In the run up to Bloody Scotland, 2017 I am delighted to welcome Director of the festival, Bob McDevitt along to Chapterinmylife. Now in its 6th year, Bloody Scotland goes from strength to strength with attendance increasing each year; it is the top event for Crime Fiction fans and writers North of the Border and is … Continue reading The Man Behind Bloody Scotland: Interview with Bob McDevitt, Director of Bloody Scotland
What the blurb says: From the publisher of Graeme Macrae Burnet's His Bloody Project, the first in a new series of distinctive, standalone crime stories, each with a literary bent. In 1950s London, a literary agent finds fame when he secretly steals a young woman's brilliant novel manuscript and publishes it under his own … Continue reading The Paper Cell: Louise Hutcheson
Sometimes a book title just grabs your attention and "The Confession of Stella Moon" was the one that grabbed mine - something just screamed out dark and quirky to me and that tagline #BecauseDarkSecretsDontDecompose just oozed intrigue! What the blurb says: A timely and intelligent book' - AL Kennedy. 1977: A killer is released from … Continue reading The Confession of Stella Moon by Shelley Day
I'm absolutely BUZZING to be closing down this #BlogTour along with Amy over at NovelGossip , In fact, I'm running around my house doing the happy dance as we speak! It is a bit of a fan girl moment for me as I have to admit that I am a huge fan of Rachel Amphlett … Continue reading #BlogTour: One to Watch by Rachel Amphlett
New to the world of #BookBlogging and wondering what you should do with that brand new shiny #BookBlog you have just set up? Here are some of my top ten tips to help you on your way (these are today's top tips as every day is a school day in the world of #BookBlogging … Continue reading Book Blogging: top ten tips!
Once again, I am delighted to be taking part in another #Orenda tour! Whenever I am offered a book published by Orenda then I know that I am in for a treat. Karen Sullivan has an uncanny knack of picking some of the best books out there to publish and when I pick one up … Continue reading #BlogTour: Wolves in the Dark by Gunnar Staalesen
I'm just a sucker for my #Twinnies recommendations so I am! So when Noelle of Crimebookjunkie asked me if I'd take part in the #BlogTour for Mike Craven's #BodyBreaker I was powerless to resist - OK I didn't even really want to resist, I bit her fingers off right away! Her power is so great that I … Continue reading #BlogTour: Body Breaker – Mike Craven
I'm a wee happy blogger today! All you lovely folk have been following me on Twitter and liking my Facebook page for my blog and I'm almost at 2K followers on Twitter and just over 500 likes on my FB page - another 20 odd follows on this and 200 people following my blog! How … Continue reading It’s Giveaway Time
Well, I'm giving you a double-barreled review today! I was approached by Kerry to review her first two books a few months back and they have languished on my TBR pile since then due to other commitments. I'm glad to say that I have now read both of them back to back and here's … Continue reading Kerry Barnes: Ruthless and Ruby’s Palace
As I read, I often like to have a little nibble and snack and so I began to think what sort of food would best go with some of my favourite books! I thought that I would treat you all to some recipes for food that I might eat alongside reading the book! Exquisite … Continue reading From Books to Cooks!