#BLOGTOUR | Blood Games – Liz Mistry @LizMistryAuthor @rararesources @gilbster1000 #amreading #bookreview

Welcome to the blog tour for Blood Games by Liz Mistry. Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for the spot on the tour. Read on for more info, a giveaway, and my review.

THREE MURDERS. ONE MISSING BOY. THE GAME IS JUST BEGINNING…

When a body is found at the edge of Chellow Dene reservoir Detective Nikki Parekh and DC Sajid Malik are quick to arrive.

This is the third murder in the space of a few weeks. Each murder has a completely different MO, but there is one common theme… all the victims are teenagers. The dead boy reminds Nikki of her nephew, and she feels more helpless than ever.

But then another boy goes missing. And this time his parents have been sent a threatening package too.

The pattern is different again – is the killer just playing a game? Can Nikki find the strength to uncover the shocking truth before the killer strikes again?

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Review:

Blood Games is not my first read by Liz Mistry and it certainly won’t be my last. She writes fantastic crime thrillers, so I was excited to get into this one.

Themes of mental health, grief, and loss are weaved through this story, which I appreciated. It made the characters more believable and relatable, and it added more depth to the story. I think the themes were handled well.

This is fast-paced and gritty. The writing is descriptive and compelling. I was invested from beginning to end. I thoroughly enjoyed this one and would recommend it to crime thriller fans.

Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for the free review copy. All opinions are my own and unbiased.

Rating:

4★


Born in Scotland, Made in Bradford sums up Liz Mistry’s life. Over thirty years ago she moved from a small village in West Lothian to Yorkshire to get her teaching degree. Once here, Liz fell in love with three things; curries, the rich cultural diversity of the city … and her Indian husband (not necessarily in this order). Now thirty years, three children, two cats and a huge extended family later, Liz uses her experiences of living and working in the inner city to flavour her writing. Her gritty crime fiction police procedural novels set in Bradford embrace the city she describes as ‘Warm, Rich and Fearless’ whilst exploring the darkness that lurks beneath.

Being a debut novelist in her fifties was something Liz had only dreamed of and she counts herself lucky, whilst pinching herself regularly to make sure it’s all real. One of the nicest things about being a published author is chatting with and responding to readers’ feedback and Liz regularly does events at local libraries, universities, literature festivals and open mics. She also teaches creative writing too.

In her spare time, Liz loves pub quizzes (although she admits to being rubbish at them), dancing (she does a mean jig to Proud Mary – her opinion, not ratified by her family), visiting the varied Yorkshire landscape, with Robin Hoods Bay being one of her favourite coastal destinations, listening to music, reading and blogging about all things crime fiction on her blog, The Crime Warp.

Social Media Links
FB https://www.facebook.com/LizMistrybooks/
Twitter @LizMistryAuthor
Website https://www.lizmistry.com/

Giveaway

Win a signed copy of Dark Memories and a relaxation bundle (Open INT)

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One thought on “#BLOGTOUR | Blood Games – Liz Mistry @LizMistryAuthor @rararesources @gilbster1000 #amreading #bookreview

  1. Absolutely loved that you got the mental health and grief themes in #BloodGames and that it added to the book for you. Thanks so much for taking part in the blog tour xx

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