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The Darkest Web

The message at the top had an all-caps subject line: MAY NEED CRIMINAL REPRESENTAITON…   ‘The Darkest Web’ -Kristin Wright A legal thriller that explores old friendships and hidden motives  the book reviewery Genres   Legal thriller  Crime  Mystery   TRIGGER WARNINGS: Child abuse (physical and sexual).   What is The Darkest Web about?  When […]

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A Slow Fire Burning

Paula Hawkins  Who killed Daniel, and can they get away with it?  Excerpt “She leaned forward, her forehead resting against the mirror so that she wouldn’t have to look herself in the eye, only looking down was worse…” – Paula Hawkins A Slow Fire Burning Genres Mystery  Crime  Contemporary Fiction   What is ‘A Slow Fire […]

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The Night Shift

by Alex Finlay A taste of 90’s nostalgia with a modern twist   Excerpt The sheep spends its life worried about the wolf, only to be eaten by the farmer.  -The Night Shift, Alex Finlay Genres Crime Mystery Thriller Police Procedural What’s The Night Shift about?  Opening on New Year’s Eve 1999, when Y2K was […]

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One Girl Missing

Author: Carla Kovach ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  Procedural crime with a protagonist you’ll want to follow right into the next case.  Excerpt That’s when I hear the muffled voice through the balaclava. “Why would I do that? This is just the beginning.” One Girl Missing – Carla Kovach Genres Crime Procedural Crime What is “One Girl Missing” about? […]

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The Maid

by Nita Prose EXCERPT ‘No one is too high or too low for common courtesy.’ -The Maid   ⭐⭐⭐1/2 What’s ‘The Maid’ about?  25-year-old Molly Maid, is struggling with the recent loss of her closest relative, her gran. Without her gran to help her with social cues, Molly struggles to understand social context and expectations […]

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The Paris Apartment

by Lucy Foley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Someone is there, just outside. He waits for a knock. None comes. Genres Mystery Suspense Contemporary Fiction Whydunnit What’s the Paris Apartment about? The Paris Apartment is a multiple-perspective mystery that explores the relationships between a group of people who all live in a lavish apartment building that is reminiscent of […]

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Sleep, CL Taylor – Review

We’re giving Sleep 4 mugs Excerpt …   ‘The following people came to Rum for a walking tour.. I am pretty sure one of them killed me ..’  What is Sleep about?    Anna Willis is plagued by guilt, blaming herself for an accident in the past, where she was behind the wheel, and someone agrees, sending her strange messages […]

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The Ones You Trust – Review

⭐⭐⭐.5 by Carolie Overington Excerpt   ‘Kids get lost in shopping centres all the time, which maybe explains why nobody was all that worried when they saw a small child standing alone…’  What is The Ones You Trust  about?    Successful talk show host, Emma Cardwell, is juggling pressure at work as viewership declines, and her role as mother of three children. She gets a horrible […]

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The Confession

by Jo Spain  A Book Reviewery review of The Confession    We’re rating The Confession 4 mugs.  Worth a read.  Excerpt  ‘… Harry turned to me, completely bewildered. Then my husband stood up, his body faster than his brain, a mammal reacting to this peculiar invasion of our space. His mouth was just opening to form the first indignant question when the man swung the golf […]

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