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  1. Guest Reviewer Ash on Devil in the Countryside by Cory Barclay

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     51WzuCqPjZL._SX322_BO1,204,203,200_Synopsis: Devil in the Countryside is a story about the most famous werewolf investigation in history, brimming with intrigue and war, love and betrayal, and long-kept vendettas. 

    It's 1588, the height of the Reformation, and a killer is terrorizing the German countryside. There are reports that the legendary Werewolf of Bedburg has returned to a once-peaceful land. Heinrich Franz, a cold and calculating investigator, is tasked with finding whomever -- or whatever -- the killer might be. He'll need all the help he can get, including that of a strange hunter who's recently stumbled into town. Though they're after the same thing, their reasons are worlds apart. And through it all, a priest tries to keep the peace among his frightened townsfolk, while a young woman threatens his most basic beliefs.

    In a time when life is cheap and secrets run rampant, these four divergent souls find themselves entwined in a treacherous mystery, navigating the volatile political and religious landscape of 16th century Germany, fighting to keep their sanity -- and their lives.

    Ash's Rating: 5/5

  2. Guest Reviewer Ash on Fracture by Heleyne Hammersley

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    Format: Kindle Edition

    File Size: 551 KB

    Print Length: 188 pages

    Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

    Publisher: Bloodhound Books (28 Oct. 2016)

    Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.

    Language: English

    Synopsis: After leaving university and a violent relationship behind, Rosie flies to Australia to spend some time with her uncle, Charlie, and his wife, Rita.

    Trying to regain some of her lost confidence she hikes along the coast for a day.  She’s horrified to see a body on the beach. However the ‘body’ is the very much alive and enigmatic Alfie. The two women become friends and spend time together in Sydney where Alfie’s wild nature becomes apparent. When Alfie is attacked the situation takes a turn for the worse and they decide to leave the city.

    It’s a road trip that ends in murder. Who is Alfie? What is Rosie hiding? Detective Sergeant Pete Norton wants answers to these questions. What he will discover is that this case is a killer.

    Ash Rating: 5/5

  3. Guest Reviewer Ash on PsychoAnalysis by V R Stone

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    Format: Kindle Edition

    File Size: 997 KB

    Print Length: 312 pages

    Publisher: Silverwhite Press (14 Oct. 2016)

    Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.

    Language: English

    Synopsis: A serial killer who wants to quit. A detective struggling to keep his personal life out of a murder hunt. And a celebrity psychiatrist facing an incredible challenge. Three damaged individuals, linked by their traumatic histories. They’ve chosen very different paths. Now those paths are about to cross.

    Sarah Silver is a hedge fund manager – from Monday to Friday she makes a killing in the markets. At weekends, though, she hunts men, not profits. Martin White used to be a brilliant detective. But his family, judgement and self-control are deserting him. And Karl Gross has sold millions of books on serial killers. However he’s a controversial figure in the medical community.

    Can Martin keep it together and catch a killer who commits almost perfect crimes? Is Karl capable of unravelling Sarah’s psyche and putting an end to the killing? Or will she disappear when she realises that the hunter has become the hunted?

    Ash Rating: 3.5/5

  4. BLOG TOUR: Guest Reviewer Aisling on Never Again by Nicky Clifford

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    Format: Kindle Edition

    File Size: 2161 KB

    Print Length: 351 pages

    Publisher: Nicola Clifford; 1 edition 

    Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.

    Language: English

    Release Date: 21st October 2016

    Synopsis: Mountains, Mystery, Romance: Can you run from your past?

    Harriet Anderson’s life is spiralling out of control. Unused to such mayhem, she ditches her high-powered job to take refuge in the Swiss Alps where she meets Philippe Smith, a crime writer with a dark and shadowy past. Thrown together by chance, is their fate intertwined? Will the karma and romance of the mountains and the quaintness of the Alps soothe their troubled souls?

    Or will their rocky paths create avalanches that cannot be avoided...

