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My Book Review And Blog Tour Of Brian Price’s Brilliant Nail-biting Police Procedural Murder Mystery Thriller 2nd Book In The DC Mel Cotton Series Fatal Hate @crimewritersci @HobeckBooks #FatalHate #DCMelCotton #BookReview #BlogTour

DC Mel Cotton is back with a new case to solve, the murder of Duncan Bennett, an unassuming worker at a local confectionary warehouse. As Mel’s team investigate, one key question remains… who would want ‘boring’ Duncan dead?
 
And the case soon becomes far more complex and dangerous than expected, threatening to overwhelm Mexton’s small police force. With terrorists, a paedophile network and a hitman in town, Mel and her colleagues face their greatest challenge yet.
 
Mel’s own courage will be tested to the limits and no-one is safe. Who is stirring up hatred and violence in the area?
 
And can Mel prevent herself from becoming too involved and putting her life in severe jeopardy?

My thoughts about Brian Price’s Fatal Hate has engaging storyline which keeps the reader’s hooked throughout the book. I don’t know how to be careful here without letting out spoilers but I will do my best at it. Brian Price’s Fatal Hate begins with the massive catastrophe which forms the pivot of the story. Interestingly Brian adapts a smart reverse narration strategy this time, which works in favor of his book. The plot of the book is good and the execution is superb, the story of the book is gripping. Brian Price’s Fatal Hate is filled with lots of intelligently crafted scenes which i don’t want to mention here to avoid spoilers again. Author Brian Price’s writing turns every predictable moment into an unimaginable twist and it works in the book’s favour beautifully. Brian Price’s Fatal Hate story begins with DC Mel Cotton is back with a new case to solve, the murder of Duncan Bennett, an unassuming worker at a local confectionary warehouse. As Mel’s team investigate, one key question remains, who would want ‘boring’ Duncan dead,
 And the case soon becomes far more complex and dangerous than expected, threatening to overwhelm Mexton’s small police force. With terrorists, a paedophile network and a hitman in town, Mel and her colleagues face their greatest challenge yet.
 Mel’s own courage will be tested to the limits and no-one is safe. Who is stirring up hatred and violence in the area? And can Mel prevent herself from becoming too involved and putting her life in severe jeopardy. Brian Price’s Fatal Hate is a triumph of smart writing, superb characterisation which is brilliantly done. I would like to say a big thank you to Author Brian Price, Adrian Hobart and Rebecca Collins from Hobeck Books for kindly sending me a gifted copy for me to read and review this brilliant book I’ve enjoyed reading. Brian Price’s Fatal Hate is an indulgent affair that breaks down the boundaries of regular thriller. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author Brian Price


Brian Price is a chemist and biologist who retired from the Environment Agency in 2016. He is the author of Crime Writing: How to write the science and runs a website offering tips on science for crime writers (www.crimewriterscience.co.uk). He is an avid reader of crime fiction and has also written a number of short stories, one of which was a runner up in the Weston-super-Mare Literary Festival 2019 and another was short listed in the Chorley Writers Circle competition in 2018. He taught science and technology courses for the Open University for 26 years. Previous books include P for Pollution and C for Chemicals (with Mike Birkin).
Brian’s first crime novel, Fatal Trade, was published, as an ebook and paperback, by Hobeck Books on 14th September 2021. A free novella, Fatal Beginnings, is available from Hobeck Books at http://www.hobeck.net
The sequel to Fatal Trade, Fatal Hate, will be published by Hobeck Books on 12th April 2022.
Several of his short stories appear in the anthology Cuckoo and one of his stories was published in the charity anthology, The Dark Side of Christmas.
Find out more about Brian at http://www.brianpriceauthor.co.uk

My Book Review Of Ava Glass’s Brilliant Debut Hard-Hitting Spy Thriller Alias Emma @AvaGlassBooks @CJ_Daugherty @selina_walker @centurybooksuk @penguinrandom #AliasEmma #BookReview

In a city full of cameras … where can you hide?KILLING EVE meets JAMES BOND in this page-turning, heart-pounding thriller . . .

‘Alias Emma by is one of those wonderful thrillers that you read in a day and know you’ll remember for years.’ JAMES PATTERSON
‘A thrilling read … I could not have loved it more!’ LISA JEWELL
‘Totally addictive … Once you start reading, you won’t stop.’ LISA GARDNER
‘Thriller with a capital T.’ JONATHAN KELLERMAN
‘The race to the finish line is more than enough to fuel a great thriller, but this one also gives us a superb, multidimensional protagonist whom readers will be eager to follow anywhere.’ STARRED BOOKLIST
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Emma Makepeace is about to have the longest night of her life.

