Daughter of the Shipwreck by Lora Davies – review.

Description

He kicked and struggled as his sister was carried out through the shallow water to one of the boats. The distance between them seemed to stretch out and out. There was nothing he could do. He cried out to her, his voice hoarse with tears, ‘I will find you! I promise!’

London, 1820: Nineteen-year-old Mercy, the orphaned daughter of an African prince, has come to live with the well-to-do Dr Stephens and his wife, Catherine, a passionate campaigner for the abolition of slavery.

Mercy throws herself into Catherine’s work, eager to help until – at an exhibition that has all of London talking – one particular painting makes a disturbing impression on her, conjuring vivid images of creaking wood and the screams of drowning people. Its effect on Dr Stephens is even stronger – a connection that seems almost personal.

Meanwhile, Mat, a young black sailor, scours the city in search of the men who kidnapped his sister many years before. When his path crosses with Mercy’s and he realises the girl he has been mourning is alive, it sets events in motion that will destroy everything Mercy thought was true about her old life – and her new one.

But as the names on Mat’s list are found dead, one after the other, the newly reunited siblings face a new danger. Someone is silencing all witnesses to the horrors of their past – and they could be next. But Mercy has had enough of secrets. She will have justice – no matter what the cost.

An utterly gripping and powerful novel about family, secrets, identity, and risking everything to be true to yourself. If you liked The Foundling, The Miniaturist or Amy Snow, you will love Daughter of the Shipwreck.

About the author

For as long as I can remember, I have been happiest with a book in my hands. From hiding under the covers with a torch as a small child so that I could stay up reading, to studying English at university so that I could get my hands on even more books – I guess it was only a matter of time before I went from reading books to writing them. It wasn’t a straightforward path; my passion for gripping plots and rounded characters led me first to work as an actor and theatre director, but after a Creative Writing course at my local bookshop, I was hooked. After completing a Masters at Royal Holloway, University of London, I finished my first novel, Daughter of the Shipwreck. I live in Brighton where I get inspiration from the incredibly rich history of the city and the inspiring and beautiful natural environment.

My thoughts

What a fantastic epic story of a brother and sister, cruelly torn apart after being taken from their home for a life of slavery. The opening scene, set in Africa, was truly a heart wrenching read and I was eager to find out what had happened to the two young siblings.

I really felt as though I was pounding the streets of London with Mat and Mercy. Both characters were so well rounded and likeable, I really enjoyed getting to know them as their stories unfolded. I loved the mystery element too. It had me guessing as to what had really taken place on the ship all those years ago.

‘Daughter of the Shipwreck’ is a brilliantly written story, full of emotion, with characters that I’ll remember for a long time. If you enjoy historical fiction, this really is a must read!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Daughter-Shipwreck-emotional-historical-page-turner-ebook/dp/B096S8XJ7Q/

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The Family Across the Street by Nicole Trope – review. https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/08/06/home-sweet-home-by-nicole-trope-review/

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The Family Across the Street by Nicole Trope – review.

Description

Sometimes, the most perfect families are hiding the most terrible secrets. How well do you know the people next door…?

Everybody wants to live on Hogarth Street, the pretty, tree-lined avenue with its white houses. The new family, The Wests, are a perfect fit. Katherine and Josh seem so in love and their gorgeous five-year-old twins race screeching around their beautiful emerald-green lawn.

But soon people start to notice: why don’t they join backyard barbecues? Why do they brush away offers to babysit? Why, when you knock at the door, do they shut you out, rather than inviting you in?

Every family has secrets, and on the hottest day of the year, the truth is about to come out. As a tragedy unfolds behind closed doors, the dawn chorus is split by the wail of sirens. And one by one the families who tried so hard to welcome the Wests begin to realise: Hogarth Street will never be the same again.

A completely gripping, twist-packed psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty, Sally Hepworth and Lisa Jewell.

About the author

Nicole Trope went to university to study Law but realised the error of her ways when she did very badly on her first law essay because-as her professor pointed out- ‘It’s not meant to be a story.’ She studied teaching instead and used her holidays to work on her writing career and complete a Masters’ degree in Children’s Literature.

The idea for her first published novel, The Boy under the Table, was so scary that it took a year for her to find the courage to write the emotional story. She went on to publish a further five novels in Australia before joining Bookouture in 2019. She is a USA Today and Amazon bestseller in the USA, UK, AUS and CAN.

