#BlogTour: The Man Who Died by Antti Tuomainen @antti_tuomainen @OrendaBooks

It is my absolute pleasure, alongside Ronnie Turner, to be taking part in today’s leg of the blog tour for The Man Who Died by Antti Tuomainen . Ever since I picked up and read a teaser for this book back at CrimeFest in May, I have been desperate to get my hands on the complete book. A massive thanks to Anne Cater and Karen Sullivan at Orenda Books for letting me be a part of the tour. This has been one of my most anticipated reads of this year. We’ll see if it lived up to expectations in just a moment, after we’ve taken a look at what the book is all about.

TMWDThe Official Book Blurb

A successful entrepreneur in the mushroom industry, Jaakko Kaunismaa is a man in his prime. At just 37 years of age, he is shocked when his doctor tells him that he’s dying. What is more, the cause is discovered to be prolonged exposure to toxins; in other words, someone has slowly but surely been poisoning him.

Determined to find out who wants him dead, Jaakko embarks on a suspenseful rollercoaster journey full of unusual characters, bizarre situations and unexpected twists.

With a nod to Fargo and the best elements of the Scandinavian noir tradition, The Man Who Died is a page-turning thriller brimming with the blackest comedy surrounding life and death, and love and betrayal, markinng a stunning new departure for the King of Helsinki Noir.Choc1

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#BlogBlitz: The Mistake by K.L. Slater @KimLSlater @Bookouture

Today it is my absolute pleasure to be taking part in the blog blitz for The Mistake, the latest release from K.L. Slater and Bookouture. My thanks go to Kim Nash of Bookouture for inviting me to be a part of this tour and for providing an advance copy for review. I’ll be sharing my thoughts with you all in just a moment, as soon as I’ve shown you what the book is all about.

TMThe Official Book Blurb

You think you know the truth about the people you love.

But one discovery can change everything…

Eight-year-old Billy goes missing one day, out flying his kite with his sister Rose. Two days later, he is found dead. 

Sixteen years on, Rose still blames herself for Billy’s death. How could she have failed to protect her little brother?

Rose has never fully recovered from the trauma, and one of the few people she trusts is her neighbour Ronnie, who she has known all her life. But one day Ronnie falls ill, and Rose goes next door to help him… and what she finds in his attic room turns her world upside down.

Rose thought she knew the truth about what happened to Billy. She thought she knew her neighbour. Now the only thing she knows is that she is in danger…

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