She’s on her first major operation with a shadowy government organisation known only as ‘the Agency’, assigned to track down and save an innocent man wanted by the Russian government.

All Emma has to do is bring him in to MI6 before sunrise, and before an assassination team gets to him first.

But the Russians have hacked the city’s CCTV cameras. There are spies all over London searching for the two of them. And her target, Michael Primalov, doesn’t want to be rescued.

As London sleeps, a battle is taking place on its streets as Emma fights to keep Michael alive.

But what sort of reception awaits them if and when they get to MI6?

And why do the Russians seem to be ahead of them every step of the way?

KILLING EVE meets JAMES BOND in the first novel of the ALIAS EMMA series: a thrilling, cinematic page-turner starring the most likeable and resourceful of heroines.

My thoughts about Ava Glass’s Alias Emma, Debutant writer Ava Glass’s debut masterwork, is a thriller unlike any other. This awe-inspiring, intriguing, A race against time, and well-executed spy thriller has never been seen before. This book is chock-full of shocking surprises and twists. From mind-blowing action sequences to thrilling suspense that keeps you on the edge of your seat Ava Glass’s debut just blow’s your mind. What makes Ava Glass’s debut different is her own experience’s as a former crime reporter. The story of Ava Glass’s Alias Emma begins with Emma Makepeace is about to have the longest night of her life. She’s on her first major operation with a shadowy government organisation known only as ‘the Agency’, assigned to track down and save an innocent man wanted by the Russian government.
All Emma has to do is bring him in to MI6 before sunrise, and before an assassination team gets to him first. But the Russians have hacked the city’s CCTV cameras. There are spies all over London searching for the two of them. And her target, Michael Primalov, doesn’t want to be rescued. As London sleeps, a battle is taking place on its streets as Emma fights to keep Michael alive. But what sort of reception awaits them if and when they get to MI6. And why do the Russians seem to be ahead of them every step of the way. All an all Ava Glass’s Alias Emma fulfills what it sets out to do and keeps you hooked and guessing. Alias Emma is spectacular. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

About Author Ava Glass

AVA GLASS is a former crime reporter and civil servant. Her time working for the government introduced her to the world of spies, and she’s been fascinated by them ever since. She lives in the south of England.

My Book Review Of A J Aberford’s Hard-Hitting Action Packed Police Procedural Mystery Thriller 2nd Book In The Detective George Zammit Series Bullets In The Sand. @AJAberford @HobeckBooks #DetectiveGeorgeZammitSeries #BulletsInTheSand #BookReview

Friendship comes at a cost


When Inspector George Zammit, of the Maltese Pulizija, reluctantly agrees to help his old friend, the former Libyan militia leader, Abdullah Belkacem, his quiet life is turned upside down. George is thrown into an adventure in the wilds of North Africa, encountering American special forces, Russian mercenaries and warring militias, all with their own complex agendas.


An old foe


Natasha Bonnici is part of The Family, a sophisticated, organised crime group, based in Milan. Ambitious and ruthless, she sets her sights on a share of Europe’s energy market, as well as control of The Family itself and there are no limits to how far she will go.


In the southern Mediterranean, nothing is what it seems


Abdullah Belkacem wants to win back his lands and his money, as well as avenging his brother’s death. He cannot do it alone and so turns to powerful forces, dragging George – the only person he can trust – with him.

My thoughts about A J Aberford’s Bullets In The Sand, The gripping plot of Bullets In The Sand is the winner with an engaging storyline. Writer A J Aberford who did a good job with the first book in the series Bodies In The Water, brings a fast moving entertainer with hard-hitting suspense, thrilling moments and good characters in the sequel. A J Aberford’s writing is intriguing and like the first book, promises a healthy dose of suspense, mystery and action. Overall A J Aberford’s Bullets In The Sand shows a constant fight between good and bad, hero and villain. The story of A J Aberford’s Bullets In The Sand begins with When George Zammit reluctantly agrees to help an old friend, his quiet life is turned upside down and he is thrown into an adventure in the wilds of North Africa, encountering American special forces, Russian mercenaries and warring militias, all with their own complex agendas. Natasha Bonnici is a part of The Family, a sophisticated, organised crime group, based in Milan. Ambitious and ruthless, she sets her sights on a share of Europe’s energy market, as well as control of The Family itself and there are no limits to how far she will go.Abdullah Belkacem wants to win back his lands and his money, as well as avenging his brother’s death. He cannot do it alone and so turns to powerful forces, dragging with him the only person he can trust. In the southern Mediterrean, nothing is what it seems. If you like Henning Mankell’s ‘Wallander’ books, or those of Michael Dibden’s ‘Aurelio Zen’, you will love Bullets in the Sand, with its unique blend of humour, drama and adventure. George Zammit is to Malta, what ‘Montalbano’ is to southern Sicily or Donna Leon’s ‘Commissario Guido Brunetti’ is to Venice. All in all, A J Aberford’s Bullets In The Sand could work well amongst the all generations with five stars in a whodunit action packed mystery thriller. I would like to say a big thank you to author A J Aberford for writing such a great series, and Hobeck Books for kindly gifting me a copy to read and review this brilliant book I’ve enjoyed reading. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author A J Aberford

