

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Joffe Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A faded country house in the middle of nowhere. The guests are snowed in. The murders begin. Withering and waspish, Ursula Smart (not her real name) gate-crashes her mother’s … Continue reading The Smart Woman’s Guide to Murder – Victoria Dowd

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

Heroically Challenged: Book 1: Last-Chosen Ones – P.T. McCordic

  *I received a free copy of this book via Voracious Readers Only and with thanks to the author.  I then promptly went and bought my own copy, with my own money.  My review is, as ever, impartial!*   Blurb:  To be an adventurer. One of the elite class of brave souls who travel Eldaria and fight … Continue reading Heroically Challenged: Book 1: Last-Chosen Ones – P.T. McCordic

Country Doctor – Michael Sparrow

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Duckworth Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Have you ever had to decide what to do with an unidentified corpse by a Devonian cowshed when the herd is due in for milking? And … Continue reading Country Doctor – Michael Sparrow

Q&A with Oli Jacobs – Kirk Sandblaster vs. Protocol 9

  I have a review coming up for this book, but was lucky enough to get the opportunity to put a few questions to author Oli Jacobs about writing, reading and his stories. But first, here's the book:   Blurb:  BZZZZ! Technology has gone rogue in Universia. Everything from robots, computers, even vending machines are … Continue reading Q&A with Oli Jacobs – Kirk Sandblaster vs. Protocol 9