Tag Archives: thrillers

“A Death At The Party” by Amy Stuart – Book Review

“The tentacles of fate and coincidence”. I’ve read this author’s previous books (which were a connected trilogy) and enjoyed them very much. Therefore, I was eager to try her latest stand-alone novel. I was not disappointed. The entire book took … Continue reading

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“The Institution” by Helen Fields – Book Review

I’m worn out. This novel was one of the most intense novels I’ve ever read. Set in a very isolated, maximum security prison hospital, the novel was so claustrophobic that I longed to leave there… but not before I found … Continue reading

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“The Writing Retreat” by Julia Bartz – Book Review

Alex, who works at a low paid job in publishing, is an aspiring writer. Now however, she is suffering from a severe case of writer’s block. The block began when she parted ways with Wren, her best friend and roommate … Continue reading

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“We Know You Remember” by Tove Alsterdal – Book Review

First book in the High Coast series featuring Swedish policewoman Eira Sjödin. Translated by Alice Menzies. Winner of the Glass Key Award for Best Nordic Crime Novel • Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year •Shortlisted for the Best Swedish … Continue reading

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“Killer Story” by Matt Witten – Book Review

Does the truth really set you free? After reading this author’s “The Necklace” in August of last year, I was keen to read more of his work. Once again I was rewarded with an enjoyable, fast-paced, and satisfying read. Set … Continue reading

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“So Pretty” by Ronnie Turner – Book Review

A young man arrives in a small town, hoping to leave his past behind him, but everything changes when he takes a job in a peculiar old shop, and meets a lonely single mother… Whoever described this novel as a … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – January 10, 2023 #NewBook #TheWritingRetreat @juliabartz @simonschuster #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @AtriaBooks @EmilyBestler

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Emily Bestler Books / Atria Books via Edelweiss and … Continue reading

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“The Dead Of Winter” by Billy McLaughlin – Book Review

This was my last read of 2022 and is my first review of 2023. Golf Road is located in an affluent suburban area of a Scottish city. As with most neighbourhoods, each front door conceals many different relationships, many secrets, … Continue reading

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“Cliff Edge” by Florrie Palmer – Book Review

The cover and the setting are what attracted me to this particular novel. Also, it was set during the Christmas season, so for me it was a seasonal read. I had never read anything by this author, so didn’t know … Continue reading

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“The Hiker” by M.J. Ford – Book Review

This is my first time reading the work of M.J. Ford and “The Hiker” has guaranteed that I will be on the lookout for more by this author. The pace was perfect, just fast enough that you wanted to keep … Continue reading

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