She lives in Sydney with her husband and three children

My thoughts

Eek! What a terrifyingly tense book this was. It began with a bang, letting me know that danger was imminent, but successfully keeping the mystery cloaked until the right time.

Everything happens in a few hours so the the book had a real-time feel to it. There are four main character perspectives. Logan, Gladys, Katherine and the perpetrator. Gladys came with her own heartbreaking story. Logan came with baggage and inquisitiveness. The chapters written from the perpetrators perspective were totally terrifying and as for Katherine… no parent should ever be in her position.

I very much enjoyed the reveals near the end and they left me thinking. If you love a thriller with deep psychological aspects and bags of immediate danger to keep you biting your nails, then ‘The Family Across the Street’ is what you’re looking for!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Home-Sweet-unputdownable-psychological-thriller-ebook/dp/B094JJ1KYT/

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Friend Request by Laura Marshall – review.

Description

Maria Weston wants to be friends with me

Maybe that had been the problem all along: Maria Weston had wanted to be friends with me, but I let her down.

She’s been hovering at the edge of my consciousness for all of my adult life, although I’ve been good at keeping her out, just a blurred shadow in the corner of my eye, almost but not quite out of sight.

Maria Weston wants to be friends.

But Maria Weston has been dead for more than twenty-five years.

About the author

Laura Marshall is the Sunday Times top ten and Kindle No. 1 bestselling author of three psychological thrillers. Her first two novels, FRIEND REQUEST and THREE LITTLE LIES have sold over half a million copies in the UK and been translated into twenty-five languages. Her third novel, THE ANNIVERSARY, will be released on 5th August 2021.

She grew up in Wiltshire, studied English at the University of Sussex and currently lives in Kent with her family.

For more information visit Laura’s website http://www.lauramarshall.co.uk or find her at http://www.facebook.com/lauramarshallauthor or on Twitter @laurajm8.

My thoughts

What a fantastic read and that notion, the one where the past can feel like it’s literally coming back to slap a person in the face – eek!

So many relevant themes came into play with this book. Our use of and obsession with social media; the trying to bury a past that constantly claws its way out of the grave.

I really enjoyed the main character’s POV. Being a single parent, trying to work hard and get on in life after a marriage split seemed dramatic enough, without her past surfacing in such a disturbing way. She is both flawed, yet likeable as an adult and I loved the way she investigated what was happening. It hits home that people make mistakes in life and how that can define a person forever.

All in all, a fantastic and gripping psychological thriller that I’d definitely recommend. Loved it!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Friend-Request-addictive-psychological-thriller-ebook/dp/B01LWTZ751/

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One Left Behind by Carla Kovach – It’s publication day! 🎉🎉🎉 https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/07/15/one-left-behind-by-carla-kovach-its-publication-day-%f0%9f%8e%89%f0%9f%8e%89%f0%9f%8e%89/

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One Left Behind by Carla Kovach – It’s publication day! 🎉🎉🎉

I’ve been waiting for this day for what seems like forever! I can’t wait for you to read it. Anyway, it’s publication day which means you finally can. Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. ❤️

Description

Music and loud voices echo through the woods surrounding her. Wiping her tears, she hears the rustle of leaves close by. Footsteps. She has no time to scream before a hand covers her mouth and her entire world goes black.

In a patch of forest on the outskirts of a small town, five teenage school friends prepare to spend a night away from home. Carrying their tents and sleeping bags, they laugh and joke as they make their way into the darkest part of the woods, away from prying eyes. But as the sun rises the following morning, only four are left alive.

Devastated, Leah’s friends all swear they didn’t see or hear anything. Her best friend sobs as she recounts what she remembers from that night – dancing, roasting marshmallows, sipping warm cans of beer by the fire – but is it grief, or is she hiding something? What happened to Naomi in the hour that no one can account for? And what troubled past lies behind the perfect manners of the boy who organised the trip, and who is prepared to lie to keep it buried?

As the cracks in their stories grow, it’s clear one of them is lying, and one of them is next…

Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Cara Hunter and Clare Mackintosh, One Left Behind is a thrilling crime novel that will have you hooked from the very first page!

