Related to: 'Amanda Reynolds'

Headline Review

Come Back to Me (Seal Island 3)

Daniela Sacerdoti
Authors:
Daniela Sacerdoti

From the bestselling author of WATCH OVER ME, Daniela Sacerdoti's latest Seal Island novel is a romantic, moving and uplifting story of three different lives, connected by a thread.** Over 1 million copies sold of Daniela Sacerdoti's novels **When all seems lost...Matt - grief-stricken after his beloved wife's death, he arrives on Seal Island desperate to hide from the world.Grace - the island's doctor believes she's left it too late to find love or have a family.Rose - lying in a coma at a hospital on Seal, a young woman fights for her life, recalling the journey that led to her accident. ...life can surprise you with a new beginning.

Wildfire

The Hidden Wife

Amanda Reynolds
Authors:
Amanda Reynolds

What happened to Julia Blake?She was young and beautiful, married to a charming and successful author. They were celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary at their stunning country estate. So why did Julia Blake walk out of her perfect life, apparently leaving no trace?Seren, a junior reporter for the local paper, can't believe her luck when Max Blake asks to speak exclusively to her about his wife's disappearance. But as Seren spends more time at Max's remote mansion, probing ever deeper into the case, dark questions await. What was Julia really like, behind closed doors? Was her marriage to this brooding, secretive man as perfect as it seemed? And did she really mean to disappear that night - or was she murdered?PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF AMANDA REYNOLDS:'This dizzying novel keeps you on your toes' The Sun'Gripping and twisty' Laura Marshall, Friend Request'Compulsively readable and beautifully told' Kate Hamer, The Girl in the Red Coat

Headline

Say You're Sorry (The Sacramento Series Book 1)

Karen Rose
Authors:
Karen Rose

-- MULTI-MILLION COPY SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER KAREN ROSE IS BACK WITH A BRAND NEW SERIES TO GET YOUR PULSE POUNDING --Special Agent Gideon Reynolds has tried hard to put his past behind him. He escaped the violence of his cult upbringing when he was just thirteen, and since then routine and discipline have been his way of making sense of the world. But when a petite blonde woman crashes into his life, he begins to realize that a little bit of chaos might not be so bad.Daisy Dawson has had more than her fair share of pain too - but she's done being a victim. Daisy's determined to explore every new experience she can - including getting to know the dark and serious FBI investigator she meets when she fights off a masked attacker one night. It soon becomes clear that Daisy's attack was just the beginning. Now the bloodied bodies of young women are showing up all over California, and, as Gideon tries to find the killer, it's clear that Daisy is in more danger than they ever realised... Praise for KAREN ROSE:'Intense, complex and unforgettable' - James Patterson'A high-octane thrill ride' - Lisa Jackson'Fast and furious' - Sun

Wildfire

Lying To You

Amanda Reynolds
Authors:
Amanda Reynolds

'THIS DIZZYING NOVEL KEEPS YOU ON YOUR TOES' - THE SUNYou think you know the truth about that night, but what if your husband is LYING TO YOU?When Jess Tidy was Mark Winter's student, she made a shocking accusation. Mark maintained his innocence, but the damage was done.Karen Winter stood by her husband through everything, determined to protect her family.Now, ten years later, Jess is back. And the truth about that night is finally going to come out . . .A gripping drama with dark twists and turns, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty and the BBC series Doctor Foster.MORE PRAISE FOR LYING TO YOU:'Gripping and twisty' Laura Marshall, Friend Request'Compulsively readable and beautifully told' Kate Hamer, The Girl in the Red Coat'Psychological and domestic drama at its very best' Woman's Weekly

