Blog Tour + Review – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

Hello everyone, It is my turn on the blog tour for this exciting Icelandic crime novel! Thank you very much to Anne Cater for my place, and also to Orenda Books for allowing me to obtain a free electronic copy. Translator: Victoria Cribb Pages: 315 Published: 14th March 2020 (originally 2018) Genre: Crime Trigger warnings: … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review – The Creak On The Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

Book Review – Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

Pages: 403 Published: 6th August 2020 Genre: Domestic Thriller Trigger warnings: References to rape and sexual assault, drug use, misogyny When Saffyre Maddox was ten, something terrible happened, and she's carried the pain of it ever since. The man who she thought was going to heal her didn't, and now she hides, learning his secrets, invisible in the shadows. Owen Pick … Continue reading Book Review – Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell

Book Review – The Devil And The Dark Water by Stuart Turton

Pages: 588 Published: 1st October 2020 Genre: Historical Mystery Trigger warnings: Domestic violence, sexual references, allusions to rape, animal death It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him is his loyal bodyguard, Arent Hayes, who is … Continue reading Book Review – The Devil And The Dark Water by Stuart Turton

Book Review – The Truth And Lies Of Ella Black by Emily Barr

Pages: 349 Published: 12th October 2017 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Trigger warnings: Animal cruelty, sexual references, mental health storyline Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for. Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through … Continue reading Book Review – The Truth And Lies Of Ella Black by Emily Barr

Book Review – Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh

Pages: 356 Published: 25th January 2018 Genre: Legal Thriller/Crime Trigger warnings: Injury detail/gore, allusions to rape They were Hollywood's hottest power couple. They had the world at their feet. Now one of them is dead and Hollywood star Robert Solomon is charged with the brutal murder of his beautiful wife. This is the celebrity murder trial of the century … Continue reading Book Review – Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh

Blog Tour + Review – The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Hello everyone, I am extremely excited to be part of this rather humongous blog tour for the smart and twisty YA thriller that is The Inheritance Games. Thank you very much to Dave @ The Write Reads for his meticulous organisation, and for the beautiful free physical copy! My anticipation for this book was heightened … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review – The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Book Review – The Foundling by Stacey Halls

Pages: 370 Published: 4th February 2020 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Racism, agoraphobia London, 1754. Six years after leaving her newborn, Clara, at London's Foundling Hospital, young Bess Bright returns to reclaim the illegitimate daughter she has never really known. Dreading the worst - that Clara has died in care - the last thing she expects to hear is … Continue reading Book Review – The Foundling by Stacey Halls

Book Review and Discussion – The Murmur Of Bees by Sofia Segovia

Translated by: Simon Bruni Pages: 462 Published: 1st March 2015 Genre: Historical/Literary Fiction Trigger warnings: Injury detail, child death, grief This was a buddy read with my friend Kriti, our second of 2020. We talked about the book in detail at various intervals, taking it in turns to ask each other questions and write down our observations. It was … Continue reading Book Review and Discussion – The Murmur Of Bees by Sofia Segovia