Review: Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien

Synopsis:Ann Burden has been living alone in a valley for over a year - until Loomis, a scientist in a radiation-proof suit, arrives. She hopes they will be companions but his behaviour towards her becomes increasingly threatening as he attacks her and then cuts off her food supply and tries to bring her under his … Continue reading Review: Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien

Blog Tour Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley @TitanBooks

Synopsis: Oh, to be a Beloved—one of those lucky people for whom nothing ever goes wrong. Everything falls into their laps without effort: happiness, beauty, good fortune, allure. Betty Stash is not a Beloved—but her little sister, the delightful Gloria, is. She’s the one with the golden curls and sunny disposition and captivating smile, the … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Beloveds by Maureen Lindley @TitanBooks

Review: The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

Synopsis: For Joanna, her husband, Walter, and their children, the move to beautiful Stepford seems almost too good to be true. It is. For behind the town's idyllic facade lies a terrible secret—a secret so shattering that no one who encounters it will ever be the same. Review: I read this novel as my BookBum … Continue reading Review: The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

Blog Tour Review: The Visitors by Catherine Burns

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother, John in a decaying Georgian townhouse on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to shut out the shocking secret that John keeps in the cellar. Until, suddenly, John … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Visitors by Catherine Burns

Review: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: A loving husband. The perfect killer? ‘I wonder if Mia thinks I have a dark side. Most likely as far as she knows, I am just her dear loving husband.’ Paul Strom has spent years building his perfect life: glittering career, beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a big house in the suburbs. … Continue reading Review: Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda

Review: The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrère

Synopsis: "On the Saturday morning of January 9, 1993, while Jean-Claude Romand was killing his wife and children, I was with mine in a parent-teacher meeting." So Emmanuel Carrere, acclaimed master of psychological suspense, begins this riveting tale of unfathomable deception. Who could have imagined Romand as a murderer? He was, after all, a noted … Continue reading Review: The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrère

Review: The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Synopsis: Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, 'Journey to the Dark Side', ex-adrenalin junkie and slacker Simon Newman hires someone to guide him through the notorious Cwm Pot caves, so that he can film the journey and put it on the internet. With a tragic history, Cwm Pot has been off-limits for decades, … Continue reading Review: The White Road by Sarah Lotz