Headline

Between the Lies

Michelle Adams
Authors:
Michelle Adams

YOU WAKE UP IN HOSPITAL. YOU DON'T REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE. SO WHO CAN YOU TRUST?Totally gripping and full of twists, this unputdownable psychological thriller will keep fans of Shari Lapena's THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR and Laura Marshall's FRIEND REQUEST guessing until the last page.CHLOE DANIELS WAKES IN A HOSPITAL WITH NO MEMORY OF HOW SHE GOT THERE. She doesn't recognise the strangers who call themselves family. She can't even remember her own name.As she slowly recovers, her parents and sister begin to share details of her life. The successful career. The seaside home. The near-fatal car crash.But Chloe senses they're keeping dark secrets - and her determination to uncover them will have devastating consequences as the shocking truth is revealed... WHY READERS ARE RAVING ABOUT BETWEEN THE LIES:'If you like unsettling, brilliantly paced and gripping books you'll love this!' ***** Goodreads Reviewer'[Adams] is adept at writing a story that pulls you in whether you like it or not!' **** Goodreads Reviewer'I was absolutely hooked ... I would definitely recommend' *****Goodreads reviewer 'This is an easily devoured book that I lost myself in immediately' **** Goodreads ReviewerPRAISE FOR MICHELLE ADAMS'In Elle, Michelle Adams has created a truly terrifying character who exerts her power from the first page, drawing you in to the last. Intricately plotted, My Sister kept me gripped to the stunning finale' Amanda Reynolds, Close to Me.'A fabulously chilling tale of two twisted sisters...grabs you by the throat from first page to last.' Camilla Way, Watching Edie'I loved this dark and disturbing thriller. Tense and twisted, it glued me to the sofa from the first page to the last C. J. Tudor' The Chalk Man)'A magnificent exploration of the toxic relationship between two sisters and the hold they exert on each other...chilling and tragic in equal measure' Nuala Ellwood, My Sister's Bones'SO fantastic; twisty and exciting yet original and beautifully written. I'm in awe!' Gillian McAllister, Anything You Do SayA first-rate shocker of a psychological thriller (Irish Independent)

Headline Review

Before This Is Over: The unputdownable and twisting story of a mother protecting her family

Amanda Hickie
Authors:
Amanda Hickie
Wildfire

Close To Me

Amanda Reynolds
Authors:
Amanda Reynolds
Headline

Rooted in Evil (Campbell & Carter Mystery 5)

Ann Granger
Authors:
Ann Granger

A man lies dead in a Cotswold wood. Can a clever killer outwit the police?A suspicious death suggests money is the root of all evil, as Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian Carter dig deep into the victim's past. Rooted in Evil is the fifth fantastic mystery in Ann Granger's cosy Cotswold crime series, and will enthral fans of Faith Martin, Agatha Christie and ITV's Midsomer Murders.'Lively, different and fun' - Yorkshire Post When the body of a man, with his brains blown out, is found in a Cotswold wood it looks like suicide. But looks can be deceptive and it doesn't take long for the police to identify that there's more to the case than meets the eye.People's stories don't add up and when Superintendent Ian Carter and Inspector Jess Campbell start probing, it becomes clear that the dead man had ruffled more than a few feathers in this close-knit community. His stepsister had been bailing him out of his financial troubles - much against her husband's wishes - but, with his money worries still mounting, the victim had become a desperate man...As Jess and Ian dig deeper and deeper into the case, a cover-up is exposed and bitter resentment rises to the surface to reveal a killer.What readers are saying about Rooted in Evil:'Excellent' 'Fantastic storyline. Love the Campbell and Carter series''The plotting is solid and intricate and it has a very old fashioned feel'

Headline

My Sister

Michelle Adams
Authors:
Michelle Adams
Headline Review

Keep Me Safe: Be swept away by this breathtaking love story with a heartbreaking twist

