• all your little lies - All Your Little Lies by Marianne Holmes | EXTRACT

    All Your Little Lies by Marianne Holmes | EXTRACT

    Happy friday everyone. I have a very special extract to share with you today for Marianne Holmes new book, All Your Little Lies, which releases today! HAPPY PUBLICATION DAY! Grab a brew and a few biccies and enjoy some awesome writing. 1THURSDAY EVENINGAnnie squatted down behind Paul’s car and reached intothe exhaust pipe, her fingers patting gently until theyclosed around his spare keys. An owl called out near therailway lines and she hesitated, teetering between safety anddanger, and then withdrew her hand. The keys dug into herpalm.She struggled with the external door to Paul’s apartmentblock, while gusts of wind whispered and tugged at the hem ofher coat. In the sudden…

    Crime Fiction

    Dead Perfect by Noelle Holten | Blog Tour

    Thanks to Sarah Hardy at Books on the Brightside for a place on the blog tour and for a copy of the book. As always it’s a pleasure to be involved. Some authors just punch you right in the feels and Noelle Holton just keeps on living up to that reputation with every book she releases.  When the invitation to join the blog tour for the next DC Maggie Jamieson adverture, Dead Perfect, landed in my email inbox, there was no chance I was going to pass up on it.  Reading Dead Perfect was like meeting up with a best friend that you haven’t seen in months and it’s comforting…

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    Fantasy,  Horror

    Banished by Lou Yardley | Review

    Banished is the newest offering from one of my favourite indie authors, Lou Yardley.  She teaches us that deception is a fruit best left well alone.  Every village has its secrets and Elkbury is no exception, the residents will find this out the hard way.  Wren, Hedwin and the villagers will come to regret no questioning everything.  On the outside it seems they all have the perfect life – a safe village to live out their lives, no death and disease, all thanks to a secret ceremony called The Banishment.  You know what they say about illusions, they are there to be shattered.  The Banishment ceremony should ensure that murder…

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    Norse Fiction

    Children by Bjørn Larssen | Blog Tour

    Children by Bjørn Larssen is one of those truly once in a lifetime reads.  Whilst reading it felt like all the stars had aligned, every wish I ever had come true, it was the jackpot lottery win.  It has everything.  The striking colour and magic that it promises within, decadent characterisation and prose that is as majestic as a sunset.  This was a blog tour that I couldn’t pass up on matter how snowed under I was writing reviews (you’d think I’d learn).  This is what Norse fiction should be all about and Bjørn Larssen is a master craftsman in it’s art. The word Children instantly brings images into the…

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    Psychological Thriller

    The Perfect Couple by Jackie Kabler | Review

    The Perfect Couple – always beware any book title that has perfect in it.  Nine times out of ten it is anything but perfect.  Gemma and Danny have the perfect life, the perfect jobs, and the perfect friends.  Nothing and no-one are perfect, and Danny and Gemma are no exception.  Gemma is a freelance journalist and Danny works in IT.  Life is sweet, that is until Gemma goes on a business trip and comes home to no chilled prosecco, no dinner cooking, and no Danny.  Initially Gemma thinks he’s been held late at work but the hours tick by and still there’s no Danny.  She is finally forced to report…

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    Psychological Thriller

    A Prayer For The Broken by Mark Tilbury | Blog Tour

    A Prayer for The Broken is an accurate testament that we shouldn’t fear creepy crawlies or heights – it is human’s that hold the key to breaking us open.  They have all the tools to completely alter our psyches.  I’m not ashamed to admit that this book held me in rapturous anticipation.  I hated characters with every fibre of my being and wanted a serious accident to befall them.  This psychological thriller chilled me to the very core but boiled my blood in the same sentence.  It has only solidified my viewpoint that people do such evil things in the name of religion. Eleven-year-old John McCormack has lost everything.  His…