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Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

Book Review: The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey

November 16, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★½

Heads up to all fans of police procedural thrillers, Sarah Bailey is the new author in town, and she is one to watch!  I saw The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey by Instagram a few times, and it caught my eye with its intruguing tagline “A town of secrets waiting to… Read more »

Book Review : The Surrogate by Louise Jensen

Book Review : The Surrogate by Louise Jensen

November 3, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★

The Surrogate by Louise Jensen hooked me in with an emotional but tense storyline.  A surrogate theme is always going to be complex, but when all the major parties are hiding secret pasts, well it’s going to be complicated.  And it was.     First Line of The Surrogate by Louise… Read more »

Book Review : Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben

Book Review : Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben

September 26, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★

When I’m in the mood for a twisty fast-paced read, I know turning to a Harlan Coben book will deliver just what I need.  It’s my hard and fast thriller read rule and Don’t Let Go was no exception. First Line of Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben “Daisy wore… Read more »

Book Review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

Book Review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

May 31, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★★

I devoured The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis with an ominous sense of dread. I couldn’t guess if we were dealing with an unreliable narrator, vengeful family members, a huge red herring of a disappearance, or just your average random psychopath. So as you can imagine I was flipping pages rapidly… Read more »

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Book Review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

February 24, 2017 Book review 11 ★★★★★

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch just lit up my world for the last 24 hours! It’s fast, twisty and hurt my brain so good with all the scientific explanations! My Thoughts on Dark Matter by Blake Crouch I absolutely loved this book and devoured it as fast as I could.  To… Read more »

Book Review: The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon

Book Review: The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon

December 2, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★½

Holy Moses!  This book!  How am I supposed to review this book except to say take everything you might assume this romance will be, roll all those thoughts into a little ball and fling them far away.  The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon is everything unexpected. First Line of… Read more »

Book Review: The Trespasser by Tana French

Book Review: The Trespasser by Tana French

October 20, 2016 Book review 13 ★★★★★

In a gritlit genre full of police procedural novels, Tana French’s books shine bright like diamonds.  They are not cheap imitations like so many others out there instead her talented writing showcases her novels as the real deal.  If you want clever, insightful crime fiction, then Tana is your author. First Line of The… Read more »

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

August 5, 2016 Book review 12 ★★★★

Imagine the unthinkable. Imagine being a mother, pouring over your daughter’s social media after her death. Then imagine trying to reconstruct her life and trying to figure out if it was suicide or homicide. That’s the premise of Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight.     Thoughts on Reconstructing Amelia by… Read more »

Book Review : Room by Emma Donoghue

Book Review : Room by Emma Donoghue

May 19, 2016 Book review, Green Giants 8 ★★★★★

Green Giants is my feature where I share some of my favourite books by Irish Authors.   I’m passionate about Irish Authors, they supply us with an entertaining and exciting mix of books, hopefully you will find something new to try.  Today I’m featuring Room by Emma Donoghue which had me whizzing though… Read more »