Blog Blitz | Book Review: Pressure by Betsy Reavley

Pressure - Betsy Reavley

I’m delighted to be a part of the blog blitz for Betsy Reavley’s latest novel. I absolutely loved Frailty, so I was excited to read this one.

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When the submarine departed, none of the ten people on board knew it would turn into a nightmare.

Trapped on the sunken vessel and unable to escape, one of them is discovered dead. The tension escalates as the survivors realise there is a murderer among them, who is preparing to strike again and again…

With mounting desperation, people begin to turn on each other. While they struggle to identify who is responsible, each must contend with their own past and the secrets they are hiding.

But who is who?  And which of them will be next to die? Continue reading “Blog Blitz | Book Review: Pressure by Betsy Reavley”

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Blog Blitz | Book Extract: The Camera Lies by AB Morgan (@AliMorgan2304 @Bloodhoundbook)

The Camera Lies - AB Morgan

After really enjoying AB Morgan’s previous novel, A Justifiable Madness, I’m delighted be a part of the blog blitz for her latest novel – The Camera LiesToday, I’ll be sharing an extract from the book, the first chapter, so get comfortable, and enjoy!

Book Description:

Konrad Neale is a television presenter. His waning career has been given a new lease of life since he took on a series of hard-hitting documentaries that investigate miscarriages of justice.

Matthew Hawley has been convicted of the brutal murder of his wealthy attractive wife Helena. However, he has no memory of the events and insists he is not responsible for willingly killing her.

When Konrad interviews Matthew in prison, he explores the details of the murder and the possible motives behind it. But all is not as it seems.

Did Matthew murder his wife?

Soon the search is on to identify who else might be involved in the murder of Helena and Konrad is about to learn that sometimes the camera lies. Continue reading “Blog Blitz | Book Extract: The Camera Lies by AB Morgan (@AliMorgan2304 @Bloodhoundbook)”

Book Review: The Abandoned by Sharon Thompson

The Abandoned - Sharon Thompson

In my 2018 bid to #ReadTheWorld, I stopped in 1950’s Ireland.

Book Description:

Peggy Bowden has not had an easy life. As a teenager, her mother was committed to an asylum and then a local priest forced her into an abusive marriage. But when her husband dies in an accident Peggy sees an opportunity to start again and trains as a midwife.

In 1950s Dublin it is not easy for a woman to make a living and Peggy sees a chance to start a business and soon a lucrative maternity home is up and running.

But when Peggy realizes that the lack of birth control is an issue for women, she uses their plight as a way to make more money. Very soon Peggy is on the wrong side of the law.

What makes a woman decide to walk down a dark path? Can Peggy ever get back on the straight and narrow? Or will she have to pay for her crimes?

Set against the backdrop of Ireland in the 1950’s The Abandoned tells the story of one woman’s fight for survival and her journey into the underbelly of a dangerous criminal world. Continue reading “Book Review: The Abandoned by Sharon Thompson”

Blog Blitz | Book Review: The Puppet Master by Abigail Osborne

Abigail Osborne - The Puppet Master_cover_1

I’m delighted to be a part of the blog blitz for The Puppet Master, I purchased a copy of this ebook and became even more excited to read it when I saw it was being republished by Bloodhound Books!

Book Description:

Billie is hiding from the world in fear of a man who nearly destroyed her. But a chance meeting with budding journalist, Adam, sparks a relationship that could free her from her life of isolation and fear.

Unbeknownst to Billie, Adam knows exactly who Billie is and is determined to expose her and get justice for the lives he believes she has ruined. But first, he needs to convince her to open up to him. As an unwanted attraction blossoms between them, Adam comes to realise that all is not as it seems.

Who is really pulling the strings? And are Adam and Billie both being played?

One thing is for sure, The Master wants his puppets back – and he’ll do anything to keep them. Continue reading “Blog Blitz | Book Review: The Puppet Master by Abigail Osborne”

Blog Blitz | Book Review: Closer to Home by Heleyne Hammersley

Closer to Home - Helen Hammersley

Welcome to my stop on the blog blitz for Closer to Home by Heleyne Hammersley, I’m delighted to be sharing my review with you today.

Book Description:

Family. Secrets. Murder.

Newly promoted DI Kate Fletcher has reluctantly returned to her home town after a twenty-year absence and a recent divorce.  The discovery of a child’s body near the estate where Kate grew up has her rushing back to Thorpe – a place of bad memories and closed mouths.

As her team investigate the murder, they keep hitting dead ends. The community is reluctant to reopen old wounds and retell old stories.  But Kate’s history refuses to stay buried.

Then another child disappears…

Can Kate solve the case and right the wrongs from her past? Continue reading “Blog Blitz | Book Review: Closer to Home by Heleyne Hammersley”