March 6, 2018

...all the beacons of the world, standing all in a row, couldn't save her' - Savitha, Girls Burn Brighter 

Obliterated. Broken. Despaired.  Angry.  Despondent.  Heartbroken.  Helpless.  Hopeful.  Wretched.  Dejected.  Lost.  Furious.  Disappointed.   Hopeless....

December 6, 2017

Watch Me Disappear by Janelle Brown is a tension filled mystery that will keep you guessing through to the very end.  This is a well-paced, slow burn type of read.  As you read about the disappearance and life of Billie Flanagan you slowly gather the pieces of who Bill...

September 25, 2017

Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda is a slow burning tale of domestic suspense. The story unfolds over almost a 24-hour period from the point of view of Paul, the husband and a narcissist. I love a good unreliable narrator and that is exactly what Paul is.  This one didn’t h...

September 7, 2017

Broken Bay by Andrea Dunlop was a fast-paced novella. 

First off, I must mention the cover, it is stunning.  This book is sold as an Ebook only.  I entered every giveaway I could find for a print copy, I finally managed to snag one.  I just had to have the cover on my b...

September 6, 2017

‘Every time I’ve heard those words – it’ll be okay – it never has been.’ -Milly, Good Me Bad Me

Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land is psychological suspense at its best. I was sucked in from the very start of this twisted tale all the way through to the ending.  I do want to sh...

August 11, 2017

‘I lied I lied I lied.  But telling the truth was not on my list.’ -Emma in the Night

Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker is compulsive and addicting.  I thoroughly enjoyed this mind-bending ride on the crazy train. This book grabbed me from start to finish with no downti...

August 1, 2017

Thank you to NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing for providing me a digital copy of this book for review - all opinions are my own.

A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang is a potent mixture of history, chemistry and mystery. 

Let’s begin with the history lessons w...

August 1, 2017

Thank you to NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing for providing me a digital copy of this book for review - all opinions are my own.

‘“It’s not how we got here,” she said as she went. “Or even that we are here. It’s where we go from here.”’ Patty, Mrs. Saint and the DEFE...

July 11, 2017

Final Girls by Riley Sager is the edge-of-your-seat heart-pounding thriller you have been waiting for.  Get ready for a twisted tale of horror and deceit.  Final Girls is told in alternating perspectives, both in present day events and flashbacks.  You can follow along...

June 16, 2017

"So much of life is just finding that balance. The balance of holding on and letting go."

Lisa Duffy's debut novel, The Salt House, is emotionally enthralling. We are able to deeply connect with each member of the Kelly family throughout the pages of their story. You fe...

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