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Mystery/Thriller

For those of you like to read things that are a bit more dark and twisty this is the thriller section. Likely murder will be involved. I struggle to think of any thrillers I’ve read without murder… not sure what that says about me

Play Dead Book Review – Tea Cakes with a Childhood Friend

Synopsis. The dead don’t tell secrets… unless you listen. The girl’s smashed-in face stared unseeing up to the blue sky, soil spilling out of her mouth. A hundred flies hovered above the bloodied mess. Westerley research facility is not for… Continue Reading →

The Husband’s Secret Book Review – Salmon and Secrets

The Husband’s Secret Book Review Synopsis. At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died… Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter,… Continue Reading →

The Girl In the Ice Book Review – Donuts with a DCI

Synopsis. Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of… Continue Reading →

Do Not Disturb Book Review – Danger and Dr. Pepper

Synopsis. Equal parts Dexter and 50 Shades, this is the eagerly awaited follow-up to the daring erotic thriller, The Girl in 6E, by A.R. Torre. 1. Don’t leave the apartment. 2. Never let anyone in. 3. Don’t kill anyone. The… Continue Reading →

The Girl in 6E Book Review – Eating In with a Sexy Psychopath

Synopsis. I haven’t touched a human in three years. That seems like it would be a difficult task, but it’s not. Not anymore, thanks to the internet. I am, quite possibly, the most popular recluse ever. Not many shut-ins have… Continue Reading →

The Widow Book Review – Wine with Wives

Synopsis. When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen…   But that woman’s husband died last week. And… Continue Reading →

Retribution Review – Slicing Potatoes with a Prosecutor

First of all, I will admit that I did not read the summary for this book. I started with a Good Reads search for “female detective”. This lead me to a series of books named after CJ Townsend. After I… Continue Reading →

Pretty Girls – Chips with a Charmer

First The Good Girl, then Lost Girls, and now Pretty Girls. I’m starting to see a reoccurring pattern in the thrillers I read… This book has been on my TBR list for a bit now as a book to get… Continue Reading →

Lost Girls Review – Flinging Figs at Fear

This week’s review is from an author whose DI Kim Stone novels I started to read this year. I admit that I was skeptical about the series at first, but now I’m hooked. Lost girls is the third in the… Continue Reading →

Big Little Lies Review – Ladies & Lattes

This book drew me in with its cover. It has bright colours, and was prominently on display, which is my general criteria for choosing books. Also there was a murder, which always tickles my fancy. Hm… that doesn’t make me… Continue Reading →

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