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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Description: First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. … Continue reading

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Our Little Lies by Sue Watson

Book description: Marianne has a life others dream of. A beautiful townhouse on the best street in the neighbourhood. Three bright children who are her pride and joy. Sometimes her past still hurts: losing her mother, growing up in foster … Continue reading

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The Perfect Friend by Barbara Copperthwaite

Novel blurb: She’ll do anything for you… My name is Alex, and my world has been shattered. My husband has left me. My children won’t speak to me. My friend Carrie is the only person I have. She’s the only … Continue reading

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Beneath an Indian Sky by Renita D’Silva.

Beneath an Indian Sky by Renita D’Silva Oh my goodness, I have so much to say about this book and much more to think about. Renita is highly skilled in putting her readers through an emotional journey.  This book explores … Continue reading

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Murder on the Marshes by Clare Chase.

A whopper of an opening that isn’t understood until much later had me turning the pages from the start. The mystery lures don’t end there, we feel the chill of a stalker and soon hear the news of a murder … Continue reading

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The Affair by Sheryl Browne.

This book has to contain one of the most evocative openings to a book I’ve come across. The first person chapter had me equally invested and immersed, and questioning whose point of view this was. What led to this moment … Continue reading

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Rough Justice by MA Comley.

Some words that come to mind after reading Rough Justice.  Other worldly.  Fun but deadly. (Carol’s character brings the fun). A fast read. Spooky. Lorne makes a brilliant protagonist and her family set up feels real. She has a teen … Continue reading

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