About crimebookjunkie

My name is Noelle and I am 43 years young....don't laugh! I am an avid reader and by that I mean I am never without a book! By day I work in the criminal Justice Sector and by night I read all things crime!! My fascination for books started at a young age and I truly feel withdrawal symptoms if I am unable to read for a few days...hence the name: Crime Book Junkie! I am interested in many genres, my faves being Grit Lit, psychological thrillers, suspense, mystery and all things murderous. I do enjoy Police Procedurals and legal thrillers as well. I tend to keep well away from Chick Lit and Erotica...however, if forced at gun point I may give just about anything a read. I tend to review on Goodreads, Amazon UK, Netgalley and share reviews on Twitter/Facebook via THE Book Club. Oh..and I am obsessed with my chocolate Lab Buster and gorgeous Tabby Pebbles. I have been lucky enough to be a Guest Reviewer on www.bestcrimebooks.co.uk until I have this site up and running so be gentle, this is a whole new world for me!

The last thing a twin expects is to be alone… #FirstBorn #Review @willrdean @HodderBooks

Today I have the absolute pleasure of taking part in the final stop of Will Dean’s FIRST BORN blog tour and share my review. My thanks to Hodder for an arc. Here’s a bit about this book first before I rave Continue reading The last thing a twin expects is to be alone… #FirstBorn #Review @willrdean @HodderBooks

Nothing will ever be the same again… #TheOtherSideOfFear #GuestPost @nholten40 @eoghanegan @RedDogTweets

Happy Publication Day to Eoghan Egan and THE OTHER SIDE OF FEAR. I purchased my copy direct from Red Dog Press and can’t wait to get stuck in. I’m always curious about an author’s journey to publication, so I invited Continue reading Nothing will ever be the same again… #TheOtherSideOfFear #GuestPost @nholten40 @eoghanegan @RedDogTweets

Revenge and Betrayal… #Skin #Shift #DoubleReview #Series by #AllyWagner @nholten40

Shapeshifters were wiped out two hundred years ago by their fellow preternatural beings. To prevent herself from reaching the same demise as her ancestors, Keira Quinn pretends to be a werewolf.That is until she barely survives a brutal ambush. With Continue reading Revenge and Betrayal… #Skin #Shift #DoubleReview #Series by #AllyWagner @nholten40

Is it too good to be true… #ItEndsWithUs #Review @nholten40 #colleenhoover @simonschuster

SOMETIMES THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU IS THE ONE WHO HURTS YOU THE MOST. Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the Continue reading Is it too good to be true… #ItEndsWithUs #Review @nholten40 #colleenhoover @simonschuster

Selfie Bag from @CottonBagCo #Review #PressRelease #CrimeBookJunkie @nholten40

Not my usual type of review but I was gifted this cute cotton bag and items to test out to see if it would be handy for all those #bookevents I plan on attending this year and I thought I’d Continue reading Selfie Bag from @CottonBagCo #Review #PressRelease #CrimeBookJunkie @nholten40

Trouble followed her… #TheBeatenTrack #Review @nholten40 @LouiseMangos @RedDogTweets

She thinks she is safe now that she’s home from her travels… but her nightmare has only just begun. After her stalker takes his life and she’s jilted by a holiday lover, Sandrine comes home from her round-the-world backpacking trip Continue reading Trouble followed her… #TheBeatenTrack #Review @nholten40 @LouiseMangos @RedDogTweets

What Makes A Killer Tick? #Redhanded #Review @nholten40 @RedHandedthepod @TrapezeBooks

About the Authors Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala are co-hosts of the smash hit true crime podcast RedHanded, which offers a weekly dose of murder, wit, and WTFs delivered with facts, anecdotal tangents, serious scrutiny, and real British flavor. RedHanded Continue reading What Makes A Killer Tick? #Redhanded #Review @nholten40 @RedHandedthepod @TrapezeBooks

MURDER CAN BE MAYHEM… #RosesForTheDead #Review @nholten40 @cmacwritescrime @RedDogTweets

MURDER CAN BE MAYHEM. 2013 Rockstar Johnny Mayhem sits on his bed, holding a bloody baseball bat. On the floor, clutching a lavender rose in her fist, is his wife, Amanda, who he has just beaten to death. Erika Piper Continue reading MURDER CAN BE MAYHEM… #RosesForTheDead #Review @nholten40 @cmacwritescrime @RedDogTweets

TWO BOYS LOVED HER. BUT WHICH ONE KILLED HER? #ARuinedGirl #Review @nholten40 @katesboat @ViperBooks

TWO BOYS LOVED HER. BUT WHICH ONE KILLED HER? On a dark night two years ago, teenagers Rob and Paige broke into a house. They beat and traumatised the occupants, then left, taking only a bracelet. No one knows why, Continue reading TWO BOYS LOVED HER. BUT WHICH ONE KILLED HER? #ARuinedGirl #Review @nholten40 @katesboat @ViperBooks

They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew. #TheSerialKillersWife #Review @nholten40 @Alice_Hunter_1 @AvonBooksUK

Every marriage has its secrets… Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood – they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family. When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should Continue reading They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew. #TheSerialKillersWife #Review @nholten40 @Alice_Hunter_1 @AvonBooksUK

Crafting Crime in association with Fiction Feedback ✍? #pressrelease @nholten40 @medwardsbooks @deawriter

? Hot off the presses! ? Crime Fiction Maestro Draws on Workshop Leadership to Create Home Study Course for Tomorrow’s Bestsellers Award-winning crime writer and popular workshop leader Martin Edwards has partnered with editorial consultancy Fiction Feedback to offer a Continue reading Crafting Crime in association with Fiction Feedback ✍? #pressrelease @nholten40 @medwardsbooks @deawriter

What #PerfectCrime Will Be Happening in Liverpool? #PerfectCrimeUK @nholten40 @PerfectCrimeUK

I’m so excited to be making my first ever trip to Liverpool on Saturday Nov 13th to attend and be a part of the PERFECT CRIME UK book festival! Have you seen who will be there?! As an avid crime Continue reading What #PerfectCrime Will Be Happening in Liverpool? #PerfectCrimeUK @nholten40 @PerfectCrimeUK

How do you dispose of a body so you’ll never get caught? Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Forensics Workshop #review @nholten40 @gbpoliceadvisor @Profwriting @KateBendelow @crimewritersci

In answer to my headline question… there are quite a few ways according to the experts at the: Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Forensics Workshop I have to say that attending this course from the perspective of a Continue reading How do you dispose of a body so you’ll never get caught? Crime Writing: Making it Real Crime Scene Forensics Workshop #review @nholten40 @gbpoliceadvisor @Profwriting @KateBendelow @crimewritersci

What is the secret that binds us all? #TheGenesisInquiry by @OllyJarviso #Review @HobeckBooks @nholten40

Is there one last undiscovered, great truth? A moment zero, a place in time that links all cultures and creeds? A revelation that will unite us all and change the way we see history forever? Brilliant but burnt-out barrister Ella Continue reading What is the secret that binds us all? #TheGenesisInquiry by @OllyJarviso #Review @HobeckBooks @nholten40