Blog Tour | Spotlight & #Giveaway: Some They Lie by @MarissaFarrar  #damppebblesblogtours

some they lie

Welcome to my stop on the Some They Lie blog tour. To celebrate the publication of the book, each blog on this tour has the chance for you to win a £5 Amazon gift voucher, courtesy of the author. So let’s find out a bit about the book and the author, and then it’s giveaway time!

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Everybody hides the monster inside…

When Olivia Midhurst meets Michael, she doesn’t fool herself that he’s the perfect guy. No one is perfect—she knows that better than most. Everyone has their secrets, their skeletons in the closet.

But something about Michael’s behaviour sets alarm bells ringing, and, when people around her start to go missing, and then turn up dead, she’s forced to act.

Knowing the police will never believe what she’s witnessed, and terrified her accusations will only drag up the past she’s worked so hard to bury, Olivia has no choice but to take things into her own hands… Continue reading “Blog Tour | Spotlight & #Giveaway: Some They Lie by @MarissaFarrar  #damppebblesblogtours”

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Blog Tour | Book Review: Dortmund Hibernate by C. J. Sutton (@rararesources)

Dortmund Hibernate - CJ Sutton

Welcome to my stop on the Dortmund Hibernate blog tour, I’m delighted to be sharing my review as part of the tour. And it just so happens to be ebook publication day, so there’s no wait to get your hands on a copy of this dark psychological thriller.

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Psychologist Dr Magnus Paul is tasked with the patients of Dortmund Asylum – nine criminally insane souls hidden from the world due to the extremity of their acts.

Magnus has six weeks to prove them sane for transfer to a maximum-security prison, or label them as incurable and recommend a death sentence under a new government act.

As Magnus delves into the darkness of the incarcerated minds, his own sanity is challenged. Secrets squeeze through the cracks of the asylum, blurring the line between reality and nightmare, urging Magnus towards a new life of crime…

The rural western town of Dortmund and its inhabitants are the backdrop to the mayhem on the hill.

It’s Silence of the Lambs meets Shutter Island in this tale of loss, fear and diminishing hope. Continue reading “Blog Tour | Book Review: Dortmund Hibernate by C. J. Sutton (@rararesources)”

Book Review: Her Name Was Rose by Claire Allan

Her Name Was Rose by Claire Allen

Firstly, the obvious, how stunning is this cover!? I love this book’s title too!

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Her name was Rose. You watched her die. And her death has created a vacancy. 

When Emily lets a stranger step out in front of her, she never imagines that split second will change her life. But after Emily watches a car plough into the young mother – killing her instantly – she finds herself unable to move on.

And then she makes a decision she can never take back.

Because Rose had everything Emily had ever dreamed of. A beautiful, loving family, a great job and a stunning home. And now Rose’s husband misses his wife, and their son needs a mother. Why couldn’t Emily fill that space?

But as Emily is about to discover, no one’s life is perfect … and not everything is as it seems. Continue reading “Book Review: Her Name Was Rose by Claire Allan”

Book Review: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects - Gillian Flynn

With the Sharp Objects TV series coming next month, to maintain the natural order of things, I had to read the book.

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Some scars never heal . . . An addictive thriller from the author of the mega bestseller GONE GIRL.

When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, journalist Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to report on the crimes.

Long-haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself installed once again in her family’s mansion, reacquainting herself with her distant mother and the half-sister she barely knows – a precocious 13-year-old who holds a disquieting grip on the town.

As Camille works to uncover the truth about these violent crimes, she finds herself identifying with the young victims – a bit too strongly. Clues keep leading to dead ends, forcing Camille to unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past to get at the story. Dogged by her own demons, Camille will have to confront what happened to her years before if she wants to survive this homecoming. Continue reading “Book Review: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn”

Blog Tour | Book Extract: The Captives by Debra Jo Immergut

The Captives - Debra Jo Immergut

“15 YEARS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, YOUR FIRST CRUSH REAPPEARS.

THEY’RE IN PRISON AND YOU’RE THEIR DOCTOR.

BE HONEST. THERE’S NO TELLING WHAT YOU WOULD DO…”

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Captives, I’m excited to be sharing an extract from the book with you today.

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Convicted of murder, destined for life in prison, Miranda is desperate for an escape. She signs up for sessions with the prison psychologist, Frank Lundquist, so that she can access the drugs to end it all. But unknown to her, Frank remembers her from high school, where, forgettable and unseen, he had a crush on Miranda Greene. Now, captivated again, his feelings deepen to obsession. What led the daughter of a former Congressman to commit such a terrible crime? And how can he make her remember him?

As Miranda contemplates a dark future and a darker past, she soon realises that Frank might offer another way to the freedom she longs for. But at what cost? Continue reading “Blog Tour | Book Extract: The Captives by Debra Jo Immergut”