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A shocking act of violence… #TheIsland #Review @nholten40 @TheBenMcPherson @HarperCollinsUk – CrimeBookJunkie Summer Camps For Teens, Feeling Broken, Fictional World, Beautiful Islands, In A Heartbeat, Grief, Thriller, Psychology, Acting

A shocking act of violence… #TheIsland #Review @nholten40 @TheBenMcPherson @HarperCollinsUk

A shocking act of violence… It should have been the safest place on earth. A summer camp for teens, on a beautiful island off the coast of Oslo. But what started out as a haven becomes hell on earth as…

I’m super excited to be closing down Will Dean’s 🔥THE LAST THING TO BURN🔥 blog tour today! Top Reads, Epic Story, Reasons To Live, Super Excited, In Writing, Call Her, Just Giving, True Stories, Dean

He is her husband. She is his captive. #TheLastThingToBurn #Review @nholten40 @willrdean @HodderBooks

I’m super excited to be closing down Will Dean’s 🔥THE LAST THING TO BURN🔥 blog tour today! Huge thanks to Jenny Platt (publicist) and Hodder & Stoughton for the invite and proof copy! First a bit about the author and…

CrimeBookJunkie – Reviews & Book News Dealing With Loss, Book News, Let It Be, This Or That Questions, Amazing

Please don’t let me die like this… #TheGirlFromTheLake #Review @nholten40 @J_A_Simones @all_covered

How do you tell the difference between a vivid dream, an hallucination and reality? Or is the fact that you are questioning the above in the first place a sign of insanity? Who would you turn to if your own…

Glamorous, beautiful Mummy has everything a woman could want. Except for a daughter of her very own.

#CallMeMummy. It’ll be better if you do. #review @nholten40 @TinaBakerBooks @ViperBooks

CALL ME MUMMY. IT'LL BE BETTER IF YOU DO. Glamorous, beautiful Mummy has everything a woman could want. Except for a daughter of her very own. So when she sees Kim - heavily pregnant, glued to her phone and ignoring…

An absolutely heart-wrenching, honest, intense and haunting read.

Guilty or innocent… #ASongOfIsolation #Review @nholten40 @michaelJmalone1 @OrendaBooks

Film star Amelie Hart is the darling of the silver screen, appearing on the front pages of every newspaper. But at the peak of her fame she throws it all away for a regular guy with an ordinary job. The…

As a child, living in a post-apocalyptic world, the only person Rachel can rely on is her mother. But when her mother is killed, Rachel is initiated into The Programme where selected young girls are medicated to make them fertile. Issues In Society, Children Of Men, Crime Fiction, Simple Stories, Post Apocalyptic, Fertility, Book Publishing, Girls, Toddler Girls

Rachel’s world will never be the same again… #RachelsStory #GuestPost @nholten40 @LeighRussell

Delighted to have Leigh Russell on the blog today to tell us a bit about her latest literary venture: Rachel’s Story! First a little about this book and the author. About the Book In a world where food is scarce,…

You have less than 24 hours. You only know that no-one can be trusted…and nothing is what it seems. One Chance, Do You Believe, Save Her, Save Yourself, Books To Read, Psychology, This Book, Things To Come, In This Moment

They took your fiancée. They framed you for murder… #KillAStranger #Review @nholten40 @simonkernick @headlinepg

WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO SAVE YOUR LOVED ONE? AND DO YOU KNOW WHO SHE REALLY IS? They took your fiancée. They framed you for murder. You're given one chance to save her. To clear your name. You must kill…

Is the past coming back to haunt her? And can she push through her fear to catch Erin’s killer before it’s too late? Cool Girl, This Book, Neon Signs, My Love

Erin was a good girl. But someone wanted her dead… #GoodGirl #Review @nholten40 @writermels @AvonBooksUK

When sixteen-year-old Erin Ellis is attacked, she dies in the arms of her best friend Molly, just metres from her home. Molly is the surviving girl but says she easily could have been the victim – it was a random…

CrimeBookJunkie – Reviews & Book News Innocence Lost, Tory Party, Book News, I Need To Know, Be Kind To Yourself, Vulnerability, Blue Bird, New Books, This Book

#RecommendedReads & #Reviews 📚 #BlueBird @trish4912 @Burning_Chair #ATimeToLie @simonberthon @HQstories #ThreeHours @Rosamundlupton @PenguinUKBooks #IfSheDies @ErikTherme @nholten40

