Evening everyone.  A late late one from me today as I’ve had a crazy busy day again – and now I’m looking forward to sleep!! But first, I’m delighted to be on the blog tour for Your Life or Mine by Vicky Bradley; a fantastic twisty crime thriller that I didn’t want to put down!

Title: Your Life or Mine
Author: Vicki Bradley
Genre: Crime thriller
Estimated word count: 365
Formats available: Paperback, Audiobook and eBook.  Available on Kindle Unlimited
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (27 May 2021)
Rating: 
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

about your life or mine

Alana Loxton was part of the all-female team to take down Barratt, a notorious serial killer.
He is safely behind bars when one of the detectives goes missing.

Her disappearance, and the connection to the killer, could be a coincidence – but when her body is discovered days later, a link begins to form. Then another detective from the team goes missing and the situation becomes horrifically clear.

Someone is picking them off one by one – and Alana’s name is next on the list . . .

Purchase Links: Amazon UK ~ Amazon US

my thoughts

This was a brilliant twisty thriller with plenty of psychological thriller aspects to it.  I was hooked from the first few pages and honestly didn’t want to put it down.

The characters were brilliant, and I admired Loxton’s determination to solve the cases for her friends….and ultimately herself.  I do love a strong female lead, and I was thrilled that the murder squad had been all female.

The fact that the author works for the Met really gave this novel an authentic feel.  I don’t know much about working in the police but I felt like this gave me a bit of an inside sneak peak which  was fab.  At one point I felt like I was watching an episode of Criminal Minds!

The twists were fantastic – I was suspicious of a few different people at one point, but this certainly kept me on my toes!  The writing was enjoyable and a delight to read, so I’ll definitely be keeping an eye out for more from this author.

So if you’re looking for an authentic feeling, twisty thriller that will keep you on your toes and suck you in, then you should check this out.  Highly recommended by me.

 about the author

Vicki Bradley is a detective constable in the Metropolitan Police Service. She has had a varied career, as a uniformed response driver in Brent and then as a detective Constable in Southwark CID. She has managed High Risk Sex Offenders and worked on the Serious Organised Crime Command. Before I Say I Do won the Write Here, Right Now competition, came 3rd in the First Novel Prize and has been shortlisted for the Virago New Crime Writer 2017 and Peters Fraser and Dunlop Prize 2016. Vicki lives in London with her husband and baby.

Social Media Links – @vbradleywriter @simonschusterUK

follow the tour

Thanks to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for inviting me on to the tour, and to the author and publisher for a copy of the book.  All views and opinions are my own.

I hope you’ve all had a fantastic weekend!

Chelle x

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