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What She Did by Carla Kovach – NetGalley alert! https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/07/12/what-she-did-by-carla-kovach-netgalley-alert/

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What She Did by Carla Kovach – NetGalley alert!

Eek, my stand-alone thriller, ‘What She Did’ is now on NetGalley! If you’re a blogger/reviewer, head over and request a copy.

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Publication date: 20th September.

Marissa lives alone in her tiny one-bed flat. It’s quiet and safe; all she’s ever wanted since the night her mother was killed in front of her. But when the police knock on her door with the news that her last remaining family member has been murdered, she comes face to face with the trauma she has spent a lifetime running from.

A witness saw her car outside his house that day, but Marissa knows she’s innocent. She hasn’t seen her uncle in years and remembers going to bed in her own home that night. But she’s had blackouts before and can’t always trust her memory.

Days later, Marissa’s neighbour is found dead in his flat with stab wounds all over his body, exactly like her uncle. It was no secret that Marissa didn’t get on with her neighbour, but she’d never want to see him hurt. How can she convince the police that she isn’t a killer? And, as the secrets from her past take hold of her present, is there anyone in her small world she can trust?

As you read, you’ll believe every word Marissa says. You’ll think you know where to draw the line between innocence and guilt. But blame is a dangerous thing, and nothing is ever what it seems…

Perfect for fans of C.L. Taylor, Tessa Driscoll and Lisa Jewell, What She Did is a dark and twisty crime thriller that will keep you up all night!

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A Brummie In The Family by Vanessa Morgan – review. https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/07/11/a-brummie-in-the-family-by-vanessa-morgan-review/

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A Brummie In The Family by Vanessa Morgan – review.

Description

Family history is one of the most popular hobbies of recent years, with many looking into their roots and finding out about their past. In this book you will learn how to find dates and events in your ancestors’ lives, and it will help put flesh on the skeletons too, giving clear instructions of how to start researching your family history in Birmingham. You will then begin to learn the full story of how Birmingham grew and how our ‘Brummie’ ancestors lived, played and worked.

This book is not just a ‘how to’ book, but also tells the story of how Birmingham expanded during the nineteenth century, as our ancestors moved here to find work in the new industries. Some lived in the cramped conditions of back-to-back housing, whilst others prospered and joined the ranks of the more well-to-do. Not just the wealthy, but the poor, too, all played their part in the development of this now-sprawling city.

About the author

Born and brought up in Worcestershire, Vanessa has always had an interest in history and for the last thirty years worked as a professional genealogist. After writing numerous articles for family history magazines she was approached by The History Press to write a family history book based in Worcestershire. Through her family history research it was often necessary to read old newspapers and this brought various murder stories to her attention – which led her to delve deeper into local murders which had taken place in the nineteenth century. She is also a local speaker and gives numerous talks which include genealogy and local murders. Her interest in the First World War started on the 100th anniversary when she began looking through old magazines which had belonged to her grandfather.

Find Vanessa on Facebook @Vanessa Morgan – Speaker and Writer  
Twitter @VanessaAnneMorg
LinkedIn @vanessa-morgan-0315512b

Vanessa has also dabbled in writing fiction under the pen-name of Temmia Harris (the name of her great-great grandmother). See Temmia’s author’s page at the following link – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Temmia-Harris/e/B07BM59PW4/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1524304352&sr=1-1

My thoughts

‘A Brummie in the Family‘ is a fascinating read and very informative. I bought it as a gift for a relative who lives in Birmingham but couldn’t resist taking a look first.

I love the photos; absolutely fascinating. Also, the way it’s written provides a handy guide on how to do your own family history research, where to go to find things out and how to write your own family guide.

I also think it’s great how the author has broken down the areas of Birmingham, giving the history of each. Brilliant book. I’d definitely recommend it!

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Cross My Heart by DK Hood – review. https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/07/07/cross-my-heart-by-dk-hood-review/

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Cross My Heart by DK Hood – review.

Publication date: 7th July, 2021.

Description

She wakes to the sound of footsteps outside her secluded home. Moving toward the window, she scans the dark woods around her and freezes. A tall figure in a long dark coat holds a crossbow pointed right at her. She blinks as lightning cracks overhead. But when she opens her eyes, the figure has vanished…

When the body of a man is found in the dense forest surrounding Black Rock Falls, Sheriff Jenna Alton immediately sees disturbing similarities with a past case—the same murder weapon, the remote beauty spot, and the way the victim is perched against a tree with no sign of a struggle. But the killer in that case was jailed for life.

