Category Archives: Page turners

“The Necklace” by Matt Witten – Book Review

Susan Lentigo – Twenty years ago Susan’s seven year old daughter Amy was brutally raped and murdered. She is stuck in a sort of limbo. She still lives in the same house, has the same poorly paid waitressing job, only … Continue reading

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“The Dark Tide” by Simon McCleave – Book Review

Setting – Isle of Anglesey, in Wales, is 260 square miles of stunning scenery with mountains, lakes, and beaches. It is an island steeped in Arthurian legend, and folklore, with a dark history of Roman and Viking invasion. Laura Hart … Continue reading

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“Into The Dark” by Fiona Cummins – Book Review

“The only way to keep a secret is to make sure there’s no one alive to tell it.” Piper Holden – Forty years old, wealthy, privileged, and the mother of twin teenagers. She is married to a financial advisor named … Continue reading

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“The Younger Wife” by Sally Hepworth – Book Review

“Perhaps the very worst people still had some good in them. And perhaps the very best had some bad.” This book goes back and forth between the Wedding Day and how the story leads up to that event. Stephen Aston … Continue reading

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“The Secrets We Share” by Edwin Hill – Book Review

Natalie Cavanaugh – a police detective with the Boston, Massachusetts police force. She is single, forty-two years old, and drinks to excess when off duty. Natalie is very damaged by the events surrounding her father’s murder when she was only … Continue reading

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“The Paris Apartment” by Lucy Foley – Book Review

“It’s a beautiful building, but there’s something rotten at its heart. Now he’s discovered it he can smell the stench of it everywhere.” Benjamin Daniels – a Cambridge educated journalist is living in an elegant, historic apartment in Paris. He … Continue reading

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“The Lighthouse” by Fran Dorricott – Book Review

Six friends gather together at an isolated Scottish lighthouse for a weekend of fun and frolic – and to re-connect. It is a ten years since they were at university together. Kira – works for a magazine. The extended weekend … Continue reading

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“One Step Too Far” by Lisa Gardner – Book Review

“If you hoard other people’s tragedies, does that make your own easier to bear?”Frankie Elkin is, in her own words, a scrawny, middle-aged white woman. She is a drifter, an excellent bartender, and an alcoholic. For the past decade, Frankie … Continue reading

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“The Life She Wants” by Mel Sherratt – Book Review

Juliette and Danny – make the decision to relocate to the country to make a fresh start. They have recently lost their young daughter to meningitis, and feel that escaping their London life, with all its memories, would be good … Continue reading

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“Darkness Falls” by Robert Bryndza – Book Review

Kate Marshall – a former police detective and university lecturer in criminology now has her own private investigator business.  Kate is a single mother in her mid-forties whose teenage son attends university. Though she has been sober for the past … Continue reading

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