AJ Aberford has enjoyed a varied career, having been both a corporate and banking lawyer, owning and running a private investment company and founding a leading Yorkshire craft brewery. Changing direction again, he is now a debut author of the Inspector George Zammit crime and thriller series.

My Book Review Of A B Morgan’s Breathtaking Mystery Thriller Third Book In The Quirk Files Series Verity Vanishes. @AliMorgan2304 @HobeckBooks @TheQuirkyFiles #VerityVanishes #BookReview #BlogTour

If you love Janice Hallett and Richard Osman, you are going to ADORE The Quirks!

The Quirks are back, and there is another crime to solve for P.Q. Investigations.

When Verity Hudson goes missing, Peddyr Quirk – with assistance from his effervescent wife Connie – investigates a strange new case which unfolds in an unsavoury part of town. It soon becomes apparent that they are not the only ones looking for Verity.

A freelance researcher is searching for her birth mother.

An influential man of power and money is desperate to find his estranged sister.

A local politician is determined to expose a hidden tragedy.

A TV journalist will stop at nothing to expose the true story … if it can be uncovered.

Where is Verity, who is Verity, and who will find her first?

Verity Vanishes in the third novel in the brilliant Quirk files crimes series, full of cleverly drawn characters, quirky humour and dark plot twists.
PRAISE FOR THE FIRST QUIRK FILES
‘OMG WHAT A PAGE TURNER!! … I finally turned the last page at 2am.’ Peggy
‘This really is one of the best books I have ever read!’ Pat
‘A clever, clever read.’ Livia
‘A hope there are plans for this to be a series.’ Dee
‘…brilliant. Totally different to anything I’ve read before.’ Donna
‘…full of charm, mystery, humour and great characters.’ Linda
‘A wonderful page tuner that captivated me right from the start. A treasure to read.’ Misfits Farm
‘excellent.’ Billy
‘A compelling read.’ Kes
‘Just couldn’t put it down.’ Lynn
‘Couldn’t put this down.’ Janet

My thoughts about A B Morgan’s Verity Vanishes, our motives can encourage us to take extraordinary steps in extraordinary fashion. What worked: One of the aspects of the book that stood out was the very balanced and thrilling story that stayed up to its mark making it a very fine mystery thriller. Also, the mood and the climate of the book is preserved by the satisfying execution writer A B Morgan needs high praise the way she’s written the third book in the Quirk Files series is spellbinding. A B Morgan’s Verity Vanishes’s plot keeps the reader at the edge of the seat, right till the end of the book. The story of A B Morgan’s The Quick Files begins with When Verity Hudson goes missing, Peddyr Quirk – with assistance from his effervescent wife Connie investigates a strange new case which unfolds in an unsavoury part of town. It soon becomes apparent that they are not the only ones looking for Verity. A freelance researcher is searching for her birth mother. An influential man of power and money is desperate to find his estranged sister. A local politician is determined to expose a hidden tragedy. A TV journalist will stop at nothing to expose the true story if it can be uncovered. Where is Verity, who is Verity, and who will find her first. A B Morgan has written a great suspenseful mystery worth reading. The book moves along well, with characters were well developed and this book had me on the edge of the seat trying to figure out who was behind all the missing people. I would like to say a big thank you to author A B Morgan, and Publisher’s Hobeck Books, for kindly sending me a gifted copy for me to read and review this outstanding book I’ve enjoyed reading. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author A B Morgan

Alison Morgan: A former mental health nurse, Alison sings along to the radio, argues with the TV, and chats to the dog. People are her inspiration and she watches them closely… all the while plotting a murder. Not that she would ever do such a thing, because she loves to laugh, eat sausages, paddle in the sea, ride a motorbike and banter with family and friends.
Her crime thrillers have a strong cast of characters helping to define the style and pace of each story inspired by her life, her career and her fascination with the extremes of human behaviour.
AB Morgan, critically acclaimed author of crime mystery and suspense, has been applauded for being ‘refreshingly different within the genre.’

