Category: Suspense

  • The In-Laws

    The In-Laws

    Author: Laura WolfePublisher: BookoutureDate Published: January 26, 2023 Camping in the remote woods with your in-laws-to-be. What could go wrong? Abigail and her parents have only met once, and it didn’t go so well. As a participant in many “required” bonding events, I cringed when bride-to-be Abigail suggests a 3-day guided camping trip with organized exercises. […]

  • The Fear of Winter

    The Fear of Winter

    Author: S. C. SterlingPublisher: No Bueno PublishingDate Published: January 18, 2023 This book starts out as a search for a missing daughter but turns into so much more. It’s the story of what happens to a married couple when tragedy strikes, the desperation of lives marred by drugs and alcohol, and the splinter between children and […]

  • The Neighbour

    The Neighbour

    Author: Gemma RogersPublisher: Boldwood BooksDate Published: January 5, 2023 You know what they say – if it seems too good…. When Shelley’s mom dies after a long bout with dementia, Shelley is so happy to find a 6-month lease on a decent house on Beech Close in a great school catchment area. But when she gets […]

  • The Summer Party

    The Summer Party

    Author: Rebecca HeathPublisher: Aria & AriesDate Published: January 5, 2023 This was a taut thriller about a woman named Lucy who returns to clean out her Nan’s house a few month’s after she passes. Coincidentally, just before she arrives, a body is found near the cliffside of her childhood friend’s house. Even after all these years, […]

  • The Narrator

    The Narrator

    Author: K. L. SlaterPublisher: BookoutureDate Published: January 6, 2023 There are several plots running through this book: I loved how the author had you suspecting everyone until the end. Of course, you must suspend disbelief for the outrageous ending, but it was a quick, fun read to get there! K. L. Slater is always worth reading! […]

  • Forget Me Not

    Forget Me Not

    Author: Miranda RijksPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: October 26, 2022 Anything by Miranda Rijks is an automatic buy for me, and this one did not disappoint. Forget Me Not felt authentic – I could feel the coldness of the blustering snow in the Swiss Alps, see the skiers slaloming down the mountainside, and feel Helen’s desperation as […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • Please Join Us

    Please Join Us

    Author: Catherine McKenziePublisher: Atria BooksDate Published: August 23, 2022 Please Join Us is an intelligently written book about a group of women ostensibly gathered together to collaborate in an attempt to usurp the “old boy’s network”. When litigator Nicole is invited to join Panthera Leo at an expensive retreat where women come together to do bonding […]

  • 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 […]