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Monthly wrap-up – June 2018 (Tackling #MountTBR – NA Episode IV: NetGalleyholics Anonymous – A New Hope)

During June, I read: It was my plan this month to try to clear some of my creaking NetGalley shelf. And, in one sense, it was a success, I read five cracking NG books (as well as some others). In another, it was a complete failure as I added 14 (yes, FOURTEEN!) to my shelf in… Continue reading Monthly wrap-up – June 2018 (Tackling #MountTBR – NA Episode IV: NetGalleyholics Anonymous – A New Hope)

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#BookReview KEEP IT QUIET by Richard Hull #KeepItQuiet @AgoraBooksLDN #NetGalley

It was just like Morrison to be a nuisance even when he was dead. Ford, the harried Secretary of the Whitehall Club, is desperate to please even the most disagreeable members to just be left in peace. So, it is a huge inconvenience for Ford when one of the club’s most vexatious members is found possibly… Continue reading #BookReview KEEP IT QUIET by Richard Hull #KeepItQuiet @AgoraBooksLDN #NetGalley

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Looking Ahead – June 2018’s TBR list! (Tackling #MountTBR – NA 3: NetGalleyholics Anonymous With A Vengeance)

Looking Ahead is a monthly meme hosted by Tina at Reading Between the Pages, where you can share your reading plans for the upcoming month. As outlined in my Tackling #MountTBR follow-up post, I'm hoping June 2018 is going to be a month for clearing some of my NetGalley backlog. As such... I am currently reading… Continue reading Looking Ahead – June 2018’s TBR list! (Tackling #MountTBR – NA 3: NetGalleyholics Anonymous With A Vengeance)

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#BookReview A DEADLY HABIT by Simon Brett #ADeadlyHabit @severnhouse #NetGalley

Rehearsals in a new West End play are disrupted by sudden, violent death in the intriguing new Charles Paris mystery. Having landed a small part in a new West End play, The Habit of Faith, Charles Paris is dismayed to discover that his good fortune has been orchestrated by his bête noire, the now-famous screen… Continue reading #BookReview A DEADLY HABIT by Simon Brett #ADeadlyHabit @severnhouse #NetGalley

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Monthly wrap-up – May 2018

During May, I read: Having hoped to read fifteen novels during May, I managed ten (slacker!) and yet another two Agatha Christie audiobooks. Unfortunately, this month has not been a great experience with the Queen of Crime: The Mysterious Affair at Styles is Christie's first Poirot story and (obviously) her first ever whodunit. I was pleased to… Continue reading Monthly wrap-up – May 2018

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#BookReview SNAP by Belinda Bauer #Snap @BelindaBauer @TransworldBooks #NetGalley

SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS . . . On a stifling summer's day, eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them. Jack's in charge, she said. I won't be long. But she doesn't come back. She never comes back. And life as the children know it… Continue reading #BookReview SNAP by Belinda Bauer #Snap @BelindaBauer @TransworldBooks #NetGalley

Book musings · Putting a Face to the Name

Putting a Face to the Name #4 – Kick-Ass Female Leads: Part 2!

Putting a Face to the Name is an occasional series in which I discuss how I visualise the characters from some of my favourite reads. Further to Part 1, I'm taking a look at some more of the best female leads of recent crime fiction. The Roy & Castells series by Johana Gustawsson Behaviour Investigative Advisor… Continue reading Putting a Face to the Name #4 – Kick-Ass Female Leads: Part 2!