DNF Review: Fear by Dirk Kurbjuweit

Synopsis: You'd die for your family. But would you kill for them? Family is everything. So what if yours was being terrorised by a neighbour - a man who doesn't listen to reason, whose actions become more erratic and sinister with each passing day? And those you thought would help - the police, your lawyer … Continue reading DNF Review: Fear by Dirk Kurbjuweit

My DNF books of 2017

So this year, I finished a great amount of books, but I also DNF'd a pretty large amount too! There were 12 books I did not finish this year, due to one reason or another. Keep reading to find out which books I couldn't finish, and why! (These are in no particular order) ~   … Continue reading My DNF books of 2017

DNF Review: The Wardrobe Mistress by Patrick McGrath

Synopsis: January 1947. London is in ruins, there’s nothing to eat, and it’s the coldest winter in living memory. To make matters worse, Charlie Grice, one of the great stage actors of the day, has suddenly died. His widow Joan, the wardrobe mistress, is beside herself with grief. Then one night she discovers Gricey’s secret. … Continue reading DNF Review: The Wardrobe Mistress by Patrick McGrath

DNF Review: The Walls by Hollie Overton

Synopsis: What if murder is your only way out? Single mom Kristy Tucker works as a press agent for the Texas Department of Corrections handling everything on death row from inmate interviews, to chronicling the last moments during an execution. Her job exposes Kristy to the worst of humanity and it's one that's beginning to … Continue reading DNF Review: The Walls by Hollie Overton

Top Ten Tuesday: my most disappointing DNF’s

So the wonderful people behind Top Ten Tuesday are taking a 7 WEEK BREAK and I’m like “um, what do I do on Tuesday’s now????” So I’ve just decided to go back through some of their old topics and keep my TTT posts going each week until they’re back with new stuff! (TTT is back on Aug 15!) This week … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: my most disappointing DNF’s

DNF Review: The End of Temperance Dare by Wendy Webb

Synopsis: When Eleanor Harper becomes the director of a renowned artists’ retreat, she knows nothing of Cliffside Manor’s dark past as a tuberculosis sanatorium, a “waiting room for death.” After years of covering murder and violence as a crime reporter, Eleanor hopes that being around artists and writers in this new job will be a … Continue reading DNF Review: The End of Temperance Dare by Wendy Webb

DNF Review: You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood

Synopsis: An unnamed defendant stands accused of murder. Just before the Closing Speeches, the young man sacks his lawyer, and decides to give his own defence speech. He tells us that his barrister told him to leave some things out.Sometimes, the truth can be too difficult to explain, or believe. But he thinks that if he's … Continue reading DNF Review: You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood