Nine Lives by Anita Waller #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Will this killer ever run out of luck? When DI Erica Cheetham and DS Beth Machin are called to investigate the murder of a young woman, whose naked body is discovered in a river, they realise an old foe is killing again. The police realise this new death is linked to a spate of cold case murders and the killer is back. Five years earlier, four young women were found … Continue reading Nine Lives by Anita Waller #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Penny Pinching Tips for the Morally Bankrupt by Libby Ashworth #BookReview #DebutNovel #AtomicVortexPress #4.5*

Penny Pinching Tips for the Morally Bankrupt is a fantastically funny, wonderfully weird, and surprisingly sincere collection of short stories, humor pieces, and miscellaneous bits. In this explosively original debut, Libby Marshall plumbs the depths of suburban despair, female desire, and the ever-present feeling that death could claim us at any moment. Debra, an unhappy billionaire’s wife, decides to resurrect the 18th-century trend of hiring … Continue reading Penny Pinching Tips for the Morally Bankrupt by Libby Ashworth #BookReview #DebutNovel #AtomicVortexPress #4.5*

Everything That Was Us by E. Graziani #BookReview #TheWildRosePressInc. #4*

What would you do for a secret love? Despite not speaking for nearly twenty years, Massimo Damiani, a ‘rags-to-riches’ oil executive, summons Sofie to his hospice bedside in picturesque Tuscany—his last wish?…to reconcile their stormy history and set long-buried secrets to rest. Sofia Romano, a powerful Wall Street banker in Manhattan’s financial district, reeling with heartache in her rocky marriage, ignores her husband’s protests and … Continue reading Everything That Was Us by E. Graziani #BookReview #TheWildRosePressInc. #4*

The Hidden Key by Sheldon Peart #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4*

Karine Woodbine scrambles out of bed, upset that her husband has left the bedroom without waking her. Fuming, she storms out of the house to catch her flight to Atlanta. Four hours later, Valerie Samuels turns up for work, only to find that her key to the Woodbine’s house is missing from where she hid it. A stroke of luck backfires when she stumbles upon … Continue reading The Hidden Key by Sheldon Peart #BookReview #IndieAuthor #4*

Summer in Andalucia by Lucy Coleman #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources # NetGalley #4.5*

Lainey Summers feels blessed to have her dream job writing for a renowned foodie magazine. And the day she goes to interview chef Rick Oliver at his new restaurant—Aleatory—in London’s popular Piccadilly, is the start of an unexpected journey. When Rick is offered the opportunity to jet off to a monastery in Andalucía, to film a cookery competition for Spanish TV, Lainey goes too, to … Continue reading Summer in Andalucia by Lucy Coleman #BookReview #BlogTour #BoldwoodBooks #RachelsRandomResources # NetGalley #4.5*

The Best Things by Mel Giedroyc #BookReview #HeadlineReview #NetGalley #2*

Could the worst day of Sally Parker’s life be the best thing that ever happened to her? Sally Parker had a morbid fear of big social events and it was for this reason that she was crouching down low in the shoe section of her wardrobe…Sally Parker is struggling to find the hero inside herself.All she wants to do is lie down.Her husband Frank has lost his business, their … Continue reading The Best Things by Mel Giedroyc #BookReview #HeadlineReview #NetGalley #2*

The Halfpenny Girls by Maggie Mason #BookReview #Sphere #4.5*

THE BRAND NEW SAGA SERIES BY MAGGIE MASON – MEET THE HALFPENNY GIRLS. . . ‘In the grand tradition of sagas set down by the late and great Catherine Cookson’ Jean Fullerton on Blackpool Lass Down on their luck, all the have left is friendship . . . It is 1937 and Alice, Edith and Marg continue to face hardships every day, growing up on one of the … Continue reading The Halfpenny Girls by Maggie Mason #BookReview #Sphere #4.5*

Kiss Me, Kill Me by Louise Mullins #BookReview #DIEmmaLocke2 #Aria #NetGalley #4.5*

I practise my shock-horror face in the mirror for the seventh time. ‘My husband, he’s . . . dead.’ Bethan Phillips has only one thing on her mind: killing her rich and elderly husband for his fortune. But after several thwarted attempts, it is a horrific accident while holidaying together in Snowdonia that takes Humphrey down. Now she must pretend he’s alive, continuing social gatherings … Continue reading Kiss Me, Kill Me by Louise Mullins #BookReview #DIEmmaLocke2 #Aria #NetGalley #4.5*

Staying Out for the Summer by Mandy Baggot #BookReview #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #4.5*

After a summer of staying in, it’s time to let your hair down and escape to Greece! For Lucie Burrows, it’s time to embrace Greek life and put the past behind her! Having spent the summer of 2020 battling a global health crisis, Lucie Burrows is looking forward to a summer out of lockdown. When best friend, Gavin, finds them the perfect Greek escape Lucie … Continue reading Staying Out for the Summer by Mandy Baggot #BookReview #BlogTour #Aria #NetGalley #4.5*