The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse.

I’ve been a little late to the party reading this thriller set in the Swiss Alps. Now I have, I can see why other bloggers have enjoyed it so much.It left me feeling chilled and genuinely claustrophobic. Elin’s brother Isaac invites her to celebrate his engagement to girlfriend Laure at a luxury hotel in Switzerland.Continue reading “The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse.”

Country Cat Blues by Alison O’Leary

The word ‘quirky’ can be very overused, but it seems the most apt work for this fun murder-mystery novel where our detectives are Aubrey, a rescue cat, accompanied by Maudie, a ghost who appears to live up the chimney. This is the second in Alison O’Leary’s books about Aubrey, who lives with a young coupleContinue reading “Country Cat Blues by Alison O’Leary”

Cover Reveal! Country Cat Blues by Alison O’Leary

This is the gorgeous new cover for Alison O’Leary’s new novel Country Cat Blues. I’m so excited for the second instalment in Aubrey’s life as a feline Sherlock Holmes. I’m glad to be on this month’s blog tour. I’m beginning to wonder what my two cats, Baggins and Hugo Agogo, might get up to asContinue reading “Cover Reveal! Country Cat Blues by Alison O’Leary”

The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths.

It was lovely to be back in the world of one of my favourite literary heroines, the archaeologist and academic Ruth Galloway. I always feel at home in this space Elly Griffiths has created, with an evocative feeling of Norfolk at its centre. She presents the wide skies, marshlands and seascapes and their flora andContinue reading “The Night Hawks by Elly Griffiths.”

The Vow by Debbie Howells.

#TakeTheVow #AvonBooksUk #NetGalley Published: 15th October 2020 ISBN: 0008400164 Publisher: Avon Books U.K. Several years ago I was in London for the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibit at the Victoria and Albert Museum. We were staying in Kensington and spent a day browsing the second hand shops for clothes but also for books. In aContinue reading “The Vow by Debbie Howells.”

The Peacock Room by Anna Sayburn-Lane.

#RandomThingsTours #BlogTour #ThePeacockRoom Literary sleuth Helen Oddfellow has started her new job as a lecturer in an English Literature department of the university and is hoping for a quiet life. What she gets is anything but. When she is asked to cover a module for Professor Petrarch Greenwood she expected the students to be aContinue reading “The Peacock Room by Anna Sayburn-Lane.”