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  • Giveaways,  Random

    Giveaway! Dogs and Their People (US Only)

    Hello there! It’s fall y’all! The light has changed, the days are shorter, and the days feel crispy and warm at the same time. You know what else happened this month? The Puppy turned 3! I can’t believe he’s been part of our family for 3 years now, and none of us remembers a time when he was not there making us play go-and-fetch 24/7. To celebrate The Puppy’s birthday I am giving away ONE physical copy of Dogs and Their People by Barkpost and published by Penguin Random House in the US on 18th October. If, like me, all you need to light up your day is to look…

  • Giveaways

    The Invisible Guardian Giveaway Winners

    Here are the 5 lucky winners of an advanced review copy of Dolores Redondo’s novel The Invisible Guardian. You will all be notified via email today and you have 48 hours to reply. In case you don’t, another winner will be chosen. You were all assigned a number according to the order of your comments on the giveaway post: Rachel Hall. Derek Norton Mary Picken Mrs.P Michelle H. Lucy Andrew Naomi Frisby CPHILIPPOU123 Abby MadameBibliolophile Pots of Tea Andy And then I used the Random Number Generator to find the 5 winners:   Mrs. P Lucy Andrew Naomi Frisby Abby MadameBibliolophile Congrats, everyone!!!  

  • Author Interviews,  Features,  Giveaways

    Exclusive Interview with Dolores Redondo, Author of The Invisible Guardian + Giveaway

    A few weeks ago I read and reviewed a Spanish crime novel that left me almost speechless. El guardián invisible by Dolores Redondo has been on the Spanish best-selling lists for 3 years, and there is a reason why. You can check my spoiler-free review here if you missed it or download a promotional PDF here. Now, the novel is being released in the UK next April by Harper Collins under the title The Invisible Guardian. To celebrate I have had the pleasure of exclusively interviewing Dolores Redondo and we are also giving away 5 copies of The Invisible Guardian, thanks to Hayley Camis from Harper Collins. Please read the…

  • Giveaways

    And the Winner is…

    Congratulations to StephaniesBookReviews, you just won a copy of Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm! I will get int touch with you as soon as possible via email. Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway 🙂

  • Giveaways

    Giveaway: Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm (US and Canda ONLY)

    The lovely and generous Annie Harries from Penguin USA has given me ONE copy of Rebecca Scherm’s Unbecoming to give away. As you probably remember, I loved this book – read my review here – but so did some other writers we admire: “From the first page, you know Rebecca Scherm is the real thing. UNBECOMING is an assured exploration of the intricate, intense, risky processes that go into creating identity—and into dismantling it.” —Tana French “Rebecca Scherm’s extraordinarily confident voice and style, this novel’s depth of detail—great characters and a terrifically engaging plot—are a sheer delight to read. There is something very fresh and captivating about this book and…

  • Giveaways

    Giveaway: Dying for Christmas by Tammy Cohen

    I have recently discovered Dying for Christmas by Tammy Cohen (out 11/20) and I thought: ‘Christmas and crime? I need to read this!? While I wait for my review copy to arrive, the lovely Sarah Harwood from Transworld Books has given me 3 review copies of Dying for Christmas to organise a giveaway just in time to get into the festive spirit! From Goodreads: I am missing. Held captive by a blue-eyed stranger. To mark the twelve days of Christmas, he gives me a gift every day, each more horrible than the last. The twelfth day is getting closer. After that, there’ll be no more Christmas cheer for me. No…

  • Author Interviews,  Features,  Giveaways,  Random

    Talking Feminism with Author Sarah Hilary + Giveaway!

    So, this is the amazing surprise I’ve been teasing you about for a week now! To celebrate the paperback release of Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary, I virtually sat down with her for the second time – see our first interview here – to talk about feminism, crime fiction and being a woman writer AND Books & Reviews is giving away one copy of Sarah’s debut novel Someone Else Skin. You can check my review here, but I will sum it up by saying it’s awesome, and Marnie Rome has become one of those inspirational, kick-ass investigators that help me in my busiest and darkest hours. Thank you, Sarah,…

  • 21st Century,  Giveaways

    Want to solve a crime?

    I was approached yesterday by Hattie from ThinkJam to promote a new crime fiction novel called Cop Town by Karin Slaughter. I was immediately interested when I reached two words of the press release: Atlanta and 1970’s. So, I very gladly said I would love a review copy. If you are interested in getting another copy or just feel like playing cop, DeadGood is running a competition from today to Friday where they will tweet a case and readers have to tell if it’s fact or fiction. There will be two sets of signed copies of Karin’s full backlist, as well as 30 signed proof copies of Cop Town to…