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
Title: Death of a Mermaid Author: Lesley Thomson Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 7th May 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Freddy Power walked out of her childhood home twenty-two years ago, and swore never to return. But now she's back, helping run her family's fishery in Newhaven in the wake of her … Continue reading Death of a Mermaid by Lesley Thomson – Book Review
Hello! I really hope you're all doing OK! I cannot believe April is already over and that I've spent the entire month without leaving my house and garden. It feels really strange but it's been necessary and I really hope that everyone here in the UK can manage to put up with this a little … Continue reading April Wrap-Up!
Title: What's Left Of Me Is Yours Author: Stephanie Scott Genre: Fiction Publisher: W&N Publication Date: 21st April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: In Japan, a covert industry has grown up around the wakaresaseya (literally "breaker-upper"), a person hired by one spouse to seduce the other in order to gain the advantage in divorce proceedings. … Continue reading What’s Left Of Me Is Yours by Stephanie Scott – Blog Tour Review
Title: He Started It Author: Samantha Downing Genre: Thriller Publisher: Michael Joseph, Penguin Publication Date: 30th April 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: No-one knows you better than your family. They know the little things that make you smile. Your proudest achievements. Your darkest secrets. Sure, you haven't always been best friends. But if it seemed … Continue reading He Started It by Samantha Downing – Book Review
Title: Valentine Author: Elizabeth Wetmore Genre: Fiction Publisher: 4th Estate Publication Date: 31st March 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Mercy is hard in a place like this. I wished him dead before I ever saw his face… Mary Rose Whitehead isn’t looking for trouble – but when it shows up at her front door, she … Continue reading Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore – Book Review
Title: Separation Anxiety Author: Laura Zigman Genre: Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 16th April 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Life hasn’t gone according to Judy’s plan. Her career as a children’s book author has taken an embarrassing nose dive. Her teenage son Teddy treats her with a combination of mortification and indifference. Her best friend … Continue reading Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman – Blog Tour Review