A new cop. A fresh start. A dark secret. It’s the blisteringly hot summer of 1976, and WPC Samantha Barrie is Wyre Hall police station’s newest recruit. When young girls start to go missing, Sam finds herself at the centre…

DO YOU THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO SOLVE A MURDER MYSTERY? New Television, British People, What It Takes, Press Release, True Crime, Detective, Comebacks, Thinking Of You, Mystery

Fancy a trip to #MurderIsland? #PressRelease @nholten40 @STVStudios


This is not a typical review – no book involved – but still crime! That’s right – there was a murder and it was up to my #partnerincrime Sharon Bairden and I to put our murderous minds and sleuthing skills to good use and play against each other to solve the crime in FOUL PLAY: The Murder Mystery Card Game! Foul Play, Partners In Crime, Card Games, Mystery, Book, Cards, Maps, Book Illustrations, Playing Cards

#Twinnies Foul Play

The After Dark Investigation Agency asked #Twinnie (Noelle Holten) and myself to road test the #FaceCrime version of #FoulPlay and here are the results! It h...

No one plays by the rules… #TheCrew #Review @nholten40 @AndrewBarrettUK – CrimeBookJunkie Quick Reads, One Job, Plays, Like You, Novels, How Are You Feeling, Reading, Humor, Games

No one plays by the rules… #TheCrew #Review @nholten40 @AndrewBarrettUK

“Sometimes our prayers are not only ignored, but you can hear someone laughing in the background.” It’s his last shift of the week, but CSI Eddie Collins is examining the scene of an armed robbery at a Post Office. Everything…

someone is keeping secrets and they will do whatever it takes to keep them safe. Keeping Secrets, Riveting, I Win, In My Feelings, Grief, Thriller, The Secret, The Past, This Book

Secrets can be fatal. But so can the truth. #WhenTheDeadSpeak #Review @sheilab10 @canelo_co

Secrets can be fatal. But so can the truth. When the murdered body of Lauren Shaw is discovered laid out on the altar of St Mary the Virgin church in Eastbourne it sends a chill to the core of those…

Not for the faint hearted, ‘Death Rattle’ is a dark and hauntingly realistic tale of corruption, sex and murder, set against the background of a tough Northern city. Truth And Justice, Police Detective, How To Become, Novels, Author, Feelings, Dark, City

Can Slade uncover the truth before he himself becomes a victim? #DeathRattle #Review #debut @D_Jewell_Author @WildWolfPublish

When a body is found stabbed to death in a notorious Newcastle upon Tyne gay cruising area, Detective Inspector Jack Slade of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team lands the case. What appears to be a robbery gone wrong takes…

Set in London, the reader comes face-to-face with power, control, thrills, opportunity, lies, secrets, the past, guilt and a search for the truth & justice. Hold onto your hats, peeps – a chilling opening… the reader gets a glimpse into the harrowing mind of someone who leads a dual life – one where there are no limits… and bloody hell, it chilled me to the bones! Such an intriguing storyline and great characterisation – a natural flow to the dialogue and the author’s time in the police… Biological Mother, Holding Onto You, Truth And Justice, Perfect Bride, How To Be Likeable, Psychopath, Stunts, Chilling, Opportunity

A victim on display. A detective on the rails. #LeftForDead #Review @nholten40 @Caroline_writes @amazonpub

Shopping with her sister, DI Amy Winter is admiring a Valentine’s Day window display of a perfect bride encrusted in diamonds and resplendent in lace—until she notices blood oozing from the mannequin’s mouth. This is no stunt. A post-mortem reveals…

Can #DIKateYoung unmask the killer before they strike again? #AnEyeForAnEye #Review @nholten40 @amazonpub @carolewyer – CrimeBookJunkie Off Work, Back To Work, Secrets And Lies, Under Pressure, Trauma, Detective, This Book, My Love

Can #DIKateYoung unmask the killer before they strike again? #AnEyeForAnEye #Review @nholten40 @amazonpub @carolewyer

A killer running rings around the police. A detective spiralling out of control. DI Kate Young is on leave. She’s the force’s best detective, but her bosses know she’s under pressure, on medication and overcoming trauma. So after her bad…