A(nother) Year Of Orenda – The Home by Sarah Stovell

A(nother) Year Of Orenda – The Home by Sarah Stovell

Today I pass back to Mandie for her review of The Home by Sarah Stovell as her Orenda Books catch up continues. I read this for the tour last year and you can find my review right here. Read on to see what Mandie thinks and to learn more about the book. Source: Advance Reader [...]

A(nother) Year Of Orenda – The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone

A(nother) Year Of Orenda – The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone

Today it's back to Mandie who has a review of book two in a series that always leaves us with a hankering for Swedish bakeries - The Big Chill from Doug Johnstone's Skelfs series. I loved this book, so much so it made it to my #bookvent countdown last month. This is an incredible series [...]

The Alex Cohen Boxset by Leopold Borstinski

The Alex Cohen Boxset by Leopold Borstinski

Today, to celebrate the recent release of the Alex Cohen series boxset, Mandie is resharing her reviews of the three books, The Bowery Slugger, Eastside Hustler and Midtown Huckster. Thanks to Emma Welton of damppebbles Blog Tours for inviting Mandie to take part. Here's a roundup of what the books are all about: About the [...]

A(nother) Year of Orenda – Hinton Hollow Death Trip by Will Carver

A(nother) Year of Orenda – Hinton Hollow Death Trip by Will Carver

So the time has come to continue our celebration of all things Orenda Books. Not satisfied with reading over 60 books last year, today Mandie continues her quest to read all of the Orenda Books titles. She starts by sharing her thoughts on the third book in Will Carver's highly original Detective Sergeant Pace series, [...]

A word from Mandie … On turning 50 in a turbulent year.

A word from Mandie … On turning 50 in a turbulent year.

At the start of the year I had so many plans to celebrate (commiserate) turning 50. These plans had started to formulate at Bloody Scotland in 2019 as Jen and I sat waiting for one of the events to start and as we also realised that 2020 would be the 5th birthday of Orenda Books, [...]