Cozy catch up – Cathy Ace


Cathy Ace

Welsh-Canadian author Cathy Ace has not been resting on her laurels. She has leapt into action this month with not one but THREE guest blog posts.

Firstly, something for the weekend. If you fancy whipping up some delicious baked treats, head over to Mystery Lovers Kitchen and investigate Cathy’s recipe for Welsh cakes. If you’ve never tried them before, now is the time!

Next, you can spend A Day in the Life of Annie Parker, one of Cathy’s lead characters from her WISE Enquiries Agency series. The first two cases for the agency, The Case of the Dotty Dowager and The Case of the Missing Morris Dancer are both available now.

Finally, you can expect an upcoming post from Cathy on Drinks with Reads from Mystery Playground. The perfect way to round off the week!

Happy reading!

M x


Editor’s Pick – The Night Wanderer

Emma has chosen THE NIGHT WANDERER by Alys Clare:

9780727885845“When a body appears in Aelf Fen, apprentice healer Lassair is skeptical of the verdict that this was a wild animal attack. As more bodies are discovered, fear spreads through the town that the legendary demon, the Night Wanderer, has returned. The victims each have their throats torn out and their bodies mutilated by large wounds. Determined to prove the culprit is human, Lassair and lawman Jack Chevestrier investigate, putting Lassair right into the killer’s path.

Alys Clare expertly combines a thrilling murder investigation with the mysticism of medieval England in the delightfully gripping new instalment in the Aelf Fen mysteries. The Night Wanderer is exhilarating and magical, transporting the reader back to eleventh century Cambridge, a city where demons stalk the streets and murderers lurk in the darkness. I was engrossed from the very first page, swept along with Lassair and Jack’s intuitive investigation, and would definitely recommend this title to anyone wanting a historical mystery with an unusual twist.”

“Clare deftly combines a vexing mystery with paranormal activity and earthly romance” – Kirkus Reviews

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Happy Burns Night!

On the 25th January, lovers of poetry (and whisky) around the world celebrate the life and work of Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns.

If you’ve caught tartan fever and want to add some Scottish flavour to your TBR pile, then why not investigate Body Politic, the first in Paul Johnston‘s Quint Dalrymple series, set in dystopian Edinburgh in 2020.

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