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 – 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 – The Night Before by Wendy Walker @Wendy_Walker @StMartinsPress #BookReview #BookBlogger #thriller

Happy Publication Day!! The book was like a bundle of knotted yarn with the two sisters trying to unravel it from the ends. Rosie had looked out for Laura throughout her life, and when Laura had a date from an online dating site, she was her sister's biggest fan lending her a dress and encouraging … Continue reading Book Review – The Night Before by Wendy Walker @Wendy_Walker @StMartinsPress #BookReview #BookBlogger #thriller

Book Review – Fatal Fortune by Miranda Rijks #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

The book started off exciting, a woman was murdered, and the picture of a psychologist Dr. Pippa Durrant was placed on the body. That led to the start of the investigation by DS Joe Swain. The dead woman was Leanne, a million pounds lottery winner, and her family especially daughter Donna was absolutely shattered. Pippa … Continue reading Book Review – Fatal Fortune by Miranda Rijks #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Where The Missing Go by Emma Rowley #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

The story arc caught my eye - a mother searching for her 16 year old daughter even after 2 years of her running away from home. Kate volunteered at the Message in a Bottle helpline center which passed on the message of the runaway to their parents, no questions asked. It was a safe place … Continue reading Book Review – Where The Missing Go by Emma Rowley #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Nanny by Gilly Macmillan #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Gilly Macmillan is simply brilliant!! This was my first book by her, and I was completely entranced by her writing to the point I took my kindle everywhere with me. I loved her characters, each one was so different. Wickedness flowed in the veins of some, helplessness and blindness in others. The emotions she evoked … Continue reading Book Review – The Nanny by Gilly Macmillan #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – What She Saw by Wendy Clarke # @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

What a cracker of a story, I loved reading it, a thrill captured my being and didn't let go, not that I wanted the book to release me. It was the perfect read for a dreary afternoon. The story had a winding route to a direct road. Leona stayed with boyfriend Scott and 15 year … Continue reading Book Review – What She Saw by Wendy Clarke # @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Dare by Carol Wyer @carolewyer @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Carol Wyer has done it again, raised the bar so high with this book that I wonder how she would top this up with her next. The main character DI Natalie Ward and her team have slogged hard in this book, worked day and night, looking at miles of footage of CCTV to find the … Continue reading Book Review – The Dare by Carol Wyer @carolewyer @bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Picture of Innocence by T J Stimson #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This book chilled me deep into my core. I found myself trembling late at night when I finally finished the book. The ending of the story would stay with me for a long time just imagining that scene and its repercussions. A new mother with 3 children and no sleep with post natal depression and … Continue reading Book Review – Picture of Innocence by T J Stimson #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Dark Game by Jonathan Janz #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

I was so excited when I got approved for this book as I have wanting to read Jonathan Janz since a long time. An author killing his characters was known, but authors called to a retreat in the jungle and being killed one by one was a new theme for me, and I was so … Continue reading Book Review – The Dark Game by Jonathan Janz #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Kalorama Road by E. Denise Billups #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This review is dedicated to author E. Denise Billups. Not because it is her book, well, partly so. But because she is a terrific human being, kind and gracious. Many times in the blogging world, I have met authors who haven't liked my reviews and have called me names or asked me to delete my … Continue reading Book Review – Kalorama Road by E. Denise Billups #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Twisted by Steve Cavanagh #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

This was my first Steve Cavanagh book and after hearing about this author all over the social media, I was excited to read this book. With much ado, over the weekend I opened my kindle to read, the prologue was soo intriguing!! The storyline was twisted and went thus, J. T. LeBeau was this famous … Continue reading Book Review – Twisted by Steve Cavanagh #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Dreamland by Nick Clausen @NickClausen9 #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

I read a book, I read a different book I read a book, I read a fantastic tale I read a book, I read about the dreams I read a book, I read about the nightmares I read a book, I read about being pulled into a dream I read a book, I read about … Continue reading Book Review – Dreamland by Nick Clausen @NickClausen9 #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Stolen Sister by Linda Huber @LindaHuber19 #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Those who have read the past few reviews on my blog know that I have been reading quite a few doozies as thrillers. Nothing really gripped me. Then came a book which said - come sit by me, I will hold you, never to let you go!! And my journey started. This review is dedicated … Continue reading Book Review – Stolen Sister by Linda Huber @LindaHuber19 #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Woman at 46 Heath Street by Lesley Sanderson #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Happy Publication Day!! A structure of brick and mortar can raise so much passion in a person when it is the only home she has ever known. This book is proof of that as Ella loved living in 46 Heath Street. Orphaned at a young age, rejected by her mother, thrown into foster homes, then … Continue reading Book Review – The Woman at 46 Heath Street by Lesley Sanderson #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Heartlands by Kerry Watts #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

If I take the book apart then this has a good arc of a lost teen and a murder mystery at its core. A disappearing child similar to what happened 20 years ago calls DI Jessie Blake and Dylan to investigate. Dual timelines give it another intriguing layer. There were few things that caught my … Continue reading Book Review – Heartlands by Kerry Watts #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Girl Across the Street by Vikki Patis #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

