The Survivors by Jane Harper – Review

FictionGenre: Thriller/MysteryPublished: February 2021Publisher: Little BrownPages: 384My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋.75/5 They had reached the top of the cliffs and stopped at the lookout. Out on the water, The Survivors stood tall. Jane Harper, The Survivors Set in the small Tasmanian coastal town of Evelyn Bay, Kieran Elliot has had to live with the consequences of aContinue reading “The Survivors by Jane Harper – Review”

Shiver by Allie Reynolds – Review

FictionGenre: ThrillerPublished: January 2021Publisher: HeadlinePages: 425My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 “Right now, I’m not sure which of them I’m more scared of. I don’t trust any of them.” Allie Reynolds, Shiver A group of five friends are invited to a reunion at a mountain lodge situated at a ski resort in the French Alps after not havingContinue reading “Shiver by Allie Reynolds – Review”

These Women by Ivy Pochoda – Review

FictionGenre: Crime ThrillerPublished: December 2020Publisher: Faber & FaberPages: 335My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋.5/5 “The world is out to destroy our bodies and all we have is our bodies to protect us.” Ivy Pochoda Set in LA 2014, a group of women are tied together by horrific murders that have taken place in their neighborhood. As we learnContinue reading “These Women by Ivy Pochoda – Review”

Girl A by Abigail Dean – Review

FictionGenre: Suspense Published: February 2021Publisher: Harper Collins UKPages: 328My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 ‘Girl A,’ she said. ‘The girl who escaped. If anybody was going to make it, it was going to be you.’ Abigail Dean, Girl A Synopsis: At 15, Lex Gracie escaped her parents House of Horrors, from that day she was known as GirlContinue reading “Girl A by Abigail Dean – Review”

The Killer Across The Table by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker – Review

Non-fictionGenre: True CrimePublished: September 2020Publisher: HarperCollins UKPages: 338My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 “The aim is not to be a friend. The aim is not to be a foe. The aim is to get the truth.” John E. Douglas True-crime fans, here’s another great rec! John Douglas has over twenty five years of experience as an FBI criminalContinue reading “The Killer Across The Table by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker – Review”

Blood In The Dust by Bill Swiggs – Review

FictionGenre: Historical Fiction/AdventurePublished: November 2019Publisher: BonnierPages: 388My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 Yeah, Pad. Whatever happens, we are together. Bill Swiggs, Blood in the Dust Synopsis:Set in Victoria, Australia 1853 in the midst of the gold rush. Toby and younger brother Paddy find themselves orphaned and alone after their parents are brutally murdered in front of them atContinue reading “Blood In The Dust by Bill Swiggs – Review”

My Top 10 books of 2020

Wow, can you even believe that 2020 is coming to an end? For some this year has dragged on, but for myself, it has flown by. Of course it has been a difficult and challenging year for most, but today’s post focuses on something positive. One of the good things that came out of itContinue reading “My Top 10 books of 2020”

Autopsy by Ryan Blumenthal – Review

Non-FictionGenre: MedicalPublished: August 2020Publisher: Jonathan Ball Pages: 224My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 “Even though they cannot speak, the dead have a lot to say.” Ryan Blumenthal, Autopsy I must admit that I am always excited to read books about forensic pathology. Autopsy was and still is quite a hyped up book and for good reason! The factContinue reading “Autopsy by Ryan Blumenthal – Review”

The Butcher of Berner Street by Alex Reeve – Review

FictionGenre: Thriller/Mystery/CrimePublished: December 2020Publisher: BloomsburyPages: 380My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 “You’ve done it now Leo. The Butcher of Berner Street has caught the public imagination.” Alex Reeve, The Butcher of Berner Street Synopsis: In London 1881, Leo Stanhope, a reporter at the Daily Chronicle receives an anonymous letter telling him that he needs to attend the pennyContinue reading “The Butcher of Berner Street by Alex Reeve – Review”

Scar Tissue by Ollie Ollerton – Review

FictionGenre: ThrillerPublished: December 2020Publisher: BonnierPages: 323My Rating:🦋🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 Better to be tooled up and not need it, than to be caught short if it goes noisy. Ollie Ollerton, Scar Tissue Alex Abbott is an ex-special forces soldier, living in Singapore as a gun for hire. Alone and battling with an alcohol addiction which he is inContinue reading “Scar Tissue by Ollie Ollerton – Review”


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