Her latest series The Quirk Files is published by Hobeck Books.

My Book Review Of Ivan Jenson’s Brilliant Breathtaking Romantic Thriller The Widow @IvanJenson @darkedgepress @MullinsAuthor #TheWidow #BookReview

Widow
Victim
Survivor?

‘Gripping’
Lisa Jenkins

‘Sexy’
Louise Mullins

‘Suspenseful’
A.J. Thomas

Sylvia Henderson escaped an attempt on her life that resulted in the death of her husband. But she’s put the past behind her. She’s dating someone new. And she’s just been given the opportunity of a lifetime. A glamorous future awaits her . . .

She has no idea her psychiatrist is obsessed with her. Or where his desire for her might lead.

This is a gripping, sexy, suspenseful romantic thriller with elements of the paranormal and BDSM.

My thoughts about Ivan Jenson’s The Widow. While we do like a good thriller with its compelling narrative and twists and turns, throw in a bit of romance and the book gets an added edge. With just the right dose of intimacy and suspense, a romantic thriller can send shivers down your spine, and Ivan Jenson’s The Widow is one of them. The engaging narrative keeps the readers hooked until the end. For a romantic thriller that has some pretty intense murders, Ivan Jenson’s writing is high on entertainment. The Widow is one book which will keep you at the edge of your seat, and the way the story of Ivan Jenson’s The Widow unfolds is quite interesting. The story of Ivan Jenson’s The Widow begins with Sylvia Henderson escaped an attempt on her life that resulted in the death of her husband. But she’s put the past behind her. She’s dating someone new. And she’s just been given the opportunity of a lifetime. A glamorous future awaits her. She has no idea her psychiatrist is obsessed with her. Or where his desire for her might lead. All in all Ivan Jenson’s The Widow is a slick and stylish romantic thriller that is action-packed, fast-paced, and enthralling enough to make a space in your reading list. I would like to say a big thank you to Author Ian Jenson, and publishers Dark Edge Press for kindly gifting me a pdf copy for me to read and review this spellbinding romantic thriller. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💥💥💥💥💥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

About Author Ivan Jenson

Ivan Jenson is a fine artist, novelist and popular contemporary poet. His artwork has featured in Art in America, Art News, and Interview Magazine and has sold at auction at Christie’s. He was commissioned to paint the final portrait of the late Malcolm Forbes. And some of his work, commissioned by Absolut Vodka, has appeared in the Spritmuseum (yes it is spelled like that) in Stockholm, Sweden.

Art features a lot in Ivan’s writing too. The novels, Dead Artist and Seeing Soriah illustrate the creative and often dramatic lives of artists. Jenson’s poetry has been widely published throughout the globe, in a variety of literary media. He has also written three other novels titled: Marketing Mia, Erotic Rights and The Murderess.

My Book Review Of James Easton’s Action Packed Thriller 2nd Book In The Carolina Carrasco Series Blood Stone @JamesDEaston #BloodStone #CarolinaCarrasco #BookReview

London in a heatwave. As Carolina Carrasco tails a woman for a wealthy client, it seems she’s servicing the whims of a lovesick billionaire

Until she stops an attack on her subject and is plunged into a savage personal war.

Now a target, Carolina races from Oslo to the Dalmatian Coast, battling a lethal crime network as the game of possession and revenge blazes towards its shattering climax and the time left to save herself runs down.

My thoughts about James Easton’s Blood Stone is by far the best action thriller I’ve read till now. It was so captivating, fast-paced and jam-packed with action and suspense that I never realized how quickly it flew by. It’s a mind-blowing action book that has a number of great things which include the simple but fresh story that is absolutely driven by action sequences. James Easton’s Blood Stone is a powerful book. It has the power to sweep you off your feet from the word ‘go’. It has a riveting story, which has been told with flourish by writer James Easton. Writer James Easton deserves brownie points for not just coming up with an interesting story, but also presenting it refreshingly differently. The storyteller balances the light moments and the ones demanding intensity with expertise. The story of James Easton’s Blood Stone begins in London in a heatwave. As Carolina Carrasco tails a woman for a wealthy client, it seems she’s servicing the whims of a lovesick billionaire Until she stops an attack on her subject and is plunged into a savage personal war. Now a target, Carolina races from Oslo to the Dalmatian Coast, battling a lethal crime network as the game of possession and revenge blazes towards its shattering climax and the time left to save herself runs down. On the whole, James Easton’s Blood Stone is a winner all the way. Blood Stone has ‘Blockbuster’ written all over it. I would like to say a big thank you to author James Easton, for gifting me a pdf copy for me to read and review this brilliant book. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author James Easton

