A Fatal Crossing by Tom Hindle book review

A Fatal Crossing by Tom Hindle book review

Book reviews, Crime, Mystery
I love a good murder mystery - especially one where the killer and the victims are all stuck in the same place, so when I needed to pick up a new read, A Fatal Crossing leapt out at me from my bookshelf. When a man dies on a voyage from Britain to America, there are suspicions it may have been murdered and the murderer could still be on the ship! Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase any products via the links below, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the products. A Fatal Crossing is a book I was partly drawn to by the cover…
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Verity by Colleen Hoover book review

Verity by Colleen Hoover book review

Book reviews, Contemporary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
Verity was a flash in a pan of a book. I picked it up as a part of a deal after someone DMed me saying that it was amazing! The book was described to me as "mind-blowing" and "you'll love it" and for the first 95% of the book I was thinking it was good and tense but a bit predictable and then literally the last 5% had me shooketh. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase any products via the links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you which supports the blog. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the product. Verity focuses on the life of Lowen Ashleigh, a young…
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Rivers of London By Ben Aaronovitch book review

Rivers of London By Ben Aaronovitch book review

Book reviews, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch is a book I have actually read before. I picked it up three years ago as it sounded quite cool and the front cover pulled me in. However, when I initially picked it up, it kind of flew by as I listened to the Audiobook, not really appreciating anything I was listening to. However, this time I had a lot more appreciation for the writing, and the comedy but I believe I still hold some of the same opinions as before. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase any products via the links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion…
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Revelation by C.J. Sansom book review

Revelation by C.J. Sansom book review

Book reviews, Crime, Historical Fiction, Mystery
The Matthew Shardlake series by CJ Sansom is one of the best historical fiction crime series around. It's likely not an overcrowded genre but nonetheless, Sansom seems to have marked himself down as the one to beat in the genre and the king of historical fiction crime. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase any products via the links provided below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of any of the products. Revelation is the fourth book in the Shardlake series by Sansom - a series that sees lawyer Shardlake get himself embroiled in murders far more often than he'd like and end up having to…
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The Twyford Code by Janice Hallett book review

The Twyford Code by Janice Hallett book review

Book reviews, Crime, Mystery
The Twyford Code is Janice Hallett's second book after The Appeal was very positively received. I absolutely adored The Appeal - I enjoyed the incredible way it was written and how, despite having the technicality of trying to write a book in that way, Hallett still managed to write great characters and a clever twist and crime story. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase any of the products below, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of any of the products. The Twyford Code is similar to The Appeal in that it is written in a unique way. The Twyford Code uses dictated voice notes to…
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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton book review

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton book review

Book reviews, Historical Fiction, Mystery
There was quite the hype around The Miniaturist when I posted on social media that I'd bought it. It's a book filled with intrigue, an interesting setting and a lot of mystery. However, as I read it, I felt like more could have been done with it and it felt a little confusing. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase any products via any of the links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the products. Set in 1968 Amsterdam, The Miniaturist follows Petronella (known as Nella mostly) as she finds herself wed to a man whom she had no choice over and who also…
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The Perfect Couple by Jackie Kabler book review

The Perfect Couple by Jackie Kabler book review

Book reviews, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The Perfect Couple by Jacke Kabler was recommended to me by my partner after she finished the last 50 pages of it in under an hour one sunny weekend a couple of weeks ago. She said it was filled with twists and kept her gripped throughout. But do I feel the same way? Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to purchase any products via the links provided below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the product. The Perfect Couple focuses on Gemma and the disappearance of her husband. One night he doesn't come home when she thinks he will, he then doesn't come home the following day…
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Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce book review – a tense and uncomfortable mystery

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce book review – a tense and uncomfortable mystery

Book reviews, Mystery, Thriller
Blood Orange was a book I picked up after asking my social followers which of the books from a selection they suggested I read alongside Malice (review for that coming soon). My partner said she'd read it and remembered it being good, so I was quite excited for it. Please note that this article contains affiliate links - this means if you choose to purchase any products via the links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the products. Blood Orange focuses on Alison and everything that goes wrong in her life. She's got a doting husband, a kind and adorable daughter and her career seems on the rise as receives her first murder…
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The Last Thing to Burn by Will Dean book review

The Last Thing to Burn by Will Dean book review

Book reviews, Mystery, Thriller
It's actually been a couple of weeks since I finished The Last Thing To Burn. Usually, I review a book quite soon after I finish it. The Last Thing to Burn left an impression on me. It's a tense, dark and utterly gripping book that, despite its short length, will make you feel like you've been on a journey with the main character. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to purchase any products via the link below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you to support the blog. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the product. The Last Thing to Burn is a book about a woman called "Jane" the name her "husband" has…
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The Familiars by Stacey Hall book review

The Familiars by Stacey Hall book review

Book reviews, Historical Fiction, Mystery
I'll be honest, there were two reasons why I picked up The Familiars by Stacey Hall: the book was about £3 on Amazon and the front cover is absolutely stunning! Also, I had heard from a fair few people that it's actually a really good book. But what are my thoughts on the actual words on the page? Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to purchase any products via the links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links do not affect my final opinion of the blog. The Familiars is about Fleetwood Shuttleworth, the wife of a wealthy and respected man who has had failed births in the past and is holding on to…
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