Black Widows by Cate Quinn – Review

Fiction Genre: ThrillerPublished: March 2021Publisher: OrionPages: 466My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 “He had a way of talkin’ to all of us, where you just felt what he was sayin’ was only for you. Like he could see into your soul or somethin’.“ Cate Quinn, Black Widows Rachel, Tina and Emily are all very different, but the oneContinue reading “Black Widows by Cate Quinn – Review”

The Package by Sebastian Fitzek – Review

FictionGenre: ThrillerPublished: March 2021Publisher: Head Of Zeus Pages: 371My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 “It was wrapped in normal brown paper and the edges reinforced with sticky tape. Two lengths of fibrous string were tied around the package, forming a cross on the front. Nothing unusual.” Sebastian Fitzek, The Package Emma is a psychiatrist living in Germany andContinue reading “The Package by Sebastian Fitzek – Review”

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney – Review

FictionGenre: ThrillerPublished: January 2021Publisher: HQPages: 340My Rating: 🦋🦋🦋🦋/5 It’s never, ever a good idea to let strangers see the real you. So as long as never forget who you are, acting will save you. Alice Feeney, I Know Who You Are One day Aimee comes home and discovers that her husband is missing, his wallet,Continue reading “I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney – Review”

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”


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