Category Archives: Blog Tour

“Quicksand Of Memory” by Michael J. Malone – Book Review

Luke – lost his beloved partner, Lisa, to cancer. Now he is raising Lisa’s six-year-old son Nathan on his own, with the occasional help of Lisa’s mother, Gemma. He adores the boy. Luke is an ex-con. He served time for … Continue reading

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“Faceless” by Vanda Symon – Book Review

Bradley – a married man who is the father to two pre-school girls. His personal life presents pressures of kids, a huge mortgage, and a wife who disparages him at every turn. He works as an accountant at an insurance … Continue reading

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“Remember Me” by Charity Norman – Book Review

“A heart-rending, thought-provoking tale of a close-knit community ripped apart by its local GP’s disturbing, fragmented revelations as he succumbs to debilitating memory loss – revelations that cast new light on an unsolved missing-persons case and which throw the lives … Continue reading

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“Letters To Bizzy” by John M. Tabor – Book Review

John, a jaded literary agent, is in his sixties and has just had the unenviable experience of clearing out his mother’s house after her passing. While doing so he found a shoebox of old, unopened letters. Why would his mother … Continue reading

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“The Paris Apartment” by Lucy Foley – Book Review

“It’s a beautiful building, but there’s something rotten at its heart. Now he’s discovered it he can smell the stench of it everywhere.” Benjamin Daniels – a Cambridge educated journalist is living in an elegant, historic apartment in Paris. He … Continue reading

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“The Long Weekend” by Gilly Macmillan – Book Review

Five close friends, in their late thirties, who met in boarding school. Toby – an art-history professor who is married to Ruth a doctor. They have an infant and their marriage is under strain. To make matters worse, Ruth is … Continue reading

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“Web Of Lies” by Sally Rigby – Book Review

“Web Of Lies” is the first novel in the Detective Sebastian Clifford crime series. Detective Sebastian Clifford – the 38 year old second son of Viscount Worthington, Seb comes from a wealthy and influential background. As his elder brother is … Continue reading

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“Games People Play” by Owen Mullen – Book Review

Mark Hamilton, his wife Jennifer and year old daughter Lily are having a day out at the seaside in Ayr, which is about an hour from Glasgow. Just before they are due to go home, Jennifer decides to take one … Continue reading

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“The Northern Reach” by W.S. Winslow – Book Review

This is a series of interrelated stories about families in a small Maine fishing community. It follows them all, the ‘haves‘ and the ‘have-nots‘ over a span of time from 1907 to 2017. The characters are related by blood or … Continue reading

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“Before She Disappeared” by Lisa Gardner – Book Review

Frankie Elkin is, in her own words, a scrawny, middle-aged white woman. She is a drifter, an excellent bartender, and an alcoholic. For the past decade, Frankie has devoted her life to finding missing persons. Usually people who are minorities, … Continue reading

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“The Memories We Bury” by H.A. Leuschel – Book Review

Lizzie Thomson – in her mid-twenties, Lizzie is a music teacher who is also a talented pianist. She was raised by a cold and domineering mother and a father who resided uncomfortably under his wife’s thumb. The only source of … Continue reading

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“The Last to Know” by Jo Furniss – Book Review

“Behind closed doors – even doors surrounded by roses – all sorts of things could happen.” Rose Kynaston – a journalist who has survived imprisonment in Somalia and worse, has now moved to the Shropshire village where her husband Dylan … Continue reading

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“The Silence” by Susan Allott – Book Review

“…two neighbor families, and shameful secrets from the past that refuse to stay buried.” THEN 1967 – On a quiet street by the sea, two young couples live as next-door neighbours. Mandy and Steve Mallory‘s marriage is floundering. Mandy fears … Continue reading

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“The Big Chill” by Doug Johnstone – Book Review

“It’s easy to be moral if those morals aren’t tested.” We pick up six months after the events of the first book in the Skelfs series, “Dark Matter”. The Skelfs have two businesses which they run out of their large … Continue reading

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“The Borrowed Boy” by Deborah Klée – Book Review

Angie Winkle, in her mid-fifties is a lonely woman with a small life. She still resides in the terraced house where she grew up. She has never married, never traveled, and has no social life to speak of. She spends … Continue reading

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