Category Archives: mystery

Late Whitsun by Jasper Kent

I’ve been sent a complimentary copy of this ARC by the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Synopsis: Brighton, 1938. Charlie ‘Big Bad’ Woolf thought it would be easy money, and there’s precious little … Continue reading

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Hold Your Breath (Search and Rescue 01) by Katie Ruggle

Synopsis (from Goodreads): In the remote Rocky Mountains, lives depend on the Search & Rescue brotherhood. But in a place this far off the map, trust is hard to come by and secrets can be murder… As the captain of … Continue reading

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Claws of the Cat (Shinobi Mysteries 01) by Susan Spann

Synopsis (from Goodreads): When a retired samurai is brutally murdered in a Kyoto teahouse, master shinobi (Japanese ninja) Hiro Hattori has just three days to find the killer. If he doesn’t, the dead man’s vengeful son promises to kill both … Continue reading

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Full Circle by Kevin E. Hatt

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Official synopsis When asked to look into the death of a man in a town known for pagan … Continue reading

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The Crook Factory by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): In 1942, at the height of World War II, the famous writer Ernest Hemingway sought permission from the U.S. government to operate a spy ring out of his house in the Cuban countryside. This much is true… … Continue reading

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The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

Lovely Melfka recommended this one to me – thank you very much, you rock! Synopsis (from Goodreads): Paris has survived the Great Houses War – just. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the … Continue reading

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Witch’s Bell Book One by Odette C. Bell

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Ebony Bell is living just exactly the life she wants. She has her very own magical bookstore, a wardrobe full of fabulously glitzy clothes, and a sweet bowl just brimming with lollies. But when a 6ft-tall annoyance … Continue reading

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Kill Me Again by Rachel Abbott

I have been given a complimentary copy of this novel by the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you! Synopsis (from Goodreads): When Maggie Taylor accepts a new job in Manchester, she is sure it is the … Continue reading

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The Boy with the Painful Tattoo (Holmes & Moriarity 03) by Josh Lanyon

I decided to continue my blogging after all :D. Here is the proof – another review! Synopsis (from Goodreads): It’s moving day at Chez Holmes. Somehow, against Kit’s better instincts, he and J.X. are setting up house together. But while … Continue reading

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The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Synopsis (the shortened Goodreads version): An untested young princess must claim her throne, learn to become a queen, and combat a malevolent sorceress in an epic battle between light and darkness in this spectacular debut—the first novel in a trilogy. … Continue reading

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