The Guest List by Lucy Foley A remote island. A wedding. A body. I loved The Hunting Party, Lucy Foley’s first foray into crime writing and I loved The Guest List even more. I found it a stronger novel out of the two and with it Lucy Foley has found her stride. Once again… Continue reading Bite-Sized Reviews featuring The Guest List by Lucy Foley, Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton, The Memory Wood by Sam Lloyd and The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins
Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay A small, yet perfectly formed treat from Adam Kay. Millions of us loved This Is Going to Hurt and Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, is just as good. My only complaint is that there is not enough! Once again Adam Kay reveals what life is… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas’ by Adam Kay, ‘So Lucky’ by Dawn O’Porter, ‘The Confession’ by Jessie Burton and ‘The Family Upstairs’ by Lisa Jewell.
Fell Murder by ECR Lorac Farming family, the Garths, have presided over their fertile lands for years, their acres sweeping over the Lancashire dales. Head of the family Robert Garth rules with an iron rod and it will come as no surprise to readers that he is the one that comes a-cropper, reaching a… Continue reading British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards
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
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.
Sleep by CL Taylor Seven guests. Seven secrets. One killer. Nothing could be more terrifying than being trapped with a bunch of strangers in a remote location, but when it becomes clear that one of those strangers has murderous intent, the terror increases exponentially. Anna suffers from insomnia following a tragic car accident where… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews – Featuring ‘Sleep’ by C.L Taylor, ‘The Familiars’ by Stacey Halls, ‘Louis & Louise’ by Julie Cohen and ‘The Silent Patient’ by Alex Michaelides
‘The Hunting Party’ by Lucy Foley In ‘The Hunting Party’ we see a group of pampered Londeners head to a remote location in the Scottish Highlands to celebrate New Year. But when a body is discovered secrets, distrust and darkness between this group come to the surface. Oooooh…. If you want a ‘stay-up-past-my-bedtime’ book… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews! Featuring ‘The Hunting Party’ by Lucy Foley, ‘The Adults’ by Caroline Hulse and ‘The Rumour’ by Lesley Kara
An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena Guests arrive at the beautiful and remote Mitchell’s Inn, quietly observing each other from a distance. They are thrust together when a storm cuts them off from the outside world, then the first body is discovered… Oh my goodness – how much did I enjoy this book?!? A… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews! Featuring ‘An Unwanted Guest’ by Shari Lapena, ‘A Shot In The Dark’ by Lynne Truss and ‘A Manual For Cleaning Women’ by Lucia Berlin
The Pool House by Tasmina Perry Jem has left England behind and followed her husband, Nat, to New York where his career is flourishing. Struggling to find a place for herself in Nat’s new world, she finds herself thrust into the luxurious and rich location of the… Continue reading Bite Size Reviews! Featuring ‘The Pool House’ by Tasmina Perry, ‘Transcription’ by Kate Atkinson, ‘Dark Pines’ by Will Dean and ‘Eve Of Man’ by Giovanna and Tom Fletcher