Competition: Have We Got Reviews For You


Attention Killer Readers,

Ever wanted to have your say on some brand spanking new fiction, but not yet had the chance? Do you blog or tweet and want to reach even more people? I’ll stop beating around the bush. What I’m trying to say is, would you like to become a reviewer for Killer Reads?

And if you’re new to all this, never fear! We’re looking for a spread of voices and opinions on our proofs and novels to help other fans of the genre find their next killer read.


We’ve got a choice of two shiny new books for you. All you need to do is email with which one you’d like to review and why, anytime before the end of March 2011.

If you write the review by May 1st 2011 we’ll publish it on the site for everyone to read – and – the best reviewer will also win a bumper bag of crime & thriller books!

Now that’s what I call running out of things to say at the end an article. The blurbs are below – I’m looking forward to hearing from you…


Don’t Look Back by Laura Lippman

‘I love her books’ Harlan Coben

‘One of the best novelists writing today’ Tess Gerritsen

‘As exquisite as fine jewellery’ Lee Child

Tucked away in a leafy suburb of Washington, Eliza Benedict cherishes her quiet family life. But her world is shattered when her terrifying past comes back to haunt her.

As a naïve fifteen-year-old girl, Eliza was abducted by serial killer Walter Bowman, who targeted young girls in a sexually motivated killing spree. Now on death row, Walter wants to atone for his sins.

Reluctantly, Eliza lets Walter back into her life – first by letter, then in person. But Walter is never more dangerous than when he can’t get what he wants – and he wants something badly. As Walter’s malign power takes hold, Eliza must do everything she can to stop history repeating itself as the battle of predator and prey plays out once more…

Rebellion by James McGee

‘Terrific period atmosphere and action’ The Times

October 1812. Napoleon and his Grand Army are at the gates of Moscow, but the deadly Russian winter closes in fast.

Back in France, food supplies are dangerously low, the country is on the brink of bankruptcy and Bonaparte’s senior generals are growing weary of the fight.

In London, ex-soldier Matthew Hawkwood is assigned to a shadowy Home Office department. He is volatile, with a chequered past, but his superiors believe he is perfect for a crucial mission.

For the British have an undercover agent in Paris, with a daring proposal that requires Hawkwood’s expertise. If the plan succeeds, it could lead to a negotiated peace between old and bitter enemies.

Failure would mean prison, torture and a meeting with the guillotine…

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