‘The Power of Blood…’

Hi everyone, I am on a fantastic blog tour today! I am reviewing Blood on the Stone by Jake Lynch. Blurb March 1681. Oxford is hosting the English Parliament under the ‘merry monarch’, King Charles II. As politicians and their hangers-on converge on the divided city, an MP is found murdered, triggering tensions that threaten…

‘The wrong side of history…’

Hey guys, I am on an action-packed blog tour for you today! I’m reviewing Liberation Square by Gareth Rubin, published by Michael Joseph (Penguin Random House). Blurb It’s 1952 and Soviet troops control British streets after winning the Second World War.  After the disastrous failure of D-Day, Britain is occupied by Nazi Germany, and only…

‘Crime can be a slow burn…’

Hi everyone! Happy April! Although today is April Fools Day, what I have for you is no joke! A fantastically dark debut by Carolyn Kirby… Today, I am on a Random Things Blog Tour for The Conviction of Cora Burns. Blurb Set in 1880s Birmingham, Carolyn Kirby’s stunning debut The Conviction of Cora Burns tells…

‘Cross my heart and hope to Dionysus…’

Hi everyone, I am pleased to be on the blog tour today for Alexandra Turney’s debut book, In Exile. Blurb ‘No one in this city has believed in me for two thousand years. I’m unknown and unloved. And I’m very, very ill.’ He sighed, and the sound chilled her blood. ‘Give me your hand.’ Dionysus,…

‘Singing in the neigh…’

Hi everyone! Firstly, Happy Valentine’s Day!!! What better way to spend it that with a good book? Speaking of good books… today I am on the blog tour for Ben Pastor’s new book, The Horseman’s Song. What’s it about? Blurb Spain, summer 1937. The civil war between Spanish nationalists and republicans rages. On the bloody…

‘As Strong as Stone, as Fragile as Glass…’

Good morning everyone! I am so excited to be on the blog tour for Caroline Lea’s debut UK novel, The Glass Woman. Blurb 1686, ICELAND. AN ISOLATED, WINDSWEPT LAND HAUNTED BY WITCH TRIALS AND STEEPED IN THE ANCIENT SAGAS. Betrothed unexpectedly to Jón Eiríksson, Rósa is sent to join her new husband in the remote…

‘A Christmas Catastrophe…’

Evening all! I am pleased to announce I am starting the blog tour for The Luckiest Thirteen by Brian W. Lavery, courtesy of Random Things Blog Tours creator, Anne Carter. Blurb A true-life drama of an intense battle for survival on the high seas. The Luckiest Thirteen is the story of an incredible two-day battle…

‘Should you wake a sleeping Dragon..?’

Good morning all! I have a great book to review for you today, The Old Dragon’s Head by Justin Newland… Blurb Constructed of stone and packed earth, the Great Wall of 10,000 li protects China’s northern borders from the threat of Mongol incursion. The wall is also home to a supernatural beast: the Old Dragon….

‘A message from the Gods…’

Hi everybody! Another super blog tour for you! Today I am reviewing The Genes of Isis by Justin Newland as part of random things blog tours headed by the wonderful Anne Carter. Blurb The Genes of Isis is a speculative account of the genesis of today’s human race, aka homo sapiens sapiens. Akasha is a…

‘Riches do not grow on trees, or do they?…’

Hello everyone! I have some exciting news, I am on the blog tour for The Pagoda Tree by Claire Scobie, organised by the wonderful Anne Carter from Random Things Blog Tours! Blurb Tanjore, 1765. Young Maya plays among the towering granite temples of this ancient city in the heart of southern India. Like her mother…

‘But that’s another story…’

Hey guys! It’s been a busy week for Books Beyond The Story and I have no intention of slowing down! Today I am on the official blog tour for Evie Gaughan’s newest novel, The Story Collector. I have been looking forward to this tour for a very long time! Hope you enjoy my review! Blurb…