Mini Review – A Murder is Announced

Title: A Murder is Announced Author: Agatha ChrsiteSeries: Ms Marple #5 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.’…

Audio ARC review – The Christie Affair

Title: The Christie AffairAuthor: Nina De GramontNarrator: Lucy ScottRelease Date: 20/1/22E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 30(see below for breakdown) 3 stars ★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Macmillian Audio UK and Mantle Books ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days.…

Graphic Novel Review – Monday Monday

Title: Monday MondayAuthor: Ben Arronovich, Andrew Cartmel Illustrator: José María BeroySeries: Rivers of London Graphic Novels #9 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: It's the case of a Swedish Werewolf in London, the unmissable next chapter in the life of full-time cop and part time wizard Peter Grant. Grant works as part of a very special…

Review – The Christmas Murder Game

Title: The Christmas Murder GameAuthor: Alexandra BenedictE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 30(see below for breakdown) 3 stars ★★★ From Goodreads: Follow the clues. Find the fortune. Solve the Mystery. This Christmas is to die for. Let the game begin... 'Endgame has kept our secrets for half a century, now it's time for it, and its secrets, to have…

Blog Tour – The Untold Story

Title: The Untold StoryAuthor: Genevieve CogmanSeries: The Invisible Library #8Release Date: 9/12/2021E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 49(see below for breakdown) 4.5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free finished copy from UK Tor ,via Black Crow PR in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Librarian Spy Irene is heading into danger. Not for…

ARC Review – Absynthe

Title: AbsyntheAuthor: Brendan BellecourtRelease Date: 9/2/21E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 39(see below for breakdown) 3.5 stars ★★★★ I received a free eARC copy from Head of Zeus ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Liam Mulcahey, a reclusive, shell-shocked veteran, remembers little of the Great War. Ten years later, when…

Book Review – The Appeal

Title: The AppealAuthor: Janice HallettE.S.C.A.P.E Score: 51(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ From Goodreads: Dear Reader - enclosed are all the documents you need to solve a case. It starts with the arrival of two mysterious newcomers to the small town of Lockwood, and ends with a tragic death. Someone has already been convicted…

ARC Review – A Marvellous Light

Title: A Marvellous LightAuthor: Freya MarskeSeries: The Last Binding #1Release Date: 9/12/2021E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 54(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free finished copy from Tor UK via, BlackCrow PR and an AudioARC from Macmillian UK ,via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Robin Blyth…

Mini Review – Moving Finger

Title: The Moving Finger Author: Agatha ChristieSeries: Ms Marple #4 4 stars ★★★★ From Goodreads: The placid village of Lymstock seems the perfect place for Jerry Burton to recuperate from his accident under the care of his sister, Joanna. But soon a series of vicious poison-pen letters destroys the village’s quiet charm, eventually causing one…

Blog Tour -You’ll be the Death of Me

Title: You’ll be the Death of MeAuthor: Karen M. McManusRelease Date: 2/12/2021E.S.C.A.P.E Score: 56(see below for breakdown) 5 stars ★★★★★ I received a free copy from Penguin Platform ,via The Write Reads Ultimate Blog Tours in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. From Goodreads: Ivy, Mateo, and Cal used to be…