I wish to thank Bloodhound Books for inviting me to take part on this Blog Tour for these very worthy charities. This is a super collection of stories from a brilliant gathering of talented authors. Perfect for these dark gloomy evenings.
Introducing Dark Minds: a charity collection of short stories
Bloodhound Books is proud to present, Dark Minds, a collection of short stories from leading authors across the UK and internationally. Featuring many of your favourite authors form Bloodhound’s stable along with many of the other biggest names in the industry, Dark Minds is a must read for all fans of crime fiction.
All proceeds from the sales of this title will be donated to Hospice UK and Sophie’s appeal. Dark Minds will be released on December 13th 2016 in; e-book, paperback and audio formats. We’ll regularly update this page and our dedicated Facebook page with more information including sales numbers and money raised, so do come back.
For a full list of authors included and the book description, please check out this link.
HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW FOR LOUISE J ROSS’S SHORT STORY
THE SHEPHERD’S BOTHY
Firstly I better explain what a Shepherds Bothy is. This is a hut out in the hills, free for people to use when out such as hiking or caught out with bad weather. It has basic provisions which have to be restocked by the people that use them, ready for the next inhabitants in need.
This short story finds Detective Chief Inspector Ryan and Detective Sergeant Frank Philips travelling on a very foggy A1 between the North and Newcastle. With every mile they travel the weather deteriorates, from fog to snow, then an accident. This is a story of a chain of events that put people together in a place they should never have gone to, but the elements of good and evil were at work.
Oh this is eerie, from the opening scene an uneasy feeling descends on you, as this is one of those days when you think things can’t get any worse and they just do. A sit on the edge of your seat with each turn that takes the unsuspecting policemen away from the main road and everyone else, well not quite everyone else………