Belladonna by Anbara Salam – Book Review

Title: Belladonna Author: Anbara Salam Genre: Fiction Publisher: Fig Tree, Penguin Publication Date: 16th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: It is summer, 1956, when fifteen-year-old Bridget first meets Isabella. In their conservative Connecticut town, Isabella is a breath of fresh air. She is worldly, alluring and brazen: an enigma. When they receive an offer … Continue reading Belladonna by Anbara Salam – Book Review

The Shadow Friend by Alex North – Book Review

Title: The Shadow Friend Author: Alex North Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Michael Joseph Publication Date: 9th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The victim was his friend. So was the murderer.Twenty-five years ago, troubled teenager Charlie Crabtree committed a shocking and unprovoked murder.For Paul Adams, it's a day he'll never forget. He's never forgiven himself for … Continue reading The Shadow Friend by Alex North – Book Review

The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish – Book Review

Title: The Other Passenger Author: Louise Candlish Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Publication Date: 25th June 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: It all happens so quickly. One day you're living the dream, commuting to work by riverbus with your charismatic neighbour Kit in the seat beside you. The next, Kit hasn't turned up … Continue reading The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish – Book Review

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

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

He Started It by Samantha Downing – Book 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