FROM PANIC TO POSITIVITY

“It was the most questions EVER seen at an author chat!” Oh, my goodness! I’m still buzzing after last night’s incredible author chat with Facebook’s Crime Book Club. If you aren’t already a member, then you really should join because the passion, enthusiasm, and warmth of the readers last night was like being wrapped in…

Review: SEE HOW THEY RUN, Tom Bale

“Read. This. Book. That’s all I need to say.” THEY SAY: How far would you go to save your family? In the dead of night, new parents Alice and Harry French are plunged into their worst nightmare when they wake to find masked men in their bedroom. Men ruthless enough to threaten their baby daughter,…

Review: IN THE SHADOWS, Tara Lyons

“Wow, this book gets off to a blood-thirsty start, and the killing just doesn’t stop!” THEY SAY: Detective Inspector Denis Hamilton is tasked with apprehending a brutal murderer stalking the streets of London – and leaving not a shred of DNA evidence. As the suspect list mounts, his frustration and pressure from his superiors intensify….

Flowers for the Dead by Barbara Copperthwaite

Originally posted on damppebbles.com:
“ADAM WILL DO ANYTHING TO MAKE YOU HAPPY. EVEN IF IT KILLS YOU. Adam Bourne is a serial killer who thinks he is a saviour. When he murders young women and cuts off their lips, he believes he has done it to make them happy. How did he become warped…

GET AWAY WITH WRITING!

“My legs are working a treadmill for my mind…” I’ve noticed that no end of writers so often say that going for a walk (especially with dogs, which appear to be obligatory when you’re a writer. I myself am a dog owner) is very much part of the process. It helps clear the head, and…

Review: COFFIN ROAD, Peter May

“Go on, try not to keep turning the pages; you won’t be able to.” THEY SAY: The million-selling author of the Lewis trilogy brings murder back to the Outer Hebrides.  A man is washed up on a deserted beach on the Hebridean Isle of Harris, barely alive and borderline hypothermic. He has no idea who…

THE FIRST STEP…

“I am a terrible person, who has betrayed the memory of my first born” Two years ago the idea of forgetting the date would have been inconceivable. It was one of the biggest days of my life, something I would celebrate forever… But today I realised it had completely passed me by.  I am a…