“How Much Wine Will Fix My Broken Heart” by Kristen Bailey

I am delighted to be among the first stops on day one of the Bookouture Books On Tour for the latest release by Kristen Bailey. Bookouture kindly granted me a digital copy of “How Much Wine Will Fix My Broken Heart?”, via Netgalley, in exchange for my honest review. And that is exactly what you…

“Did My Love Life Shrink In The Wash?” by Kristen Bailey

I am delighted to be among the first stops on day one of the Bookouture book tour for the latest release by Kristen Bailey. Bookouture kindly granted me a digital copy of “Did My Love Life Shrink In The Wash?”, via Netgalley, in exchange for my honest review. And that is exactly what you will…

“The Khan” by Saima Mir

They advise to not judge a book by its cover. Wise words indeed.  But, just sometimes, advice, however sage and well-intentioned, is best ignored. And this is one of those occasions. Besides, who exactly are they? I first saw “The Khan”, or rather, its cover, in a tweet and was, figuratively, stopped in my tracks….

“Can I Give My Husband Back?” by Kristen Bailey

I am delighted to be one of the stops on the Bookouture “Books On Tour” route for the latest release by Kristen Bailey. I was kindly granted a digital copy of “Can I Give My Husband Back?” via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Which is what you will find following a brief bio…

“A Book of Bones” by John Connolly (Charlie Parker #17)

I was delighted to be asked by Liz Mistry to review the latest Parker thriller on behalf of The Crime Warp. When Liz made the request, I almost bit her hand off in anticipation. Firstly, before I write my review, an admission. I am a fan of the aforementioned Charlie Parker novels and of John…

“This Side of Night” by J. Todd Scott (Chris Cherry #03)

My review of “This Side of Night” by J. Todd Scott. (Brought to you by the letter S.) Seductive. Satisfying. Sassy. Scintillating. Scope. Seamless. Sensational. Sensitive. Sexy. Sharp. Significant. Skilled. Skilful. Super. Snappy. Soaring. Solid. Sound. Sparkling. Spectacular. Spellbinding. Spirited. Splendid. Standout. Statuesque. Smart. Strong. Stunning. Substantive. Successful. Sumptuous. Superior. Symphonic. (From GoodReads) The vicious…

My Top Reads of 2018

It’s 0800 on Monday 31st December. This time tomorrow we will be in a New Year. Or, Tuesday, if you prefer. EIther way, as 2018 draws to a close, I find that I have read 42 books this year. Not a huge number by any means – being part of GoodReads, I am aware of…

“High White Sun” by J. Todd Scott. (Chris Cherry #02)

    My review of “High White Sun” by J. Todd Scott. (Brought to you by the letter T.) Tremendous. Thrilling. Tense. Terrific. Taut. Triumph. Triumphant. Titanic. Tough. Tenacious. Tight. Twisted. Tip-top. Tretis. Tantalising. Tender. Talented. Texas. Texan. Trilogy? (From GoodReads) In this fiery and violent new sequel to The Far Empty, even though Sheriff…

“The Far Empty” by J. Todd Scott. (Chris Cherry #01)

My review of “The Far Empty” by J. Todd Scott. (Brought to you by the letter M.) Mean. Moody. Murderous. Memorable. Magnificent. Menacing. Majestic. Masterful. Magical. Merciless. Marvellous. Mayhem. Major. Mesmerising. Mighty. Maddish. Mysterious. Magnetic….more, more, MORE! Seriously though, my discovery of this novel, and of its writer, J. Todd Scott, came about purely by…

“City of Sinners” by A.A. Dhand. (Harry Virdee #03)

I zipped through this, the third Harry Virdee novel, in just a matter of days. Around two and a half, I think. And, at 0232 hours this morning, I came to the end of this whirlwind paced, adrenaline fuelled, terrific bobby-dazzler of a read. For such a clean cut, well presented, eloquent and charming chap,…

“Depth of Winter” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire​ #14)

*Read between 11th October and 13th October 2018 ****WARNING: SPOILER….If you have yet to read “The Western Star”, do not read any further.**** Welcome to Walt Longmire’s worst nightmare. In Craig Johnson’s latest mystery, Depth of Winter, an international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has…

“The Western Star” by Craig Johnson. (Walt Longmire #13)

*Read between 7th October and 11th October 2018 Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of twenty-five armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive. It takes him back to when fresh from…