The Kiminee Dream by Laura McHale Holland #BookReview #WORDforest #4.5*

A deeply poetic, riveting debut novel. Full of magic realism. Hypnotic and endearing. A tale of Midwest charm and quirky characters, but with twists and turns that reveal a dark side you don’t see coming. Once you enter this world, you won’t want to leave until the last mystery is solved — so say early readers of this immersive page-turner. Odd things happen in Kiminee, … Continue reading The Kiminee Dream by Laura McHale Holland #BookReview #WORDforest #4.5*

In the Dark by Vikki Patis #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Is a situation ever black and white? Liv knows what kind of boy her grandson is. She knows Seb would never do anything to hurt his girlfriend, Izzy. But could the shadow cast by his father be influencing the boy she loves? Caitlyn, Izzy’s mother, is desperate to reach her daughter, but she only seems to push her further away. Can she help her daughter … Continue reading In the Dark by Vikki Patis #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Alderslay by Val Portelli #BookReview #QuirkyUnicorn #5*

An old house. A new start. Ancient secrets. When Gina stumbles across the remote, dilapidated mansion she’s convinced it will make the perfect home for when she and her fiancé Paul settle down together. At first he supports the venture, but his frequent absences are a cause for concern, especially when the renovations reveal skeletons from the past. Is local man Steve a prospective business … Continue reading Alderslay by Val Portelli #BookReview #QuirkyUnicorn #5*

Mr Right Across the Street by Kathryn Freeman #BookReview #BlogTour #OneMoreChapter #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4.5*

The perfect pick me up romcom for fans of Beth O’Leary, Sophie Kinsella and Sophie Ranald! Mia Abbott’s move to Manchester was supposed to give her time and space from all the disastrous romantic choices she’s made in her past. But then the hot guy who lives opposite – the one who works out every day at exactly 10 a.m., not that Mia has noticed … Continue reading Mr Right Across the Street by Kathryn Freeman #BookReview #BlogTour #OneMoreChapter #RachelsRandomResources #NetGalley #4.5*

The Talk Show by Harry Verity #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4*

You never know who is watching… When Edward gets a job working behind the scenes on the notorious and controversial Michael O’Shea Show, he thinks he’s hit the big time. But little does he realise what he’s let himself in for.  The presenter’s brother is arrested for sex crimes, and the show is threatened with cancellation when two guests are reported missing. Then, when a … Continue reading The Talk Show by Harry Verity #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4*

In Twilight’s Hush by Laurie Stevens #BookReview #GabrielMcRay4 #FYDMedia #4*

Detective Gabriel McRay investigates a cold case from 1988 involving a missing teenager named Nancy Lewicki. Evidence is sparse and Gabriel has no leads. Much to his dismay, a celebrity psychic, Carmen Jenette, hypes the unsolved case on her television show. Gabriel warns Carmen not to interfere. Meanwhile, strange dreams of water and corpses haunt Gabriel’s sleep. They unnerve him as he plans his wedding … Continue reading In Twilight’s Hush by Laurie Stevens #BookReview #GabrielMcRay4 #FYDMedia #4*

Singapore Fire by Murray Bailey #BookReview #AshCarter6 #BlogTour #5*

It’s a new year and a potential new beginning. Ash Carter is in love, but Su Ling is inextricably linked to Andrew Yipp, the head of the biggest Chinese Secret Society in Singapore. Political tensions are high and the Secretary for International Security tasks Carter to find evidence against Yipp. Fail to do so and Su Ling will be arrested and charged. Once again caught … Continue reading Singapore Fire by Murray Bailey #BookReview #AshCarter6 #BlogTour #5*

Remain Silent by Susie Steiner #BookReview #ManonBradshaw3 #TheBoroughPress #NetGalley #4.5*

‘A brilliantly gripping tale’ LUCY FOLEY A TRAGIC DEATH. A TOWN FILLED WITH SECRETS. A NAMELESS BODYA young man is found hanging from a tree, with nothing to identify him. NO LEADS TO FOLLOWWas he driven to suicide, or was he silenced? Somebody knows, but they’re not saying. WHO’S NEXT? With potential witnesses too scared to talk to her, can DI Manon Bradshaw discover the truth … Continue reading Remain Silent by Susie Steiner #BookReview #ManonBradshaw3 #TheBoroughPress #NetGalley #4.5*

The Talk of Pram Town by Joanna Nadin #Book Review #PanMacmillan-Mantle #NetGalley #4*

It’s 1981. Eleven-year-old Sadie adores her beautiful and vibrant mother, Connie, whose dreams of making it big as a singer fill their tiny house in Leeds. It’s always been just the two of them. Until the unthinkable happens. Jean hasn’t seen her good-for-nothing daughter Connie since she ran away from the family home in Harlow – or Pram Town as its inhabitants affectionately call it – aged seventeen and … Continue reading The Talk of Pram Town by Joanna Nadin #Book Review #PanMacmillan-Mantle #NetGalley #4*

A Good Father by Catherine Talbot #BookReview #Penguin #NetGalley #4*

‘Brilliant … I couldn’t stop reading’Jo Spain Des is a good husband, a good father – a good man. He encourages his wife’s artistic endeavours, reads bedtime stories to his children every night, and holds down a well-paid, if unfulfilling, job. But appearances can be deceptive. Lately, his wife seems to be forgetting that her art is for his eyes only. And rumours at work … Continue reading A Good Father by Catherine Talbot #BookReview #Penguin #NetGalley #4*