Jackie’s Crime Scene Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the August newsletter with plenty to keep you going through the month. Make sure you don’t miss the book tour by Marion Todd and GR Halliday or Bute Noir, which kicks off this coming weekend. With loads of new releases, and bit of an update from me, download the newsletter here:

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The Winter Crime Scene

Welcome to this month’s newsletter, looking ahead to reads and events into March. I’ve been catching up on some reading AND writing, and am happy to report that I’ve finished writing the second book in my new series. Now my agent has the hard work of editing and finding the right home for the series (no pressure there, then 😜).… Read the rest

All about the crime this November

Welcome to my latest newsletter, with my pick of the month’s cracking new releases, some great recommendations, and plenty to keep you criminally entertained. Download it here:

This month I’ve loved Dead Mercy by Noelle Holten and The Kindness of Psychopaths by Alan Gorevan, and I’m looking forward in particular to reading Marion Todd’s new book, Next in Line.… Read the rest

All about the crime this September

Welcome to my new look newsletter! Download it here:

It’s got a selection of the month’s new crime fiction book releases, as well my current and next reads to inspire you. September sees the release of some amazing books, like The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin.… Read the rest

Crime Scene April Newsletter

Welcome to this month’s round-up of crime fiction book releases and events.

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There’s plenty to keep us busy, and lots to get involved with. We feature Margaret Kirk‘s DI Lukas Mahler series on the front cover, with the latest book due out this month, and we’ve also selected Roses for the Dead by Chris McDonald as our top read.… Read the rest

Police procedural at its finest

I’m a big fan of Marion Todd’s DI Clare Mackay series, which continues to go from strength to strength. In her fourth book, published today, the St Andrews based team are faced with a series of puzzling murders. As step by step they establish the links between the victims, we’re taken in and out of homes, offices and bars, through the town and along the coastline.… Read the rest

Crime Scene February Newsletter

Welcome to the February round-up of crime fiction goodies. Download it here:

We might be in the middle of winter, not to mention in the midst of a pandemic, but there’s plenty to keep crime fiction fans busy and entertained.

There are some cracking new releases coming out. We’ve been lucky enough to have a sneak preview of Marion Todd’s new book, What They Knew, and it’s a cracker!… Read the rest

BANKING ON MURDER – The Parker Sisters Mysteries – Book 1 by J.D. WHITELAW

Thank you to Red Dog Press for including Ally’s Book Reviews in the blog tour. It’s been a delight to read this book – and I would go as far as to say it’s absolutely my favourite book of the year – read on to see why. Ally

The official blurb…

Martha Parker runs a small private detective agency in Glasgow with her two sisters, Helen and Geri.… Read the rest