#BookReview – The Wives by Lauren Weisberger

Publisher: Harper CollinsPublication date: 12 July 2018 (epub & hardback) 11 July 2019 (paperback) Blurb Perfect marriages.Perfect neighbours.Perfect lies. Everyone is guarding a secret in this picture-perfect town. When Karolina Hartwell is arrested driving her son home, the headlines don’t tell the full story. It seems nothing will stand in the way of her husband … Continue reading #BookReview – The Wives by Lauren Weisberger

A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner by Chris Atkins

A Bit of a Stretch

Publisher: Atlantic Books Publication Date: 6 February 2020 Blurb Where can a tin of tuna buy you clean clothes? Where is it easier to get 'spice' than paracetamol? Where does self-harm barely raise an eyebrow? Welcome to Her Majesty's Prison Service. Like most people, documentary-maker Chris Atkins didn't spend much time thinking about prisons. But … Continue reading A Bit of a Stretch: The Diaries of a Prisoner by Chris Atkins

Longlist revealed for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year!

Today, the longlist of the UK and Ireland’s most prestigious crime novel award is unveiled with literary legends and dynamic debuts in contention for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Take a look at the press release below and don't forget to  VOTE for your favourite book from the longlist. The six … Continue reading Longlist revealed for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year!

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Title: The Guest List Author: Lucy Foley Publisher: HarperCollins Publication Date: 20 February 2020 Blurb On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year – the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends. Past grudges. Happy families. Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests. One body. The wedding cake … Continue reading The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Blog Tour: A Very English Murder by Verity Bright (A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery Book 1)

Thanks to Sarah from Bookouture for inviting me to take part in the blog tour for A Very English Murder by Verity Bright.Title: A Very English MurderAuthor: Verity BrightPublisher: BookouturePublication Date: 7 April 2020BlurbMove over Miss Marple, there’s a new sleuth in town! Meet Eleanor Swift: distinguished adventurer, dog lover, dignified lady… daring detective?England, 1920. Eleanor … Continue reading Blog Tour: A Very English Murder by Verity Bright (A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery Book 1)

Book Review: 18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb

Today is our stop on the blog tour for 18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb. Thanks to Anne Cater from Random Things Tours and Octopus Books for inviting me to take part.Title: 18 Tiny DeathsAuthor: Bruce GoldfarbPublisher:  Octopus BooksPublication Date: 2 April 2020Blurb'For most of human history, sudden and unexpected deaths of a suspicious nature, when they were … Continue reading Book Review: 18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb

Blog Tour: When Life Gives You Lemons by Fiona Gibson

Title: When Life gives you LemonsAuthor: Fiona GibsonPublisher: Avon BooksPublication Date: 5 March 2020Today it's our turn on the blog tour for Fiona Gibson's latest release, When Life gives you Lemons.BlurbSometimes life can be bittersweet . . .Between tending to the whims of her seven-year-old and the demands of her boss, Viv barely gets a … Continue reading Blog Tour: When Life Gives You Lemons by Fiona Gibson

BATC Spring Blogger Evening 2020

As usual, we were greeted on arrival with bubbly, gorgeous themed cupcakes (courtesy of Restoration Cakes) and nibbles. There were no hugs on offer due to the current virus situation, however everyone was having a great time elbow bumping! After a quick catch up with some friendly faces, we made our way into the boardroom … Continue reading BATC Spring Blogger Evening 2020