    Aisling's Rating: 4/5

  5. Guest Reviewer Ash's on “Her Last Breath” by JA Schneider

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    File Size: 602 KB

    Print Length: 224 pages

    Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited

    Publisher: RGS Media (October 21, 2016)

    Publication Date: October 21, 2016

    Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC 

    Language: English

    Synopsis: A chilling psychological thriller about a woman caught between two men... 

    Mari Gill wakes to horror in a strange apartment next to a murdered man, and can't remember the night before. Accused of murder, she feels torn between her husband, a successful defense attorney, and a mysterious, kind man who wants to help. Can she trust either of them - or even her friends? Detective Kerri Blasco battles her police bosses believing Mari is innocent...but is she?

    Ash's Rating: 5/5

  6. Guest Reviewer Ash on False Prophet by Richard Davis

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    Format: Kindle Edition

    File Size: 1071 KB

    Print Length: 290 pages

    Publisher: Canelo (25 Jan. 2016)

    Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. 

    Language: English

    ASIN: B019M18AG8

    Synopsis: When a rogue cult turns deadly, the FBI call on former conman Agent Saul Marshall. FALSE PROPHET introduces a gripping new series from thriller writer Richard Davis

    Marshall is soon drawn into a cat and mouse chase with the leader of the cult, Ivan Drexler. As the scale of Drexler’s terrorist ambition becomes ever clearer, news arrives that he has taken Marshall’s son hostage. Removed from the line of duty, he must work alone, off-grid.

    As the attacks intensify, Saul will stop at nothing to defeat Drexler. But the FBI are questioning Saul’s own part in the mayhem. He must work fast to save both his country and his life. Can Saul stop the carnage before it’s too late? And can he save his son? As wave after wave of attacks break, the clock is ticking for Saul.

    Ash Rating: 4/5

  7. Guest Reviewer Ash's on “Moskva” by Jack Grimwood

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    Hardcover: 480 pages

    Publisher: Michael Joseph (5 May 2016)

    Language: English

    ISBN-10: 0718181557

    ISBN-13: 978-071818155

    Synopsis: Red Square, 1985. The naked body of a young man is left outside the walls of the Kremlin; frozen solid - like marble to the touch - missing the little finger from his right hand.

    A week later, Alex Marston, the headstrong fifteen year old daughter of the British Ambassador disappears. Army Intelligence Officer Tom Fox, posted to Moscow to keep him from telling the truth to a government committee, is asked to help find her. It's a shot at redemption.

    But Russia is reluctant to give up the worst of her secrets. As Fox's investigation sees him dragged deeper towards the dark heart of a Soviet establishment determined to protect its own so his fears grow, with those of the girl's father, for Alex's safety. 

    And if Fox can't find her soon, she looks likely to become the next victim of a sadistic killer whose story is bound tight to that of his country's terrible past . . .

    Ash's Rating: 5/5

  8. Guest Reviewer Ash's review of Intrusion by Mary McCluskey

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    Format: Kindle Edition

    File Size: 1802 KB

    Print Length: 258 pages

    Publisher: Little A (1 July 2016)

    Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. 

    Language: English

    Synopsis: A loving couple, grieving the loss of their son, finds their marriage in free fall when a beautiful, long-lost acquaintance inserts herself into their lives.

    Kat and Scott Hamilton are dealing with the hardest of losses: the death of their only child. While Scott throws himself back into his law practice in Los Angeles, Kat is hesitant to rejoin the workplace and instead spends her days shell-shocked and confused, unable to focus.

    When an unwelcome face from Kat’s past in England emerges—the beautiful and imposing Sarah Cherrington—Kat’s marriage is thrown into a tailspin. Now wealthy beyond anything she could have imagined as a girl, Sarah appears to have everything she could need or want. But Sarah has an agenda and she wants one more thing. Soon Kat and Scott are caught up in her devious games and power plays. Against the backdrops of Southern California and Sussex, in spare and haunting prose, Mary McCluskey propels this domestic drama to its chilling conclusion.

    Ash Rating: 4/5