Tag: suspense

Book Review : Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

Book Review : Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica

September 1, 2015 Book review 12 ★★★★½

Pretty Baby is full of raw, powerful emotions and shows just how deceiving outward appearances can be.  Saying you couldn’t put a book down sounds very clichéd but in this case it’s the only description that fits. First Line of Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica: “The first time I see… Read more »

Book Review: Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay

Book Review: Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay

August 11, 2015 Book review 6 ★★★★

Just as you would expect from a Linwood Barclay, this book is brimming over with action, drama and mystery. First Line of Broken Promise by Linwood Barclay: “A couple of hours before all hell broke loose, I was in bed, awake since five, pondering the circumstances that had returned me,… Read more »

Book Review : The Lie by C L Taylor

Book Review : The Lie by C L Taylor

June 4, 2015 Book review 10 ★★★★

I snapped up this book without even looking at the synopsis as I enjoyed this authors début novel so much. Pretty smart decision by me as this one was even darker and had a sinister setting that gave me all the creeps that I expect from a psychological thriller! First… Read more »

Book Review : The Lake by Sheena Lambert

Book Review : The Lake by Sheena Lambert

June 3, 2015 Book review 10 ★★★½

The blurb for The Lake immediately grabbed my attention with its 1975 setting in a rural Irish village and the creepy discovery of a body found in a lake.  Two things guaranteed to make me want to dive straight into its pages! First line of The Lake by Sheena Lambert:… Read more »

Book Review : Daughter by Jane Shemilt

Book Review : Daughter by Jane Shemilt

December 3, 2014 Book review 12 ★★★★

This book hit me hard!  When I reached the ending I felt like I had been caught by the foot, held upside and shaken hard.  I FELT RATTLED.  I was full of questions and FEELS and had an urgent need to talk about the book to anyone who has read… Read more »