BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Do Not Feed the Bear by Rachel Elliot

With its rather unusual title and an eye-catching cover, this is one of those books that begs to be picked up and read. Told from varying points of view - even that of adored dog Stuart - this is a poignant story about loneliness, loss, melancholy, and a reminder that those who have left us … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Do Not Feed the Bear by Rachel Elliot

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

What a thrill, as well as an honour to be kicking off the blog tour today for Michael Connelly's latest book, Dark, Sacred Night! In this police procedural, Connelly teams up his well-known and familiar detective Harry Bosch, who's now left the police force, with his fairly new character, LAPD detective Renée Ballard. After a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Bridesmaids by Zara Stoneley

Anyone who's ever been involved in planning a wedding, whether it's their own, or a friend or family member's, knows that the final product (everything and everyone looking beautiful, smiles all around, hugs and kisses etc. etc.) certainly doesn't tell the full story! Not by a long shot! Bridesmaids is the story of Rachel's journey … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Bridesmaids by Zara Stoneley

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – A Clean Canvas by Elizabeth Mundy

This was quite a different sort of crime read. Lena (pronounced Lay-na, not Lea-ner to rhyme with cleaner, although she thinks she should have reconsidered naming her business 'Lena's Cleaners) is a bit of an amateur sleuth, by all accounts. However, mostly she's a rather diligent business-woman who runs her own cleaning service. A Hungarian … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – A Clean Canvas by Elizabeth Mundy

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – The Passengers by John Marrs

You know when you pick up a John Marrs book that you won't be getting much sleep! Firstly because you'll be reading way into the night, and secondly because his books are so thought-provoking (and slightly disturbing, let's not lie), that they keep you awake as your mind races with thoughts and ideas that you … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – The Passengers by John Marrs

BLOG BLITZ REVIEW – Spare Room by Dreda Say Mitchell

Home Is Where The Nightmare Is Beautiful double room to let to single person Lisa, a troubled young woman with a past, can’t believe her luck when she finds a beautiful room to rent in a large house. The live-in owners are a kind and welcoming couple. Everything is fine until she finds a suicide … Continue reading BLOG BLITZ REVIEW – Spare Room by Dreda Say Mitchell

Blog Tour Review – For the Missing by Lina Bengtsdotter

So excited to bring you my first blog tour review of 2019!! A Swedish noir that won the Crimetime Specsavers Best Debut Award! It's the first in a series featuring DI Charlie Lager, For the Missing and it's a chilling, atmospheric slow-burner that picks up the pace ... starting off slowly, with many hints as to … Continue reading Blog Tour Review – For the Missing by Lina Bengtsdotter

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Fishing for Maui by Isa Pearl Ritchie

A novel about food, whānau, and mental illness. Blurb: Valerie reads George Eliot to get to sleep – just to take her mind off worries over her patients, her children, their father and the next family dinner. Elena is so obsessed with health, traditional food, her pregnancy and her blog she doesn’t notice that her … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Fishing for Maui by Isa Pearl Ritchie