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”

Fame and Fortune by Carol Hedges #RBRT #TheVictorianDetectives

A shaft of dust-laden sunshine lights up the planes of her small cat-like face with its pale hair and sea-green eyes that catch and hold the light. Once more I have explored the sordid streets of mid-Victorian London to follow the investigations of the determined team of police detectives, Stride, Cully and Greig. Carol HedgesContinue reading “Fame and Fortune by Carol Hedges #RBRT #TheVictorianDetectives”

Out of the London Mist by Lyssa Medana #RBRT #BookReview

When news of his brother’s murder reached him, aether pilot John Farnley raced back to his old family home.While he comforts his bereaved sister-in-law, and tries to sort the family business and holdings, he also wonders why his brother, Lord Nicholas Farnley, had ventured into the cramped streets of the East End of London whereContinue reading “Out of the London Mist by Lyssa Medana #RBRT #BookReview”

Rags of Time by Michael Ward #BookReview #HistFic

London  1639. Thomas Tallant, a young and ambitious Spice Merchant, returns from India to find his city in turmoil.  A bitter struggle is brewing between King Charles I and Parliament, as England slides into civil war. The capital is simmering with dissent. The conflict is ready to boil over. But Thomas soon has other troublesContinue reading “Rags of Time by Michael Ward #BookReview #HistFic”

Listed Dead (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease

Listed Dead now available on Amazon UK November 1940. The Battle of Britain has ended and the horror of the Blitz is reaching its height when two deaths on the Sussex Downs bring Bunch Courtney and Chief Inspector Wright together once more. What could possibly link a fatal car crash with the corpse dumped in aContinue reading “Listed Dead (A Bunch Courtney Investigation) by Jan Edwards #TuesdayBookBlog #NewRelease”

The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #BookReview

Morton Farrier, the esteemed English forensic genealogist, had cleared a space in his busy schedule to track down his own elusive father finally. But he is then presented with a case that challenges his research skills in his quest to find the killer of a woman murdered more than one hundred and eighty years ago.Continue reading “The America Ground (The Forensic Genealogist Series Book 4) by Nathan Dylan Goodwin #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”

The Moth Catcher (Vera Stanhope 7) by Ann Cleeves #BookReview

As though to a flame, they were drawn to their deaths This case was different from anything Vera had ever worked before. Two bodies, connected but not lying together. And nothing made her feel as alive as murder. Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Then a shocking discovery shatters theContinue reading “The Moth Catcher (Vera Stanhope 7) by Ann Cleeves #BookReview”

Death by Baguette (Travel Can Be Murder #2) by Jennifer S. Alderson #RBRT #Bookreview

Introducing Lana Hansen, tour guide, reluctant amateur sleuth, and star of the Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Series. Join Lana as she leads tourists and readers to fascinating cities around the globe on intriguing adventures that, unfortunately for Lana, often turn deadly. My Review Death by Baguette is the second murder mystery involving quick-wittedContinue reading “Death by Baguette (Travel Can Be Murder #2) by Jennifer S. Alderson #RBRT #Bookreview”