February 2, 2019

Twisted by Steve Cavanagh book review

My Review I hibernated from the cold weather and read this book in a day! It’s the story of a bestselling author who wishes to remain anonymous and writes crime fiction books using a pseudonym J T LeBeau. Who is he really though? It’s a very dangerous fact to know as those who did find out his or her real identity end up getting bumped […]

January 12, 2019

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley book review

Publication date: 3 Dec 2018 Publisher: HarperCollins Language: English ASIN: B07FK6L3T1 Source: the publisher via NetGalley The Blurb EVERYONE’S INVITED.EVERYONE’S A SUSPECT. Bristling with tension, bitter rivalries, and toxic friendships, get ready for the most hotly-anticipated thriller of 2019. In a remote hunting lodge, deep in the Scottish wilderness, old friends gather for New Year. The beautiful one The golden couple The volatile one The new parents The quiet […]

November 8, 2018

In The Far Pashmina Mountains by Janet MacLeod Trotter book review

A few years ago I read and enjoyed The Tyneside Saga series of books and The Jarrow Trilogy series very much. I’ve since enjoyed other books by this author, so happily agreed to read a review copy she kindly sent to me via NetGalley a review copy of this book to read. Using a framework of historical events, the author uses her own family history […]

January 24, 2018

#mrsbloggsbooks The Bone Keeper by Luca Veste #review Book 2 #20BooksOfSummer #TheBoneKeeper

• Publication date: 8 Mar 2018 • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK • Language: English • ASIN: B01MEG20HE Source: My own copy The Bone Keeper will corrupt your days and shatter your nights’ Val McDermid ‘A dark and brilliant thriller from a writer who just gets better and better. The Bone Keeper is tense, chilling and HUGELY scary’ Mark Billingham ‘Luca Veste proves you don’t […]

January 13, 2018

ll Keep You Safe: Peter May – book review

I was given a review copy of this book by Charlotte Cooper, Midas Public Relations My Thoughts & Review I’m a huge fan of Peter May. I really enjoyed the Lewis trilogy of books The Lewis Man, The Blackhouse andThe Chessmen and I was delighted that his latest book I’ll Keep You Safe is set once more back in the Hebrides on the island of […]

January 7, 2018

Three Things About Elsie by Joanne Cannon book review

• Publication date: 11 Jan 2018 • Publisher: The Borough Press The other day, I predicted that a different book would be THE book of the year. It may well be, deserves to be, but I think that Three Things About Elsie might just be a strong contender. I feel absolutely privileged to have been able to read this book. Love the cover too. With […]

March 24, 2017

Book Review – The Magdalen Girls: V S Alexander ‪@VSAlexander3

A Snippet of the Blurb (via Amazon) Dublin, 1962. Within the gated grounds of the convent of The Sisters of the Holy Redemption lies one of the city’s Magdalen Laundries. Once places of refuge, the laundries have evolved into grim workhouses. Some inmates are “fallen” women—unwed mothers, prostitutes, or petty criminals. Most are ordinary girls whose only sin lies in being too pretty, too independent, […]

August 31, 2016

Hillsborough The Truth by Phil Scraton

Q&A author interview: Denzil Meyrick Thanks for agreeing to be a guest here today Denzil. Please could you tell us a bit about yourself.After studying politics, I joined the police, serving in Glasgow. After suffering injury, I entered the business world, eventually owning my own companies. My first novel was published in late 2012. I live with my wife on Loch Lomondside in Scotland, close […]