Synopsis They say every dog has his day. Well, today I’ve certainly had mine. Hey, I’m Albertus Eagle and it turns out I’m an unwitting pet detective. I haven’t always been such a successful legal beagle, but when I’m confronted with a case that is so personal I can’t ignore it, I discover I… Continue reading Every Dog Has His Day by Chloe Grace: an imaginative escapade
Synopsis In 2020 the United Kingdom elects its own Donald Trump. Bob Grant, former football hooligan, now the charismatic leader of the Britain’s Great party, has swept to power on a populist tide. With his itchy finger hovering over the nuclear trigger, Bob presides over a brave new Britain where armed drones fill the skies,… Continue reading Time of Lies by Douglas Board: worryingly possible!
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: 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 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
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!
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
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
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
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