BLOG TOUR: Mother by Laura Jarratt

I literally read this within a weekend, as I couldn’t put this book down if I tried. It’s gripping, haunting, and focuses on some fascinating themes of motherhood, instinct and forgiveness. Two Girls. One Chance.When Lizzie’s car crashes with her two daughters inside, she faces a terrible choice. And when she recovers from her injuries, […]

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BLOG TOUR: The Captive by Deborah O’Connor

Wow. This intriguing, unusual and fast-paced thriller kept me hooked throughout, with characters that were easy to connect to and a plot easy to get invested in. Hannah knows the cage intimately. Small, the size of a shopping centre parking space. A bed, a basin, a table and chair. A hatch and metal drawer through […]

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BLOG TOUR: Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton

This book, for me, is one of the stand out books of 2020. Not just in the thriller genre, it’s one of my favourite books of the year. This isn’t a book you read, this is a book you live and breathe. In rural Somerset in the middle of a blizzard, the unthinkable happens: a […]

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House of Correction by Nicci French

She’s a murderer.Everyone knows she killed Stuart Rees – why else would his dead body be found in her shed?So now Tabitha is in prison, awaiting trial.Coming back to the remote coastal village where she grew up was a mistake. She didn’t fit in then, and she doesn’t fit in now.That day is such a […]

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Closer Than You Think

This was a compelling thriller, with some interesting insights into the mind of the killer themselves, while tending to focus on Claire, the only surviving victim. He’s watching. She’s waiting.Having barely escaped the clutches of a serial killer, Claire Moore has struggled to rebuild her life. After her terrifying encounter with the man the media […]

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The Girl Next Door by Phoebe Morgan

Oh. My. God. I LOVED this! Fast paced, with twists and turns, this novel really keeps you on your feet. It’s got the best bits of traditional thriller/detective novels, and it combines the genres absolutely wonderfully. When young Clare goes missing and is later found dead, her small home town is left shocked and devastated. […]

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In Safe Hands: A DCI Anna Tate thriller by J. P. Carter

What story about nine missing young children wouldn’t grip you right from the start? This is a fast-paced and intriguing mystery about the type of crime that can’t fail to wrench at your heartstrings. I felt that the writing was slightly stilted at the beginning. There was a reasonable amount of establishing the past and […]

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The Couple by Sarah Mitchell

This was a novel with a great twist, and some seriously intriguing characters. At first, I felt that the story was a bit random and directionless. Claire, the focus of the novel, is extremely hard to understand or relate to – although this makes her more interesting in some ways, it also means there is […]

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