BLOG TOUR: We All Have Our Secrets by Jane Corry

Title: We All Have Our Secrets by Jane Corry
Published by: 
Penguin
Genre: Crime & Thriller
Format: Paperback
Amazon UK

Synopsis:

Two women are staying in Willowmead House.

One of them is running.
One of them is hiding.
Both of them are lying.

Emily made one bad decision, and now her career could be over. Her family home on the Cornish coast is the only place where she feels safe. But when she arrives, there’s a stranger living with her father. Emily doesn’t trust the beautiful young woman, convinced that she’s telling one lie after another. Soon, Emily becomes obsessed with finding out the truth…

But should some secrets stay buried forever?

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BLOG TOUR: Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid

Title: Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid
Published by: 
Del Rey
Genre: Fantasy/Horror
Format: Hardback
Amazon UK

Synopsis:

As the last true witches living in a city shifting from magic to industry, Marlinchen and her two sisters are little more than tourist traps as they treat their clients with archaic remedies and beguile them with nostalgic charm. Marlinchen spends her days divining secrets in exchange for rubles and trying to placate their tyrannical, xenophobic wizard father, who keeps his daughters sequestered from the outside world. While at night, she and her sisters sneak out to enjoy the city’s amenities and revel in its thrills, particularly the recently established ballet theatre, where Marlinchen meets a dancer who quickly captures her heart.

But as Marlinchen’s late-night trysts grow more fervent and frequent, so does the threat of her father’s rage and magic. And while the city flourishes with culture and bustles with enterprise, a monster lurks in its midst, borne of intolerance and resentment and suffused with old-world power. Caught between history and progress and blood and desire, Marlinchen must draw upon her own magic to keep her city safe and find her place within it.

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BLOG TOUR: Perfect: Stories of the Impossible by Sally Emerson

Title: Perfect: Stories of the Impossible by Sally Emerson
Published by: 
Quadrant Books
Genre: Supernatural/Thriller
Format: eARC
Amazon UK

Synopsis:

A clerk working in a public register office begins to receive death certificates dated in the future, but can she alter fate and save their victims? A woman unable to have children discovers a way of cloning her husband, but is their cloned son destined to repeat the mistakes of his father? A suburban mother is prescribed health supplements with rather amorous side-effects; can she resist its sway and keep her hands off her neighbours? 

Emerson’s beguiling tales of quotidian life invaded by forces beyond our control are both uncanny and charming, and ultimately uplifting as she celebrates reality and unreality in its many forms. Fantastical, humourous and unfailingly honest in its depiction of humanity, Perfect will stay with the reader long after they leave the magic of its pages.  

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BLOG TOUR: Goering’s Gold by Richard O’Rawe

Title: Goering’s Gold by Richard O’Rawe
Published by: 
Melville House
Publication date: 
31st May 2022
Genre: Historical Fiction/Crime & Thriller
Format: Paperback
Amazon UKWaterstones

Synopsis:

When WWII ended, the allies discovered that a huge amount of gold bullion plundered by Nazi Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering had gone missing. Some believed the gold had been hidden in a train box car in Poland. Others that it was secreted in Lake Toplitz in the Austrian Alps. And a few thought it was buried in the Republic of Ireland, which was neutral during the war.

When ex-IRA soldier Ructions O’Hare stumbles on a piece of Nazi memorabilia once owned by Goering, he begins to think that those who suspect the gold was in Ireland just might be on to something.

But for Ructions to return to Ireland is easier said than done. For a start, the IRA is after him for not paying them a cut from a huge bank robbery he carried out in Belfast. And then there’s the Neo-Nazis, who believe that Goering’s gold rightfully belongs to them, and who are happy to kill anyone who gets in their way.

