WEDNESDAY WINNER #4 Their Fatal Secrets (DI Mariner #4) by Janice Frost @joffebooks #joffewednesdaywinner #TeamJoffeBooks #DIMariner #policeprocedural #detectivebook #crimefiction @Janice579021

Today my WEDNESDAY WINNER is Their Fatal Secrets by Janice Frost.  This is book 4 in the brilliant DI Mariner series and is a fantastic read that you won’t be able to put down.


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Their Fatal Secrets by Janice Frost

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Two students coming home from a drunken night out see something strange in the river. It is a young woman’s body.

Hours later, a second young woman’s body is discovered on another stretch of the same river.

DS Ava Merry and DI Jim Neal are assigned to both investigations. And they’re joined by a new detective, Tom Knight.

Soon a connection is found between the two dead women. A list of “victims” is discovered in one of their flats. Who will be next and what really happened to the women on this sinister list?

In a thrilling conclusion, Jim Neal fights for his life as the two detectives struggle to solve a complex case involving people with secrets that may prove fatal.

If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer.

THE DETECTIVES

DS Ava Merry is a young policewoman, recently promoted to detective sergeant. She is fitness fanatic with a taste for dangerous relationships. DI Jim Neal is single dad who juggles his devotion to his job with caring for his son.

DS MERRY & DI NEAL SERIES
Book 1: DEAD SECRET
Book 2: DARK SECRET
Book 3: HER HUSBAND’S SECRET
Book 4: THEIR FATAL SECRETS


What the readers are saying:

Black Books Blog

The storyline itself is very well written, with enough twists and turns to keep most people (including myself) guessing right through until the end with the big reveal. Read more here


BOOK LOVERS BOOK REVIEWS

Neal and Merry, along with a new detective, Tom Knight, must sort through a variety of suspects. All of them, it seems, have secrets. And one of them proves very deadly to Neal.  Read more here


Donna’s Book Blog

I though that this book was great and it really gripped me – I loved the pace and the plot was spot on, I loved the detail and the characters of Ava and Jim were brilliant – I thoroughly enjoyed the whole book and have given it 5 stars!  Read more here


On The Shelf Reviews

There are also some fantastic analogies in the book, that really stuck in my mind, like this one:

…their bodies streaked with purple-pink patches of lividity, giving them the appearance of of an unevenly cooked sausage.’ Although I will probably never eat a sausage again, it really conjured a vivid imagine in my mind.  Read more here


Orchard Book Club

#GUESTPOST   ~Readers Questions~


Nicki’s Life of Crime

I did enjoy this book,it had a few unexpected twists and the reaso

n behind Leanne`s death was plausible.Although this is the fourth book in the series it can be read and enjoyed as a stand alone.  Read more here


Ginger Book Geek

Every so often I come across an author, whose books I have never read before.  Janice Frost is such an author.  When I was asked if I would like to take part in the blog tour for ‘Their Fatal Secrets’, I accepted because I knew that it would help me get to know the author as well as discover a new series.  All I can say is wowzers what a book this is but more about that later.  Read more here


Book Reviews and More

The thriller element of this story was really well executed. I really liked how it has the common plot of thrillers where the characters take one step forward in finding out what’s going on and then take four steps back. Read more here


The Quiet Geordie

I really enjoyed this. It was a well paced and gripping police procedural and had me guessing right up until the very end, with plenty of red herrings sprinkled along the way.  Read more here


Mystery Thriller Week

A complex plot with the characters interwoven in some way shape or form. I always enjoy stories that have a strong villain because it makes for a better read.  Read more here



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Author Bio:

Janice was born and grew up in West Lothian, Scotland. After completing an English degree at St Andrew’s University, she moved to London where she lived for ten years doing an assortment of jobs. Her passions are reading, writing and walking in Scotland and the Lake District. She lives in Lincolnshire with her husband and two sons.

THE BACKPACKER by Stewart Giles #Giveaway #7 #Lastchance & previous winners + #freebook #crimefiction #policeprocedural @stewartgiles @jillngary

Today is the final draw of THE BACKPACKER giveaway so join up to be entered in the final draw.  Below are the winners of previous draws. They will each win a shiny new paperback as soon as they are printed.

Giveaway #1 – Derek Thompson
Giveaway #2 – Meygan Barstow
Giveaway #3 – Susan Wallace
Giveaway #4 – Margaret Gallagher
Giveaway #5 – Sandra Blower
Giveaway #6 – Carol Gourlay
Giveaway #7 –

 

To be entered in the next draw for a paperback of THE BACKPACKER just join the STEWART GILES READERS CLUB.  You can subscribe via this link: subscribe or by filling in this form: google form.  All Readers Club members are entered in a draw and each day 1 Paperback of THE BACKPACKER will be won by a lucky member. All members receive a welcome pack and the first 50 members will receive an additional gift. We are on 41 at present so there are still some bonus places left.

While you are waiting impatiently to read THE BACKPACKER Stewart has made UNWORTHY (DS Jason Smith #8) FREE you can buy it here

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The Backpacker (DC Harriet Taylor #3) by Stewart Giles

Available from AMAZON (Kindle)   AMAZON (Paperback)

www.stewartgiles.com

From #1 best-selling author: Stewart Giles comes a new detective story set on the Cornish coast. Where the pretty villages and towns hold some very dark secrets.

WHAT IS THE SECRET AT LANDELL’S FARM?

A girl’s body is found hidden in a remote spot of a Cornish Farm. The same farm that a young girl ran towards, to escape her pursuer, many years before. Detective Harriet Taylor has to abandon her day out to investigate.
As Littlemore and the forensics team get to work they uncover another mystery hidden among the rocks.
Who would kill a young backpacker who hurt nobody? Is there a link between this and a mystery from many years ago?
As Harriet and the team get to work they find more questions than answers. What secrets is the sleepy Cornish village hiding?