Jenna suspects a copycat killer and her fears are confirmed when, during the town’s Halloween festival, the bodies of two tourists are found further down the remote trail. They too had been hunted down and murdered in another picturesque spot and all Jenna can hope is that the man behind bars can help her catch the twisted monster behind these new deaths.

As she comes face to face with the vicious murderer who has haunted her dreams for years, she is sure he knows more than he’s telling her. Looking deep into Jenna’s eyes, as if they’re two old friends catching up, he promises to take his final revenge on her for locking him up. But before she can learn more, he is dragged away by prison guards.

When a sudden emergency call takes Jenna and her deputy David Kane deep into the woods, Jenna senses something is very wrong about the situation. As a strange calmness falls over the forest, a familiar face emerges from the shadows. Will this killer be the one who finally takes down Sheriff Alton, and can they make it out of the forest alive?

If you love heart-racing crime books by authors like Lisa Regan, Melinda Leigh and Kendra Elliot, you will love this exciting thriller from USA Today bestselling author D.K. Hood.

About the author

D.K Hood is THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY, and Amazon Bestselling Author of The Kane and Alton Series. She is an active member of International Thriller Writers.

Two of her books, Where Angels Fear and Her Broken Wings, are listed as the Best Thriller and Best Detective Books Of All Time .by The Book Authority.

D.K. lives very quietly with her husband enjoys her beautiful garden filled with birds and water dragons. The dogs and cats in her stories are reminiscent of her wonderful companions.

D.K says,

“Writing crime thrillers for Bookouture (Hachette) is a dream come true for me. I really love writing the Kane and Alton Series.

It’s great to “meet” so many wonderful readers from all over the world through my Facebook pages. Their support and friendship is inspirational.

I’m currently writing more books in the series.

I love writing about the rugged beauty of Montana and my interest in the development of forensic science to solve crime goes back many years. It was one subject I enjoyed studying and with the constant advances, it never gets boring.

With many stories, waiting for me to write, I’ll look forward to sharing more exciting crime thrillers with you.”

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My thoughts

What a tense and exciting detective novel and it’s set during my favourite time of the year, Halloween. I loved the stormy weather, mist and pumpkins. They added a sinister backdrop to the most heinous of murders taking place in Black Rock, Montana. This brings me onto the location. I can only imagine a place as splendid as this but I got a real picture of it in my head. I loved the streets, the woodland and the cafe.

I really enjoyed Jenna’s character and that opening… what an explosion of action. I found myself instantly hooked especially as the dangers ramped up. I loved the use of the horses, and the bloodhound was adorable. The relationship between David and Jenna was a real treat too. I took to the crime fighting duo with ease. Gripped by the each of the main characters chapters, I found myself rooting for them throughout.

As for the investigation, the chapters with the inmate were a nail-biting treat. Such great cat and mouse interplay, and psychologically intense too.

This was my first Kane and Alton read and I felt more than happy that it could be enjoyed as a stand-alone even though there are earlier books in the series.

The ending was an absolute heart hammering cracker, and if you love detective fiction, ‘Cross My Heart’ is a must read!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cross-Heart-completely-unputdownable-Detectives-ebook/dp/B09297Z5ZC/

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If Only by Angela Marsons – review. https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/07/06/if-only-by-angela-marsons-review/

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If Only by Angela Marsons – review.

Publication date: 6th July, 2021.

Description

Find love. Have a baby. Ditch the mother-in-law from hell. Three best friends, each wishing for the one thing they want the most. But what if they’re searching for happiness in all the wrong places?

Cher is head over heels for her new boss. He’s gorgeous, smart and funny but he barely even notices her except to ask for a coffee refill. How can she get him to see that she’s the perfect girl for him?

Sarah is longing for a baby with the man she loves. The only trouble is David is already married. Will he finally leave his wife so they can be together?

Deb should be looking forward to her wedding with lovely fiancé Mark but with her mother-in-law from hell Margie taking control of everything, will her dream day turn into her worst nightmare?

