The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin

The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin

I first read and reviewed this book last year when the hardback was released. I absolutely loved it, so much so I went out and bought the first three Laidlaw books by William McIlvanney. There is no wonder in my mind why this is an award winning book having recently scooped the Crime and Thriller [...]

The Lost Ones by Marnie Riches

The Lost Ones by Marnie Riches

Today I'm thrilled to join the blog tour for The Lost Ones by Marnie Riches, book one in the Jackie Cooke series. My thanks to publisher Bookouture for providing the advance copy for review and for the tour invite. Here's what the book is all about: Source: NetgalleyRelease Date: 07 June 2022Publisher: Bookouture About the [...]

Hyde by Craig Russell

Hyde by Craig Russell

Today Mandie is sharing her thoughts on Hyde by Craig Russell, winner of the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Fiction in 2021. I loved the book, the nod to classic gothic literature and the wonderful tale of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and it was one of my 2021 Bookvent picks. You can read my [...]

The Winter Guest by W.C. Ryan

The Winter Guest by W.C. Ryan

Today Mandie is taking over the blog to share her thoughts on The Winter Guest, the brand new novel from W.C. Ryan. The author will be appearing at First Monday Crime next week, 7th February, alongside authors Jane Casey (The Killing Kind), Liz Nugent (Our Little Cruelties) and Sam Blake (Remember My Name) and you [...]