Synopsis: Sanday, one of Britain's northernmost islands, inaccessible when the wind prevents the ferry crossing from the mainland, or fog grounds the tiny, island-hopping plane. When human remains are discovered to the rear of an old primary school, forensic expert Dr Rhona MacLeod and her assistant arrive to excavate the grave. Approaching midwinter, they find … Continue reading None But The Dead – Lin Anderson – Beyond 5 stars!
Synopsis: TWO CHILDHOOD FRIENDS... ONE BECAME A DETECTIVE... ONE BECAME A KILLER... One night changed their lives Thirty years ago, the Longacre Children's Home stood on a London street where once-grand Victorian homes lay derelict. There its children lived in terror of Gordon Tallis, the home's manager. Cries in the fire and smoke Then Connor … Continue reading The Two O’Clock Boy – Mark Hill 3.5 stars
Eeeeek! I'm so excited to be a part of this forthcoming Blog Tour for Michael J Malone's "A Suitable Lie" - got to keep my review under wraps until then but let's just say that there are no worries about star allocation for this one! It's #FreakinAwesome!
Synopsis: A Conspiracy. A cover-up. And a whistle-blower… You think you know who to trust? You're wrong. Untouchable is a chillingly dark psychological thriller from the No 1 Bestselling Author of Look Behind You. It’s Maya and Jamie’s anniversary, and she waits with excitement for him to return home for a celebratory dinner. There’s … Continue reading Sibel Hodge – Untouchable
November 21st -27th 2016 sees the return of #BookWeekScotland - a week long celebration of books and reading! Chapterinmylife will be celebrating all things #Scottish - well all things relating to Scottish #Crime Fiction - with a fantastic line up of some of the best Scottish writers out there! Throughout the week I'll … Continue reading News: Book Week Scotland – 2016
I was delighted when Mel contacted me and asked me if I'd like to read and review the two latest books in her joint venture with author, Linda S Prather: Novella- Clever Deception and first in the series Tragic Deception. As a long standing fan of Mel I was only too happy to say … Continue reading Mel Comley & Linda S Prather -Deception
Synopsis: The second book in Michael Wood’s darkly compelling new crime series featuring DCI Matilda Darke. Perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride, Mark Billingham and Val McDermid. When elderly George Rainsford goes to investigate a suspicious noise one night, the last thing he expects to find is a bloodbath. A man has been killed and … Continue reading Outside Looking In – Michael Wood – 4.5 stars
Well that was the weekend that all Scottish Crime fans look forward to every year and I was absolutely buzzing the whole week about it! Over the weekend I volunteered at a couple of the panels, done some promotional work with Alan Jones and appeared on a live link from the event with Alison … Continue reading Bloody Scotland weekend
I have absolutely loved the Cate Austin series and I really do hope that this isn't the last!In Nowhere Girl, probation officer, Cate Austin and her daughter have moved to Luxembourg to be with her partner Olivier - a move not all of her colleagues and friends in the UK were supportive of. Olivier is … Continue reading The Nowhere Girl – Ruth Dugdall – 4 stars
A huge thanks to Jackie Baldwin and Harper Collins for asking me to participate in the blog tour for the recently published "Dead Man's Prayer", I was delighted to be asked! Biography Jackie Baldwin practiced as a solicitor in a rural town for twenty years specialising in family and criminal law. She then trained as … Continue reading Blog Tour: Dead Man’s Prayer – Jackie Baldwin