Book Review – Summer at Firefly Beach by Jenny Hale @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #contemporary

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. When I opened the book and took my first glimpse of it, I knew I would simply fall in love with it. When Aunt Clara died, Hallie was left with a bucket list she had written as a child. She … Continue reading Book Review – Summer at Firefly Beach by Jenny Hale @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #contemporary

Book Review – Tell me You’re Mine by Elisabeth Noreback #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

A missing child arc is one of my favorite. This book by Elisabeth Noreback was a predictive formulaic story about a mother Stella losing her child 20 years ago where everyone, including her partner Daniel, were convinced that her one-year-old daughter had upturned her pram and drowned. BUT NOT STELLA. A successful psychotherapist with her … Continue reading Book Review – Tell me You’re Mine by Elisabeth Noreback #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – The Mother’s Mistake by Ruth Heald @bookouture @RJ_Heald #BookReview #BookBlogger #BooksOnTour

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. This book pulled me apart, I am shredded while writing this review. The story prodded me in so many directions that I was in pieces by the time I got to the explosive reveal. And, boy, was it worth it!! The … Continue reading Book Review – The Mother’s Mistake by Ruth Heald @bookouture @RJ_Heald #BookReview #BookBlogger #BooksOnTour

Book Review – The Honeymoon by Rona Halsall @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour. My third book by Rona Halsall, the cover ensnared me like you wouldn't believe it. The book brought out the adage in an apt manner Marry in haste, repent in waste Chloe married Dan after knowing him for less than two … Continue reading Book Review – The Honeymoon by Rona Halsall @bookouture #BookReview #BooksOnTour #suspense

Book Review – The Things I Know by Amanda Prowse @MrsAmandaProwse @AmazonPub #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Happy Publication Day!! I am writing this review with tears flowing down my eyes. Every single line of this book resonated with me. I could see myself in the main character Thomasina, who was born a little different with a cleft lip, weak heart, and deformity of hand and foot. (mine are not outwardly physical, … Continue reading Book Review – The Things I Know by Amanda Prowse @MrsAmandaProwse @AmazonPub #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – The First Mistake by Sandie Jones #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Quite a domestic drama was this with twists and turns that kept me swimming in the murky depths of the story. Alice lost her first husband Tom on a skiing accident of sorts, then married Nathan and lived happily with her 2 daughters. Life was good with best friend Beth. Then came those creeping thoughts … Continue reading Book Review – The First Mistake by Sandie Jones #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – The Woman on the Cliff by Janice Frost @JoffeBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #murdermystery

I picked up this book due to the intrigue in the tale. An incident which happened 30 years ago and its effects felt till today. Moira was found dead on the cliff top in 1988, and her alleged murderer committed suicide with a confession note. She stayed with Roz and 3 other girls, and her … Continue reading Book Review – The Woman on the Cliff by Janice Frost @JoffeBooks #BookReview #BookBlogger #murdermystery

Book Review – The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Also known as No Further Questions If there has ever been a book in which I want to live, to feel its words as I read, to run down its sentences - it's this one. I read the book over 3 days because I wanted to savor the experience of it, where 2 sisters were … Continue reading Book Review – The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Resilient by Toni Cox @ToniCoxAuthor #BookReview #BookBlogger #horror #thriller

Digital Reads Blog Tours presents author Toni Cox with her new book Resilient The blurb said horror, and my thriller-y heart said - let's read it. And I was so happy, almost in bliss when a virus outbreak killed everyone in the country barring a few survivors. Erika had flu, was in bed for 2 … Continue reading Book Review – Resilient by Toni Cox @ToniCoxAuthor #BookReview #BookBlogger #horror #thriller

Book Review – I Know You’re There by Sarah Simpson #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

A slow burn mystery, the book spent the first half in laying down the foundations of the characters and their interpersonal dynamics. Natalie lived with a mother figure Mo, lawyer Nigel, and friend Daniel in different floors of the building, where Mark was their landlord, work-boss, and her boyfriend. Everyone seemed to have a sweet … Continue reading Book Review – I Know You’re There by Sarah Simpson #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – The Path Keeper by N. J. Simmonds #BlogTour #BookReview #YA

