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    Killing In Your Name by Gary Donnelly | Blog Tour

    How often can you truly say that the second book in a series is as good as the debut?  From personal experience I could count on one hand how often that’s happened to me.  Killing In Your Name has surpassed Blood Will Be Born ( and I loved that).  It’s explosive, compulsive and knock your socks off shocking.  Gary Donnelly is swiftly becoming my favourite crime novelist – he can spin a yarn and have my guts twisted in knots with his raw storytelling.  The past truly catches up with you…the threads of the past always have a way of coming home to roost.  A boy’s body found in bogland. …

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    Blog Tour: Blood Will Be Born by Gary Donnelly

    Blood Will Be Born sets its explosive tone in the mind-blowing prologue.  Imagine a bullet ricocheting off the walls in a box room.  This is exactly how I would describe this cracking debut novel.  That bullet is speeding towards its end goal.  It’s impossible not to get hit in the wreckage, this is the delightful experience that Blood Will Be Born will engross you in.  every twist, every delightful description has you ducking but also in rapturous attention.  The story leaves you with a nasty case of whiplash that leaves you pained and distraught.  The deep meaning behind the title is pure poetic brilliance.  Bearing in mind that this is…

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    Review: I Confess by Alex Barclay

    Thank you to the publisher for a e-copy of the book.  All thoughts are my own and unbiased. When I started I confess, it felt like reading someone’s diary.  It felt sneaky, it felt private and most of all it gave me a first-class ticket on someone’s personal ride to hell.  There was a deep undercurrent of evil fizzling through the story, threatening to snap up to the surface, making its presence known, jolting everyone back to the past.   You just knew that something sinister was going to invade everyone’s space.  The cover sent a chill down my spine.  A reunion, seven friends…what could go wrong? Seven friends reunite, and…