Category Archives: Suspense

“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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“Beneath The Stairs” by Jennifer Fawcett – Book Review

Set in a mill town in Upstate New York, the novel captures the desolate feel of a mill town without a mill – because the mill poisoned the town, in more ways than one. The town, which was nestled under … 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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Teaser Tuesday – February 8, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #Unmissing #MinkaKent @AmazonPub

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 February 8, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“The Long Weekend” by Gilly Macmillan – Book Review

Five close friends, in their late thirties, who met in boarding school. Toby – an art-history professor who is married to Ruth a doctor. They have an infant and their marriage is under strain. To make matters worse, Ruth is … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – January 25, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheLighthouse @franwritesstuff @AvonBooksUK

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 February 1, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“The Quality of Silence” by Rosamund Lupton – Book Review

Yasmin is in Alaska to find Matthew, her husband, who is a wildlife photographer. Ruby, her ten-year old daughter accompanies her due to the fact that Ruby is completely deaf and Yasmin didn’t have anyone to care for her back … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – November 2, 2021 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @HarperCollins @LisaStoneBooks #TheCottage @edelweiss_squad

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 Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday November 2, 2021 I … Continue reading

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“The Last House on Needless Street” by Catriona Ward – Book Review

“How many times can someone bend before they break forever?” Ted – a man who is large and stature, has no friends, and lives in the house where he grew up. Ted clearly has some form of mental illness and … Continue reading

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“Madam” by Phoebe Wynne – Book Review

“…she’d taken the woman’s job, her role, her flat. Her curse.” Rose Christie – is a talented Classics teacher in her mid twenties. She has a terminally ill mother and she has the responsibility of paying the fees for her … Continue reading

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