Category Archives: Psychological thrillers

“The Housemaid” by Frieda McFadden – Book Review @GrandCentralPub @Freida_McFadden @LaurenWSum #TheHousemaid #BookReview #DomesticThriller

If you are in the mood for a compelling, twisty, domestic thriller you need look no further! This is the type of novel that you could easily read in one sitting. It is riveting, and would make an awesome movie. … Continue reading

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“Her Buried Lives” by Katlyn Duncan – Book Review

The old Victorian house located on the outskirts of a small Pennsylvania town leant itself to a creepy vibe and you just knew it was packed full of unsavory family secrets. Though I loved the premise and the setting, I … Continue reading

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“We Spread” by Iain Reid – Book Review

O.M.G.! What a  creepy and unsettling novel. I’m astounded that a young author like Iain Reid could so eloquently and sympathetically write of advanced old age. His understanding depiction of the vulnerabilities, loneliness, frailties, and memory loss, were quite outstanding. … Continue reading

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“The Guest House” by Robin Morgan-Bentley – Book Review

If you are a fan of dark, twisty, and somewhat disturbing thrillers then you should read “The Guest House“. Although I’m a real fan of page turners, this one might have been just one plot twist too far. Jamie and … Continue reading

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“Run Time” by Catherine Ryan Howard – Book Review

Adele Rafferty – an Irish actress has moved to Los Angeles after a major career set-back. She works as a motel receptionist and is almost on the brink of giving up her dreamed of acting career altogether. Then… she receives … Continue reading

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“Stay Awake” by Megan Goldin – Book Review

Liv Reese – a young woman who has undergone many traumatic events and now experiences repetitive memory loss. Every time she awakens she is transported back to the same moment. She has just answered the telephone at her desk where … Continue reading

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“The Family Remains” by Lisa Jewell – Book Review

With a sordid family history which originated in a desirable Chelsea neighbourhood of London, the children of the house featured in the author’s “The Family Upstairs” have reinvented themselves. Now, some twenty-six years later, they’ve built lives for themselves with … Continue reading

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“The It Girl” by Ruth Ware – Book Review

Six university friends: Hannah Jones – from a middle class background, is thrilled to be studying literature at the infamous Oxford University. April Clarke-Cliveden – beautiful, wealthy, popular, stylish, a gifted actress, and prone to practical jokes. The type of … Continue reading

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“We Watch You” by NS Ford – Book Review

Four friends since childhood who are now in their early thirties: Tina Jameson – has suicidal thoughts and suffers from debilitating depression. It all stemmed from an event in her teens when her three closest friends turned against her… We … Continue reading

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“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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