The Secret Book Service from Reposed

Now we have hit November it may be time to start thinking about the C word. Yes Christmas. Many a book lover will be hoping that something book shaped will be awaiting them under the tree. In the run up to the big day I will be creating a series of posts with book related…

Steven Dunne – Q&A

Steven Dunne’s books include The Reaper,  The Disciple, The Unquiet Grave and The Killing Moon. His latest novel, Blood Summer, was published on 23 July 2021. Steven kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about Blood Summer. Blood Summer is about two very different cops from different cultures forced to…

A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa – review

Published by Tramp Press Publication date – 28 October 2021 Source – review copy ‘When we first met, I was a child, and she had been dead for centuries. I am eleven, a dark-haired child given to staring out window … Her voice makes it 1773, a fine day in May, and puts English soldiers…

Flight of the Shearwater by Alan Jones – extract

Flight of the Shearwater by Alan Jones was published in ebook on 7 October 2021. It follows on from The Gathering Storm, the first book in The Sturmtaucher trilogy. Today I have an extract from the book to share with you. To set the scene, it is April, 1941. The Kästner family are a prominent…

Sarah Clarke – Q&A

Sarah Clarke is the author of A Mother Never Lies which was published by HQ Digital in ebook on 27 August 2021 and in paperback on 28 October 2021. Sarah kindly answered a few of my questions. 1. Tell us a little about A Mother Never Lies. A Mother Never Lies is a psychological thriller…

Balancing the Books – October 2021

So the trick or treaters have been locked back into the dungeon for another twelve months, the nights are definitely getting longer as the clocks fall back an hour and the weather isn’t conducive to being outside traipsing around demanding goods with menaces from the neighbours. It may be windy, wet and miserable outside but…