Blog Tour | Book Review: Trap by Lilja Sigurðardóttir (translated by Quentin Bates) #ReykjavikNoir

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Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Trap, the second book in the Reykjavik Noir series, and the sequel to Snare. I’m delighted to be sharing my review with you today.

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Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she’s finally escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son Tomas is taken, she’s back to square one… and Iceland.

Her lover, Agla, is awaiting sentencing for financial misconduct after the banking crash, and Sonja refuses to see her. And that’s not all… Agla owes money to some extremely powerful men, and they’ll stop at nothing to get it back.

With her former nemesis, customs officer Bragi, on her side, Sonja puts her own plan into motion, to bring down the drug barons and her scheming ex-husband, and get Tomas back safely. But things aren’t as straightforward as they seem, and Sonja finds herself caught in the centre of a trap that will put all of their lives at risk…

Set in a Reykjavík still covered in the dust of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption, and with a dark, fast-paced and chilling plot and intriguing characters, Trap is an outstandingly original and sexy Nordic crime thriller, from one of the most exciting new names in crime fiction. Continue reading “Blog Tour | Book Review: Trap by Lilja Sigurðardóttir (translated by Quentin Bates) #ReykjavikNoir”

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Blog Tour | Book Review: In Her Bones by Kate Moretti #InHerBones

In Her Bones - Kate Moretti

I’m excited to be kicking off the blog tour for New York Times bestselling author Kate Moretti’s new novel, In Her Bones. I really enjoyed this novel, and it’s publishing tomorrow, 2ndOctober.

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SHE HAS TO FIND THE TRUTH BEFORE THEY FIND HER…

Fifteen years ago, Lilith Wade was arrested for the brutal murder of six women. After a death row conviction and media frenzy, her thirty-year-old daughter Edie is a recovering alcoholic with a dead-end city job, just trying to survive out of the spotlight.

Edie also has a disturbing secret: a growing obsession with the families of Lilith’s victims. She’s desperate to discover how they’ve managed—or failed—to move on, and whether they’ve fared better than her. She’s been careful to keep her distance, until the day one of them is found murdered and she quickly becomes the prime suspect. Edie remembers nothing of the night of the death, and must get to the truth before the police—or the real killer—find her. Continue reading “Blog Tour | Book Review: In Her Bones by Kate Moretti #InHerBones”

#BookHaul: September 2018

Another month, another book haul! Let’s get right to it…

Fiction

From Publishers:

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker (Penguin)

The Silence of the Girls - Pat Barker

There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent – till now.

Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her own story?

Discover the greatest Greek myth of all – retold by the witness history forgot.


The Promise by Katerina Diamond (Avon.) Continue reading “#BookHaul: September 2018”

Rapid Reviews #2

Welcome to my second instalment of Rapid Reviews. As the title suggests, you’ll find rapid reviews for books I’ve read recently, but for one reason or another decided against writing a full review. These reviews vary in length but they will all be rapid! And to make things easier, you can see if I’ve enjoyed a book, or not, at a glance – next to titles I’ve enjoyed, you’ll find a ✔️ and for those that didn’t work for me, you’ll see a ✖️.

On today’s rapid reviews:

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Blog Tour | Book Review: Broken Ponies by Sophie Jonas-Hill (Crooked Little Sisters #2)

Broken Ponies - Sophie Jonas-Hill

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Broken Ponies, the sequel to Nemesisterand the second book in the Crooked Little Sister series. I’m delighted to be sharing my review with you today.

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Following the gripping – and deadly – events of their night under siege in Nemesister, the sequel, Broken Ponies, provides more details of Red’s mysterious past as well as Rita’s childhood, and brings light to the events that will eventually bring them together.

But meanwhile Red’s hunters have not given up the chase and Rita becomes bait in a trap set for Red in a terrifying storm damaged fairground….

The second in the Crooked Little Sisters series, Broken Ponies will thrill fans of dark gothic thrillers and readers of John Connolly and Joe Hill. Continue reading “Blog Tour | Book Review: Broken Ponies by Sophie Jonas-Hill (Crooked Little Sisters #2)”