Remain Silent – Susie Steiner

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, The Borough Press, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:   The dead cannot speak. A body is found hanging from a tree in Cambridgeshire, a note attached saying ‘The dead cannot speak’. It’s impossible to say whether … Continue reading Remain Silent – Susie Steiner

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 Glass House – Eve Chase

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Penguin UK – Michael Joseph and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Outside a remote manor house in an idyllic wood, a baby girl is found. The Harrington family takes her in and disbelief quickly turns to … Continue reading The Glass House – Eve Chase

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

Little Eden – KT King

  *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 Magic Book opens the heart & expands the mind... 2012. Little Eden, London, England. The beautiful sanctuary town of Little Eden is under threat. Human greed, selfishness and … Continue reading Little Eden – KT King

40 Nickels – R. Daniel Lester

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Carnegie Fitch can be called a lot of things. Ambitious is not one of them. Months after escaping death in the circus ring at the hands of the Dead … Continue reading 40 Nickels – R. Daniel Lester

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

Dead Clown Blues – R. Daniel Lester

  *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 Finalist for the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novella! Carnegie Fitch, once-upon-a-time drifter and now half-assed private eye, has a sharp tongue, a cheap suit and … Continue reading Dead Clown Blues – R. Daniel Lester