Book Review – A Deathly Silence by Jane Isaac @JaneIsaacAuthor #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

Happy Publication Day!! DCI Helen Lavery was simply fabulous!! And I loved the way Jane Isaac wrote this police procedural, with a delicate hand, grasping the minute details so that not a single clue passed through, giving me the opportunity to play detective. Tortured and mutilated body of a police officer was found in an … Continue reading Book Review – A Deathly Silence by Jane Isaac @JaneIsaacAuthor #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

Book Review – The Family Gift by Cathy Kelly @cathykellybooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. There are days when the mind is fluttering There are days when the stress is flying There are days when I want to do nothing That's the day I picked up Cathy Kelly for lazing The story was slow in … Continue reading Book Review – The Family Gift by Cathy Kelly @cathykellybooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Deadly Harm by Owen Mullen @OwenMullen6 @Bloodhoundbook #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to publisher Bloodhound Books for my spot on this Blog Blast on Publication Day. A strangely compelling read which haunted me from the first line of the book till I wrote this review, pulling at the imaginary strings that connected the book to me. My first book by author Owen Mullen was a … Continue reading Book Review – Deadly Harm by Owen Mullen @OwenMullen6 @Bloodhoundbook #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – Christmas from the Heart by Sheila Roberts @pumpupyourbook #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Dorothy and Pump Up Your Book for my spot on this Blog Tour. A sweet Christmas read where a non profit organization run by Livi lost a major donation made by the Hightower companies run by Guy, and there were words exchanged. Until serendipity played a part, and Guy was stranded in … Continue reading Book Review – Christmas from the Heart by Sheila Roberts @pumpupyourbook #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – I’ll Be Home For Christmas by Karen Clarke @karenclarke123 @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! Ah, another cosy read which made want to forget my thrillers and stay within the warmth of Christmas and love. And this time we have Nina, our feisty heroine, jilted by a louse of a fiancé, stuck in the crossroads of life and love, where everyone knew what she wanted, more than … Continue reading Book Review – I’ll Be Home For Christmas by Karen Clarke @karenclarke123 @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – The Last Wife by Nicola Marsh @NicolaMarsh @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. I was down with severe dizziness and ill-health, and this book anchored me. I needed a book which would take me away from the pain of it all. And Nicola Marsh did it with this family suspense. Her words took … Continue reading Book Review – The Last Wife by Nicola Marsh @NicolaMarsh @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Book Review – Izzy’s Magical Football Adventure by Emma Larkin @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #ChildrensBooks

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. If you ever dream a dream, dream big and stay focused. Determination and willingness to give it your all will do the rest. The book showed all this with a simple, delightful story. Izzy played football with brothers. On losing … Continue reading Book Review – Izzy’s Magical Football Adventure by Emma Larkin @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #ChildrensBooks

Book Review – The Good Girls by Amanda Brookfield @ABrookfield1 @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to publisher Boldwood Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was quite a different read with unlikable characters and their dysfunctional family. The Keating sisters and the friction between them. Kat and Eleanor. Kat was the perfect one and Eleanor was still struggling in life. This was the story of their … Continue reading Book Review – The Good Girls by Amanda Brookfield @ABrookfield1 @BoldwoodBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – Ghost and Ragman Roll by Pete Adams @Peteadams8 @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #policeprocedural

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Jack Austin is back with a new caper and an added feather to his crown. He was retired from the force and married to Amanda. Trying to help his wife with a murder, he was pulled back into the … Continue reading Book Review – Ghost and Ragman Roll by Pete Adams @Peteadams8 @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #policeprocedural

Musings – Ode to my Friend James J. Cudney

What do I tell you about Jay that I haven't already said oh so many times on my blog. I wear my heart on my sleeve for him. He was my first friend in this blogging world. The rest all disappeared, but he stayed behind, seeing something in me which others did not. He helped … Continue reading Musings – Ode to my Friend James J. Cudney

