This time I am sharing a trio of new books which I shall be featuring in further posts over the coming weeks.
The first couple are pre-approved titles provided by Aria Fiction and shared by NetGalley for download. I shall be hosting Blog Tour spots for both of these during March.
The third title was gifted to me directly by author Rachel Amphlett, together with complimentary downloads of all four previous episodes in the ‘Detective Kay Hunter’ series. Rachel has also agreed to make a return visit with a second great guest post, which I also hope to feature during the book’s launch month of March.
‘THE CANDLE FACTORY GIRL‘ by TANIA CROSSE
Work at Price’s Candle Factory in Battersea is tedious for intelligent, seventeen-year-old Hillie Hardwick, but she knows she is lucky to have a job at all.
Her home life is no better, as she constantly battles with her exacted and bullying father in order to protect her mother and five younger siblings from his tyranny of abuse.
Her only solace is her loving relationship with the chaotic Parker family and her best friend, Gert Parker.
When matters violently escalate for Hillie, smitten Jack-the-Lad Jimmy Baxter seems her only salvation.
But could this be the biggest mistake of her life, and should she be looking for protection nearer home?
A story that crackles with unease where courage and friendship are the only hope.
‘TAKEN’ by MONTY MARSDEN
It’s been two years since mass murderer, Giacomo Riondino, disappeared after killing Greta Alfieri…Dr Claps, devastated and guilt-ridden by Greta’s death has been on a man-hunt for Riondino ever since.
Meanwhile, an American girl disappears on the 382nd step of the Cerro trail in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
No one saw her disappear. Who took her? And how?
When the US authorities contact Claps, he is certain that it must be Riordino. But, unlike Riondino’s other victims, the girl has disappeared into thin air…
Will Claps solve the puzzle, or will he lose his mind in the process, blinded by his own obsession
‘CALL TO ARMS’ (Detective Kay Hunter #5) by RACHEL AMPHLETT
Loyalty has a price.
Kay Hunter has survived a vicious attack at the hands of one of the country’s most evil serial killers.
Returning to work after an enforced absence to recover, she discovers she wasn’t the only victim of that investigation.
DI Devon Sharp remains suspended from duties, and the team is in turmoil.
Determined to prove herself once more and clear his name, Kay undertakes to solve a cold case that links Sharp to his accuser.
But, as she gets closer to the truth, she realises her enquiries could do more harm than good.
Torn between protecting her mentor and finding out the truth, the consequences of Kay’s enquiries will reach far beyond her new role…
Call to Arms is a gripping murder mystery, and the fifth in the Detective Kay Hunter series:
Clicking on any of the book’s titles, will link you directly with their relevant Goodreads pages, where you can find ‘up close and personal’, links and information from their respective authors.
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