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How to Fall by Jane Casey
Posted by Lucy Fitzsimmons in , .

Jess Tennant is going on a summer holiday with her mother, Molly,  away from the commotion, noise and  her ex-boyfriend in London to her mother’s home town of Port Sentinel...

Ghost Detective: The Missing Dancer by Emily Mason
Posted by Megan Punzet in .

When ghost detectives Abi, Grace, Sarah and Hannah are visited by the ghost of a young ballet dancer named Felicity they jump at the chance to help. The only way...

The City of Shadows by Michael Russell
Posted by Louise Phillips in , .

Dublin 1934: Detective Stefan Gillespie arrests a German doctor and encounters Hannah Rosen desperate to find her friend Susan, a Jewish woman who had become involved with a priest, and...

The Cougar Diaries, Part 1
Posted by Roisin Peddle in .

http://thedailyshift.com/2013/03/13/review-move-over-fifty-shades/ The Daily Shift’s Roisin Peddle reviews Aoife Brennan’s new novel, The Cougar Diaries Part I… It’s probably understandable that the market became flooded with erotic fiction after the success...

Queenie by Jacqeline Wilson
Posted by Megan Punzet in .

Elsie lives with her nan, her mum is a showgirl and Elsie hardly ever sees her. Elsie and her nan have planned to go to the Queen’s coronation for months...

Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones
Posted by Megan Punzet in .

Wild Boy has only ever wanted to be like everyone else. He is a freak, covered in hair and people pay to see him. When he attacks his horrible master...

The Bad Karma Diaries by Bridget Hourican
Posted by Megan Punzet in .

How to make your blog interesting: 1. start a party planning business 2. make some new interesting friends 3. do bad things to bad people as the instruments of karma....

Good People by Ewart Hutton
Posted by D.C. Gogan (Author of CRITICAL VALUE is available at http://tinyurl.com/ade3mhc) in .

Ewart Hutton’s GOOD PEOPLE is an accomplished debut, with economical character building, neat and clever plotting and a fascinating protagonist. Hutton doesn’t fall into the trap, so tempting for a...

The Healer by Antti Tuomainen
Posted by Sean Farrell, Crime Scene Reviewer, in .

Finnish crime writers are not as well known in English as their Nordic counterparts. This may now begin to change. “The Healer, ” Antti Tuominen’s third novel, has already won...

Another Kind of Country by Kevin Brophy
Posted by Joe Mc Coubrey Crime Scene Reviewer in .

Santiago 1973: Pinochet has made his move and violence has erupted all over the city. A young Rosa Rossman is left orphaned and forced to flee across the Andes. Finding...