Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

When the dead cannot cross-over, they become the lost ones. Some houses are never at peace. England, 1917 Reeling from the death of her fiancé, Stella Marcham welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister, Madeleine, at her imposing country mansion, Greyswick – but she arrives to discover a house of unease and her sister … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Blog Tour | Book Review: A Death in Chelsea by Lynn Brittney (Mayfair 100 #2)

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for the second book in the Mayfair 100 series, I’m delighted to be sharing my review with you today. Set against the backdrop of WW1, Mayfair 100 is the telephone number for a small, specially-formed crime fighting team based in a house in Mayfair.  A call comes … Continue reading Blog Tour | Book Review: A Death in Chelsea by Lynn Brittney (Mayfair 100 #2)

Blog Tour | Book Review: The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea

Jón Eiríksson buried one wife this year.But how long can his secrets remain hidden? 1686, Iceland. A wild, isolated landscape that can swallow a man without so much as a volcanic gasp, where superstitious Icelanders are haunted by all-too-recent memories of witch trials.  Rósa is leaving her home in Skalholt. Betrothed unexpectedly to the mysterious … Continue reading Blog Tour | Book Review: The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea

Book Review: Defectors by Joseph Kanon

A very happy publication day to Joseph Kanon, Defectors publishes today – the perfect read for fans of intelligent thrillers. Book Description: Some secrets should never be told. Moscow, 1961: With the launch of Sputnik, the Soviet Union's international prestige is at an all-time high. And the most notorious of the defectors to the Soviet … Continue reading Book Review: Defectors by Joseph Kanon

Book Review: Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield

A historical crime fiction book set in Victorian Cornwall. From the back cover: Cornwall, 1844. On a lonely moorland farm not far from Jamaica Inn, farmhand Shilly finds love in the arms of Charlotte Dymond. But Charlotte has many secrets, possessing powers that cause both good and ill. When she's found on the moor with … Continue reading Book Review: Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield

Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

This year Babbling Book Club aims to read the world, and I decided to join them [fictionally] in Spain to read The Shadow of the Wind. This book has been on my radar for quite some time; a literary thriller with a lovely blend of mystery and historical fiction. From the back cover: Hidden in … Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón