Month: July 2022

The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre

One hen weekend, seven secrets… but only one worth killing for. Jen’s hen party is going to be out of control… She’s rented a luxury getaway on its own private island. The helicopter won’t be back for seventy-two hours. They are alone. They think. As well as Jen, there’s the pop diva and the estranged ex-bandmate, the tennis pro and the fashion guru, the … Read More The Cliff House by Chris Brookmyre

All About Evie by Matson Taylor

EVIE EPWORTH IS TEN YEARS OLDER. BUT IS SHE ANY WISER? 1972. Ten years on from the events of The Miseducation of Evie Epworth and Evie is settled in London working for the BBC. She has everything she’s ever dreamed of (a career, a leatherette briefcase, an Ossie Clark poncho) but, following an unfortunate incident involving Princess Anne and a Hornsea Pottery mug, she finds herself having to rethink her life and piece … Read More All About Evie by Matson Taylor

All I Said Was True by Imran Mahmood

When Amy Blahn was murdered on a London office rooftop, Layla Mahoney was there. She held Amy as she died. But all she can say when police arrest her is that ‘It was Michael. Find Michael and you’ll find out everything you need to know.’ The problem is, the police can’t find Michael – there is no evidence that he exists. And time is … Read More All I Said Was True by Imran Mahmood

The Daves Next Door by Will Carver

A disillusioned nurse suddenly learns how to care. An injured young sportsman wakes up find that he can see only in black and white. A desperate old widower takes too many pills and believes that two angels have arrived to usher him through purgatory. Two agoraphobic men called Dave share the symptoms of a brain tumour, and frequently waken their neighbour with their ongoing … Read More The Daves Next Door by Will Carver

The Murder of Miss Perfect by Mark Eklid

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Pendlebury almost died at the end of his last big case. Three years later, he is struggling to cope with forced retirement and the frustration of failing to convict the teacher accused of killing an 18-year-old student after seducing her. @MarkEklid #TheMurderofMissPerfect @SpellBoundBks @Zooloo’s Book Tours @zooloo2008 #ZooloosBookTours #blogtour He must try one more time to find the extra evidence the police need to … Read More The Murder of Miss Perfect by Mark Eklid

The Lost Boy by Jane Renshaw

One island. Two women. A journey to hell. The Clarke family, Penny, Rod and their two young boys, are delighted when they are offered a holiday in a high-end guest house on a remote and beautiful island. Their hostess Anna seems like a lovely woman. But what the Clarkes don’t realise is that this is no random invitation, that Anna has carefully selected the family … Read More The Lost Boy by Jane Renshaw

Bliss by Cat on a Piano / Theatrephonic

Bliss – can it get any better than this?Given the choice would you rather live in a perfect world that isn’t real or fight to build something that is. Bliss is very different from anything I have listened to from Theatrephonic before. I listened in two parts though I admit I did re-listen to a few bits to remind myself. Jack meets Katy and it’s … Read More Bliss by Cat on a Piano / Theatrephonic

Nobody’s Agent by Stuart Field

In the small town of Finchley, upstate New York, three bodies are discovered in an old mine. Soon after, Sheriff Doug Harrison contacts the FBI for help. Ronin Nash is an ex-FBI special agent who wanted nothing more than to finish restoring the old family lake house. Now, Nash’s old boss wants him back and on the Finchley case. #NobodysAgent @StuartField14 @NextChapterPB @Zooloo’s Book … Read More Nobody’s Agent by Stuart Field

The Binding Room by Nadine Matheson (Inspector Anjelica Henley #2)

Detective Anjelica Henley confronts a series of ritualistic murders in this heart-pounding thriller about race, power and the corrupt institutions that threaten us. When Detective Anjelica Henley is called to investigate the murder of a popular preacher in his own church, she discovers a second victim, tortured and tied to a bed in an upstairs room. He is alive, but barely, and his body … Read More The Binding Room by Nadine Matheson (Inspector Anjelica Henley #2)

No Secrets by David Jackson

THEY ALL BELIEVE HIMBUT SHE KNOWS HE’S LYING Izzy is cursed. She has highly developed empathic abilities that mean she can read the emotions of those close to her. And she can always tell when they are lying. As a child she sparked her parents’ divorce by revealing her father’s infidelity. As an adult she has cut herself off from almost everyone except her … Read More No Secrets by David Jackson

Night Shadows by Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir translated by Victoria Cribb

The small community of Akranes is devastated when a young man dies in a mysterious house fire, and when Detective Elma and her colleagues from West Iceland CID discover the fire was arson, they become embroiled in an increasingly perplexing case involving multiple suspects. What’s more, the dead man’s final online search raises fears that they could be investigating not one murder, but two. … Read More Night Shadows by Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir translated by Victoria Cribb

Good Husbands by Cate Ray

Three wives, one letter, and an explosive secret that will change everything. He said, she said. Who do you believe? Jessica, Stephanie and Priyanka are complete strangers, but they have one thing in common: they’ve each received a letter accusing their husbands of committing a sexual assault more than two decades prior. Is the accusation true or is there more to the story? It … Read More Good Husbands by Cate Ray