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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: 1989 by Val McDermid

Book release date: 18 August 2022 Book blurb: There’s nothing like a killer story . . . The world is changing, and Allie Burns is still on the front line, covering the stories that count. Although Allie is no longer an investigative journalist, her instincts are sharper than ever. When she discovers a lead aboutContinue reading “Review: 1989 by Val McDermid”

Review: The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly

Book release date: 1 September 2022 Book blurb: Summer, 2021. Nell has come home at her family’s insistence to celebrate an anniversary. Fifty years ago, her father wrote The Golden Bones. Part picture book, part treasure hunt, Sir Frank Churcher created a fairy story about Elinore, a murdered woman whose skeleton was scattered all overContinue reading “Review: The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly”

Review: The Accomplice by Steve Cavanagh

Book release date: 21 July 2022 (hardback and ebook) Book blurb: THE MOST HATED WOMAN IN AMERICA The Sandman killings have been solved. Daniel Miller murdered fourteen people before he vanished. His wife, Carrie, now faces trial as his accomplice. The FBI, the District Attorney, the media and everyone in America believe she knew andContinue reading “Review: The Accomplice by Steve Cavanagh”

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: The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney

Book release date: 8 August 2019 Book blurb: “There’s something I have to explain, my love,” he says, taking your hand in his. “That wasn’t a dream. It was an upload.” Abbie wakes in a hospital bed with no memory of how she got there. The man by her side explains that he’s her husband.Continue reading “Review: The Perfect Wife by JP Delaney”