Maddy fled the idyllic market town of Havenbury Magna three years ago, the scene of a traumatic incident she revisits most clearly in her dreams. Even so, when she is called back to help at the Havenbury Arms when her godfather Patrick suffers a heart attack, she is unprepared for the welter of emotions her… Continue reading Guest Review: The Homecoming by Rosie Howard.
Meet Jesika, aged four and a half. The most extraordinary narrator of 2018. She lives in a flat with her mother and baby brother and she knows a lot. She knows their flat is high up and the stairs are smelly. She knows she shouldn’t draw on the peeling wallpaper or touch the broken window.… Continue reading Review: Home by Amanda Berriman
A gripping, sinister, deeply unsettling novel from the most sociopathic narrator of 2018. Meet Mr Heming… William Heming is an estate agent. He’s kept a copy of every key to every house he’s ever sold. Sometimes he visits them. He lets himself in when the owners are out. But what will happen if he gets… Continue reading Review: The Intruder by P.S Hogan
Anthony’s lost things. But when the lonely woman moves into his mansion, her life begins to change. She finds a new friend in the neighbour’s quirky daughter, Sunshine, and a welcome distraction in Freddy, the rugged gardener. As the dark cloud engulfing her lifts, Laura, accompanied by her new companions, sets out to realize Anthony’s… Continue reading Review: The Keeper Of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
Veronica’s Bird: Thirty-five years inside as a female prison officer Veronica Bird was one of nine children living in a tiny house in Barnsley with a brutal coal miner for a father. Life was a despairing time in the 1950s, as Veronica sought desperately to keep away from his cruelty. Astonishingly, to her and her… Continue reading Blog Tour: Review Veronica’s Bird by Veronica Bird
As part of the tour for Deep Blue Trouble, my stop is a post from the author herself and Steph tells us where her ideas come from. Where do you get your story ideas? Where do you get your ideas? It’s a question you get asked a lot as a writer, and one that it’s really… Continue reading Blog Tour: Deep Blue Trouble by Steph Broadribb -Author Post
Beginnings Beginnings is a romantic thriller set in the criminal underworld of 1970s London. Eleanor Chapman is 16. She has no idea her father is employed in a world of organised crime until the day he is forced to go on the run, leaving her at the mercy of dangerous people. Her life is… Continue reading Blog Tour: Beginnings by Helen J. Christmas