A(nother) Year Of Orenda – The Great Silence by Doug Johnstone

A(nother) Year Of Orenda –  The Great Silence by Doug Johnstone

Today I'm delighted to share my thoughts on book three in the Skelfs series by Doug Johnstone, The Great Silence. I have loved reading this series and I'm kind of sad that we've reached the final book in the trilogy as the Skelf women have been wonderful characters to get to know. My thanks to [...]

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 [...]

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 Big Chill by Doug Johnstone

A Year of Orenda – The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone

Today it is my absolute pleasure to be taking part n the blog tour for The Big Chill by Doug Johnstone. Book two in the Skelfs series, it features three generations of Skelf women who, between them, run both a Detective Agency and a Funeral Directors. My thanks go to Anne Cater of Random Things [...]

A Year of Orenda – A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone

A Year of Orenda – A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone

Today I pass the blog over to Mandie who has a review of A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone as part of our #YearOfOrenda. Mandie's been enjoying playing Orenda catch up so much, she's even taken on some extra titles this year, and after attending the launch for this book back in January, she couldn't [...]