So, when one summer evening, over several glasses of wine, Cher, Sarah and Deb stumble across an old book on Sarah’s shelf and drunkenly decide to cast a wishing spell, they don’t think for one minute that it will come true. It’s just three best friends having a laugh and throwing some herbs around the garden. Or is it?

About the author

Angela Marsons is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of the DI Kim Stone series and her books have sold more than 4 million in 5 years.

She lives in Worcestershire with her partner and their 2 cheeky Golden Retrievers.

She first discovered her love of writing at Junior School when actual lessons came second to watching other people and quietly making up her own stories about them. Her report card invariably read “Angela would do well if she minded her own business as well as she minds other people’s”.

After years of writing relationship based stories (The Forgotten Woman and Dear Mother) Angela turned to Crime, fictionally speaking of course, and developed a character that refused to go away.

She is signed to Bookouture for a total of 28 books in the Kim Stone series and her books have been translated into more than 27 languages.

Many of her books, including Blood Lines, Dead Souls, Broken Bones, Fatal Promise and Dead Memories reached the #1 spot on Amazon on pre-orders alone and the translation of Dead Souls, La Verita Sepolte, recently won the prestigious Primo Bancarella award.

My thoughts

This book took me on an amazing journey and I enjoyed every minute! I loved Cher, Deb and Sarah, and their individual predicaments; each one exploring very real-life issues. ‘If Only’ was bursting with humour, heartache, anguish, a few cringe moments and it left me with a few giggles too. The spell casting scene was hilarious! I could really picture it in my head as I read it.

I loved how each woman’s story strand played out in a perfectly paced way and I equally enjoyed the moments where they came together to share their problems and spend time in each other’s company. Each character felt so well developed and authentic, they were like old friends as I followed their stories.

This is a tale of true friendship. ‘If Only’ is amazing and the characters will stay with you for a long time. If you love witty and heartwarming, you can’t afford to miss this one!

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Just Married by Kiersten Modglin – review. https://griffbuck.wordpress.com/2021/07/05/just-married-by-kiersten-modglin-review/

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Just Married by Kiersten Modglin – review.

Description

When my husband found this perfect little cabin in the woods for our honeymoon, I couldn’t wait to get away. Just us in the middle of the forest, waking up every day in the trees, ending each night in the hot tub under the stars. But now I’m not sure that I know my husband at all…

I just wish we’d gone to the police when someone left a note on the doormat saying: She’s dead, you’re next. Ryan said I was overreacting, but I don’t understand why he won’t go to the cops now things are getting worse. Can I trust my husband?

I’ve known about the terrible thing that Ryan did for years and it’s been tearing me apart. Last night I told him I would always keep his secret. But is the man I married hiding something else from me?

Now someone has cut the phone lines and we’re trapped here. Ryan swears he has no idea what’s going on and just wants to keep us safe. I’m here alone in the middle of the dark forest with the man I thought I could trust. My heart is racing and there’s no one I can call…

My husband promised till death do us part. Am I about to find out what that means?

A heart-pounding, unbelievably twisty psychological thriller that will have you sleeping with the light on! Fans of Gone Girl, Behind Closed Doors and Date Night will be utterly gripped.

About the author

Kiersten Modglin is an Amazon Top 30 bestselling author of award-winning psychological thrillers and a member of International Thriller Writers. Kiersten lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband, daughter, and their two Boston Terriers: Cedric and Georgie. She is best known for her unpredictable suspense and her readers have dubbed her ‘The Queen of Twists.’ A Netflix addict, Shonda Rhimes super-fan, psychology fanatic, and indoor enthusiast, Kiersten enjoys rainy days spent with her nose in a book.

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My thoughts

‘Just Married’ is a true heart-in-your-mouth thriller which I couldn’t put down. I lapped up the US location too. Gorgeous cabin in the forest? Yes, please. Who wouldn’t want to honeymoon in such an ideal location? But this tale isn’t an advert for the ideal wedding show. It’s a full-throttle thriller.

I loved the tension, the fear, and the unknown; I think that was the most terrifying aspect of the book. I also really enjoyed the perspectives of Ryan and Grace. I got to see everything from each point of view and was left trying to work out their couple dynamics.

This is for book fans who like a nail-biting read that will have them glued to the pages. The first chapter is explosive and once you’ve started, you won’t be able to stop!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Just-Married-unbelievably-psychological-jaw-dropping-ebook/dp/B0949JZK8X/

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