Today is my go on the blog tour for Simon Booker. His second novel Kill Me Twice is out now! Here is Simon telling us about writing the tricky second novel! As Jane Austen definitely didn’t say, ‘it is a truth universally acknowledged that a writer’s second novel is fraught with difficulties’. Stories abound of writers whose first novel hits…

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It’s been quite a year for Michele Gorman – she’s released three novels so far and it’s only August, which is some pretty decent output (it’s insanely good, actually). The creation of her new pseudonym Lilly Bartlett has breathed new life into my love for Michele as an author – I loved her books before, but I love her new…

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Matt Dunn has been on the writing scene for donkeys years. I rank The Ex-Boyfriend’s Handbook as one of the funniest “lad lit” novels there is. It’s proper old-school lad lit, and I remember how amazing it was to get a fella’s perspective in a book for the first time, and I liked it. It led me to Jon Rance…

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When I heard about I Know My Name, I thought it was yet another run-of-the-mill thriller. I say run of the mill because how many more ways can you disappear a character and make it different to all the other books out there with a character who’s gone missing? Eventually, it’s going to plateau (if it hasn’t already). However, I…

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As soon as I heard the synopsis for Friend Request, I wanted to read it. I love the use of social media in novels, especially when it’s used for nefarious purposes or to terrify the living daylights out of someone. #goals. I love the idea of using someone’s life against them (I know, I’m a terrible person) especially since people…

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