Tag Archives: thrillers

“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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Throwback Thursday – “Little Black Lies” by Sharon Bolton #ThrowbackThursday #LittleBlackLies

The Throwback Thursday meme was created by Renee over at It’s Book Talk. She made this meme to share some of her old favorites. Although all bookbloggers have an endless TBR pile, we seldom take the time to reflect back … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – January 18, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @CenturyBooksUK #TheLongWeekend @GillyMacmillan

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 January 18, 2022 I … 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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“The Girl Upstairs” by Georgina Lees – Book Review

The story of two young women living in an Islington house. Both single, they antagonize each other as neighbours. Both seem lonely in the congested metropolis that is London. Suzie, our protagonist, complains to the Council about the anti-social behavior … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – “Her Dark Retreat” by J.A. Baker

The Throwback Thursday meme was created by Renee over at It’s Book Talk. She made this meme to share some of her old favorites. Although all bookbloggers have an endless TBR pile, we seldom take the time to reflect back … Continue reading

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Anticipated! 22 thrillers being published in 2022 #anticipatedreads #NewBooks #thrillers #crimefiction

Although I enjoy literary and historical fiction, I’ve come to realize that mysteries and thrillers are my genre of choice. For that reason, I’m excited to share 22 new thrillers that will be published this year! “One Step Too Far” … 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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“The Secret Next Door” by Rebecca Taylor – Book Review

Alyson and Justin Tinsdale have recently moved to Denver, Colorado from Nebraska. They have been married for seven years and have one five year old son. A social climber, Alyson pressured Justin into purchasing a house that they could not … Continue reading

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“A Gingerbread House” by Catriona McPherson – Book Review

Kate and Gail – two middle-aged sisters. Sisters who are insane – and looking for another sister…    Kate is 54 and very skilled in all matters IT. She uses these skills to lure vulnerable and somewhat naive women to her … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – November 23, 2021 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @GLees_author #TheGirlUpstairs@0neMoreChapter_

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 November 23, 2021 I … Continue reading

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“Bring Her Home” by S.A. Dunphy – Book Review

Jessie Boyle – is a 45 year old perfectionist, who works as a Criminal Behaviourist, and has just lost her lover and partner in a brutal, barbaric, crime. Reeling from her loss, she resigns from her job with the London … Continue reading

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“The Night She Disappeared” by Lisa Jewell – Book Review

2017 – Kim is an attractive woman of thirty-nine who is a grandmother of a one year old named Noah. She lives in a modest house in the Surrey Hills with her teenage daughter Tallulah (the baby’s mother), and her … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – November 9, 2021 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @Sourcebooks @RebeccaAuthor #TheSecretNextDoor @NetGalley

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 November 9, 2021 I … Continue reading

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