Many thanks to Anne Cater and Random Things Tours for my invitation into this Blog Tour!! This was a book which blurred the lines between fantasy and contemporary. The author N. J. Simmonds, with her words, has taken a belief and woven it into a fantasy. Something I would call as a deconstructed faith mixed … Continue reading Book Review – The Path Keeper by N. J. Simmonds #BlogTour #BookReview #YA

Book Review – Come Back For Me by Heidi Perks #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

The book stopped me in my tracks!! I was walking with kindle in my hand as I couldn't stop reading the story, and the twist hit me with a BAM and I stopped. (I had to be prodded by my neighbor to walk again which was kinda embarrassing) Stella, Bonnie, and Danny lived on the … Continue reading Book Review – Come Back For Me by Heidi Perks #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Death By Dark Waters by Jo Allen @JoAllenAuthor @aria_fiction #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

A debut by author Jo Allen, the book started with a raging fire and the firefighters struggling to put it off. When one of them entered the barn to check for residual fires, he stumbled over something. It was a charred dead body!! A child at that!! A child which no one reported missing. With … Continue reading Book Review – Death By Dark Waters by Jo Allen @JoAllenAuthor @aria_fiction #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

Book Review – Paddy And His Disappearing Daddy by Elise Lowe #BookReview #BookBlogger #childrensbook

A beautiful children's book which taught practical things to a child whose daddy had to leave home every day in the morning. Paddy and his daddy leprechaun spent their time going out and playing mischief on humans. Paddy was then left home, and his daddy went out alone. That hurt him as he did not … Continue reading Book Review – Paddy And His Disappearing Daddy by Elise Lowe #BookReview #BookBlogger #childrensbook

Book Review – Invinsible Girl by Jill Childs @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Many thanks to Kim Nash and Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour This was a tough read in certain parts. A homeless woman Maddy meets Becca and her daughter Rosie who takes a shine to her, soon invites her home for Christmas dinner. Soon Maddy becomes a part of … Continue reading Book Review – Invinsible Girl by Jill Childs @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Book Review – Closer Than You Think by Lee Maguire #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

A different thriller of sorts where the psychologist was so many paranoid about every small thing that it was a wonder where he found the sanity to treat patients. But well he did. Till one day he found a stalker. He was Bryce the leading force behind the book, and someone wanted him dead. My … Continue reading Book Review – Closer Than You Think by Lee Maguire #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – This is Me by Shari Low @aria_fiction @ShariLow #blogtour #BookReview #BookBlogger

Ah well!! There I go completing 2 years today!! Thank you Victoria Joss and Publisher Aria for my spot in the Blog Tour. I have to declare it right here, right now - Shari Low is bloody brilliant!! Her writing caused waves of emotion to course through me, sometimes they were gentle, filled with love … Continue reading Book Review – This is Me by Shari Low @aria_fiction @ShariLow #blogtour #BookReview #BookBlogger

Book Review – Forget Me Not by Claire Allan #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

This book pulled me in, my world went spiraling out. I wanted to live inside the book, be with the characters, peruse them, get to know what they had been hiding for so long. Secrets in the past never remain buried long. Murder and fear make the thriller-y song Do photos stare at you Do … Continue reading Book Review – Forget Me Not by Claire Allan #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase @bookouture @JChaseNovelist #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

A good police procedural by Jennifer Chase. The book had me stuck to it literally all through the day in between my chores. The story was pretty much formulaic. Little girls kidnapped and were never to be found. Till Katie was appointed. Katie as a war veteran and a cop was shown in a brilliant … Continue reading Book Review – Little Girls Sleeping by Jennifer Chase @bookouture @JChaseNovelist #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

Book Review – Dead Inside by Noelle Holten @nholten40 @KillerReads #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

I honestly do not know how to review this book. Having never undergone physical abuse, I don't claim to understand what the women in this book went through. But having survived abuse from childhood, I can empathize with them as I do understand pain. This book was a hard core, dark gritty read which dealt … Continue reading Book Review – Dead Inside by Noelle Holten @nholten40 @KillerReads #BookReview #BookBlogger #policeprocedural

Book Review – Sketch by Didi Oviatt @Didi_Oviatt #CreativiaPub #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

