Tag: fiction

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

Outcast by Claire Voet

In 1945 Molly Hazleton is heartbroken when her fiancé doesn’t return from the war after being reported “missing in action.”  So when Aunt Daphne comes to visit with news of having bought a 17th century manor house at auction in Scotland, Molly welcomes the opportunity to start afresh and help her aunt turn Aberdoch Manor into a hotel. With a strange sense of déjà vu, … Read More Outcast by Claire Voet

My Top 8 Books of 2022 – Part Two

Here are my favourite eight books of the second quarter of 2022. You will notice that it doesn’t include any crime dramas, detective novels or serial killer thrillers. While I love those genres, they rarely bring something totally new to the table and my favourites tend to be feel-good, whimsical or magical realism. Or totally original or make me cry. There are a couple of … Read More My Top 8 Books of 2022 – Part Two

Still Water by Rebecca Pert

When Jane Douglas returns to the Shetland Islands, she thinks she has escaped the dark shadows of her childhood. She carves out a simple life on the bleak, windswept island, working at the salmon fishery and spending quiet evenings at home. And for the first time in her life, she’s happy. #StillWater Twitter @Rebecca_Pert Instagram @rebecca_pert_author @BoroughPress #RandomThingsTours @annecater @RandomTTours #blogtour Then the body of Jane’s long-missing … Read More Still Water by Rebecca Pert

Nothing Else by Louise Beech

Heather Harris is a piano teacher and professional musician, whose quiet life revolves around music, whose memories centre on a single song that haunts her. A song she longs to perform again. A song she wrote as a child, to drown out the violence in their home. A song she played with her little sister, Harriet. But Harriet is gone … she disappeared when … Read More Nothing Else by Louise Beech

The Apartment Upstairs by Lesley Kara

Scarlett’s aunt lived – and was brutally murdered – in the apartment upstairs. But Scarlett is determined that life should return to some kind of normal, even if that means living with just a ceiling between her and the scene of such a devastating crime. After all, this is her home. She’s safe here. Isn’t she? Dee is busy balancing her job as a … Read More The Apartment Upstairs by Lesley Kara

Ten Green Hand Grenades by Cat on a Piano / Theatrephonic

Ten Green Hand GrenadesAnd if one green hand grenade should accidentally fall… I’m left-handed. So my right arm isn’t nearly as strong as my left. I hurled the wretched thing as high and as far as I could but dear God. It hit the trench wall and then bounced back down. I totally froze. The young second lieutenant next to me saw what happened … Read More Ten Green Hand Grenades by Cat on a Piano / Theatrephonic

Lying Beside You (Cyrus Haven #3) by Michael Robotham

The thrilling next instalment in the award-winning Cyrus Haven series sees Cyrus reckoning with his own dark and shocking past. When a man is murdered and his daughter disappears, forensic psychologist Cyrus Haven must decide if Maya Kirk is running, hiding, or a hostage. Cyrus understands how killers think better than anyone; after all, he’s a survivor. Evie is a troubled teenager with an … Read More Lying Beside You (Cyrus Haven #3) by Michael Robotham