How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones – Book Review

Title: How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House Author: Cherie Jones Genre: Fiction, Literary Fiction Publisher: Tinder Press Publication Date: 21st January 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: In Baxter's Beach, Barbados, Lala's grandmother Wilma tells the story of the one-armed sister, a cautionary tale about what happens to girls who disobey their mothers. For Wilma, … Continue reading How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones – Book Review

The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor – Book Review

Title: The Burning Girls Author: C.J. Tudor Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Penguin Michael Joseph Publication Date: 21st January 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: 500 years ago: eight martyrs were burnt to death30 years ago: two teenagers vanished without traceTwo months ago: the vicar committed suicide Welcome to Chapel Croft. For Rev Jack Brooks and teenage daughter … Continue reading The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor – Book Review

The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. – Book Review

Title: The Prophets Author: Robert Jones Jr. Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Riverrun, Quercus Publication Date: 5th January 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The Halifax plantation is known as Empty by the slaves who work it under the pitiless gaze of its overseers and its owner, Massa Paul. Two young enslaved men, Samuel and Isaiah dwell … Continue reading The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. – Book Review

Out in the Cold by Stuart Johnstone – Book Review

Title: Out in the Cold Author: Stuart Johnstone Genre: Crime/Thriller Publisher: Allison & Busby Publication Date: 19th November 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Intuition is everything in the police force, something that Sergeant Don Colyear knows better than most. When a superior officer’s decision not to respond to a routine disturbance has fatal consequences, Colyear … Continue reading Out in the Cold by Stuart Johnstone – Book Review

The Split by Sharon Bolton – Book Review

Title: The Split Author: Sharon Bolton Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Trapeze Publication Date: 22nd October 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: SHE'LL NEVER STOP RUNNING.BUT HE'LL NEVER STOP LOOKING. A year ago Felicity Lloyd fled England to South Georgia, one of the most remote islands in the world, escaping her past and the man she once loved. … Continue reading The Split by Sharon Bolton – Book Review

The Searcher by Tana French – Book Review

Title: The Searcher Author: Tana French Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Viking, Penguin Publication Date: 5th November 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a remote Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force, and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life … Continue reading The Searcher by Tana French – Book Review

Play The Red Queen by Juris Jurjevics – Blog Tour Review

Title: Play The Red Queen Author: Juris Jurjevics (published posthumously) Genre: Suspense/Crime/Historical Fiction Publisher: No Exit Press Publication Date: 12th November 2020 (paperback) Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Vietnam, 1963. A female Viet Cong assassin is trawling the boulevards of Saigon, catching US Army officers off-guard with a single pistol shot, then riding off on the … Continue reading Play The Red Queen by Juris Jurjevics – Blog Tour Review

The Girl and the Goddess by Nikita Gill – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Girl and the Goddess Author: Nikita Gill Genre: Poetry/Verse Publisher: Ebury Press Publication Date: 1st October 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: One girl's wild journey of strength, beauty and growth as she discovers who she really is. Lyrical wonder, spiritual revelation and revolution meet with epic mythical landscapes in this deeply intimate coming-of-age … Continue reading The Girl and the Goddess by Nikita Gill – Blog Tour Review

Three-Fifths by John Vercher – Book Review

Title: Three-Fifths Author: John Vercher Genre: Fiction/Thriller Publisher: Pushkin Press Publication Date: 1st October 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Pittsburgh, 1995. Twenty-two year old Bobby Saraceno is a biracial man, passing for white. Bobby has hidden his identity from everyone, even his best friend and fellow comic-book geek, Aaron, who has just returned from prison … Continue reading Three-Fifths by John Vercher – Book Review

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Exiles Author: Christina Baker Kline Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allison & Busby Publication Date: 22nd October 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: London, 1840. Evangeline, pregnant and falsely accused of stealing, has languished in Newgate prison for months. Ahead now lies the journey to Australia on a prison ship. On board, Evangeline befriends Hazel, … Continue reading The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline – Blog Tour Review