James Easton is the author of the Carolina Carrasco action thriller series. He writes fast stories that draw readers into worlds of suspense and pulsating action with characters whose company they love.

He lives in London with his family. James welcomes interaction with readers and can be contacted at james@jameseastonbooks.com, or find him on twitter @JamesDEaston

He is finishing the second Carolina Carrasco story as you read this. Get ready for a rip-roaring ride of revenge and redemption on the most beautiful coastline in Europe.

My Book Review Of Alistair Birch’s Breathtaking Action Packed Conspiracy Thriller Shadow Play The Brilliant Follow Up To The Excellent Shadow Pursuit. @ABirchAuthor @darkedgepress @MullinsAuthor #ShadowPlay #BookReview

In the aftermath of a terror attack on the London Marathon, questions remain. People were killed and there was a cover-up.

Eva Merriman is reeling from the death of her colleague, Paula Westhove, and now must unearth truths that will go much deeper than she ever imagined.

An assassin who survived the fallout, known only as ‘Fisher’, seeks redemption. For him, it is personal. And this time he’s coming for Eva and MI5.

My thoughts about Alistair Birch’s Shadow Play cocktails its political narrative with superbly plotted suspense. Shadow Play is an engaging tale. Commendable mostly because Alistair Birch manages to weave an interesting plot and well-executed suspense thriller that keeps you on your toes. Writer Alistair Birch challenges himself to make it into a realistic yet an entertaining book. Straight up, Shadow Play couldn’t be more different to writer Alistair Birch’s first book in the series Shadow Pursuit Political, tense, finally explosive. The story of Alistair Birch’s Shadow Play begins with In the aftermath of a terror attack on the London Marathon, questions remain. People were killed and there was a cover-up.
Eva Merriman is reeling from the death of her colleague, Paula Westhove, and now must unearth truths that will go much deeper than she ever imagined. An assassin who survived the fallout, known only as ‘Fisher’, seeks redemption. For him, it is personal. And this time he’s coming for Eva and MI5. Overall, Alistair Birch’s Shadow Play is a heart-wrenching, political thriller that is going to give you goosebumps. Shadow Play is spectacular. I would like to say a big thank you to author Alistair Birch and Publishers Dark Edge Press, for gifting me a Arc pdf copy, for me to read and review. I’ve really enjoyed reading this breathtaking thriller. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author Alistair Birch

Alistair has spent the past twenty-three years in IT. After settling in Oxfordshire and remarrying he took up running, completing his first marathon in 2017. His first piece of writing was a collection of poetry, titled Reflecting. Shadow Pursuit, his first thriller featuring Eva Merriman followed last year.

As well as writing and running, Alistair likes to cook and claims to be a home-bird.

Shadow Play is published November 8, 2022.


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My Book Review Of Paul McCracken’s Breathtaking Police Procedural Serial Killer Thriller Disturbed Waters. @PaulMcCracken @darkedgepress @MullinsAuthor #DisturbedWaters #JosephCarter #BookReview

Belfast Detective, Joseph Carter, is four months into an investigation involving a serial killer who is leaving the remains of his victims scattered in bodies of water all over Northern Ireland, when the chief partners him up with Liam, a hot-headed rookie.

As the body count rises, the killer becomes more confident and reckless, and Carter and Liam must learn to get along if they have any hope of locating him.

