Blog Tour Review; The Killer You Know- S R Masters

“I’ll murder three strangers and you’ll know it was me.”

Page Count 400

Publication date May 2019/ Publisher Sphere, Little Brown

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The Killer You Know Cover

Synopsis:

I’ll murder three strangers. And you’ll know it was me. That way we’ll all be connected. Always.
When Will jokes about becoming a serial killer, his friends just laugh it off. But Adeline can’t help but feel there’s something more sinister lurking behind his words.
Fifteen years later, Adeline returns to Blythe for a reunion of the old gang – except Will doesn’t show up. Reminiscing about old times, they look up the details of his supposed murder spree. But the mood soon changes when they discover two recent deaths that match.
As the group attempt to track Will down, they realise that he is playing a sinister game that harks back to one they used to play as kids. Only this time there are lives at stake…

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Blog Tour Review; A Patient Man- S Lynn Scott

One victim, one suspect.
But where does the guilt really lie?

Page Count 179

Publication date August 2018/ Publisher Matador

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A PATIENT MAN - FRONT COVER

Synopsis:

It is 1976 and Mikey, eight-years-old and street-wise beyond his years, is looking forward to a summer of freedom, roaming the creeks and the mud-flats of Canvey Island. But violent emotions are rumbling beneath the surface, about to destroy all that he thought he knew.

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Blog Tour Review; House Of Skin- Jonathan Janz

Page Count 304 / Publication date May 2019/ Publisher Flame Tree Press

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House Of Skin Covere

Synopsis:

Myles Carver is dead. But his estate, Watermere, lives on, waiting for a new Carver to move in. Myles’s wife, Annabel, is dead too, but she is also waiting, lying in her grave in the woods.

For nearly half a century she was responsible for a nightmarish reign of terror, and she’s not prepared to stop now. She is hungry to live again…and her unsuspecting nephew, Paul, will be the key.
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ARC Mini Review; The Life Of Death- Lucy Booth

A heart wrenching, desperate story of love and loss.

I received a copy of this title from Netgalley in exchange for my honest review.

Page Count 288

Publication date May 2019/ Publisher Unbound

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Synopsis:

Elizabeth Murray has been condemned to burn at the stake. As she awaits her fate, a strange, handsome man visits her cell. He offers her a deal: her soul in return for immortality, but what he offers is not a normal life. To survive Elizabeth must become Death itself.
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ARC Review; How To Fracture A Fairytale- Jane Yolen

28 Fairy tales, but not as you know them…

I received this ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

Page Count 320

Publication date Nov 2018/ Publisher Tachyon Publications

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Synopsis

Fantasy legend Jane Yolen presents a wide-ranging offering of fractured fairy tales. Yolen fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them entirely transformed; where a spinner of straw into gold becomes a money-changer and the big bad wolf retires to a nursing home. Rediscover the tales you once knew, rewritten and refined for the world we now live in―or a much better version of it.

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This week I’m talking Anthologies.

In my determination to fix my 20% Netgalley score I read two collections this month and have one more to fight through. As mentioned in my previous post I’m not generally a fan of anthologies, here’s how I got on with my fantasy choice:
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