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

DNF Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Synopsis: Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. … Continue reading DNF Review: One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

DNF Review: The Roses of May (The Collector #2) by Dot Hutchison

Synopsis: Four months after the explosion at the Garden, a place where young women known as the Butterflies were kept captive, FBI agents Brandon Eddison, Victor Hanoverian, and Mercedes Ramirez are still entrenched in the aftermath, helping survivors in the process of adjusting to life on the outside. With winter coming to an end, the … Continue reading DNF Review: The Roses of May (The Collector #2) by Dot Hutchison

DNF Review: The Search by Howard Linskey

Synopsis: A killer with a secret to tell . . . Little Susan Verity went missing during the heatwave of 1976. An unprecedented amount of police resources went into finding her, but to no avail. Until now. Serial killer Adrian Wicklow was always the prime suspect. He's lied to the police about Susan's whereabouts repeatedly … Continue reading DNF Review: The Search by Howard Linskey