Genre: Crime Release Date: 28/02/2017 Nominated for the CWA New Blood Dagger in the UK and Macavity First Book award in the USA, and winner of the Prix Cezam Littéraire. As dawn breaks over London, the body of a young man is discovered in a Notting Hill churchyard. The killer has left DCI Grant … More The BLOOD DETECTIVE BY DAN WADDELL
I’m writing this by way of re-assurance as some of my on-line friends are worrying about me. Please don’t – I never do. What happened? Well I had a cardiac “incident” which was a bit sudden and scary. I ended up in hospital in Besançon for five and my heart stopped seven times but they … More News from home
Source: Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Book Reading and Interview with Ailsa Abraham
My latest novel, Attention to Death, has been gathering very good reviews from intelligent readers who took notice of the blurb and understood that the two investigators were gay. I am thrilled and grateful that people with some brains have found it worth Five Stars. It makes up for the bigots who demanded free copies … More Pay Attention, please.
Genre: Cosy Crime/Women’s Contemporary Fiction and Historical Crime Release Date: December 1st and January 31st Publisher: Accent Press The world of running is completely alien to Libby Sarjeant and her friend Fran Wolfe, but when Libby’s son Adam and Fran’s stepdaughter Sophie join the Nethergate Harriers, they have to take an interest. And when one … More MURDER ON THE RUN BY LESLEY COOKMAN
Genre: Crime Series: A DS Kite Mystery # 1 Release Date: 16 March 2017 Publisher: Honno Press A DS Kite novel – a city detective joins the mid-Wales force bringing new insights and ruffling country feathers Newly promoted DS Julie Kite is at a crossroads. Her husband’s desire for a different life takes her away … More REMEMBER NO MORE BY JAN NEWTON
There’s passion on the Dance Floor On return from a trip around the world, TV presenter, Ava Whittaker, has a baby by Matthias de Romero, Argentine Tango champion, hacienda owner, and the man she loves. The problem? He doesn’t know. Fast forward two years, and Ava reluctantly agrees to be a contestant on a new … More TANGO
Here comes Jane on the magic carpet dropping me down some lovely pictures and info about her new book launch. Ailsa – it’s me again. Hello Jane, got time for a quick freshly brewed coffee? Lily is saving you a biscuit but I’ve got some pastries too! I trust you’ve recovered from your book launch … More GRASS SHOOTS BY JANE BWYE
Some of you may have remarked that my life has been somewhat lively since last August when I celebrated my Croning. Things are changing and the only reason for change is: lessons to be learned. You may remember that my old pent made it known that it needed to be elsewhere, around the time that … More Possessions lessons
It was a strange picture outside the modern University Hospital’s main doors when an emergency vehicle arrived in the middle of the night, hotly pursued by an obscure figure in black robes on a white horse. Seeing the signs in French, an observer might have been surprised to hear the shroud-wearer talking English to a … More MINE!