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Paula Hawkins – The Girl on the Train

I can’t believe I’m so far behind the trend on this book. I heard everyone raving about it when it first came out, and I was in the middle of other books so I didn’t read it. Then the film… Continue Reading →

Review: Nick Russell – Big Lake

The first few pages of this book did absolutely nothing to entice me into reading it. I like a book to pull me in and have me hooked from the very beginning, but the start of this book just felt… Continue Reading →

Review: John L. Betcher – The 19th Element

When I added this book to Goodreads and read the description before I started reading, I convinced myself that it wasn’t my kind of book and that I wasn’t going to like it. A book with terrorists in? Not my… Continue Reading →

Review: Melissa Foster – Traces of Kara

For about three quarters of this book, I really wasn’t feeling it at all. I hate giving up on books before the end because even if a book is terrible, I need to know how it all ends. Plus, sometimes… Continue Reading →

Review: Michael Wallace – The Devil’s Deep

This was book 3 in my ‘9 killer thrillers’ set from Amazon, and it was just as enjoyable as the rest, although unlike anything I’ve read before. The plot was very different to the others in the set, not really… Continue Reading →

Review: M. J. Rose – The Halo Effect

Morgan Snow is a sex therapist. Cleo is a prostitute, catering for high end clients with a lot of money. Cleo has been seeing Morgan for some time, to try and discuss the problems with the relationship with her fiance,… Continue Reading →

Review: Samantha Hayes – Until You’re Mine

Heavily pregnant and with twin four year old boys to look after, the last thing Claudia needs is a navy husband about to be deployed on a covert mission. So the couple decide to hire a nanny, in the form… Continue Reading →

Review: Sophie Hannah – Little Face

The description on the back of this book was pretty intriguing: Her husband David was supposed to be looking after their two week old daughter. But when Alice Fancourt walks into the nursery, her terrifying ordeal begins, for Alice insists… Continue Reading →

Review: S.J. Watson – Before I Go To Sleep

Well this book was described as ‘The best debut thriller for years’¬†and it totally lived up to that description, building up and up until a gripping finale that had me completely oblivious to everything happening around me. In the first… Continue Reading →

Now Reading: S.J. Watson – Before I Go To Sleep

This book seems quite intriguing – I was stood in front of my bookshelf pulling random books off the shelf to decide which one to read next and this one jumped right out at me. From the back of the… Continue Reading →

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