Blog tour: The Golden Orphans by Gary Raymond

Published by Parthian Books 30th June 2018 / 155 pages Opening sentence: “Until the Russian turned up with his entourage, I was the only person at the funeral, and I had come two and a half thousand miles to be there.” Welcome to my stop on The Golden Orphans blog tour! This was a quick […]

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Blog Tour: Overkill by Vanda Symon

Paperback published 6th September 2018 by Orenda Books / 272 pages Many years ago I was lucky enough to visit New Zealand and just fell in love with everything about it. So, when the opportunity came up to read a book set in New Zealand by a New Zealand crime writer (how many times can […]

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Blog Tour: Call of the Curlew by Elizabeth Brooks

Call of the Curlew by Elizabeth Brooks Opening sentence: “Virginia Wrathmell knows she will walk on to the marsh one New Year’s Eve, and meet her end there.” Call of the Curlew has a wonderfully executed dual timeline and opens with 86-year old Virginia waiting for a sign. She has lived in Salt Winds since she […]

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Blog Tour: I Found My Tribe by Ruth Fitzmaurice

I Found My Tribe by Ruth Fitzmaurice Opening sentence: “Three-year old Sadie says that Dadda talks with his eyes.” I am delighted to be taking part in the blog tour for this truly enchanting book. I Found My Tribe is Ruth Fitzmaurice’s memoir about how she dealt with her husband, Simon, being diagnosed with Motor […]

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