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Shattered Bones - Kate Bendelow

Listen here  This is my first Kate Bendelow book.  I have to say I throughly enjoyed it, the reader of this audiobook did a great job  and it really made the book for me. The voices were amazing and really allowed you to fine fine tiune the characters.  The book itself is the 2nd in a series, which you only noticed in a few parts. I was actually giggling in some parts of the story, it was nice to have some laughs in a crime book.  I really liked the story and the whose done it narrative. There were twists and turns galore. Really enjoyable and will hunting out book number one in the series.

The Doll Factory - Elizabeth Macneal

  Buy Here I honestly had no idea what to expect when i started this book. I was very dubious as dolls freak me out.. However, i had no need to worry. There wasn't many dolls in this book! I really enjoyed it, it was one that I wouls never have picked up if I saw it on a shelf so I'm so grateful for being able to read an ebook copy. I didn't want to stoo reading at some points. Great characters and really good story telling. I cannot wait to read more from this author. Found a way to make olden day London interesting and makes you feel like you are there along side them all. 

Mimic - Daniel Cole

  Buy Here Having previously read Daniel coles books I was looking forward to this stand alone novel. It packs a punch right from the word go and it doesn't let up throughout the book. So many murders and so many what ifs.... And what an earths?!  I liked Chambers and Winter as detectives and their relationship that they had. They never lost charm even if there was a 7 year break in the book for them. They picked up exactly where they left off.  The book was very clever in the way that the murders took part. It was all a work if art. And don't worry if you are like me and aren't sure what they are there are paintings in the book to help you incase you cannot visual it. Great read. 

Rock Paper Scissors - Alice Feeney

Buy Here This has to be one of the best books that I have read in a while. It really does have that, just one more chapter feel to it. I don't want to say too much as it will spoilt it and the blurb speaks for itself.  I liked the characters in this book and it really does get you thinking. I actually had an 'omg what?!' moment with this book.. I had to go back an rethink everything I had read up until that point.  If i had start this during the day I'm sure I would have finished it in one too. Really great read and cannot wait to read morw by this author.   

The Summer Job - Lizzy Dent

 The Summer Job Buy Here When this book startes it hit with a bam. It was a great way to start.  In the middle it feel a bit flat and then everything ramped up again.  I liked the characters in this book, they were all very different but it worked. Certainly a chalk and cheese moment along the way.  The story of this book was great talk about faking it till you make it. And that is exactly what Birdie did.  The description of the landscapes made me want to go to Scotland to see all the sights. Enjoyable read. Left open for a follow up. 

The Puritan Princess - Miranda Malins

Buy Here PROLOGUE  30 JANUARY 1661 We stand together, shoulder to shoulder, skirt to skirt, like a chain of paper dolls, come to see our father’s execution. Our hoods are pulled low over our faces although, in truth, few in the crowd would recognise us without our finery: we grace no coins, no medals or prints, and it is hardly likely any of them would have seen our portraits hanging, as they had, in the palaces of Whitehall and Hampton Court.  A frosted blast of wind whips around my cloak and sends the three nooses hanging from the gallows before me swinging as if the condemned men already danced their deaths. I stare at the gibbet in blank horror. It is a terrible thing, vast and three-sided like a triangle, designed, Father once told me, to hold twenty-four souls at a time.  ‘Why did it have to be here?’ I speak sideways to my sisters. It is somehow worse, much worse, that this is happening at Tyburn, the dirty, eerie crossroads outside London where they hang common felons: highwaym