Into the Blue by Robert Goddard #TuesdayBookBlog

Harry Barnett is a middle-aged failure. Leading a shabby existence in the shadow of a past disgrace, he is reduced to caretaking a friend’s villa on the island of Rhodes and working in a bar to earn his keep. Then a guest at the villa – a young woman he had instantly and innocently warmedContinue reading “Into the Blue by Robert Goddard #TuesdayBookBlog”

The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback

When Esme Quentin is engaged to research the history of an ancient mill owned by her client, Anna Brannock, she stumbles upon a bitter family feud, tales of witchcraft and a century-old allegation of murder. ​As Esme digs deeper, the past begins to converge on the present, when Anna becomes the target of a disturbingContinue reading “The Fear of Ravens by Wendy Percival (Esme Quentin Mystery Book 4) #NewPaperback”

Death by Windmill by Jennifer S Alderson Travel Can Be Murder 3 #TuesdayBookBlog

A Mother’s Day trip to the Netherlands turns deadly when a guest plummets from a windmill. Was it an accident or a murder? For Lana Hansen, the answer will mean freedom or imprisonment for someone close to her… Wanderlust Tours guide Lana Hansen and her mother, Gillian, haven’t seen eye to eye in over aContinue reading “Death by Windmill by Jennifer S Alderson Travel Can Be Murder 3 #TuesdayBookBlog”

Alice Teale is Missing by H A Linskey #TuesdayBookBlog #Thriller

Alice Teale walked out of school at the end of a bright spring day. She’s not been seen since. Alice was popular and well-liked, and her boyfriend, friends and family are desperate to find her. But soon it’s clear that everyone in her life has something to hide. Then the police receive a disturbing package.Continue reading “Alice Teale is Missing by H A Linskey #TuesdayBookBlog #Thriller”

Death of a Cuckoo: An Esme Quentin Short Read by Wendy Percival #BookReview #Mystery #AncestryHour

A letter. A photograph. A devastating truth. When Gina Vincent receives a letter of condolence from a stranger following her mother’s death, a photograph slipped inside reveals a disturbing truth – everything she’s ever known is based on a lie. Shocked and disorientated, she engages genealogy detective Esme Quentin to help search for answers. TheContinue reading “Death of a Cuckoo: An Esme Quentin Short Read by Wendy Percival #BookReview #Mystery #AncestryHour”

Taken in Nuala (The Inspector de Silva Mysteries #8) By Harriet Steel #NewRelease #BookReview

When an American millionaire and his glamorous daughter visit Nuala, the splendour they bring to the town’s high society is soon tragically tarnished by a vicious crime. With many avenues of inquiry to follow, including the involvement of a mysterious fortune teller, Inspector de Silva will need all his resources to unravel the evidence andContinue reading “Taken in Nuala (The Inspector de Silva Mysteries #8) By Harriet Steel #NewRelease #BookReview”

The Vermeer Deception : An Art Mystery (Zelda Richardson Mystery Series Book 4) by Jennifer S Alderson #BookReview

An art historian finds – then loses – a portrait by Johannes Vermeer in this thrilling art mystery set in Munich, Heidelberg, and Amsterdam. Zelda is finding her job as assistant to Art Investigator Vincent de Graaf rather boring, but while Vincent is in Croatia, she finds a clue to a Vermeer painting, stolen byContinue reading “The Vermeer Deception : An Art Mystery (Zelda Richardson Mystery Series Book 4) by Jennifer S Alderson #BookReview”

The Book Of Souls (Inspector Mclean #2) by James Oswald #BookReview

Every year for ten years, a young woman’s body was found in Edinburgh at Christmas time: naked, throat slit, body washed clean. The final victim, Kirsty Summers, was Detective Constable Tony McLean’s fiancée. But the Christmas Killer made a mistake. In a cellar under a shop, McLean found a torture chamber and put an endContinue reading “The Book Of Souls (Inspector Mclean #2) by James Oswald #BookReview”

Natural Causes by James Oswald #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview

A devastating serial killer. A chilling cold case. Only DI Tony McLean realises the connection . . . I chose the first book in this series about DI Tony McLean after reading Rosie Amber’s review of the 10th book about this reliable, maverick policeman.  Set in Edinburgh we view the underbelly of the city asContinue reading “Natural Causes by James Oswald #TuesdayBookBlog #BookReview”

Different Class by Joanne Harris #BookReview #PsychologicalThriller

I chose this book because I had enjoyed Gentlemen and Players many years ago and this sequel takes place a year later in the same location, St Oswald’s Grammar School. Roy Straitley, an old-fashioned Latin Master is teaching his 35th year at the school and he has no desire for any other life.  Nicknamed QuazContinue reading “Different Class by Joanne Harris #BookReview #PsychologicalThriller”