Category: Psychological Thriller

  • The Prisoner

    The Prisoner

    Author: B. A. ParisPublisher: St. Martin’s PressDate Published: November 1, 2022 Thank you, B. A. Paris, for writing an intelligent thriller that that blew my mind! I would never think that a book in which half of the setting takes place in the dark could be interesting, but Paris has managed to imbue this book with […]

  • The Nursery

    The Nursery

    Author: Sue WatsonPublisher: BookoutureDate Published: October 20, 2022 We know that Emily and her daughter Sofia have been living quietly in Sidmouth for the past 12 years. We also know that Emily was escaping her ex, and something that she did. But that quiet life is about to blow up when Emily finds her daughter chatting […]

  • The Family Game

    The Family Game

    Author: Catherine SteadmanPublisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine, Ballantine BooksDate Published: October 18, 2022 Oh no! I finished this book too quickly! I love locked room/scavenger hunt games and I wanted the games in this book to keep on going! It was so much fun to see how an outsider with secrets of her own would […]

  • The Intruder

    The Intruder

    Author: Daniel HurstPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: September 21, 2022 The Intruder is another great book from Daniel Hurst! He has a knack for writing quick paced thrillers with lots of twists and turns. At first, William and Maria seem like the perfect union – a high powered couple that have managed a work-life balance. Despite their […]

  • The Lucky One

    The Lucky One

    Author: Jessica PaynePublisher: BookoutureDate Published: September 14, 2022 The Lucky One is told in multiple timelines. The first is Norah’s memory of what happened 10 years ago, when she and her friend were kidnapped after leaving their high school prom. The second is told as it happens; Norah is called home after her father is found […]

  • Into the Woods

    Into the Woods

    Author: Lorraine MurphyPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: August 21, 2022 Into the Woods a well told story about the disappearance of a little girl and her family’s fight to save her. The author covered everything – the dangers of social media, loss of a child, mental illness, marital issues, parent alienation – with compassion and authenticity. I […]

  • You’re Invited

    You’re Invited

    Author: Amanda JayatissaPublisher: Berkley Publishing GroupDate Published: August 9, 2022 Once again, I enjoyed the perspective that Amanada Jayatissa brings to her novels. We get a wonderful glimpse at Sri Lanken culture and traditions, especially the preparations and intricacies of a Sri Lanken wedding in a privileged family. But this is not just any wedding. It’s […]

  • The New House

    The New House

    Author: Tess StimsonPublisher: Avon Books UK, AvonDate Published: August 4, 2022 So many psychopaths! Psychopaths, sociopaths, enablers, oh my! But as one of the narrators, Mille tells us, there are good and bad psychopaths. She’s one of the good ones. She uses her powers for good as a cardiac surgeon. It what gives he the ability […]

  • The Waitress

    The Waitress

    Author: Nina ManningPublisher: Boldwood BooksDate Published: July 21, 2022 Be warned that this is a slow burn. I found myself checking at the halfway point when the secret that Kit has been hiding has yet to be revealed. But if you stick with it, the book advances through some atmospheric scenes in the large and isolated […]

  • Amen Maxine

    Amen Maxine

    Author: Faith GardnerPublisher: Mirror House PressDate Published: July 23, 2022 I almost didn’t read this book because I thought the AI theme would make it too sci-fi-ish. Boy was I wrong! This is about a machine called Maxine, sort of an Alexa on steroids. Rowena has an almost 1-year old, a mostly absent husband, and Maxine. […]