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

Blog Tour: The Dark Side of the Mind – Kerry Daynes

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Anne Cater of Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Welcome to the world of the forensic psychologist, where the people you meet are wildly unpredictable and often frightening. The job: to delve … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dark Side of the Mind – Kerry Daynes

Blog Tour: Two Blankets, Three Sheets – Rodaan Al Galidi (translated by Jonathan Reeder)

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, World Editions, and Anne Cater of Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Based on the author’s true story, this is the account of Iraqi refugee Samir, who spends nine years in an asylum … Continue reading Blog Tour: Two Blankets, Three Sheets – Rodaan Al Galidi (translated by Jonathan Reeder)

Blog Tour: Q&A with Antoinette Truglio Martin – Hug Everyone You Know

    Yet another special treat:  I had the opportunity to put some questions to the author of Hug Everyone You Know, Antoinette Truglio Martin. First, here’s the book:   Blurb:  During 2017's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, She Writes Press published Antoinette Truglio Martin’s touching memoir, Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, … Continue reading Blog Tour: Q&A with Antoinette Truglio Martin – Hug Everyone You Know

The Oshun Diaries – Diane Esguerra

  *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:  High priestesses are few and far between, white ones in Africa even more so. When Diane Esguerra hears of a mysterious Austrian woman … Continue reading The Oshun Diaries – Diane Esguerra

Terrible Lizard – Doug Goodman

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  If you can train a chicken, you can train a dinosaur. Or so Oak Jones thought. He’s wanted on the Police Dinosaur Unit all his life. Now that he’s … Continue reading Terrible Lizard – Doug Goodman

What Nobody Knew – Amelia Hendry

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  My story begins aged 3, when my mother abandoned me and left me with my brutal father to raise me. Nobody knew the secrets that went on inside that … Continue reading What Nobody Knew – Amelia Hendry

Critical – Dr Matt Morgan

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to NetGalley and Simon & Schuster. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Critical is an intelligent, compelling and profoundly insightful journey into the world of intensive care medicine and the lives of people who have forever been changed by it. Being … Continue reading Critical – Dr Matt Morgan

Hard Pushed – Leah Hazard

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to Cornerstone / Penguin Random House.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  No sleep for twenty hours. No food for ten. And a ward full of soon-to-be mothers… Welcome to the life of a midwife. Life on the NHS front … Continue reading Hard Pushed – Leah Hazard

How To Fail – Elizabeth Day

  *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:  Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How To Fail is Elizabeth Day’s brilliantly funny, painfully honest and insightful celebration of things going wrong. This is a book for anyone who has … Continue reading How To Fail – Elizabeth Day