Posts Categorized: Murder Mystery


Book Review: The Sleeper Lies by Andrea Mara

Book Review: The Sleeper Lies by Andrea Mara

July 21, 2020 Book review 2 ★★★★½

The Sleeper Lies by Andrea Mara grabbed my attention from beginning to end. Which meant that not much sleep happened for me until I unravelled this PERPLEXING and CREEPY mystery. First Line of The Sleeper Lies by Andrea Mara: “I don’t know what a dead body looks like.” 5 Things… Read more »

Book Review: Buried Angels by Patricia Gibney

Book Review: Buried Angels by Patricia Gibney

July 15, 2020 Book review 1 ★★★★

If you have been following my reviews for any length of time, you’ll know I rave about the Lottie Parker series. So I was delighted to sink my teeth into the latest instalment – Buried Angels by Patricia Gibney – book 8 in this addictive crime series. First Line of Buried… Read more »

Blog Tour : Two Kinds of Blood by Jane Ryan

Blog Tour : Two Kinds of Blood by Jane Ryan

June 19, 2020 Book review 4 ★★★★½

I’m delighted to be joining this blog tour organised by Random Things Tour today with my review of Two Kinds of Blood by Jane Ryan. Last year I devoured 47 Seconds, and this follow up was every bit as good, and kept me up half the night reading. But I’ve… Read more »

Book Review: The Island by Ragnar Jónasson

Book Review: The Island by Ragnar Jónasson

May 20, 2020 Book review 2 ★★★★½

The Island by Ragnar Jónasson is another tense, atmospheric read that sucked me into reading it in a single day. This is book 2 in the Hidden Iceland series, and the books really should be read in order. First Line of The Island “The babysitter was late“ My thoughts on… Read more »

Blog Tour: The Cutting Place by Jane Casey

Blog Tour: The Cutting Place by Jane Casey

April 17, 2020 Book review 4 ★★★★½

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Cutting Place by Jane Casey. I have to start with a HUGE confession, I haven’t read a Jane Casey book in years and I’m jumping straight in at book 9 on a well established series. What could go wrong?! Nothing… Read more »

Blog Tour: The Dark by Derek Flynn

Blog Tour: The Dark by Derek Flynn

November 2, 2019 Blog Tour, Book review 0 ★★★★

The Dark is the latest offering from Irish author Derek Flynn. I had been meaning to read his books with a while, so when I found the book can be read as a standalone I was happy to throw myself straight in to the middle of this series. Thanks to Derek… Read more »

Book Review: I Confess by Alex Barclay

Book Review: I Confess by Alex Barclay

August 13, 2019 Book review 3 ★★★★½

I confess that I’ve never read an Alex Barclay book before. But now I have and I’ve seen the light. I’m a believer in her ability to spin a great yarn, and determined to read more of her back catalogue soon. My Thoughts on I Confess by Alex Barclay So… Read more »

Book Review: Tell Nobody by Patricia Gibney

Book Review: Tell Nobody by Patricia Gibney

June 3, 2019 Book review 0 ★★★★★

Tell Nobody by Patricia Gibney is book 5 in the Lottie Parker series. And I feel this series has gone from strength to strength. I find the mysteries to be compelling and very tricky to work out in advance. And they definitely keep me listening to the audiobooks every chance… Read more »

Book Review: The Stolen Girls by Patricia Gibney

Book Review: The Stolen Girls by Patricia Gibney

May 29, 2019 Book review 4 ★★★★½

The Stolen Girls by Patricia Gibney is book 2 of the brilliant Lottie Parker series. One thing you have to know is that I’m in LOVE with this series. I’ve been reading them back to back in audiobook format, and I’m quite possible obsessed. One night I even found myself… Read more »

Book Review: 47 Seconds by Jane Ryan

Book Review: 47 Seconds by Jane Ryan

May 1, 2019 Book review 12 ★★★★

Lately I am loving police procedural novels. And as 47 Seconds by Jane Ryan is set in Dublin, I couldn’t wait to read it. Within a couple of pages, I was hooked and knew this author had something different to add a genre I love. First Line of 47 Seconds… Read more »

Book Review: No Way Out by Cara Hunter

Book Review: No Way Out by Cara Hunter

April 26, 2019 Book review 2 ★★★★½

No Way Out by Cara Hunter makes it 3 in a row for this author. A hat trick of puzzling mysteries with red herrings and curve balls. I know I’m mixing up all my metaphors here but I’m just trying to impress on you how much I love this series…. Read more »

Book Review: Sleep by C L Taylor

Book Review: Sleep by C L Taylor

April 4, 2019 Book review 0

As someone who struggles to sleep every single night, and as someone who is a big C L Taylor fan, this was a book I couldn’t wait to read. First Line of Sleep by C L Taylor “If you are reading this, then I am no longer alive.” My Thoughts… Read more »