The Last Witness by Denzil Meyrick #BookReview #DCIDaley2 #Polygon #5*

James Machie was a man with a genius for violence, his criminal empire spreading beyond Glasgow into the UK and mainland Europe. Fortunately, James Machie is dead, assassinated in the back of a prison ambulance following his trial and conviction. But now, five years later, he is apparently back from the grave, set on avenging himself on those who brought him down. Top of his … Continue reading The Last Witness by Denzil Meyrick #BookReview #DCIDaley2 #Polygon #5*

Death on the Lake by Jo Allen #BookReview #DCISatterthwaite5 #BlogTour #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

Three youngsters, out for a good time. Vodka and the wrong sort of Coke. What could possibly go wrong? When a young woman, Summer Raine, is found drowned, apparently accidentally, after an afternoon spent drinking on a boat on Ullswater, DCI Jude Satterthwaite is deeply concerned — more so when his boss refuses to let him investigate the matter any further to avoid compromising a … Continue reading Death on the Lake by Jo Allen #BookReview #DCISatterthwaite5 #BlogTour #Rachel’sRandomResources #5*

Blood Stained by Rebecca Bradley #BookReview #DetectiveClaudiaNunn1 #Joffe Books #5*

Can’t find her. Can’t catch him. Can’t trust anyone. The first in a gripping new Sheffield-set crime series starring Detective Claudia Nunn. Detective Claudia Nunn’s colleague DS Dominic Harrison has been leading the case against a dangerous serial killer, who hunts his victims using a dating app. But now his own wife has gone missing. Then a large pool of blood is discovered in their … Continue reading Blood Stained by Rebecca Bradley #BookReview #DetectiveClaudiaNunn1 #Joffe Books #5*

Secrets on the Fens by Joy Ellis #BookReview #DINikkiGalena12 #Joffe Books #4.5*

FROM TWO-MILLION SELLING AUTHOR JOY ELLIS COMES ONE OF THE MOST EAGERLY AWAITED MYSTERIES THIS YEAR. One moonlit night, the bodies of two young people are discovered lying entwined on a blanket in the woods. The young man is clutching a red rose. It appears to be a lovers’ suicide pact . . . Until Detective Nikki Galena and DS Joseph Easter look more closely. … Continue reading Secrets on the Fens by Joy Ellis #BookReview #DINikkiGalena12 #Joffe Books #4.5*

Blood Loss by Kerena Swan #BookReview #DIPatonInvestigates1 #BlogTour #HobeckBooks #RachelRandomResources #4*

Kerena Swan’s brilliant novel explores how honest mistakes and human frailty can have terrifying and long-reaching consequences. It’s a tale of family ties and loyalty, revenge and redemption that you won’t want to put down. Sarah With one eye on the rear view mirror and the other on the road ahead, Sarah is desperate to get as far away from the remote Scottish cabin as … Continue reading Blood Loss by Kerena Swan #BookReview #DIPatonInvestigates1 #BlogTour #HobeckBooks #RachelRandomResources #4*

The Last Man by Robert McNeil #BookReview #DCIAlexFleming2 #BloodhoundBooks #4*

Identifying the guilty isn’t always easy… DCI Alex Fleming returns to work after convalescent leave to find that the Assistant Chief Constable wants him to review an old cold case. William Stroud, a union activist, was shot dead five years ago after a strike at the Atomic Weapons Establishment organised by the union leader, Bill Kauffman. No one had ever been arrested for the crime … Continue reading The Last Man by Robert McNeil #BookReview #DCIAlexFleming2 #BloodhoundBooks #4*

The Cutter by Charlotte Barnes #BookReview #DIMelanieWatton3 #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

This is going to hurt… This killer is playing a deadly game and DI Melanie Watton must win if she wants to survive. When DI Melanie Watton is called in to investigate the brutal murder of a taxidermist, she and her team find themselves tracking a killer and a thief. With very few leads to go on, the trail goes cold, until one of the … Continue reading The Cutter by Charlotte Barnes #BookReview #DIMelanieWatton3 #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

For Their Sins by Alex Walters #BookReview #DIAlecMcKay5 #BloodhoundBooks #4*

DI Alec McKay is back. In the depths of a cold Scottish winter, an unidentified body is found in the heart of a solstice bonfire, apparently burned alive. Over a tense Christmas, a retired businessman goes missing, his body eventually found hanging from a tree in the coastal town. Another associate is found brutally murdered in his remote Highland home. DCI Helena Grant wants to … Continue reading For Their Sins by Alex Walters #BookReview #DIAlecMcKay5 #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*

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*