The Life We Almost Had by Amelia Henley

The Life We Almost Had by Amelia Henley

Today it is my great pleasure to be taking part in the blog tour for The Life We Almost Had by Amelia Henley. Amelia Henley is the pseudonym of thriller author Louise Jensen and as I've long been a fan of her work, I couldn't wait to see what happens when she turned her hand [...]

The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain

The Rhino Conspiracy by Peter Hain

Yesterday was World Rhino day, a day to celebrate one of the most gentle and beautiful of the planet's many animals that have been hunted to the point of near extinction. I've never had the good fortune to see a Rhino in the wild, but on a recent visit to Chester Zoo I stood and [...]

Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize Shortlist: Q&A With Doug Johnstone

Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize Shortlist: Q&A With Doug Johnstone

Any one who has been following the blog for some time will know that there are two things I really do like quite a lot. 1 - Orenda Books, and 2 - Bloody Scotland Crime Fiction Festival. Sadly Bloody Scotland isn't going ahead in its usual format this year due to the ongoing pandemic, but [...]

A Year of Orenda – The Exiled by Kati Hiekkapelto

A Year of Orenda – The Exiled by Kati Hiekkapelto

Today I'm looking back at my thoughts on book three in the Anna Fekete series by Kati Hiekkapelto, The Exiled. I first reviewed the book back in 2016 as part of a week of Orenda (a week? can you imagine a challenge so trivial 🤨😉) but I have loved catching back up with Anna and [...]