Book Review – The Garden on Sparrow Street by Tilly Tenant @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A love lost hits my heart with a thud especially in December, and memories of the happy times causes my being to lurch. When a book has a blurb which has the residents coming together to build a garden with … Continue reading Book Review – The Garden on Sparrow Street by Tilly Tenant @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Review – Fiona and the Whale by Hannah M. Lynn @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. In the beginning I thought it would be a routine chick-lit syoe with some laughs, some tears, and a happily ever after. But I WAS WRONG. This book was bloody brilliant. It was fun, honest, ethical, and so passionate. I … Continue reading Book Review – Fiona and the Whale by Hannah M. Lynn @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Book Review – The Birthday House by Jill Treseder @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to Anne Cater and Random Things Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Nobody is to blame, yet everybody played a part. A different kind of thriller which showed an incident and the days preceding that, from different points of view. A man shot his wife and his daughter, then killed himself. … Continue reading Book Review – The Birthday House by Jill Treseder @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – The Christmas Eve Secret by Elyse Douglas @douglaselyse #BookReview #BlogTour #timeslip

Many thanks to Teddy Rose and Virtual Author Book Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. A weaving story of time travel and the true love of a woman was this book. Eve loved Patrick in 2019. Their previous two books had time travel via a lantern. So while destroying the same lantern, in … Continue reading Book Review – The Christmas Eve Secret by Elyse Douglas @douglaselyse #BookReview #BlogTour #timeslip

Book Review – The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden @arden_katherine @EburyPublishing @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #fantasy

Many thanks to Anne Cater and Random Things Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. A haunting poetry in prose was how I would describe author Katherine Arden's writing. The words produced a powerful imagery. I hardly could get out of the atmosphere of Russia as created by the author. This was my weekend … Continue reading Book Review – The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden @arden_katherine @EburyPublishing @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #fantasy

Book Review – Sacrificing Starlight by David Pipe @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. The story dealt with a missing child but then went further into the depths of abuse. A child found with multiple injury marks was rushed off as accidental death, but there were two who didn't believe it. The two protagonists … Continue reading Book Review – Sacrificing Starlight by David Pipe @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #horror

Many thanks to Anne Cater and Random Things Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. A brilliant author is Sharon Blackie. Her prose strummed with a strange lilt that bespoke of the ancient folk tales passed from generation to generation, some told as a bedtime story and some hidden as a myth. All had … Continue reading Book Review – Foxfire, Wolfskin and Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie @annecater #BookReview #BlogTour #horror

Book Review – Dorothy in the Land of Monsters by Garten Gevedon @XpressoTours #BookReview #BlogTour #fantasy

Many thanks to Giselle and Xpresso Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. With the book being a retelling of Wizard of Oz, I was quite excited to read it. The story remained the same. Dorothy and Toto wanted to go back home, and only the Wizard of Oz could help with that. But … Continue reading Book Review – Dorothy in the Land of Monsters by Garten Gevedon @XpressoTours #BookReview #BlogTour #fantasy

Book Review – Cradle to Grave by Rachel Amphlett @RachelAmphlett @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to Tracy Fenton and Compulsive Readers for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was one wowza of a book, gripped me from the beginning to end. Man, am I loving police procedurals nowadays. DI Kay Hunter was one of a kind, sharp and hardworking with a hidden vulnerability due to personal losses. … Continue reading Book Review – Cradle to Grave by Rachel Amphlett @RachelAmphlett @Tr4cyF3nt0n #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – The Athena Protocol by Shamim Sarif @shamimsarif @harperteen @The_FFBC #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to Patricia and FFBC Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Whoa... This book was a non-stop action thriller from the first page to the last with Jessie being a kick-ass protagonist. A spy thriller like this, I haven't read in recent times, maybe never, this would make a brilliant action movie. … Continue reading Book Review – The Athena Protocol by Shamim Sarif @shamimsarif @harperteen @The_FFBC #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – A Spell of Murder by Kennedy Kerr @kennedykerr5 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. With such a cute cover how could I resist this book. The spelled cozy from the get go. This had witches and psychics which added to the thrill and spirits of the Greek Gods. The poisoning of a teacher brought … Continue reading Book Review – A Spell of Murder by Kennedy Kerr @kennedykerr5 @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #cozy

Cover Reveal – When The Time Comes by Adele O’Neill @adelesbooks @Aria_Fiction #CoverReveal #BookBlogger

