Tag Archives: Scotland

Trilogies to Treasure – Part 2 – Peter May’s Lewis trilogy

Many readers cannot commit to a lengthy series.  They find it too daunting, too time intensive.  They will often choose stand-alone novels for these reasons.  I am here to introduce you to some prime examples that bridge the gap between … Continue reading

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Series to Savour 4 – Ann Cleeves’ Shetland mysteries

I’m not sure what it is about the remote, isolated, and beautiful Hebrides that attracts so many readers.  All I know is that it is THIS SETTING that first attracted me to this series and enticed me to read it. … Continue reading

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Trilogies to Treasure – Part 1 – Denise Mina’s Garnethill

Many readers cannot commit to a lengthy series.  They find it too daunting, too time intensive.  They will often choose stand-alone novels for these reasons.  I am here to introduce you to some prime examples that bridge the gap between … Continue reading

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20 Questions with Sara Bailey

I am so grateful that Sara Bailey took the time to answer my interview questions.  I’m sure you’ll agree her answers are a delight! Like your protagonist, Helena Chambers, you have also returned to Orkney after years away.  Do you … Continue reading

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“Dark water” by Sara Bailey (official blog tour)

Off the northernmost coast of Scotland lie the Orkney Islands.  It is here that Helena Chambers returns to visit her aging father who is awaiting heart surgery.  She hasn’t returned for over a decade, using the excuse that her PR job, … Continue reading

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“Valentina” by S.E. Lynes (official blog tour)

When approached by Blackbird Digital Books to review “Valentina” and participate in the book’s blog tour, I was only too happy to  agree.  The book is a thriller set in Scotland, enough said… I am SO very pleased that “Valentina” surpassed … Continue reading

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“Valentina” by S.E. Lynes (official blog tour)

When approached by Blackbird Digital Books to review “Valentina” and participate in the book’s blog tour, I was only too happy to  agree.  The book is a thriller set in Scotland, enough said… I am SO very pleased that “Valentina” surpassed … Continue reading

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