**BLOG BLITZ** Gone Missing by TJ Brearton
Reviews / 16th November 2017

What the publisher says: As she reached the park, she heard a baby crying. She stopped. She couldn’t see anybody around. “Hello?” She raised her voice an octave. “Anybody there?” Katie Calumet is on an early-morning run when she hears a baby crying. The park is deserted, and there’s no one in the street. She follows the cries, but then everything goes black. When Katie wakes up, she’s blindfolded and her hands and feet are bound. Detective Justin Cross takes on the case, but with the trail leading into endless dense forest, and a failing marriage weighing on his mind, finding Katie is his most challenging case yet – not least because the Calumet family are keeping secrets of their own. Justin and Katie face a race against time that will push them both to their very limits. As Justin works day and night to discover who took her and why, Katie fights desperately to escape from her kidnappers and the forest that surrounds her… Can Justin find her before it’s too late? What I say: When Katie Calumet hears a baby crying whilst out jogging she goes to investigate, thinking she can help.  When she is thrust, blindfolded, into the back of…

**BLOG TOUR** He Made Me by Oliver Tidy
Reviews / 16th June 2017

What the publisher says: David Booker and Jo Cash are experiencing similar stuttering starts to their new lives on Romney Marsh when Rebecca Swaine turns up seeking help. Someone is demanding a lot of money from her husband and she wants to know why. What do the dying words of one man – he made me – actually mean? As the mystery unfolds people will come undone and reputations will be ruined before the answer becomes clear. At the end of the day Mrs Swaine might end up wishing she’d let sleeping dogs lie… What I say: I was intrigued by the idea of this book from the start and when I started to read I was not disappointed.  Oliver Tidy has his own, very distinct, style of writing and the story is told in the first person, which I found a very good angle for the story.  This is the second of the Booker and Cash stories but it can be read as a standalone as it is a separate story.  I was intrigued enough by the backstory here to go off and find the first novel to read. Booker lives in the bookshop-cum-cafe he inherited from his aunt…

Tell Me No Secrets by Lynda Stacey
Reviews / 7th May 2017

What the publisher says: Every time Kate Duggan looks in a mirror she is confronted by her guilt; a long, red scar reminding her that she was ‘the one to walk away’ from the car accident. Not everyone was so lucky … On the surface her fiancé Rob is supportive – but the reality is different. He’s controlling, manipulative and, if the phone call Kate overhears is anything to go by, he has a secret. But just how dangerous is that secret? When Kate begins work at a firm of private investigators, she meets Ben Parker. His strong and silent persona is intriguing but it’s also a cover – because something devastating happened to Ben, something he can’t get over. As Kate and Ben begin their first assignment, they become close. But, what they don’t realise is how close to home the investigation will bring them, or who will be hurt in the process …   What I say: This is the story of Kate who is about to start work in a private investigators firm. She has an awkward relationship with her fiance Rob who appears to take her for granted and who she suspects is keeping secrets from…

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