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Cover Reveal. Her husband says it's suicide. The police say it's murder. Liam Buckley was a married man with two teenage children when he moved out of the family home to start a new life with his lover. His wife Jennifer never … Continue reading Cover Reveal – When The Time Comes by Adele O’Neill @adelesbooks @Aria_Fiction #CoverReveal #BookBlogger

Book Review – The Silence of Severance by Wes Markin @MarkinWes @CazVinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Many thanks to Caroline Vincent and Bits about Books for my spot on this Blog Tour. There was absolute silence, then a hitch followed by a woosh with intermittent Tap Tap Tap Those were the only sounds that existed when I read this book by a brilliant author Wes Markin. My breath hitched at the … Continue reading Book Review – The Silence of Severance by Wes Markin @MarkinWes @CazVinBooks #BookReview #BlogTour #thriller

Book Review – Good Little Liars by Sarah Clutton @sarahmclutton @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. A high school reunion and a death in the past were two most intriguing things that drew me in when I read the blurb. The book encompassed relationships and suspense. 3 friends Marlee, Emma, and Tessa were strangely connected due … Continue reading Book Review – Good Little Liars by Sarah Clutton @sarahmclutton @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Book Review – The Christmas Countdown by Donna Ashcroft @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Sarah and Kim Nash and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a fun, light read which kept the spirit of Christmas shining bright right from September. Having been hurt by her loved ones, Holly rushed to her Aunt Clara in order to get over the hurt and … Continue reading Book Review – The Christmas Countdown by Donna Ashcroft @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #contemporary

Book Spotlight – The Seagull’s Laughter @HollyBidgood @Wildpressed @LoveBooksGroup #BookBlogger #BlogTour #bookpromo

Many thanks to Kelly and Love Book Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. This is a Bookstagram tour primarily 1973. Malik has always been something of a misfit. Born to a Greenlandic mother and an English-Explorer father, he has one eye of black and one of watery-blue. As a child his mother’s people … Continue reading Book Spotlight – The Seagull’s Laughter @HollyBidgood @Wildpressed @LoveBooksGroup #BookBlogger #BlogTour #bookpromo

Book Review – The Scent of Death by Simon Beckett @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #policeprocedural

Many thanks to Emma and Damp Pebbles Blog Tours for my spot on this Blog Tour. Oh my!! This book took me straight into my past, my anatomy hall dissection and the post mortems that I had attended. Whoa!! The graphic details of the dead body along with smells and flies reminded me of my … Continue reading Book Review – The Scent of Death by Simon Beckett @damppebbles #BookReview #BlogTour #policeprocedural

Book Review – Sound by Catherine Fearns @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Many thanks to Rachel and Rachel's Random Resources for my spot on this Blog Tour. This was a Murder mystery, pure and simple, at its core. The author Catherine Fearns has chosen a unique weapon, THE SOUND. It was so fascinating to read the way the author had used one of the senses to kill … Continue reading Book Review – Sound by Catherine Fearns @rararesources #BookReview #BlogTour #suspense

Book Review – Severed by Stewart Giles @stewartgiles @books_n_all #BookReview #BlogTour #policeprocedural

Many thanks to Jill and Books 'n' All for my spot on this Blog Tour. What should a thriller be like? It should keep me on my toes, trying to outrace the mind of the author, fast paced writing with delicious bursts of excitement, prose be zingy infusing me with an unholy glee. Something which … Continue reading Book Review – Severed by Stewart Giles @stewartgiles @books_n_all #BookReview #BlogTour #policeprocedural

Book Review – Snowflakes Over Holly Cove by Lucy Coleman @LucyColemanAuth @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary

Many thanks to Victoria Joss and publisher Aria for my spot on this Blog Tour. Lucy Coleman has done it again, written a book so filled with warmth amidst the biting cold of the snow that I could do nothing but follow the trails as pages turned. Tia had lost her mother and her love … Continue reading Book Review – Snowflakes Over Holly Cove by Lucy Coleman @LucyColemanAuth @Aria_Fiction #BookReview #BlogTour #contemporary