Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer by Domhnall O’Donoghue

Sister Agatha is 118 years of age, whose vim and vigour would put the most robust athletes to shame. However, during a routine check-up, her doctor claims that she has just a week to live – inconvenient, seeing as the beloved sister once made an improbable vow: to be the oldest person in the world.… Continue reading Sister Agatha: The World’s Oldest Serial Killer by Domhnall O’Donoghue

Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

All Meredith Verren has ever wanted is to escape the holiday season without having to wear a Christmas jumper. Her new job at the cosy gift shop in a picturesque Cornish tourist spot is making it impossible for her to maintain her scrooge-like manner. With their seasonal hampers on everyone’s wish list, Meredith must paste… Continue reading Christmas Carols and a Cornish Cream Tea by Cressida McLaughlin

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bar by Isabella May

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bar River and Alice miss Somerset. Christmas isn’t Christmas without family and friends, even when you live in quaint Cornwall. When River’s Aunt Sheba dies unexpectedly, leaving him her ancient VW campervan, nostalgia nudges him and Alice back to Glastonbury – and the surrounding villages – to rediscover their roots whilst serving… Continue reading Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bar by Isabella May

Publication Day for Happy Dreams at Mermaid Cove by Marie Laval

  Today is the publication day for this fun, feel-good novel. Congratulations to author Marie Laval, who never fails to write rich, enjoyable books with rather more going on in them than you might think!   Happy Dreams At Mermaid Cove From the big city to a little yellow mobile library on the Isle of… Continue reading Publication Day for Happy Dreams at Mermaid Cove by Marie Laval

The Awful Truth About The Herbert Quarry Affair by Marco Ocram

The Awful Truth About The Herbert Quarry Affair With a jangle of keys, a door opened. Herbert clanked in, his arms locked to his sides, his ankles shackled, his face a Hannibal Lecter mask. He was overjoyed to see me. “Marco, I’m jailed day and night with murderous thugs who can’t tell Schiller from Shakespeare.… Continue reading The Awful Truth About The Herbert Quarry Affair by Marco Ocram

Melting in the Middle by Andy Howden

For Stephen Carreras, life is in turmoil. His career with Britain’s worst chocolate company is heading for the rocks when it’s taken over by US confectionery giant Schmaltz. He’s just turned forty, he’s messed up on marriage and is struggling to keep a toehold in the lives of his monosyllabic teenage children. Then he meets… Continue reading Melting in the Middle by Andy Howden

Eleven Days in June by R. P. Gibson Colley

Eleven Days in June (The Little Leaf Series, 1) Devon, 1985. Dan is 20, lives in a sleepy village and works in a small DIY shop. He likes numbers and hero worships Lord Nelson. But he finds ordinary people difficult to understand and he’s certainly never kissed a girl. His mother mocks him, and he… Continue reading Eleven Days in June by R. P. Gibson Colley

The Mirror Dance by Catriona McPherson

Synopsis Something sinister is afoot in the streets of Dundee, when a puppeteer is found murdered behind his striped Punch and Judy stand, as children sit cross-legged drinking ginger beer. At once, Dandy Gilver’s semmingly-innocuous investigation into plagiarism takes a darker turn. The gruesome death seems to be inextricably bound to the gloomy offices of… Continue reading The Mirror Dance by Catriona McPherson

Two Nosey Parker Cosy Mysteries by Fiona Leitch: brilliant!

Murder on the Menu The first book in a NEW cosy mystery series! Still spinning from the hustle and bustle of city life, Jodie ‘Nosey’ Parker is glad to be back in the Cornish village she calls home. Having quit the Met Police in search of something less dangerous, the change of pace means she… Continue reading Two Nosey Parker Cosy Mysteries by Fiona Leitch: brilliant!