Blurb Private Investigator and former MI6 agent Joe Wilde is hired by Sally Devlin to investigate her son's disappearance. Liam Devlin was a rising football star. His car was found abandoned at Lea Bridge in Hackney, a known suicide spot, six weeks prior. With help from friend and retired MI6 Data Technician Mark Thompson, Joe … Continue reading Review: False Truth by C.D. Steele
I'm reviewing something a little bit different on the blog today... a murder mystery card game! Thank you to Zooloo's Book Tours and Foul Play for inviting me to take part. First a little bit of info about the game and the company behind it... FOUL PLAY The Murder Mystery Card Game Once Upon A … Continue reading Foul Play – The Murder Mystery Card Game – Once Upon A Crime.
Blurb A creepy, mysterious dollhouse takes center stage in this atmospheric middle-grade mystery for fans of Doll Bones and Small Spaces. Alice's world is falling apart. Her parents are getting a divorce, and they've cancelled their yearly cottage trip -- the one thing that gets Alice through the school year. Instead, Alice and her mom are heading to … Continue reading Review – The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story by Charis Cotter
Blurb Eva has never felt like she belonged . . . not in her own family or with her friends in New York City, and certainly not at a fancy boarding school like Hardwick Preparatory Academy. So, when she is invited to join the Fives, an elite secret society, she jumps at the opportunity to … Continue reading Review: Don’t Breathe a Word by Jordyn Taylor.
Description: It’s 1789 and a young Jane Austen turns detective as she seeks to solve the mysterious happenings at Southmoor Abbey. When a carriage accident forces a change of plans, 13-year-old Jane is sent to be a companion to Lady Cromwell for a week as the household prepares to celebrate the eldest son’s coming-of-age party. … Continue reading Blog Tour – Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery by Julia Golding.
Wow. If you are looking for a murder mystery thriller that keeps you guessing till the very end this is it! I have been a fan of this author's YA novels and so initially was shocked at some of the language and content (had to remind myself this is a book for adults)! I was … Continue reading Review: Killing Jericho by Will Harker
Melt is a thrilling adventure set in the Arctic. A little slow to get going, but, once you are in, you a taking on a daunting but beautiful journey with Yutu and Bea. With mysteries to solve and elements to overcome, the book piques your interest, and the ‘will they, won’t they’, moments keep you … Continue reading Review: Melt by Ele Fountain.
Captivating right from the start! This book pulls on your heart-strings and builds great empathy for the characters and their situations, both in life generally as well as the mystery they find themselves in. A brilliant, good vs. evil story, with excellent pacing that makes it a real page-turner. I enjoyed the footnotes, having never … Continue reading Review: How To Be Brave by Daisy May Johnson.
Wow, this was an unexpected delight! I decided to read this book as the main character (Cariad) is a 16 year old girl in foster care. I have previously fostered teenagers and so was intrigued to see how she would be portrayed. Over the years Cariad has kept her defences up, no-one gets too close … Continue reading Review: Every Sparrow Falling by Shirley-Anne McMillan.