Blog Tour: Tales from the Coffee Pot – 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: For the first time, the best of Jim Ody’s published short-stories are together in one anthology, including four previously unreleased. Twelve twisted tales … Continue reading Blog Tour: Tales from the Coffee Pot – Jim Ody

Catch-Up Quickies 3

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 3

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

The Pinocchio Brief – Abi Silver

*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: A schoolboy accused of a brutal murder. A retired lawyer with secrets to hide… A 15-year-old schoolboy is accused of the murder of one of his teachers. … Continue reading The Pinocchio Brief – Abi Silver

Moonflower Murders – Anthony Horowitz

  *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:  Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is running a small hotel on a Greek island with her long-term boyfriend. But life isn't as idyllic … Continue reading Moonflower Murders – Anthony Horowitz

The Octopus – Tess Little

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  There's more than one way to capture a life. When Elspeth arrives at her ex-husband's LA mansion for his 50th birthday party, she's expecting a crowd … Continue reading The Octopus – Tess Little

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

Protected Secrets (Whispering Pines #10) – Shawn McGuire

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  Springtime in the village means colored eggs, hot crossed buns, and a corpse. As the vernal equinox brings welcome warmth and the promise of the coming tourist season to Wisconsin's … Continue reading Protected Secrets (Whispering Pines #10) – Shawn McGuire