Review: No Conscience by Phil M. Williams

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: There’s something wrong with this family. Mary Shaw’s the doting mother, showering her children with gifts from the heart and the pocketbook. Wes Shaw’s different than his siblings—darker, awkward, the perpetual ne’er-do-well. The Shaws have survived divorce and death, but something sinister is in their midst. The truth threatens to tear them apart. … Continue reading Review: No Conscience by Phil M. Williams

Review: Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson

⭐⭐ Synopsis: Siglufjörður: an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors – accessible only via a small mountain tunnel. Ari Thór Arason: a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavik – with a past that he’s unable to leave behind. When a young woman is … Continue reading Review: Snowblind by Ragnar Jonasson

My DNF books of 2018

As a lot of you probably know, I'm a serial DNFer and this year I gave up on 8 books - less than last year, but then again, I've also read less than last year. Where last year I was pretty tame with my reasons for putting a book down, this year I'm not going … Continue reading My DNF books of 2018

Review: This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Adam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future. He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS with reflections on the current crisis. The result … Continue reading Review: This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay

Review: Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay

Synopsis: Late one summer night, Elizabeth Sanderson receives the devastating news that every mother fears: her 13-year-old son, Tommy, has vanished in the woods of a local park. Riddled with worry, pain, and guilt, Elizabeth is wholly unprepared for the strange series of events that follow. As the search grows more desperate, and the implications … Continue reading Review: Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay

Blog Tour Review: Halcyon by Rio Youers

⭐⭐⭐⭐ SYNOPSIS:Halcyon is the answer for all Americans who want to escape, but paradise isn't what it seems. A beautiful island in the middle of Lake Ontario―a self-sustaining community made up of people who want to live without fear, crime, or greed. Halcyon is run by Valerie Kemp, aka Mother Moon, benevolent and altruistic on … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Halcyon by Rio Youers

Review: Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough

⭐⭐ Synopsis: Lisa lives for her daughter Ava, her job, and her best friend Marilyn, but when a handsome client shows an interest in her, Lisa starts daydreaming about sharing her life with him too. Maybe she’s ready now. Maybe she can trust again. Maybe it's time to let her terrifying secret past go. Then … Continue reading Review: Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough