crimebookjunkie

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!

But someone must pay… #SinsOfTheFather #Review #QueenOfCreepyCrime👑 @nholten40 @sbairden @RedDogTweets

On Friday Nov 27th you may have heard a high-pitched squeal of excitement – that was me celebrating the 🥂🍾 Publication Day 🥂🍾 of debut novelist and #bestest of friends, Sharon Bairden as Sins of the Father was released to Continue reading But someone must pay… #SinsOfTheFather #Review #QueenOfCreepyCrime👑 @nholten40 @sbairden @RedDogTweets

In a story like this, nothing is as it seems… #337 #Extract @nholten40 @MJonathanLee @HideawayFall

#Bookpeeps! I’m delighted to give a #shoutout to M. Jonathan Lee and 337 which is published by Hideaway Fall on Nov 30th! I was lucky enough to receive an #arc and great promo pack from Holly Milnes! When describing the Continue reading In a story like this, nothing is as it seems… #337 #Extract @nholten40 @MJonathanLee @HideawayFall

Review Round-Up #minireviews @nholten40 @BloodyScotland reads 2020 @AlanJParks #MarkRatcliffe #DouglasLindsay @ambroseparry

I’m sooooo behind on reviews 🙈 that I figured the best way to catch up would be to do some mini reviews as the day job and writing/editing in the evenings has just taken up the majority of my free Continue reading Review Round-Up #minireviews @nholten40 @BloodyScotland reads 2020 @AlanJParks #MarkRatcliffe #DouglasLindsay @ambroseparry

Who will heed the call when Death comes whispering? #WhispersInTheDark #Review #PublicationDay @nholten40 @cmacwritescrime @RedDogTweets

🥂🍾  Happy Publication Day, Chris!  🍾🥂 Who will heed the call when Death comes whispering? Small time drug dealer, Marcus Stone and DCI Clive Burston had never met until one night in August. By the end of that night, both Continue reading Who will heed the call when Death comes whispering? #WhispersInTheDark #Review #PublicationDay @nholten40 @cmacwritescrime @RedDogTweets

The truth can set you free… or bury you. #FifteenCoffins #Review @nholten40 @TonyJForder @BOTBSPublicity

Delighted to be taking part in Tony Forder’s #FifteenCoffins blog tour today! Thanks to Sarah Hardy from #BookOnTheBrightSidePublicity for the invite/organising and the author for the ARC. Let’s find out a bit more about the author and this book before Continue reading The truth can set you free… or bury you. #FifteenCoffins #Review @nholten40 @TonyJForder @BOTBSPublicity

What a cast! What a show! #WhatACarveUp 5 ⭐️ #Review @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

I don’t generally review films, plays or shows on my blog – but this is more of an online event and I enjoyed it more than I expected I would. First, here’s a little but about WHAT A CARVE UP Continue reading What a cast! What a show! #WhatACarveUp 5 ⭐️ #Review @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

Murder Me Tomorrow #Extract @nholten40 @keithwwright @BOTBSPublicity

Delighted to be sharing an extract with you today as part of Keith Wright’s #MurderMeTomorrow blog tour! Thanks to Sarah Hardy of #BookOnTheBrightSidePublicity for the invite! So what’s the book about? Who is the author? Read on ….   About Continue reading Murder Me Tomorrow #Extract @nholten40 @keithwwright @BOTBSPublicity

There’s nothing cosy about these crimes… #ABowlOfCherries #Review @nholten40 @EffieMerryl @RandomTTours @annecater

Delighted to be a part of Effie Merryl’s #ABowlOfCherries blog tour today! Huge thanks to Anne Cater / Random Things Tours for the invite and the author for an ARC. A little about the author and this book, before I Continue reading There’s nothing cosy about these crimes… #ABowlOfCherries #Review @nholten40 @EffieMerryl @RandomTTours @annecater

Will finding freedom mean paying the ultimate price? #TheAngels #Review @nholten40 @AlexKaneWriter @HeraBooks @BOTBSPublicity

Woohoo! Thrilled to bits to be taking part in Alex Kane’s blog tour for #TheAngels today! Huge thanks to Hera Books for the ARC and Sarah Hardy of Book on the Brightside publicity for the invite! Before I share my Continue reading Will finding freedom mean paying the ultimate price? #TheAngels #Review @nholten40 @AlexKaneWriter @HeraBooks @BOTBSPublicity

Countdown to the Daggers! #PressRelease #BookYourTicket #Free @nholten40 @the_cwa

Woohoo! This year I’m going to the #DaggerAwards 👏🏻 Press Release  Tickets are available from today (Thurs 15 Oct) for the virtual awards ceremony of the 2020 Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers, which honour the very best in crime writing. Continue reading Countdown to the Daggers! #PressRelease #BookYourTicket #Free @nholten40 @the_cwa

Are you ready, hey, are you ready for this? 🎼MusicMonday🎼 #AnotherOneBitesTheDust #Queen @nholten40

Woohoo! It’s 🎼 Music Monday 🎼 time again – all credit to Drew Weldon aka the Tattooed Book Geek. Make sure you check out his blog! Today I’ve chosen an iconic band and an addictive tune that I’ve listened to Continue reading Are you ready, hey, are you ready for this? 🎼MusicMonday🎼 #AnotherOneBitesTheDust #Queen @nholten40

Be sure to check there’s no-one hiding in the wardrobe and join #ThrillerWomen #PressRelease @nholten40 @penny_author @ECScullion

Two RedDoor Press Authors Launch Thriller Women Blog  Woohoo! Exciting news coming from two authors who have joined forces to bring more #thrillerwomen to the crime fiction community forefront! October 7th  saw the launch of the Thriller Women blog – Continue reading Be sure to check there’s no-one hiding in the wardrobe and join #ThrillerWomen #PressRelease @nholten40 @penny_author @ECScullion

January 1991. Six people are dead. Murdered. #WhatACarveUp #PressRelease @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

Delighted to be collaborating with this murderous lot and share in announcing the exciting online production of WHAT A CARVE UP! I’ll be sharing more about my involvement in the not-so-distant future (VERY EXCITING) but until then, check out the Continue reading January 1991. Six people are dead. Murdered. #WhatACarveUp #PressRelease @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

Debut Dagger Competition 2021… #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa @MWCravenUK

CWA Debut Dagger Writing Competition 2021 Opens for Entries Budding authors are invited to submit the opening of their novel to the coveted Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Debut Dagger competition 2021. The international writing competition opens for entries on October Continue reading Debut Dagger Competition 2021… #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa @MWCravenUK

She couldn’t scream while I held her close… #JennyWasAFriendOfMine #TheKillers #MusicMonday @nholten40

Woohoo! It’s 🎼 Music Monday 🎼 time again – all credit to Drew Weldon aka the Tattooed Book Geek. Make sure you check out his blog! Today I’ve chosen one of my all time favourite bands and a song that Continue reading She couldn’t scream while I held her close… #JennyWasAFriendOfMine #TheKillers #MusicMonday @nholten40