Review Policy

Overview

Our Website provides honest critiques of traditional and self-published novels. While we focus on mysteries, we also select titles in other genres – action & adventure, thrillers, suspense, and true crime. If you think your book would be of interest to us, please contact us.

Review Policy

We select mysteries, thrillers, and suspense novels exclusively from the following websites:

If your book already appears in any of the above websites, you are welcome to bring it to my attention for consideration. To do so please utilize the Review Requests form.

Rating System

We utilize a star rating system. The number of stars a book is awarded is a function of its overall quality. We consider the following criteria – story line, plot development, character development, dialogue, and originality.

 

FTC Regulations

In accordance with new FTC guidelines regarding endorsements and testimonials for bloggers, we would like our readers to know that most of the books we review on Nighttime Narratives may sometimes be provided to us for free by the publisher or author of the book. Reviewers are paid from affiliate earnings and not directly by authors, eliminating any direct conflict of interest. We are currently enrolled in affiliate programs with Amazon, Book Club Reading List, Cheap eBooks, Cheap Kindle Books. Many of the links you find on our website will direct you to these four websites. If you make any purchase through our links, we will receive a small commission. If you have any questions, please contact us.