Hello! Welcome to JuliaPalooza today for my stop on the damppebbles Blog Tour for The Watson Letters: Volume 5 – Murder on Mystery Island by Colin Garrow, which is available now (links below). About the book Intrepid investigators Holmes and Watson continue their fight against crime in a not quite Post-Victorian, steampunk parallel universe. When consumptive… Continue reading #BlogTour The Watson Letters: Volume 5 – Murder on Mystery Island by Colin Garrow #MurderonMysteryIsland #TheWatsonLetters @colingarrow @damppebbles @DamppebblesBTs #BookReview
Hello! Today I am absolutely delighted to welcome you to JuliaPalooza for my stop on the Blog Tour for the new collection of Bryant & May short stories, England's Finest by Christopher Fowler, which will be published in hardcover and ebook formats by Doubleday on 31 October 2019 (links below). About the book The Peculiar Crimes Unit… Continue reading #BlogTour England’s Finest by Christopher Fowler #BryantandMayEnglandsFinest #BryantandMay @Peculiar @DoubledayUK @damppebbles @DamppebblesBTs #BookReview
Hello! Today I’m very pleased to welcome you to JuliaPalooza for my stop on the Blog Tour for The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and other stories by Teresa Solana and translated by Peter Bush, which was published by Bitter Lemon Press earlier this month and is available to buy via the links below. About the book Ingenious,… Continue reading #BlogTour The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and other stories by Teresa Solana #FirstPrehistoricSerialKiller @TeresaSolana1 @bitterlemonpub #randomthingstours #BookReview
This is a slight cheat as I didn't do a monthly wrap-up for January so I'm bundling both months up in one! January During the long, long (long! before payday) first month of the year, I read seven novels and listened to four audiobooks: The latter - as part of my reading goals to revisit… Continue reading Monthly wrap-up – January-February 2018
I've only become aware of It's Monday! What Are You Reading? today and am delighted to share my contribution: #IMWAYR is a weekly place to share extra #booklove in the form of what you have read over the last week, what you are currently reading and what's coming next, hosted by Kathryn at Book Date. So… Continue reading #imwayr It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 8 January 2018
Blade-sharp and pared to the bone, these original stories by bestselling, award-winning female crime writers will lure you to the dark side. Fifteen perfectly twisted tales with a measure of evil, a dash of horror, and a dose of humour. Expect the unexpected… Fifteen original stories by Jane Casey, Tammy Cohen, Sarah Hilary, Alison Joseph, Erin… Continue reading Killer Women: Crime Club Anthology #1
When the boss of the big local DIY outlet is murdered on a moonlit night, all the evidence points to the store's junior manager. And when police retrieve the murder weapon from the Thames, the manager goes on the run. But Jack and Sarah are not at all sure of his guilt. Can they uncover… Continue reading Cherringham – Death on a Moonlit Night (Cherringham: Mystery Shorts Book 26) by Matthew Costello & Neil Richards
Running Blind by M.J. Arlidge My rating: 5 of 5 stars Another great insight into Helen Grace's background. A quick but thrilling read.
Murder Under the Christmas Tree: Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season by Cecily Gayford My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a great collection of fun and festive Christmas murder mysteries. They're all short stories and easy to read so perfect for fitting in between mince pies, present opening and turkey sandwiches!
Flytrap by Simon Kernick My rating: 4 of 5 stars Great plot, well-written, a couple of twists but brings new meaning even to the phrase 'short story'!! It took me about 10 minutes to read and finished at 47%, with the rest of the file being a preview of the new book. It was good… Continue reading Flytrap by Simon Kernick