Blog Tour: The Secrets of Strangers, Charity Norman

Book Review: The Secrets of Strangers, Charity Norman   Fiction: The Secrets of Strangers, Charity Norman   Most books are pleasant. Enjoyable. Sometimes exciting. I like them well enough but they scratch the typical itches. They aren’t shattering. They don’t cut to your core. They are absolutely worth the time and effort to read them […]

Blog Tour: The Creak on the Stairs, Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir

Book Review: The Creak on the Stairs, Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir, translated by Victoria Cribb Mystery: The Creak on the Stairs, Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir; translated by Victoria Cribb   I am beginning to love Nordic crime novels. The Creak on the Stairs has just been translated into English, and it is brilliant. Elma has returned to […]

Blog Tour: The Girl and the Stars, Mark Lawrence

Book Review: The Girl and the Stars, Mark Lawrence   Science Fiction: The Girl and the Stars, Mark Lawrence   Yaz is a girl of the ice and cold. Her people live in an eternal winter, where plants are virtually unknown and savage weather is the norm. It is all she has ever known. It is […]

Blog Tour: Power Play, Tony Kent

Book Review: Power Play, Tony Kent Thriller: Power Play, Tony Kent   A passenger plane explodes over the Atlantic, killing more than 500 people. Among them is a charismatic presidential candidate, the presumptive nominee against the sitting American president. All the evidence points toward a Moslem baggage handler, a Syrian refugee who entered Britain using […]

Blog Tour: Silenced for Good, Alex Coombs

Book Review: Silenced for Good, Alex Coombs Mystery/Thriller: Silenced for Good, Alex Coombs DCI Hanlon has had a rough go of it. Accused of excessive force when arresting a suspect, even her typically supportive fellow officers are not closing ranks around her. Her psychiatrist insists that she take some time off while the investigation sorts […]