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 Mystery Shopper and the Hot Tub by Helen Field

Synopsis A genuinely very funny and irreverent debut novel about life, love, sex, double lives, mystery shopping and hot tubs. Brooke’s a gorgeous young mum who lives in Essex. Her favourite things in life are her baby, her husband, Chardonnay, hot tubs and OK! magazine. All that’s missing from her life is the hot tub.… Continue reading The Mystery Shopper and the Hot Tub by Helen Field

One Summer In Monte Carlo by Jennifer Bohnet

Synopsis Monte Carlo means different things to different people; a billionaires’ playground, overflowing with glitz and glamour but also where dangerous secrets hide. For Nanette Weston, and her then fiancé, F1 racing driver Zac Ewart, their dream life came to an abrupt halt 3 years ago following a car accident which Zac walked away from,… Continue reading One Summer In Monte Carlo by Jennifer Bohnet

Quickie review: Murder in the Christmas Tree Lot by Judith Gonda

Blurb Landscape architect Tory Benning returns in a holiday mystery tied up with a bow! Still struggling with the death of her husband, Tory Benning is doing her best to get into the festive spirit of the holiday season, but when her landscaping company’s email is hacked and there’s a break-in at the office, it’s… Continue reading Quickie review: Murder in the Christmas Tree Lot by Judith Gonda

Excerpt from ‘Dead in Tune: A Christmas cosy mystery’ by Stephanie Dagg

Chapter 1 “That was fun,” smiled Martha, climbing into the passenger seat of the bright red BMW X4. “Wasn’t it just,” agreed driver Lottie, starting the engine. “Not keen on the French carols, though.” Martha shot her an astonished glance. “But, apart from ‘Nouvel Né’, which is absolutely lovely with that haunting tune, the only… Continue reading Excerpt from ‘Dead in Tune: A Christmas cosy mystery’ by Stephanie Dagg

Cover reveal: The Dream That Held Us by Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang

The Dream That Held Us Another stunning Anglo-Indian love story from the author of The Last Vicereine, Penguin Random House 2017. October 1985, Ash Misra leaves a blood-stained Delhi for Oxford University. Haunted by a terrible secret, he just wants to forget. Music and fresh violence bring him to fellow student and amateur violinist, Isabella… Continue reading Cover reveal: The Dream That Held Us by Rhiannon Jenkins Tsang

Cover reveal: Witholding the Key by T L Mahrt

Withholding the Key, Third and Final Book of With Emma Trilogy. Will Emma unlock her heart and truly allow herself the happiness she deserves? Emma Andrews finds herself and everyone she cares about within the walls of the penthouse. Only, this time, it was her who locked the door and threw away the key. Emma… Continue reading Cover reveal: Witholding the Key by T L Mahrt

Christmas Reunion in Paris by Liz Fielding

Celebrity chef James Harrington never expected to find himself face-to-face with Chloe, his first love, again… Especially, with her working as a chambermaid at his luxury hotel! Their chemistry’s as strong as ever, but she’s hiding a secret. Can James convince Chloe that their love is worth taking a chance on – again? Katie Fforde wrote,… Continue reading Christmas Reunion in Paris by Liz Fielding