Daniela Sacerdoti
Authors:
Daniela Sacerdoti

'Lovely book to get lost in.' 'This book blew me away!' 'It's a book that you just fall into.' 'My book of the year.' 'Her best book yet.' 'Beautiful...'Lose yourself in this breathtaking love story set on the mysterious, windswept island of Seal, from the bestselling author of Watch Over Me. Perfect for fans of Lulu Taylor, Tracy Rees and Rosanna Ley.** Over 1 million copies sold of Daniela Sacerdoti's novels **Can a tiny Scottish island bring a heart back to life.. and offer a second chance at love?When Anna's partner walks away from their relationship, she is shattered. But it is her little girl Ava who takes it hardest of all, falling silent for three days. When she does finally speak, Ava talks about a new place - a small island of beauty, salt and sea in the Western Scottish Isles. In search of a new start, Anna and Ava embark on a journey to the remote and gorgeous Island of Seal. Falling in love with the locals and the landscape, could Seal offer the second chance they both need? Readers have been raving about Keep Me Safe:'A brilliant read. Love Daniela's books. *****' A reader'My book of the year. Highly recommended' A reader'I've already read Daniela's Glen Avich books and loved them but this one surpassed them' A reader'I could almost hear the sea and the wind. A great book' Lesley Pearse'I couldn't put it down' Daily Mail'Astoundingly good' The Sun'I fell in love with this book' Prima magazine'Heartwarming and mysterious' Katie Fforde'A mysterious journey to Seal, a place I already want to revisit' Dani Atkins'Exciting and emotional. I'm thrilled to find this is the first in a new series' Linda's Book Bag

Headline Review

Drowning Ruth (Oprah's Book Club)

Christina Schwarz
Authors:
Christina Schwarz

No. 1 New York Times bestseller: 'Powerful... Suspenseful... chilling' New York TimesChristina Schwarz's bestselling novel DROWNING RUTH is a powerful and shocking psychological drama, not to be missed by readers of Hannah Kent or Sarah Perry. At the close of World War One, Amanda Starkey leaves the city and travels to her family's farm to recover from a broken heart. Instead, she is caught up in a tragedy that will take her sister's life and leave Amanda to raise her niece Ruth. What happened that terrible night when Mattie died? Why does Ruth say she can remember drowning? When the truth is revealed, it is shocking, dramatic, and unforgettable. '[A] gripping psychological thriller' Francine Prose, US Weekly'A mesmerizing first novel about horrifying family secrets' Anita Shreve'Riveting... A very suspenseful tale, one that will keep readers up shivering in [the] night' USA Today

Headline Review

The Second Love of My Life

Victoria Walters
Authors:
Victoria Walters

*AN AMAZON RISING STAR*Victoria Walters' debut novel is a powerful tale of love, grief and survival, perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern, Lucy Dillon and Miranda Dickinson. 'Brilliant and superior women's fiction' HeatIn the Cornish town of Talting, everyone is famous for something.Until recently Rose was known for many things: her infectious positivity; her unique artistic talent; and her devotion to childhood sweetheart Lucas.But two years ago that changed in one unthinkable moment. Now, Rose is known for being the young woman who became a widow aged just twenty-four.Though Rose knows that life must go on, the thought of carving out a new future for herself is one she can barely entertain. Until a newcomer, Robert, arrives in Talting for the summer...Can Rose allow herself the chance to love again?Get lost in Victoria Walters' immensely touching debut novel, and discover a world that will capture your imagination and heart.Readers are falling in love with THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE:'A beautiful story - full of heart' Giovanna Fletcher'An emotional read' Daily Mail'A wonderful love story' Heat'A sobtastic story' Red Online'Just darn brilliant' Look 'Brilliant and superior women's fiction' Heat'A moving debut' Sun'A well-written, heart-wrenching read' Best'Heartbreaking and heart-awakening' Lisa Dickenson*New Magazine BOOK OF THE WEEK*

Headline Review

The Summer I Met You

Victoria Walters
Authors:
Victoria Walters

Escape to the West Country and meet the characters of Talting in this gorgeous short story: the prequel to Victoria Walters' debut, THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE. "Brilliant and superior women's fiction" HeatIt wasn't love at first sight. It was a summer of love...When Emma leaves her Cornish hometown of Talting for a summer in Devon, the last thing she dreams of is falling in love.But sometimes the people who affect us the most come along when we least expect it.As the summer comes to the end, will it herald the start of something that could last for ever?*Contains an exclusive extract from Victoria Walters' captivating debut novel, THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE*

