Firewatching by Russ Thomas #BlogTour
Books / January 23, 2020

ONE FALSE MOVE Someone is setting fire to Sheffield. It starts with small things – dustbins and abandoned sheds so people don’t notice at first. But the calling card is there if you look for it. WILL IGNITE Soon the fires spread to offices, homes, people. The Firewatcher’s followers are growing and they have one particular blaze in mind – one that the police would do well to pay attention to. THE CITY But DS Adam Tyler is distracted by a case, one that he is unknowingly connected to. And if he can’t discover the link between the fires and himself, he will burn – along with the entire city. Review Thanks to Random Things Tours and Simon Schuster for my ARC copy of the debut novel from Russ Thomas, ‘Firewatching’ When a body is found bricked up in a building after a fire, DS Adam Tyler investigates. A series of plots run through the book, Tyler’s investigation, There are 2 elderly neighbours telling a story and a further plot where someone is setting fires across Sheffield and posting this online, gathering followers as quick as the fires they are igniting. It’s a book that needs your full attention, as…