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Just Between Us: The New Thriller from Rebecca Drake

If you enjoyed Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris and Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty you are going to love Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake. It seems that living in Suburbia doesn’t always mean that you are going to have an idyllic peaceful lifestyle full of school runs, bake…

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Review: Bruges-la-Morte by Georges Rodenbach

Hugues Viane lost his wife five years ago, five long lonely years ago.  “He whiled away some of the time by reading magazines and old books, smoked a great deal and, lost in his memories, lingered at the window opening onto the grey weather outside.” (Page 17*) Since his beloveds…

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Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

“Gabriel Berenson was murdered six years ago. He was forty-four years old. He was killed on the twenty-five of August – it was an unusually hot summer… The day he died was the hottest day of the year.” (page 7). Alicia Berenson was just thirty-three years old when she killed…

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Shadow by James Swallow is part of the Marc Dane Series which includes NOMAD.

Review: Shadow by James Swallow

With multiple stories unfolding, Shadow is a novel that is going to keep you on your toes. It seems that Jakobs, an officer in the anti-terrorist police unit, has waited a lifetime to apprehend Verbeke, a one time colleague turned rogue. So when he was captured the Belgium police officer…

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Who did you tell? by Lesley Kara, a crime fiction novel.

Review: Who did you tell? by Lesley Kara

Alcohol is clearly not Astrid’s friend, in fact, it sounds like that it is the cause for her lack of friends. “Drink isn’t your friend. It’s your enemy. Your poison. Can’t you see what it is doing to you?” (page 5). The only problem is that, due to her lack…

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The Case by Leopold Borstinski

Review: The Case by Leopold Borstinski

Picking up a copy of The Case, I was unsure what to expect.  I enjoy reading novels from authors that I have never heard of before because I have no preconceived ideas about how good the book is going to be.  Sometimes, I read books recommended by others and while…

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Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

From the author of The Couple Next Door, An Unwanted Guest is the third novel by Canadian author, Shari Lapena.  Once a lawyer and a teacher, I think it is fair to say that Shari is making big waves in the crime writing world with her inventive, gripping stories, and…

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Review: The Rumour by Lesley Kara

Set in the fictional town of Flinstead-on-Sea in North Essex, The Rumour is the first book by author Lesley Kara, but fingers crossed it won’t be her last. The Rumour: The Story It all starts with a silly rumour.  A passing comment or two at the school gates but before she…

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