BLOG TOUR: Perfect Stranger by Jake Cross

This was creepy, unsettling and had an epic ending. You let her in. You’ll wish you hadn’t.Following a whirlwind romance, Rose and Chris’s marriage has been unshakeable for twenty years. But when teenager Katie turns up on their doorstep, blonde, wide-eyed and beautiful, their perfect life threatens to crumble to pieces. Because Katie says she’s … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Perfect Stranger by Jake Cross

Bookish Bites: Little Girl Sleeping by Jennifer Chase

He looked down at the little girl, sleeping peacefully, her arms wrapped around a teddy bear. He knew he was the only one who could save her. He could let her sleep forever.An eight-year-old girl, Chelsea Compton, is missing in Pine Valley, California and for Detective Katie Scott it’s a cruel reminder of the friend … Continue reading Bookish Bites: Little Girl Sleeping by Jennifer Chase

BLOG TOUR: The Girl in the Grave by Helen Phifer

This was intense, clever, fast-paced and I loved it. Silence falls as the coffin is lifted out of the ground, yesterday’s rain cascading from it like a waterfall. Glancing into what should have been an empty grave, everyone gasps at the sight of blueish-white fingers exposed in the soil below...When the body of a teenage … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Girl in the Grave by Helen Phifer

Bookish Bites: Last Lullaby by Carol Wyers

Hello, and welcome to my new feature! 'Bookish Bites' is a quickfire review round, where I write shorter reviews based off quick and easy to answer questions. If you don't have the time to read lengthy reviews all the time, then this is the one for you! Kicking off this feature is Last Lullaby by … Continue reading Bookish Bites: Last Lullaby by Carol Wyers

Child’s Play by Angela Marsons

What can I say really? Angela has absolutely smashed it yet again, with another brilliant Detective Kim Stone novel! Finally we’re playing a game. A game that I have chosen. I give one last push of the roundabout and stand back. 'You really should have played with me,’ I tell her again although I know … Continue reading Child’s Play by Angela Marsons

BLOG TOUR: Death in Avignon by Serena Kent

This was a detailed and different murder mystery, with a quaint setting and a likeable main character. Glamour, intrigue, and a mystery to die for...When Penelope Kite attends a gallery opening on the arm of the gorgeous mayor of St Merlot, her dream life in Provence seems finally to have become a reality.But beneath the … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Death in Avignon by Serena Kent

BLOG TOUR: Kill For Me by Rebecca Bradley

This was a fast-paced, intriguing and unusual crime novel, with an intelligent yet emotional detective and a very satisfying ending. A deadly game. An unstoppable killer. The perfect alibi.Lucy Anderson is late collecting her daughter from nursery. A mistake that could prove fatal. Her daughter is gone and there is only one way Lucy can get … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Kill For Me by Rebecca Bradley

BLOG TOUR: The Child Before by Michael Scanlon

This was a detailed, intriguing and complex mystery, with an interesting main detective and a horrific, scary crime. She began to sing, the girl. Her voice was soft, so soft it was almost of the wind. It was a lullaby. She cradled her arms, rocking them gently back and forth. As if she was holding … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Child Before by Michael Scanlon

Fatal Fortune by Miranda Rijks

Thanks so much to Emma from @damppebbles for organising this blog tour! Is someone trying to frame psychologist Pippa Durrant for the brutal murder of a woman she’s never even met?It certainly seems that way when Pippa’s photo is found on the body of murdered lottery winner, Leanne Smith.Pippa soon finds herself a suspect at … Continue reading Fatal Fortune by Miranda Rijks

Dead Inside by Noelle Holten

This was a really emotional and hard-hitting read, with a focus on domestic abuse and the pain it causes while also incorporating elements of a traditional detective mystery. One by one they're being killed off. Who's behind it...?DC Maggie Jamieson has just joined a new team. Confronted with getting to know her colleagues and trying … Continue reading Dead Inside by Noelle Holten