Sunday, July 04, 2010

New Reviews: Bolton, Leather, Owen, Rickman, Ridpath, Young & New Competitions

Two new competitions for July and one is open internationally:
Win one of ten copies of Jail Bird by Jessie Keane (Worldwide)
Win one of five copies of The Assassin's Prayer by Ariana Franklin (UK & Republic of Ireland only)

Here are this week's reviews:
S J Bolton continues her impressive run of stand-alone novels with Blood Harvest reviewed here by Michelle Peckham;

Paul Blackburn reviews the paperback edition of Stephen Leather's supernatural-crime thriller Nightfall;

Laura Root recommends Two Tribes by Charlie Owen if you "fancy a walk on the wild side of the police procedural";

Amanda Gillies heaps praise on Phil Rickman's new venture - Elizabethan crime - in her review of The Bones of Avalon;

Maxine Clarke thoroughly enjoyed Michael Ridpath's Iceland set Where the Shadows Lie

and Kerrie Smith reviews Take Out by Felicity Young set in Perth, Australia.
Previous reviews can be found in the review archive and forthcoming titles can be found by author or date, here.


Anonymous said...

Thanks, Karen, for this roundup : ). You've reminded me of some great reviews.

Maxine Clarke said...

Yes, they sound like some good novels - not sure I'll be trying the supernatural one, though, exciting as it seems to be. I'm most intrigued to try a Charlie Owen book now, in light of Laura's review.