Sunday, 26 April 2015

Guest Reviewer Amanda: Special by Andy Rivers (The Byker Crime thriller series Book 2)

Amanda's Rating: 5/5

  • Available: Paperback, Kindle
  • Print Length: 253 pages
  • Publisher: Byker Books (23 Mar. 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 0956905234
  • ISBN-13: 978-0956905239

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Synopsis: Behind every tough, rundown, drug and crime-ridden estate there's always an untouchable hardcase controlling it. In Byker that person is Falcus...or so he thinks. His crown is slipping, the challenges are constant and, what he and the rest of the little scrotes that infest this hole are about to realise, is there is a power struggle going on; a real threat to how things are run round here. A vigilante soon makes himself known. He's the new face, taking on any scumbag who gets in his way, picking them off one by one until only the kingpin is left... 

Saturday, 25 April 2015

Book Review: The Mourner by Susan Wilkins

My Rating: 4/5

Paperback: 600 pages
Publisher: Pan; Main Market Ed. edition (21 May 2015)
ISBN-10: 1447241444
ISBN-13: 978-1447241447
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Synopsis: If she can't get justice, will she settle for vengeance?

Kaz Phelps has escaped her brother and her criminal past to become an anonymous art student in Glasgow. But can life under the witness protection scheme ever give her the freedom she craves?

Banged up and brooding, Joey Phelps faces thirty years behind bars. Still, with cash and connections on the outside, can an overstretched prison system really contain him?

Helen Warner, once Kaz's lawyer and lover, is a rising star in Parliament. But has she made the kind of enemies who have no regard for the democratic process, or even the law?

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Guest Reviewer Noelle: Retribution by Kim, Cresswell (A Whitney Steel Novel Book 2)

Noelle's Rating: 4/5

  • Available: Paperback, Kindle, Nook, Kobo
  • Print Length: 217 pages
  • Publisher: KC Publishing; 1 edition (28 April 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 0992084180
  • ISBN-13: 978-0992084189

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Synopsis: The war has just begun.. 

Once the leader of the Sur del Calle cartel, Colombia's largest drug trafficking organization, Pablo Sanchez patiently waits to exact his revenge against Blake Barnett, the FBI agent who killed his twin brother over a decade ago. 

Guest Reviewer Amanda: Grant Of Immunity by Garret Holms

  • Amanda's Rating: 5/5

Available: Paperback, Kindle, Audio
  • Print Length: 431 pages
  • ISBN-10: 1503114783
  • ISBN-13: 978-1503114784
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Synopsis: It's 1976, Los Angeles. Sarah Collins, a young mother of two, is brutally raped and murdered at the Hollywood Reservoir. For 19 years the murder remains unsolved, and the case goes cold. In 1995 the streets of Los Angeles are being terrorized by Jake Babbage, a traffic cop who uses his position of power to rape and murder innocent women. On his way to court one day, Babbage sees Judge Daniel Hart. The two recognize each other, and the terrifying night of 19 years ago comes back to haunt the highly respected judge. The aftermath of the encounter brings long-buried secrets to light and tests the moral fiber of Judge Hart, who has committed himself to protecting those victimized by the very crimes of which he is now accused.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Guest Reviewer Noelle: Dubious Justice by M.A Comley (Justice Series Book 11)

Noelle's Rating: 5/5

Available: Paperback, Kindle, Nook and Kobo
  • Print Length: 201 pages
  • Publisher: Jeamel Publishing Limited (17 April 2015)
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Synopsis: DS Lorne Warner and DI Katy Foster are called to the scene of an electrician's suspected suicide but quickly discover that they're dealing with a murder case instead.

Katy's family emergency forces her back home to be by her parent's side in Manchester, leaving Lorne as detective inspector, working alongside a new, and frustrating, partner.
When two more murders of tradesmen occur, the investigation throws suspicion on a couple who have recently renovated their home. However, the forensic team uncovers a lot more than anyone bargained for.

Guest Reviewer Amanda: Blood is Thicker Than Water by Paul Gitsham (DCI Warren Jones)

Amanda's Rating: 4/5

  • Print Length: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Carina (2 April 2015)
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Synopsis: It all seems straightforward. There's been a tragic accident: the old man fell asleep in his chair, woke up in the dark, fell and hit his head on the mantelpiece. But the Crime Scene Manager isn't happy. There are just too many details that aren't quite right and Charles Michaelson's accident becomes a suspicious death.And, as DCI Warren Jones investigates, he and his team discover that all is not as it appears to be in the dead man's caring family when his son-in-law disappears. Then they uncover some dark secrets in Michaelson's past and a motive for murder.