THE BOOK Marginalised by previous antics, Sam Shephard, is on the bottom rung of detective training in Dunedin, and her boss makes sure she knows it. She gets involved in her first homicide investigation, when a university student is murdered in the Botanic Gardens, and Sam soon discovers this is not an isolated incident.… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Ringmaster’ by Vanda Symon – Book Review
The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas Four female scientists in 1967 invent a time travel machine, one of the scientists suffers a public breakdown jeopardising the whole project. In 2017 Ruby and her Granny Bee, former time travel scientist receive a warning from the future. 2018 and Odette finds a dead woman… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews – Featuring – ‘The Last’ by Hanna Jameson, ‘The Confessions of Frannie Langton’ by Sara Collins and ‘The Psychology of Time Travel’ by Kate Mascarenhas
THE BOOK The retreat at health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises total transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage, and absorb the meditative ambience while enjoying their hot stone massages. Miles from anywhere, without cars or phones, they have no way to reach the outside world. Just time… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty
It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the British Library Crime Classics – I am so happy that the British Library have uncovered and reissued these gems. They are wonderful reads and have the most fantastic covers. Here are reviews for a couple that I’ve read recently! If you like a… Continue reading British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Smallbone Deceased’ by Michael Gilbert, ‘Blood On The Tracks’ edited by Martin Edwards and ‘Weekend At Thrackley’ by Alan Melville.
THE BOOK Pregnant Victoria Valbon was brutally murdered in an alley three weeks ago – and her killer hasn’t been caught. Tonight is Stella McKeever’s final radio show. The theme is secrets. You tell her yours, and she’ll share some of hers. Stella might tell you about Tom, a boyfriend who likes to play… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Call Me Star Girl’ by Louise Beech – Book Review