There was only one line that came to my mind when I finished reading this book - Much Ado About Nothing!! This may not be entirely true, but the ending left me feeling bereft and stranded as if I was in a desert and the story was the mirage. Perhaps I hadn't understood the story.... … Continue reading Book Review – The Girl Across the Street by Vikki Patis #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – The Housewife by Valerie Keogh @Bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Happy Publication Day!! This was one of the fastest reads in recent times. The book started with Diane living her routine life as a housewife caring for her husband, child and maintaining her home. On the surface, it all seemed ideal, but Diane was different, there was a gap in her memory. She couldn't remember … Continue reading Book Review – The Housewife by Valerie Keogh @Bookouture #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Need to Know by Karen Cleveland #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

I am going to say this, I have to say this, I am forced to say this screaming out loud The book was nothing but adrenaline filled pages of action!! I read the book from midnight to 3 am with fear and panic coursing through my veins, my heart in my mouth. Absolutely petrified for … Continue reading Book Review – Need to Know by Karen Cleveland #BookReview #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Finding Grace by K L Slater @bookouture #BookBlogger #AmReading

❤️ Happy Valentine's Day!! ❤️ A missing child trope written by K. L. Slater, you betcha I was going to be right there at the forefront reading this. This became one of my midnight reads as the intrigue and the secrets of the past demanded my complete attention. Walking from home could be a peril, … Continue reading Book Review – Finding Grace by K L Slater @bookouture #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Someone You Know by Olivia Issac Henry #BookBlogger #AmReading

The story ARC would appear familiar ——> Twins, Edie and Tess, one popular, other not so much, both angry, mother dies, then one of the twin disappears, 20 years later, skeleton found at the bottom of the reservoir ——> Who killed Edie? Olivia Issac Henry's debut had some gripping scenes, unreliable always-drunk main character Tess, … Continue reading Book Review – Someone You Know by Olivia Issac Henry #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – An Eternity in a Moment by K. Carothers #BookBlogger #AmReading

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment —Thoreau With lines as significant as these, I knew there was only one word to describe this book - BEAUTIFUL!! The book had it all. Erin an ER physician in Boston returned home to New Dublin to be … Continue reading Book Review – An Eternity in a Moment by K. Carothers #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Day of the Accident by Nuala Ellwood #BookBlogger #AmReading

Regrets and losses Truth and lies Vengeance and revenge Pride and hurt Pretense and real Innocence and mature What is true, what is false One is memory, the other life These are the lines which came into my mind when I finished reading this book. A psychological thriller which started with Maggie in the ICU … Continue reading Book Review – Day of the Accident by Nuala Ellwood #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Apple of my Eye by Claire Allen

The book had a fabulous blurb which grabbed my eyeballs and tweaked my interest... Mysterious notes in pregnancy about the husband and his deception. My second book by Claire Allen had me pretty excited. The main story started with a hand-written note delivered to the desk of the main character Eli which acted as an … Continue reading Book Review – Apple of my Eye by Claire Allen

Book Review – Lies Between Us by Ronnie Turner

I ran, I walked, I ran, then I walked... I kept to the shades in the lanes... I followed silently hoping to see.... I picked it up and let it go. A love obsessed, a love fatal, I saw some and I left some... This has been my journey into Ronnie Turner's book. Some words … Continue reading Book Review – Lies Between Us by Ronnie Turner

Book Review – The Memory by Lucy Dawson #BookBlogger #AmReading

The book was a difficult going to begin with, but thanks to the encouragement of friends, I pulled it back up and got to it. To my amazement, the book bewitched me back into it - zip zap zoom. And I was flying with the pages, I didn't ever want to stop reading it till … Continue reading Book Review – The Memory by Lucy Dawson #BookBlogger #AmReading

Book Review – Initiated to Kill by Sharlene Almond

The blurb promised me a connection between Jack the Ripper and the new 2010 serial killer who roamed the streets of Seville, Spain, each belonging to the powerful organization of the Freemasons. My first book by Sharlene Almond, the story had me delving into the pages to get to the good parts of this mystery … Continue reading Book Review – Initiated to Kill by Sharlene Almond

Book Review – In The Silence by M. R. MacKenzie

I wanted to like this book because it was a murder mystery, and the background motive made sense to me. But alas I didn't, as most of the book didn't make sense to me. Anna comes home to Glasgow for Zoe's birthday after 10 years and gets a chance meeting with her teen crush Andrew … Continue reading Book Review – In The Silence by M. R. MacKenzie

Book Review – The Classroom by A. L. Bird

My review A story of 2 women and 1 man which was interlinked between them. A triangle is never a good thing in a relationship, and neither was this... One was mother Kirsten who said she loved her daughter but never found time for her. One was a teacher Miriam who had a special eye … Continue reading Book Review – The Classroom by A. L. Bird