My thoughts about Paul McCracken’s Disturbed Waters Oh my goodness! This book is the ultimate thriller, with suspense and mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat. If you want to know what high anxiety feels like while searching for the true definition of your worst nightmare, then read this book. While my heart was pounding and my eyes bulging, I wanted to look away from the pages, but I could not, as I way past the point of being totally fixated. Be prepared to cringe and to pick your jaw up from off of the floor during page after page, right up until the very end. I’ve read a lot of books and this one gets a top rating in my book. The characters are well written and the storyline is well-developed with twists and turns you won’t see coming. The story of Paul McCracken’s Disturbed Waters begins with Belfast Detective, Joseph Carter, is four months into an investigation involving a serial killer who is leaving the remains of his victims scattered in bodies of water all over Northern Ireland, when the chief partners him up with Liam, a hot-headed rookie. As the body count rises, the killer becomes more confident and reckless, and Carter and Liam must learn to get along if they have any hope of locating him. Paul McCracken delivers yet another thriller which deserves appreciation. Paul McCracken’s Disturbed Waters is a game of cat and mouse that gets turned on its head more than once. The brutal vengeance inflicted is a welcome and deserved outcome to a twisted psychotic serial killer. Paul McCracken’s Disturbed Waters is one hell of a serial killer thriller. It’s intense and a perfect revenge book. It’s dark , keeps you thinking and the end is what makes it complete. I would like to say a big thank you to Author Paul McCracken, who I’ve been a fan of his work ever since he had written Layla’s Song and Where Crows Land, and Dark Edge Press for providing a gifted arc copy, for me to read and review I’ve enjoyed reading it. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💥💥💥💥💥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

About Author Paul McCracken

Northern Irish novelist, Paul McCracken was born 16th January 1991 in the Ulster hospital, Dundonald, just outside of Belfast. He grew up in the Castlereagh area of east Belfast where he also went to school.
Ever since he could hold a pencil, he wanted to be an artist and no-one, not even the school career advisor could tell him otherwise. He left education with only three GCSE’s and an Art diploma. He tried to make it as a fine artist whilst also trying to find any work to support himself financially. However, the more he learned about the commercial art world, the more he wanted no part in it.
In spring 2011, he enrolled in a five day film making course through the Prince’s Trust charity. He always had a passion for storytelling. During the course, he impressed the owner of the studio at which the course was being held, through the raw creativity he displayed. The studio owner was the first to encourage Paul to write his own material, that material being screenplays. After leaving the course with new found confidence and ambition, Paul started to learn the craft of screenwriting and got to work writing his very first feature film.
After securing full time work later that year, he found a renewed inspiration to write again and wrote a full length film script in the space of a week. Paul kept on writing other projects as well as continually editing the first script, but he kept the fact he was writing close to himself as he didn’t want to face any negativity if he were to tell anyone. The script would go on to score highly in an international screenplay competition, based out of Los Angeles. It would then place in the quarter-finals of the same competition for the next two years in a row, accompanied by another screenplay that Paul wrote next.
Years later, after entering competitions, pitching, submitting and doing some occasional freelance scriptwriting, Paul wanted to find a way to get his work into the public eye. Writing a novel was a challenge that seemed daunting but also exciting. Having first thought of converting his best script into a novel, he decided to come up with a completely original story.
In 2018, he self published his debut novel, Layla’s Song.
In 2020 he secured two book deals with two different English publishers. The Conrad Press and PM Books (Imprint of Holland House Books). The first of these books was Where Crows Land, a detective thriller set in Belfast and published by The Conrad Press.
His other novel, The Last Rains Of Winter is due out early 2021 with PM Books.

My Book Review Of Roger A Prices Breathtaking Police Procedural Mystery Thriller Inside Threat. @RAPriceAuthor @darkedgepress @MullinsAuthor #InsideThreat #BookReview #DSMartinDraker

An informant goes missing after disclosing to DS Martin Draker, of the Northwest’s Regional Organised Crime unit, that a corrupt police official is importing heroin from India.

Field analyst Cath, is investigating an upsurge in deaths caused by a new drug with similar effects to cocaine.

A body, believed to be that of the missing informant, is discovered in a burned-out car, along with a note threatening further deaths if the police don’t back off.

Cath launches a TV appeal warning of the dangers of Sky White. The gangster, Dan Manning, is incensed; she could kill the new drug’s market before it gets going.

Before Manning has a chance to stop her, the police must catch him before the body count rises.

