Today we welcome author Lisa Hartley to Booklover Book Reviews to celebrate the release of her new novel Ask No Questions and to share a day in her writing life. But first a little more about this novel and our review.
A gripping novel that gives readers a rare glimpse into Colombia’s notorious drug wars, told by someone who knows the landscape intimately. A Reluctant Warrior Synopsis : When Luzma’s brother Jair unwittingly uncovers the plan by Colombia’s most notorious drug cartel to smuggle an unprecedented cocaine shipment into the US, it puts their family in grave danger. Jair’s […]
Today we welcome author Megan Goldin to Booklover Book Reviews to celebrate the release of her debut novel The Girl in Kellers Way and to discuss whether suspense has a place in a wired world. Our brief review of this novel and an opportunity for you to win a copy thanks to Penguin Books Australia then follows.
Three distinctly different titles this fortnight – a fairytale reimagining, gritty neo-noir and an award winning short story collection. Beauty in Thorns by Kate Forsyth [ Available for pre-order Book Depository | Amazon | Bookworld(Aus) ] I am long time fan of Forsyth’s writing (Bitter Greens, The Wild Girl, The Beast’s Garden). Beauty in Thorns is one of […]
I love the increasing accessibility of novellas via ebook these days. Two in the science-fiction genre I’ve read recently are Displaced by J F Slade and Brisk Money by Adam Christopher. Displaced Synopsis : What will you justify for peace? In a not-so-distant future, genetically engineered super soldiers keep the peace by freezing criminal offenders and displacing them in […]
Three distinctly different titles this fortnight – two literary, two in translation, two yet to be released. October is the Coldest Month by Christoffer Carlsson [ Available for pre-order Book Depository | Amazon | Bookworld(Aus) ] Hot on the heels of his bestselling Scandinavian crime series featuring Leo Junker, Swedish author Christoffer Carlsson has now directed his […]
Fatal Crossing Synopsis : A Danish crime debut which has already sold more than 10,000 copies and featured prominently in the Danish bestseller charts. When a picture of two Danish girls who disappeared on a boat bound for England in 1985 surfaces in an old suitcase, journalist Nora Sand’s professional curiosity is immediately awakened. Before she knows […]
‘Keeping her secret may save her family. But telling it may save her life.’ The Hidden Hours Synopsis : Arabella Lane, senior executive at a children’s publisher, is found dead in the Thames on a frosty winter’s morning after the office Christmas party. No one is sure whether she jumped or was pushed. The one person who may […]