I wrote last year of my annoyance at book blurb writers but have largely managed to keep my blurb rage under control since then. However I feel the urge to ask “what the…?” with respect to the marketing of the latest book in Elly Griffiths Ruth Galloway series, A Room Full of Bones
Combine a splash of Alan Bradley with a pinch of Kathy Reichs and you have a gripping new Ruth Galloway Mystery — a good-hearted mystery series with a dark edge.
I don’t know that I actually want to spend time imagining the awfulness that would result from a combination of Alan Bradley and Kathy Reichs but I am a hundred percent sure I wouldn’t want to read it. I suppose I should be grateful they didn’t throw in a reference to Griffiths being the next Stieg Larsson 🙂
What’s the silliest or most off-putting book blurb or marketing material you’ve spied lately?