My thoughts about Roger A Price’s police procedural thriller Inside Threat this insane murder mystery is full of unexpected twists and turns. This book will make your heart race with every passing scene. No matter how cynical you are about suspense thrillers, the end-twist in Roger A Price’s Inside Threat will leave you stunned to the core. The story of Roger A Price’s Inside Threat begins with An informant goes missing after disclosing to DS Martin Draker, of the Northwest’s Regional Organised Crime unit, that a corrupt police official is importing heroin from India.
Field analyst Cath, is investigating an upsurge in deaths caused by a new drug with similar effects to cocaine. A body, believed to be that of the missing informant, is discovered in a burned-out car, along with a note threatening further deaths if the police don’t back off.
Cath launches a TV appeal warning of the dangers of Sky White. The gangster, Dan Manning, is incensed; she could kill the new drug’s market before it gets going. Before Manning has a chance to stop her, the police must catch him before the body count rises. Roger A Price’s Inside Threat is probably the most intriguing books I’ve read in recent times. This book blew my mind wide open. The deep storyline, crazy twists & unpredictable plot were just outstanding. You won’t see that end coming. If you are looking for a book that brings you to the edge of your seat with unpredictable storyline. Then go for this it won’t disappoint. I would like to say a big thank you to author Roger A Price, for writing such a great book, I’ve enjoyed reading, and publisher’s Dark Edge Press for gifting me a arc copy I’ve enjoyed reading and reviewing. I can not wait for book 2 in the series looking forward to what Roger writes next. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author Roger A Price

Roger, who lives in Lancashire, served with the Lancashire Constabulary, the Regional Crime Squad and the National Crime Squad, before leaving in the rank of detective inspector. His covert unit received local and national acclaim for its successes against heroin and crack cocaine dealers.

He’d led the C.I.D. in Preston and had been in charge of a dedicated informant unit. Previous experiences included work on many murders and other serious crimes. He served nationally and overseas in Europe and the Far East. He was commended on four occasions.

After leaving the police force, he got a proper job, as a writer of crime fiction.

His first two novels – By Their Rules (2013) and A New Menace (2014) were published by Pegasus, and his next three by Lume Books, which are: Nemesis (2016), Vengeance (2017) and Hidden (2019).

His novels have over 1200 ratings/reviews on Amazon and Goodreads averaging 4.5 stars and his work has attracted the Amazon Number 1 Bestseller status in their main listings on three occasions.

He is also developing a TV crime drama titled The Fixers and when he is not writing, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, playing the guitar, and starting to work out what greenhouses are for.

This title will be released November 1, 2022. Please leave your review on Amazon/Goodreads/your blog on or as close as possible to this date.

If you’d like to take part in the blog tour please email Liz and confirm your name, the name of your blog, the book, and your preferred date in November: darkedgepress@gmail.com

The author is also available for media interviews and to answer Q&A’s.

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My Book Review And Blog Tour Of Murray Bailey’s Action Packed Mystery Thriller First Book In The Ash Carter Series Singapore 52 @MurrayBaileybks #Singapore52 #AshCarter #BookReview #BlogTour

Chinese New Year 1952

Ash Carter had to leave the Middle East in a hurry. But when he arrives in Singapore he finds himself in the middle of a much bigger problem.


No one knows where, or when, or who but someone is planning an attack. Carter is told to make sure it doesn’t happen. With pressure from politicians and the army and with Chinese Secret Societies watching his every move, he has other plans. He is more interested in finding out who killed his friend.

My thoughts about Murray Bailey’s Singapore 52 the killing of his friend turns our chillum-smoking cool trekker Ash Carter into an angry killer, who vows to bust the criminal flesh trade racket in Singapore. Murray Bailey has crafted a story that will blow your mind. Murray Bailey’s Singapore 52 plot arrives straight to the point and starts building a tension that remains with the reader’s till the end. Murray Bailey’s Singapore 52 begins in Chinese New Year 1952 Ash Carter had to leave the Middle East in a hurry. But when he arrives in Singapore he finds himself in the middle of a much bigger problem. No one knows where, or when, or who but someone is planning an attack. Carter is told to make sure it doesn’t happen. With pressure from politicians and the army and with Chinese Secret Societies watching his every move, he has other plans. He is more interested in finding out who killed his friend. Murray Bailey’s Singapore 52 is entertaining in all the right ways, be it with its suspense and action Murray Bailey does it right. The author knew very well what the readers would be expecting. Overall the book is extremely enjoyable to read and the plot twists will keep you hooked throughout. Murray Bailey’s first book in the Ash Carter series Singapore 52 is a blockbuster in the making. It was a great privilege reading this again. I would like to say a big thank you to Murray Bailey for kindly sending me a gifted copy of the E Book I’ve enjoyed reading and reviewing. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥💥💥💥💥💥

About Author Murray Bailey

Murray Bailey got his first taste of success when he was published in the Times at 18. He also had articles published in his local newspaper. Although he went on to pursue a different career, he continued to write and became the editor of an international magazine and editor of 4 technical books.

His first work of fiction, I Dare You, was published in 2016. He has a series set around ancient Egypt (starting with Map of the Dead) and another set in 1950s Singapore.

