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Iceland by Dominic Hoey – 2017

This is an absolutely riveting debut novel.  Told from alternating points of view of two young artists, one a musician and the other a painter, whose gifts are thwarted by drugs, violence and a corrupted world view.  Zlata is a … Continue reading

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Hot Flush by Rosy Fenwicke – 2017

Euphemia Sage has been receiving strange letters over the years – from her deceased aunt, the woman who raised her when her mother ran off.  The letters have been spookily aware of Euphemia’s circumstances at the time she reads them, … Continue reading

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Nothing Bad Happens Here by Nikki Crutchley – 2017

Miller Hatcher is getting over a relationship and the recent death of her mother, with the help of alcohol, when she gets the opportunity to write a feature story that might land her the job of head reporter for the … Continue reading

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Know Me Now by C.J. Carver – 2017

I have enjoyed the C.J. Carver Forrester and Davies series from the first installment, and I am thrilled to be part of this Know me now blog tour.  The date list for the tour is at the end of my … Continue reading

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The Easter Make Believers by Finn Bell – 2017

A hostage crisis in the small Otago town of Lawrence in the South Island goes horribly wrong.  A woman is shot, her children traumatised, four guys are fatally shot by police snipers, and another is killed by an explosion that … Continue reading

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The Only Secret Left to Keep by Katherine Hayton – 2017

This is the third – and hopefully not last – in the fabulous Detective Ngaire Blakes series.  And, as with The three deaths of Magdalene Lynton, Blakes is on a cold case.  A skeleton is discovered by an idiot looting houses … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Lie by C. J. Carver – 2017

After reading Carver’s Spare me the truth, I was really looking forward to the second in her Dan Forrester series.  And for brilliant plotting and a full on adrenalin read, Tell me a lie didn’t disappoint.  There is one coincidence … Continue reading

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