The Ghost of Hollow House by Linda Stratmann: entertaining and enjoyable

Synopsis Mina Scarletti is invited to ancient Hollow House to investigate reports of ghostly occurrences. A determined sceptic, Mina’s main concern is for Kitty, whose health appears to be dramatically sinking under the strain of all that is going on. With the help of her trusted adviser, Dr Hamid, and her lively friend, Nell, Mina… Continue reading The Ghost of Hollow House by Linda Stratmann: entertaining and enjoyable

A Walking Shadow by Elizabeth Ireland: a rich and atmospheric read

A Walking Shadow: synopsis In 1871, Lillian Nolan accepts a small role in Macbeth, and finally fulfils her dream of becoming an actress. That is until the renowned, but venomous, female star of the production is murdered onstage opening night. When her enraged spirit haunts the theatre, Lillian is shocked to discover she can communicate… Continue reading A Walking Shadow by Elizabeth Ireland: a rich and atmospheric read

Trust Me by K J McGillick: riveting and enthralling

Trust Me Sex. Power. Murder. Dr. Gabriel Blackwell and his wife Sandra Blake have it all. He’s a brilliant thoracic surgeon. She’s a high-powered attorney with family money. Their lives are as loving as they are glamorous. Or are they? When a nurse Dr. Blackwell works with is brutally murdered, the questions fly. Who would want… Continue reading Trust Me by K J McGillick: riveting and enthralling

Diana and the Three Behrs by Fleeta Cunningham: a cosy mystery full of Flapper fun!

This is a fun and lively cosy mystery, with two Flapper sisters as our amateur sleuths. Diana applies for a job as secretary for a group of ‘Owls’ – professors, who, every year go on a jaunt to further their studies in a particular area. This time round they’ve arrived in Fort Worth to discover… Continue reading Diana and the Three Behrs by Fleeta Cunningham: a cosy mystery full of Flapper fun!

Watch The Wall, Miss Seeton by Hamilton Crane: a delightfully eccentric cosy mystery

Synopsis Customs & Excise are tracking a gang of cigar-smugglers who operate on the quiet Kent coast near Plummergen, home to retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton. Their attempt at a midnight ambush goes wrong, and a man is found dead. As Miss Seeton sketches the most notorious tomb in Plummergen churchyard – the one… Continue reading Watch The Wall, Miss Seeton by Hamilton Crane: a delightfully eccentric cosy mystery

An Impossible Thing Called Love by Belinda Missen: a delightful romcom

Synopsis Don’t miss the new delightfully uplifting book from the author of A Recipe for Disaster! A second chance at love… When globe-trotting Emmy first fell for first-aider William on a freezing New Year’s Eve, she really believed that their love would go the distance.  But when she returns to Australia, her letters start to… Continue reading An Impossible Thing Called Love by Belinda Missen: a delightful romcom

Running in Circles by Claire Gray: a breathless mystery

Synopsis You can’t out-run murder… When Lucy Lewis landed herself a reporting job on an idyllic Thai island, she thought she’d found paradise. But one day her dream turns into a nightmare… A bomb goes off outside her hostel and there is more than one fatality. Although the local paper she works for is mainly a tourist guide, the phone… Continue reading Running in Circles by Claire Gray: a breathless mystery

Cover reveal: A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs

A Little Hotel in Cornwall Struggling American waitress and aspiring novelist Maisie Clark dreams of becoming a full-time writer — even though in real life she’s just lost her chance at an exclusive writer’s mentorship program that would give her novel its big break. Desperate, she decides to take a chance and ask her favourite… Continue reading Cover reveal: A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs

It Never Goes Away by Tom Trott: fantastic end to an exciting trilogy

Synopsis From No.1 Private Detective to No.1 Suspect A cryptic message from an old friend leads Joe Grabarz to an abandoned farmhouse in the middle of the South Downs. But Joe is too late, someone else has got there first: his friend is dead, and all the evidence points to him. Ten years ago the… Continue reading It Never Goes Away by Tom Trott: fantastic end to an exciting trilogy