Blog Tour: The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear

Opening sentence: “Tonight I joined the women of the London Auxiliary Ambulance Service as they rushed to the aid of civilians caught in the relentless bombing of this brave city.” Welcome to my stop on this wonderful blog tour!Β The American Agent is the 15th outing for crime investigator, Maisie Dobbs, but don’t worry if – […]

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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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Review: The Flats by Kate Birdsall

Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. The Flats (A Liz Boyle Mystery) by Kate Birdsall Opening sentence: “‘Are you ready to talk about the shooting?’ Dr. Shue gazes at me from behind her chic rimless glasses and rebalances her notepad on her lap.” Detective Liz Boyle and her (professional) partner Tom Goran are investigating […]

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Review: The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC. The Snowman: Harry Hole 7 by Jo Nesbo Opening sentence: “It was the day the snow came.” Originally published in 2007, this is the film tie-in edition of The Snowman –Β the film is released on 13th October and stars Michael Fassbender in the lead role. Although the seventh […]

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Review: The Lies Within by Jane Isaac

I received this book in exchange for an honest review. The Lies Within by Jane Isaac Opening sentence: “The barrister tilts his head back.”Β  This is the third book in the DI Will Jackman series, and although I have not read the first two, this easily stands-alone as a great detective read. We are given […]

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Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie Opening sentence: “Mrs Ferrars died on the night of the 16th-17th September – a Thursday.” I recently decided to read more Agatha Christie this year and after finishing The ABC Murders, I asked the wonderful folk of Bookstagram which Christie they would recommend as my next read […]

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Review: The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter Opening sentence: “Samantha Quinn felt the stinging of a thousand hornets inside her legs as she ran down the long, forlorn driveway toward the farmhouse.” My first thought – ridiculous thought – on reading this book was: did the author just want to write a story with ‘daughter’ in […]

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