Headline

Stranger In The Room (Keye Street 2)

Amanda Kyle Williams
Authors:
Amanda Kyle Williams

Keye Street, ex-FBI profiler and private detective, always looks out for those closest to her. But sometimes looking after herself is quite enough to handle. She's teetering on the brink, not quite sure if she's winning or losing in her battle with herself. But when her cousin, Miki Ashton, sees a stranger inside her house, it's time for Keye to lend a hand.Meanwhile, Keye's mentor, Lieutenant Aaron Rauser, is embroiled in a disturbing case. When a dog returns alone from its walk, the hunt is on for the missing boy. As the mystery deepens and the bodies pile up, Rauser needs Keye's expert profiling skills to unravel the killer's bizarre signature - tears. Battling her demons takes up a lot of Keye's time. But on top of that she's battling the bad guys. If she can ignore the voice from her past, that is...

Headline Review

The Darker Side of Love

Jessica Ruston
Authors:
Jessica Ruston

Everyone has a secret...Bestselling author Jessica Ruston explores dark and intricate relationships in her gripping novel, The Darker Side of Love. If you loved Tasmina Perry's The Pool House, then this is the next read for you!Lies: we all tell them. To protect those we love, to disguise failure, to hide disappointment. To mask betrayal, or deceit. But what happens when those lies start to catch up with us? When our lives begin to be shaped by the lies of others? The late 'noughties'. A global recession looms. A group of old friends, all leading outwardly successful, interesting lives. All in apparently loving, secure relationships. Yet all, in some way, lying to those closest to them, concealing secret worries, jealousies, desires. This group of friends is about to discover that the truth won't stay buried for ever... Welcome to the darker side of love.What readers are saying about The Darker Side of Love:'Good, well-crafted modern fiction dealing with contemporary issues' 'An enjoyable read that had me hooked from the start''Twists and surprises along with romance, heartbreak, emotion and intrigue'

Headline

The Stranger You Seek (Keye Street 1)

Amanda Kyle Williams
Authors:
Amanda Kyle Williams

In Atlanta, Georgia, a vicious serial killer is at loose, luring victims with ease, killing them with a combination of precision and twisted brutality.Keye Street is not happy. Formally a rising FBI star, with two university degrees and a brilliant track record in criminal profiling, she's now working for herself as a bail recovery agent. It's not exciting work, but it keeps her agency afloat.So when her friend and mentor, Lieutenant Aaron Rauser, wants her on his case, Keye is reluctant to help him out. That way, obsession lies, and she knows her demons. But when he shows her a letter he's received from the killer, Keye feels a familiar excitement. They're being played with, the snare is set, and Keye just can't resist picking up the bait...

Headline

Rack, Ruin and Murder (Campbell & Carter Mystery 2)

Ann Granger
Authors:
Ann Granger

A dead body shatters the tranquillity of a Cotswold village... Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian Carter are put to work after the discovery of a dead body in a cosy Cotswold village. Ann Granger's second Campbell and Carter mystery, Rack, Ruin and Murder, will enthral fans of Rebecca Tope, Agatha Christie and ITV's Midsomer Murders.'She is on to another winner' - Birmingham PostWhen old Monty Bickerstaffe finds a dead body in his drawing room it comes as a nasty surprise - the first of many. Monty lives alone in a crumbling Cotswold manor house and the last thing he wants is the police sniffing around his property. Not that he has anything to hide...The identity of the corpse and how and why it was left in Monty's home remain a mystery. The locals swear they've seen nothing unusual and Monty's relatives claim they've never set eyes on the stiff before. But Inspector Jess Campbell is convinced that someone's lying and, with the help of Superintendent Ian Carter, she must dig deep into Monty's family history to reveal the shocking truth...What readers are saying about Rack, Ruin and Murder:'The book contains humour, intrigue, poignancy and the entire story is one which is easily followed''Ann Granger's best ever murder mystery with a brilliant ending of unguessable twists and turns - unputdownable''A great follow up to the first book in this series. The descriptions made you feel like you were there'