And as Ructions gathers clues to the gold’s location and, as his many adversaries realize he’s getting closer, it’s as if a noose is tightening around his neck…

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BLOG TOUR: The Stealing by S.A. Sutila

Title: The Stealing by S.A. Sutila
Pages: 394
Published by: Advantage, Forbes Books
Publication date: 8th March 2022
Genre: Gothic/Paranormal/Romance
Format: eBook
Amazon UK

Synopsis:

She chose to die. Now she chooses to live. And love. But her spirit has been claimed by a dark presence.

Sarah Vise’s life is a literal dead-end street. Abandoned by her mother as a child, she lives on a coastal road to nowhere, working endless hours on her domineering father’s fishing boat in the shadow of a run-down lighthouse. As her high school graduation approaches, the end of the relentless monotony seems to be on the horizon. She is accepted into college and has an intriguing encounter with Grant Eriksen, the tall, blue-eyed neighbor who appears intent on making amends for past mistakes.

But when Sarah’s father forbids her from going away to college, she is forced to face a future without hope. Sarah decides to surrender her life to the sea.

Grant saves her from drowning, but that night her weakened spirit is carried to a dreamy afterlife world, where a handsome hunter-sage takes her under his wing. Sarah is happy to remain with him until she learns he is even more possessive and dangerous than the men in her “real” life.

To escape his clutches, she makes a terrible bargain. He will return her to the life she now so desperately desires. She will be free to follow her heart, but only for a while. The clock is ticking.

Once she fulfills her end of the bargain, he will steal her spirit again. Forever.

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BLOG TOUR: The Soul Stealer by Graham Masterton

Title: The Soul Stealer by Graham Masterton
Pages: 384
Published by: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 3rd March 2022
Genre: Horror
Format: eBook
Amazon UK – Waterstones

Synopsis:

Nemo Frisby used to be a detective. Now he drives an Uber between billionaire mansions in California. But he never lost the nose for the case – and when his housecleaner Trinity Fox discovers a young woman lying dead in her neighborhood, she persuades him to help her prove it wasn’t suicide.

Their investigation leads them to the Bel Air home of a wealthy movie producer, who built his mansion over an American Indian burial site. Ancient mythology tells of a demon who, if unearthed, can imbue evil men with terrible power. But only if the demon is fed by the sacrifice of innocent lives…

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BLOG TOUR: The Key In The Lock by Beth Underdown

Title: The Key In The Lock by Beth Underdown
Pages: 288
Published by: Viking
Publication date: 13th January 2022
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Format: Paperback
Amazon UK – Waterstones

Synopsis:

‘I still dream, every night, of Polneath on fire…’

By day, Ivy Boscawen mourns the loss of her son Tim in the Great War. But by night she mourns another boy – one whose death decades ago haunts her still.

For Ivy is sure that there is more to what happened all those years ago: the fire at the Great House, and the terrible events that came after. A truth she must uncover, if she is ever to be free.

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BLOG TOUR: You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus

Title: You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus
Pages: 336
Published by: Penguin
Publication date: 30th November 2021
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Format: eBook
Amazon UK – Waterstones

Synopsis:

Ivy, Mateo and Cal used to be close – best friends back in middle school.

Now all they have in common is a bad day. So for old time’s sake they skip school together – one last time.

But when the trio spot Brian ‘Boney’ Mahoney ditching class too, they follow him – right into a murder scene.

They all have a connection to the victim. And they’re ALL hiding something.

When their day of freedom turns deadly, it’s only a matter of time before the truth comes out . . .

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BLOG TOUR: The Beast Hunters by Christer Lende

Title: The Beast Hunters by Christer Lende
Pages: 240
Published by: Hashtag Press
Publication date: 18th November 2021
Genre: Fantasy
Format: Paperback/eBook
Amazon UK – Waterstones

Synopsis:

When a monster brutally kills her parents, Ara is saved by two beast hunters. Becoming their apprentice, she discovers serums, secret bestiary knowledge, and remarkable abilities—all to save unsuspecting souls from the same fate her parents suffered. But, terrifying creatures lurk everywhere and Ara must master the art of beast hunting quickly if she is to uncover the elusive creature plaguing the village of Cornstead.

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