#ThrowbackThursday ~ Red Bones (Shetland Book 3) by Ann Cleeves #Crime #Mystery in the Shetland Isles

Since there's nothing much of interest on the TV lately, I've been re-watching the Shetland series. Series 6, put on hold due to Corona virus should be being filmed at the moment. The books stopped at number 6, hopefully the TV series will carry on. I broke my own rules reading, or listening to, this … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Red Bones (Shetland Book 3) by Ann Cleeves #Crime #Mystery in the Shetland Isles

The Darkest Evening (Vera Stanhope #9) by @AnnCleeves #CrimeFiction set in Northumberland #FridayReads

On the first snowy night of winter, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope sets off for her home in the hills.

#ThrowbackThursday ~ Dead Water: Shetland Book 5 by Ann Cleeves #Audiobook #CrimeFiction

Throwback Thursday this week is looking back at book five in one of my favourite series. Despite my preference for starting a series from book one, I’m beginning with this one, which is actually book five. I’ve watched and enjoyed each season of the TV series, Shetland, and so I’m very familiar with the cast … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Dead Water: Shetland Book 5 by Ann Cleeves #Audiobook #CrimeFiction

#GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

Today I'm delighted to welcome Alys West, author of Beltane (Urban Fantasy) and The Dirigible King's Daughter (Steampunk) My reviews can be found here and here. Alys’s latest novel, Storm Witch, is set in the beautiful islands of Orkney.  It’s contemporary fantasy with lots of magic, mystery, romance and stone circles. Storm Witch will be … Continue reading #GuestPost from Alys West ~ Five Books To Transport You To Scotland #LockdownReads @alyswestyork #FridayReads

The Long Call (Two Rivers #1) by Ann Cleeves ~ Murder/Mystery set in Devon @anncleeves #MatthewVenn

Author: Ann Cleeves Published: September 2019 by Macmillan Category: Police Procedural, Crime, Murder, Mystery, Book Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father’s funeral takes place. Once loved and cherished, the day Matthew left the strict evangelical community he … Continue reading The Long Call (Two Rivers #1) by Ann Cleeves ~ Murder/Mystery set in Devon @anncleeves #MatthewVenn

Top 20 Favourite #Books of 2018 #AmReading #FridayReads

The end of 2018 is approaching fast and it’s 'favourite books of the year' time again!  I enjoy looking back at books I’ve read and audios I’ve listened to, although choosing ones for the list never gets any easier. So in no particular order, here are some of my favourites. The Great Alone ~ Kristin … Continue reading Top 20 Favourite #Books of 2018 #AmReading #FridayReads

Wild Fire (Shetland Book 8) by Ann Cleeves #Scottish Crime Fiction @anncleeves #JimmyPerez #TuesdayBookBlog

Author: Ann Cleeves Published: September 2018 by Macmillan Category: Scottish Crime Fiction, Murder, Suspense, Book Review Shetland: Welcoming. Wild. Remote. Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, a new English family move to the area, eager to give their autistic son a better life. But when a young nanny’s body is found hanging in … Continue reading Wild Fire (Shetland Book 8) by Ann Cleeves #Scottish Crime Fiction @anncleeves #JimmyPerez #TuesdayBookBlog

The Glass Room (Vera Stanhope #5) by @anncleeves #Crime in Northumberland @MacmillanAudio #TuesdayBookBlog

Author: Ann Cleeves Narrator: Charlie Hardwick Released: May 2018 by Macmillan Audio Category: Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Audiobook, Review The Glass Room is the fifth book in Ann Cleeves' Vera Stanhope series - which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn, VERA. DI Vera Stanhope is not one to make friends easily, but … Continue reading The Glass Room (Vera Stanhope #5) by @anncleeves #Crime in Northumberland @MacmillanAudio #TuesdayBookBlog

Red Bones (Shetland #3) by @anncleeves Crime/Mystery in the Shetland Isles #FridayReads

Author: Ann Cleeves Published: (my edition) 2015 by Pan Books Category: Crime, Mystery, Suspense, Book Review When a young archaeologist studying on a site at Whalsay discovers a set of human remains, the island settlers are intrigued. Is it an ancient find - or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly woman is shot in … Continue reading Red Bones (Shetland #3) by @anncleeves Crime/Mystery in the Shetland Isles #FridayReads

World of Books ~ Couldn’t resist adding more to my #reading pile #Books

After seeing this post on Cleopatra Loves Books, I had to check out World of Books. They offer a huge selection of preloved books, most of which are quite cheap, in a range of categories, and after a quick trawl (I’ll be going back for more, I’m sure!) I bagged these.... All are in pretty … Continue reading World of Books ~ Couldn’t resist adding more to my #reading pile #Books

Top Reads of 2016 #Books #AmReading #TuesdayBookBlog

It’s that time again! This year has gone so quickly and it’s been filled with really great reads. Narrowing down favourites is a difficult task but here they are. As always, they’ll be either 4.5* or 5* and clicking on the cover will take you to Amazon UK.  Dead Is Dead ~ Thriller Private investigator … Continue reading Top Reads of 2016 #Books #AmReading #TuesdayBookBlog

Thin Air (Shetland 6) by @AnnCleeves ~ Murder in the #Shetland Isles #TuesdayBookBlog #AudioBookReview

Audiobook Review Author: Ann Cleeves Performed by Kenny Blyth Released: May 2015 by Macmillan Audio Category: Crime, Suspense, Thriller A group of old university friends leave the bright lights of London and travel to Unst, Shetland's most northerly island, to celebrate the marriage of one of their friends to a Shetlander. But late on the … Continue reading Thin Air (Shetland 6) by @AnnCleeves ~ Murder in the #Shetland Isles #TuesdayBookBlog #AudioBookReview