Born in Manchester, England, Murray now lives on the South Coast with his wife and family.



My Book Review And Blog Tour Of Nilopar Uddin’s Fantastic Heart Touching Book The Halfways @NiloparUddin @HQstories @ManpreetEditor @MsLisaMilton #TheHalfWays #BookReview #BlogTour

‘I loved this sweeping family drama. Moving and unforgettable’
Sarah Morgan, Sunday Times bestselling author
‘This novel is an absolute beauty, and already one of my favourites for 2022. Nilopar Uddin’s writing is entrancing, her characterisation, brilliant. In The Halfways, she has quite genuinely taken my breath away’ Jenny Ashcroft, bestselling author of Beneath a Burning Sky
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Nasrin and Sabrina are two sisters, who on the face of things live successful and enviable lives in London and New York. When their father, Shamsur suddenly dies, they rush to be with their mother at the family home and restaurant in Wales, and reluctantly step back into the stifling world of their childhood.
When Shamsur’s will is read, a devastating secret is revealed that challenges all that people thought and loved about him. It also profoundly changes the lives and identities of the sisters, and creates an irreparable family rift…
Moving between London, Wales, New York and Bangladesh, this is an epic family drama that spans over four decades. A story of mothers and daughters, of fathers and daughters, of sisterhood, it is a tale that explores belonging, family and what makes forgiveness and redemption possible.
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What readers are saying about The Halfways:
‘I fell in love with this well written and riveting family saga. Great characters, well plotted and gripping’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘This story is a wonderful exploration of the lives of a family lived between two very different cultures . . . One of my favourite reads this year’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘The Halfways is a story that at it’s very core is about family, culture and belonging . . . A layered, moving and engaging read which I wholeheartedly recommend’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘Absolutely brilliant . . . I just wish I could give it more than five stars! Got me from page one and I couldn’t stop reading till I found out how it would end!’ Reader review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Review

Praise for The Halfways
‘I loved this sweeping family drama. Moving and unforgettable’
Sarah Morgan, Sunday Times bestselling author
‘This novel is an absolute beauty, and already one of my favourites for 2022. Nilopar Uddin’s writing is entrancing, her characterisation, brilliant. In The Halfways, she has quite genuinely taken my breath away’ Jenny Ashcroft, bestselling author of Beneath a Burning Sky

Book Description

a breathtaking debut fiction novel filled with secrets, family drama and love, this tale will have you gripped in 2022!

My thoughts about Nilopar Uddin’s The Halfways has an interesting plot, but most importantly, it boasts of a smart and engaging story. The writer juxtapose’s drama, emotions, and humour seamlessly in the narrative, which makes this one an enjoyable ride from commencement to conclusion. The writer has come to the point at the very start of the book. Nilopar Uddin marks her writing debut with this one she is in total command of the situation. This is a damn difficult subject to handle when you are a first-timer, but she deserves brownie points for doing complete justice to the written material. The story of Nilopar Uddin’s The Halfways begins with Nasrin and Sabrina are two sisters, who on the face of things live successful and enviable lives in London and New York. When their father, Shamsur suddenly dies, they rush to be with their mother at the family home and restaurant in Wales, and reluctantly step back into the stifling world of their childhood. When Shamsur’s will is read, a devastating secret is revealed that challenges all that people thought and loved about him. It also profoundly changes the lives and identities of the sisters, and creates an irreparable family rift. Moving between London, Wales, New York and Bangladesh, this is an epic family drama that spans over four decades. A story of mothers and daughters, of fathers and daughters, of sisterhood, it is a tale that explores belonging, family and what makes forgiveness and redemption possible. On the whole, The Halfways is a sure-fire hit. Smart writing, fantastic humour and heartfelt emotions are the three pillars of this well-written book. I would like to say a big thank you to Author Nilopar Uddin, and Manpreet Grewal from HQ Stories and her team, for giving me a gifted copy for me to read and review this heartwarming book I’ve enjoyed reading. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💥💥💥💥💥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

About Author Nilopar Uddin

Nilopar Uddin was born in Shropshire to Sylheti parents who, like the fictional family in The Halfways, owned and ran an Indian restaurant in Wales. Every summer her family would travel for their holidays to Bangladesh to visit extended family, and this affection for the country has continued into adulthood.
Nilopar has had a successful career as a financial services lawyer practising in both London and New York, a city that she fell in love with. She now lives in London with her husband and two daughters. She has an MA in Creative Writing from City University where she first started working on The Halfways.