This was one unexpected ride down a hollowed tunnel where I came out into a rural setting probably in some foregone era where the unscrupulous Sheriff still rode horses. What do I say about a book which threw me for a loop and made me look at things differently? A young girl Misty went missing, … Continue reading Book Review – Sketch by Didi Oviatt @Didi_Oviatt #CreativiaPub #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Her Husband’s Mistake by Sheila O’Flanagan #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

A husband's infidelity breaks a woman, but then slowly and surely, it re-joins her into a stronger version of herself, a woman she is meant to be. Roxy came back home on Rodeo Night and found her neighbor riding her husband Dave. An irony!! A marriage, which was solid with 2 kids, broke apart. She … Continue reading Book Review – Her Husband’s Mistake by Sheila O’Flanagan #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – A Perfect Cornish Summer by Phillipa Ashley #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

This was a cute heart warming book, which brought out the brightness of a mild summer of the Cornish coast. The town of Porthmellow had started the Summer Festival a few years ago to deal with financial problems with Sam at the helm, and this year was the 20th anniversary. The chef they had booked … Continue reading Book Review – A Perfect Cornish Summer by Phillipa Ashley #BookReview #BookBlogger #contemporary

Book Review – The Women by S. E. Lynes #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Happy Publication Day!! I picked up this book as the blurb was exciting. I knew where the plot would go. A naive young woman barely out of her teens and a sophisticated world-wise professor!! You know what happens next!! The two got together, slowly and steadily with him taking charge and protecting her. They lived … Continue reading Book Review – The Women by S. E. Lynes #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Familiar Strangers by Jackie Walsh #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

I loved the premise of the story, a mother with Alzheimer's in a nursing home suddenly uttering the words - You are not mine, I took you!! And the daughter Becca's world was absolutely shattered. On the other hand, an unknown woman was found murdered close to her home, and the cops started investigating her. … Continue reading Book Review – Familiar Strangers by Jackie Walsh #BookReview #BookBlogger #suspense

Book Review – Whispers In The Dark by Jordan Frost #BookReview #BookBlogger #fantasy

This was book 1 of fantasy series. The story went thus. Jensen was a harvester who was transporting mage Solana to the capital city for her execution. Suddenly at night, his commander attacked, and Jensen had to kill him and escape with Solana to the north of the kingdom, the entire land bring under the … Continue reading Book Review – Whispers In The Dark by Jordan Frost #BookReview #BookBlogger #fantasy

Book Review – Not Quite Dead by Dawn Sherling #BookReview #BookBlogger #medicalthriller

I requested for this medical thriller as this genre has been my first love... Ahem.. Ahem...for reasons some of you already know. I wouldn't say the book was as good as Robin Cook, but it does try to spin a good tale infusing the prose with suspense within a hosoital scenario. The story went thus, … Continue reading Book Review – Not Quite Dead by Dawn Sherling #BookReview #BookBlogger #medicalthriller

Book Review – Lost Daughter by Ali Mercer @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Many thanks to Noelle Holten and publisher Bookouture for my spot on this Blog Tour The book was quite different. It had all what the blurb promised and beyond that too. My first book by Ali Mercer, I went in thinking it was a thriller, but it wasn't. It was about how a moment of … Continue reading Book Review – Lost Daughter by Ali Mercer @bookouture #BooksOnTour #BookReview #BlogTour

Book Review – Then He Vanished by T. J. Brearton #BookReview #BookBlogger #thriller

This was a slow burn thriller where a nurse wife Jane returned home post her duty and found her writer husband John had disappeared at night leaving the sleeping children alone. Then came the cops, and the investigation started. My first book by author T. J. Brearton saw my interest peaking at points when the … Continue reading Book Review – Then He Vanished by T. J. Brearton #BookReview #BookBlogger #thriller

Book Review – As Long As We Shall Both Live by JoAnn Chaney #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Happy Publication Day!! There were 2 stories running in this book. The primary story was about Matt who called the cops to report that his wife had accidentally fallen off the cliff. Had she? The rangers and police officers believed him until they found that his first wife had died in mysterious circumstances, (read burned … Continue reading Book Review – As Long As We Shall Both Live by JoAnn Chaney #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading