Tag: thriller

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 : How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst

Book Review : How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst

June 30, 2015 Book review 10 ★★★½

The whole premise of this book is just intriguing. A woman, who was jailed for murdering her son while suffering from severe post-depression, comes out of prison and gets a photo that indicates her son is still alive. Colour me intrigued, I couldn’t wait to unravel this one. First Line… 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 : Missing You by Harlan Coben

Book Review : Missing You by Harlan Coben

April 7, 2015 Book review 6 ★★★★

Yep!  It’s another Harlan review on the blog and I think it’s safe to say it wouldn’t be the last one you’ll see either.  I love the twisty plots and interesting characters that Harlan dishes out book after book and this one is no exception. First Line of Missing You… Read more »

Book Review : You by Caroline Kepnes

Book Review : You by Caroline Kepnes

March 24, 2015 Book review 12 ★★★

It’s been 16 hours and 1 day since I last read You.  And do I miss You?  Well…. it’s complicated! First Line of You by Caroline Kepnes: “You walk into the bookstore and you keep your hand on the door to make sure it doesn’t slam.”  My Thoughts on You… Read more »

Book Review : Second Life by S J Watson

Book Review : Second Life by S J Watson

March 10, 2015 Book review 7 ★★

I was highly anticipating this book before I started it.  I enjoyed Before I Go To Sleep and I was expecting another twisty page turner.  And maybe lots of people will find this book to be just that but I’m not one of them. First Line of Second Life by… Read more »

Book Review : Hide and Seek by Amy Bird

Book Review : Hide and Seek by Amy Bird

November 20, 2014 Book review 2 ★★★

I kind of have mixed feels on this book; I liked it well enough.  I wouldn’t start telling everyone it’s a must read but if you are a fan of domestic thrillers, then I think you’ll find it’s an engaging read. First Line of Hide and Seek by Amy Bird:… Read more »