Category Archives: Suspense

“The Couple at Causeway Cottage” by Diane Jeffrey – Book Review

Kat and Mark Fisher move to the idyllic island of Rathlin, off the coast of Northern Ireland. Their reasons are twofold. They want to escape their hectic London life and start a family, and, they want to be closer to … Continue reading

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“The Last House On The Cliff” by Anne Wyn Clark – Book Review

There were many factors that attracted me to this novel. The striking cover, the remote Anglesey, Wales setting, and the hints of family secrets to name but a few. It delivered on these and I was immersed for about the … Continue reading

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“The Last To Vanish” by Megan Miranda – Book Review

This is my second novel from the pen of Megan Miranda and both are consistently good thrillers. “The Last To Vanish” was an immersive and creepy thriller albeit a slow-paced one. The protagonist, Abby Lovett has spent the last decade … Continue reading

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“The Other Guest” by Helen Cooper – Book Review

The story is told via three points of view: Joanna Greenfield (Derby, England) – works as a Head of Counselling Services at a university. She is a very caring woman, so is excellent at her job. She lives alone (with … 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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Teaser Tuesday – May 3, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #IrisInTheDark @ElissaDickey @LUAuthors

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday May 3, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“A Dead Man’s Eyes” by Lori Duffy Foster – Book Review

Lisa Jamison – an investigative journalist in her hometown of Seneca Springs, New York. She is only in her early thirties, but has a sixteen year old daughter, whom she adores. She was a teenage runaway who became pregnant at … Continue reading

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“Lacie’s Secrets” by Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist – Book Review

Villa Magna – a beautiful gothic, stone mansion atop a cliff in Maine overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. With a swimming pool, tennis courts, and myriad rooms with secret passages, this house would be my ideal…. only this house has a … 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 Rising Tide” by Sam Lloyd – Book Review

Lucy Locke – A thirty-seven year old woman who is happily married and the mother to two children. She lives with her family in a large, rambling house atop a cliff on the Devon coast. Lucy had a traumatic childhood … Continue reading

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