Headline

Rack, Ruin and Murder

Ann Granger
Authors:
Ann Granger

The discovery of a dead body shatters the tranquillity of a Cotswold village in Ann Granger's second Campbell and Carter mystery.When old Monty Bickerstaffe finds a dead body in his drawing room it comes as a nasty surprise - the first of many. Monty lives alone in a crumbling Cotswold manor house and the last thing he wants is the police sniffing around his property. Not that he has anything to hide... The identity of the corpse and how and why it was left in Monty's home remain a mystery. The locals swear they've seen nothing unusual and Monty's relatives claim they've never set eyes on the stiff before. But Inspector Jess Campbell is convinced that someone's lying and, with the help of Superintendent Ian Carter, she must dig deep into Monty's family history to reveal the shocking truth...

Martina Cole

Martina Cole is the acknowledged queen of crime drama with more than twenty novels to her name, of which over a dozen have been No.1 bestsellers.Several of Martina's novels have been adapted for the screen, including The Take and The Runaway which were shown on Sky 1 to remarkable reviews. In addition, Two Women and The Graft have been adapted for the stage; both were highly acclaimed when performed at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, which also staged Dangerous Lady in 2012, celebrating twenty years since Martina's debut novel was published.Martina Cole is a phenomenon. She continues to smash sales records with each of her books, which have sold thirteen million copies. In 2011 Martina surpassed the £50 million sales mark since records began and was the first British female novelist for adult audiences to achieve this - and she has spent more weeks in the No. 1 slot on the original fiction bestseller list than any other adult novelist. Her hard-hitting, uncompromising and haunting writing is in a genre all its own - no one writes like Martina.

A festive round up from the crew at Tinder Press

Tinder Press Authors' Recommended Christmas Reads

My recommended buy for a Christmas present this year would be Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, which I haven't read yet. This recommendation is basically a hint to my own friends and family, who I am hoping might happen across this blog. Tartt's writing is awe-inspiring, and I particularly like the sound of The Goldfinch's mystery element; very well suited to reading on the sofa next to a fire, with the winter night close outside. My favourite book world moment of the year was Alice Munro winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. She is one of my favourite writers, concerned above all with what it is to be human: asking that question in each of her subtle, beautifully precise short stories. Natalie Young is the author of SEASON TO TASTE, which is published by Tinder Press on 16th January 2014. Natalie tells us about the books which have inspired her this year: The storm came at the end of October. Winds dragged a telephone wire across the stump of an old tree and blew leaves up against the windows of a cottage I’d rented in Dorset. I woke up to find them around the house – tiny and yellow – like a hundred handprints up against the windows. I stayed indoors with Doris Lessing and The Golden Notebook and the short stories in Dear Life by Alice Munro. ‘These four stories at the back’, she whispered to me, ‘are the closest things I have to say about my own life’. I ran through the pages, hunting her down, and still I sift through the images in my head of a small house beyond the river and a small girl disappearing over the bridge. Helen Walsh is the author of THE LEMON GROVE, which is published by Tinder Press on 27th February 2014. There are two books I will be giving as presents this year. The first is the paperback edition of Kevin Power’s The Yellow Birds, which is one of the most accomplished debuts I have read in a long while. Spare, poetic and beautifully written, we follow the narrator John Bartle, a brooding, emotionally tormented veteran, as he moves back and forth between his native America and his tour of duty of Iraq. In terms of plot, not that much happens, but it is Kevin Power’s sensitive and masterfully handled portrayal of the legacy of damage and the loss of innocence in the young soldiers deployed in battle, that makes this a must read for anyone interested in the human condition. I will also be wrapping up copies of Jenn Ashworth’s The Friday Gospels to give to friends. It is one of my favourite novels of 2013 and reminds me very much of Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections, except the family in Ashworth’s novel are British Lancastrian Mormons. Like The Corrections, The Friday Gospels is both important and insightful and very very funny.