Category Archives: Book Reviews

The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen – review.

Description If the walls could talk . . . they’d tell her to leave. Now. When Ava arrives at Brodie’s Watch, she thinks she has found the perfect place to hide from her past. Something terrible happened, something she is … Continue reading

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The Silent Girl by Kelly Heard – review.

Publication date: 9th April, 2021. Description I wake in a bed, with a stranger leaning over me. She asks my name and I realise I don’t know what it is. I don’t know who I am or why I’m here… … Continue reading

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My Husband’s Girlfriend by Sheryl Browne – review.

Publication date: 7th April, 2021. Description ‘This is our little secret. You must not tell anyone.’ When four-year-old Ollie comes back from his first sleepover with his dad and his new girlfriend, Laura, his mother Sarah senses a change in … Continue reading

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Moonlight Over Muddleford Cove by Kim Nash – review.

Description When thirty-four-year-old Nellie Wagstaff loses her job and discovers her fiancé is a cheating scumbag in a single day, she feels like the world has come crashing down. And that’s before the solicitor’s letter, along with a request to … Continue reading

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Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams – review.

Description THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ‘A deliciously funny, characterful, topical and thrilling novel for our times’ Bernardine … Continue reading

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The Wall by John Lanchester – review.

Description *LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 * * SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2020 * ‘Masterly . . . A signal achievement . . . Remarkable.’ Guardian ‘A 1984 for our times.’ Daily Express Kavanagh begins … Continue reading

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The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish – review.

Description FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF OUR HOUSE, WINNER OF THE CRIME & THRILLER BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD ‘Absolutely brilliant… An exceptionally exciting, mysterious book – we both loved it’  Richard & Judy It all happens so quickly. One … Continue reading

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Close My Eyes by Beverley Harvey – review.

Publication date: 23rd March, 2021. Description It hits her: the same strange smell that’s been following her for weeks, and the shadow of an image slides into her mind but is gone just as quickly. Gripped by an ice-cold fear, … Continue reading

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The Guest Book by CL Pattison – review.

Description WELCOME TO THE ANCHORAGE, FOR A HONEYMOON YOU’LL NEVER FORGET . . . Charles and Grace wanted a quiet staycation honeymoon, but when their train terminates early due to a storm up ahead, they wonder if they made the … Continue reading

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Sweetpea by CJ Skuse – review.

Description The last person who called me ‘Sweetpea’ ended up dead… I haven’t killed anyone for three years and I thought that when it happened again I’d feel bad. Like an alcoholic taking a sip of whisky. But no. Nothing. … Continue reading

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