June Wrap-Up!

I can't believe that's another month come and gone! This difficult and unusual summer is going by so quickly. Lockdown is starting to become more relaxed here in Scotland and whilst I understand many are happy about this, I have to confess I'm pretty stressed about it. I'm an anxious person at the best of … Continue reading June Wrap-Up!

Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke – Book Review

Title: Heaven, My Home Author: Attica Locke Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Serpent's Tail/Profile Books Publication Date: 1st June 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Nine-year-old Levi King knew he should have left for home sooner; instead he found himself all alone, adrift on the vastness of Caddo Lake. A sudden noise - and all goes dark. Ranger … Continue reading Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke – Book Review

May Wrap-Up

Hello lovely people! So we are now, incredibly, into June already. I cannot believe how fast this summer is disappearing, it's actually quite frightening. Recently the news and my thoughts are very much dominated by the events in America and whilst I will keep this post about mainly books, I do just want to say … Continue reading May Wrap-Up

Dear Child by Romy Hausmann – Book Review

Title: Dear Child Author: Romy Hausmann Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Quercus Publication Date: 14th May 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects … Continue reading Dear Child by Romy Hausmann – Book Review

Summer of Reckoning by Marion Brunet – Blog Tour Review

Title: Summer of Reckoning Author: Marion Brunet Translator: Katherine Gregor Genre: Psychological Thriller, Suspense Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press Publication Date: 12th March 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: A psychological thriller set in the Luberon, a touristic French region that evokes holidays in magnificent pool-adorned villas. For those who live there year-round, it often means stifling … Continue reading Summer of Reckoning by Marion Brunet – Blog Tour Review

We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker – Book Review

Title: We Begin at the End Author: Chris Whitaker Genre: Thriller/Mystery, Literary Fiction Publisher: Bonnier Books, Zaffre Publication Date: 2nd April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: For some people, trouble just finds them. Thirty years ago, Vincent King became a killer. Now, he's been released from prison and is back in his hometown of Cape … Continue reading We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker – Book Review

Rules For Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson – Review

Title: Rules For Perfect Murders Author: Peter Swanson Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 5th March 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: Eight classic murders. One killer thriller fan... The gripping new thriller from the master of psychological suspense. A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears … Continue reading Rules For Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson – Review