This is a fast-paced page-turner that has so many twists and turns it keeps the reader guessing right up to the shocking end.

If you like Police Procedurals, then this is a series you won’t want to miss.

THE SETTING
Trotterdown and the surrounding villages is a fictional village in Cornwall. It is typical of Cornish villages with remote farms and sleepy Cornish stone cottages. However, the area is steeped in history and the residents of the quaint cottages have their share of myths and secrets making it the ideal setting for this series.

THE DETECTIVE
DC Harriet Taylor had only been married for 2 years when her philandering husband was killed in a car crash. It is common knowledge around the station that the woman who died next to him was his latest lover. Harriet transferred to Trotterdown to escape the gossip and sympathetic looks. She is now finding her way around Cornwall and getting to know the other members of the team.

DC HARRIET TAYLOR SERIES
Book 1 – The Beekeeper link to The Beekeeper Blog Tour post
Book 2 – The Perfect Murder Link to The Perfect Murder Blog Tour post
Book 3 – The Backpacker

DS JASON SMITH SERIES
Book 0.5 – Phobia Link to Phobia Blog Tour Post
Book 1 – Smith Link to Smith Blog Tour post
Book 2 – Boomerang
Book 3 – Ladybird
Book 4 – Occam’s Razor
Book 5 – Harlequin
Book 6 – Selene
Book 7 – Horsemen
Book 8 – Unworthy Link to Unworthy Blog Tour post

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WEDNESDAY WINNER #4 Their Fatal Secrets (DI Mariner #4) by Janice Frost @joffebooks #joffewednesdaywinner #TeamJoffeBooks #DIMariner #policeprocedural #detectivebook #crimefiction @Janice579021

Today my WEDNESDAY WINNER is Their Fatal Secrets by Janice Frost.  This is book 4 in the brilliant DI Mariner series and is a fantastic read that you won’t be able to put down.


Cover JPG

Their Fatal Secrets by Janice Frost

Amazon UK  Amazon US  Amazon Canada  Amazon Australia Amazon France  Amazon Germany

Two students coming home from a drunken night out see something strange in the river. It is a young woman’s body.

Hours later, a second young woman’s body is discovered on another stretch of the same river.

DS Ava Merry and DI Jim Neal are assigned to both investigations. And they’re joined by a new detective, Tom Knight.

Soon a connection is found between the two dead women. A list of “victims” is discovered in one of their flats. Who will be next and what really happened to the women on this sinister list?

In a thrilling conclusion, Jim Neal fights for his life as the two detectives struggle to solve a complex case involving people with secrets that may prove fatal.

If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer.

THE DETECTIVES

DS Ava Merry is a young policewoman, recently promoted to detective sergeant. She is fitness fanatic with a taste for dangerous relationships. DI Jim Neal is single dad who juggles his devotion to his job with caring for his son.

DS MERRY & DI NEAL SERIES
Book 1: DEAD SECRET
Book 2: DARK SECRET
Book 3: HER HUSBAND’S SECRET
Book 4: THEIR FATAL SECRETS


What the readers are saying:

Black Books Blog

The storyline itself is very well written, with enough twists and turns to keep most people (including myself) guessing right through until the end with the big reveal. Read more here


BOOK LOVERS BOOK REVIEWS

Neal and Merry, along with a new detective, Tom Knight, must sort through a variety of suspects. All of them, it seems, have secrets. And one of them proves very deadly to Neal.  Read more here


Donna’s Book Blog

I though that this book was great and it really gripped me – I loved the pace and the plot was spot on, I loved the detail and the characters of Ava and Jim were brilliant – I thoroughly enjoyed the whole book and have given it 5 stars!  Read more here


On The Shelf Reviews

There are also some fantastic analogies in the book, that really stuck in my mind, like this one:

…their bodies streaked with purple-pink patches of lividity, giving them the appearance of of an unevenly cooked sausage.’ Although I will probably never eat a sausage again, it really conjured a vivid imagine in my mind.  Read more here


Orchard Book Club

#GUESTPOST   ~Readers Questions~


Nicki’s Life of Crime

I did enjoy this book,it had a few unexpected twists and the reaso

n behind Leanne`s death was plausible.Although this is the fourth book in the series it can be read and enjoyed as a stand alone.  Read more here


 

Ginger Book Geek

Every so often I come across an author, whose books I have never read before.  Janice Frost is such an author.  When I was asked if I would like to take part in the blog tour for ‘Their Fatal Secrets’, I accepted because I knew that it would help me get to know the author as well as discover a new series.  All I can say is wowzers what a book this is but more about that later.  Read more here


Book Reviews and More

The thriller element of this story was really well executed. I really liked how it has the common plot of thrillers where the characters take one step forward in finding out what’s going on and then take four steps back. Read more here


The Quiet Geordie

I really enjoyed this. It was a well paced and gripping police procedural and had me guessing right up until the very end, with plenty of red herrings sprinkled along the way.  Read more here


Mystery Thriller Week

A complex plot with the characters interwoven in some way shape or form. I always enjoy stories that have a strong villain because it makes for a better read.  Read more here



Janice Frost - author photo JPG

Author Bio:

Janice was born and grew up in West Lothian, Scotland. After completing an English degree at St Andrew’s University, she moved to London where she lived for ten years doing an assortment of jobs. Her passions are reading, writing and walking in Scotland and the Lake District. She lives in Lincolnshire with her husband and two sons.

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