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Review: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Book release date: 1867 (Audible exclusive audiobook version 4 November 2021) Book blurb: At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon’s army marches on Russia, and the lives of three young people are changed forever. The stories ofContinue reading “Review: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy”

Review: The Girl with the Green Eyes by J.M. Briscoe

Book release date: 5 November 2021 Book blurb: Bella is defective. You need to take her back. Nine-year-old Bella D’accourt has always known she was different; she was born into a controversial ‘designer baby’ eugenic programme, difference is in her DNA. Bella has been designed to be exceptionally beautiful, but when she uses her sadistic,Continue reading “Review: The Girl with the Green Eyes by J.M. Briscoe”

Review: The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamby

Book release date: 15 September 2022 Book blurb: When disgraced former police officer Harriet Kealty discovers a plea for help in the margins of a second-hand book, she sets out to unravel a mystery that quickly leads her to confront some uncomfortable ties to her own life, including her ex-lover Ben. Following the deaths ofContinue reading “Review: The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamby”

Review: Hide and Seek by Andrea Mara

Book release date: 4 August 2022 Book blurb: CLOSE YOUR EYES The game of hide and seek is over, everyone has gone home, but little Lily Murphy hasn’t been found. Her parents search the woods and tell themselves that the worst hasn’t happened – but deep down they know this peaceful Dublin suburb will neverContinue reading “Review: Hide and Seek by Andrea Mara”

Review: The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre

Book release date: 28 July 2022 Book blurb: One hen weekend, seven secrets… but only one worth killing for Jen’s hen party is going to be out of control… She’s rented a luxury getaway on its own private island. The helicopter won’t be back for seventy-two hours. They are alone. They think. As well asContinue reading “Review: The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre”

Review: Black is the Colour by Seamus Connolly

Book release date: 27 April 2022 Book blurb: It has been almost three decades since the brutal murder of a young father took place on the streets of Glasgow. Fleeing the country as a child Cal Lynch returns to Scotland a man, a lawyer, determined to exact vengeance on the gangster who killed his fatherContinue reading “Review: Black is the Colour by Seamus Connolly”

Review: Truly Darkly Deeply by Victoria Selman

Book release date: 7 July 2022 Book blurb: Twelve-year-old Sophie and her mother, Amelia-Rose, move to London from Massachusetts where they meet the charismatic Matty Melgren, who quickly becomes an intrinsic part of their lives. But as the relationship between the two adults fractures, a serial killer begins targeting young women with a striking resemblanceContinue reading “Review: Truly Darkly Deeply by Victoria Selman”

Review: Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow

Book release date: 28 June 2022 Book blurb: Paradise can be deadly … Luca Laine Thomas lives in Parris, a beautiful island plagued by the unsolved deaths of young women – most significantly, Luca’s best friend. All Luca wants is to heal from the traumatic loss and leave her feelings of guilt and helplessness behind.Continue reading “Review: Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow”

Review: Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter

Book release date: 23 June 2022 Book blurb: A girl with a secret… Longbill Beach, 1982. Emily Vaughn gets ready for prom night, the highlight of any high school experience. But Emily has a secret. And by the end of the evening, she will be dead. A murder that remains a mystery… Forty years later,Continue reading “Review: Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter”

Review: Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb

Book release date: 14 March 2013 Book blurb: Dragons will fly over Kelsingra once more… Attacked by hunters, Tintaglia is dying of her wounds. If she perishes, her ancestral memories will die with her and the dragons in the ancient city of Kelsingra will lose the secret knowledge they need to survive. The dragon keepersContinue reading “Review: Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb”