Summer of Long Knives Blog Tour Wrapup

So the last review is in, this one coming from Musings of a Bookish Kitty: Overall, I quite enjoyed Jim Snowden’s The Summer of Long Knives. There is nothing light about this mystery thriller.  It is very dark, and well it should be given the time period and place in our history. I was swept up in Rolf’s… Continue reading Summer of Long Knives Blog Tour Wrapup

The State of the Blog Tour, Week 6

So, there was an interview and a review. The review was from Omnimystery News. Here’s an excerpt: OMN: Suppose The Summer of Long Knives is adapted for television or film, and you’re asked to assist with casting. Whose agents are you calling? JS: Okay … in this scenario I’ve presumably been paid millions of dollars, so I’ll… Continue reading The State of the Blog Tour, Week 6

Recap of the Blog Tour, Week 5

Two positive reviews this time around, the first from No More Grumpy Bookseller: Snowden’s Summer of Long Knives was really an impressive historical thriller. In a lot of ways it brought to mind Tom Rob Smith’s debut Child 44. Both deal with countries in the midst of political upheaval. And both deal with police whose jobs are hampered… Continue reading Recap of the Blog Tour, Week 5

Recap of the Book Blog Tour, Week Four

Three reviews came in this week. They varied: one positive, one mixed, one negative. Such is life. Sara’s Organized Chaos endorsed Summer of Long Knives: “Definitely not a book I would have picked up at the book store because it’s just not a genre I can really get into. Surprisingly though, I had a hard… Continue reading Recap of the Book Blog Tour, Week Four

Summer of Long Knives Blog Tour Week 3 Recap

Sorry for my lateness on this. I’d been holding for Sara’s Organized Chaos’s review, which was supposed to come out on Friday, but it seems that life has intervened in a way that requires me to say congratulations to her and her family. So, Sara, for whatever it’s worth from me, congrats and take your… Continue reading Summer of Long Knives Blog Tour Week 3 Recap

Recapping Week One Of the Book Blog Tour

This week, three blogs reviewed Summer of Long Knives. For those of you keeping score at home, two enjoyed the book, one didn’t. Here are the links: (Liked it) Monday, September 15th: Nightly Reading (Disliked it) Wednesday, September 17th: The Year in Books (Liked it) Thursday, September 18th: Maurice on Books My thanks to…well…at least two of them. Next… Continue reading Recapping Week One Of the Book Blog Tour