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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How To Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie book review

How To Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie book review

Book reviews, Crime, Thriller
How To Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie recently won when I asked all of my social media followers to vote for what book I should read next. Evidently, this means it's a very popular book and one which I've seen mixed reviews for. It's dark, it's funny but I'm just not sure how much substance it has. 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 product. How To Kill Your Family is a book about Grace's determination to kill her father's side of the family having been planning it since she found out…
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The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell book review

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell book review

Book reviews, Mystery, Thriller
The Family Upstairs was a massive hit for Lisa Jewell, rocketing her firmly into one of the most popular British thriller authors writing today. An author who rarely does sequels, the outcry for Jewell to write a follow up to The Family Upstairs was so loud that she's written one. It states at the end of the book that she was reluctant to write a sequel until one day she realised who she wanted to write the book from the viewpoint of and everything else clicked into place. Introducing The Family Remains. Please note that an ARC (advanced reader copy) of The Family Remains was kindly sent to me by the publisher in return for an honest review. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means if you…
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The Catch by T.M. Logan book review

The Catch by T.M. Logan book review

Book reviews, Mystery, Thriller
I picked up The Catch because my parents asked if I'd drive them down to Southampton for a cruise they were going on and I knew I'd need an audiobook to listen to on the way back. The day before I saw The Catch was in my audible library and on my physical bookshelf, PLUS I'd heard some excellent things about T.M. Logan, so I thought this would be a perfect long journey companion - and it very much was! Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to purchase any of the 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 these products. The Catch is…
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The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney book review

The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney book review

Book reviews, Mystery, Thriller
When The Girl Before was the only option for me to listen to on my audiobook I wasn't quite expecting to enjoy it as much as I did. It's a story filled with intrigue and mystery that keeps you guessing right up until the last few pages. But the characters just keep it from reaching great heights. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means that if you choose to purchase an item via one of the links below, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. These affiliate links have no impact on my final opinion of the product. The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney focuses on two intertwining storylines which focus on essentially a very similar story - how and why Emma…
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The Couple at No. 9 by Claire Douglas book review

The Couple at No. 9 by Claire Douglas book review

Book reviews, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
I was kindly bought The Couple at No. 9 by my partner for Valentine's Day. Nothing saying romance like a selection of books, hey? Anyway, The Couple at No. 9 received a lot of comments when I posted the original image to my Instagram story so I was keen to pick it up and start reading it. Pin me to Pinterest! The Couple at No. 9 is a book focused on a fresh young couple who move into a cottage belonging to one of their grandmothers. It's a cottage that sees them starting a new life in a remote village outside of London with plenty of optimism for the future and an exciting time ahead doing up the ageing building. However, a discovery changes all of that. The Couple at…
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Book review of The Lost World by Michael Crichton

Book review of The Lost World by Michael Crichton

Book reviews, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
So you've read Jurassic Park - more likely than not because you saw the film and realised it's based on a novel. You realised the first book isn't quite the same as the film and there are actually some interesting character differences and big plot differences too. Now you want to see if the sequel is like that of the film sequel too. Well, keep on reading below to find out and find out if I liked it or not. Please note that this article contains affiliate links. This means if you choose to purchase any products via the links provided, 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. Before you get…
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Book review of 1979 by Val McDermid

Book review of 1979 by Val McDermid

Book reviews, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
I've heard quite a bit about Val McDermid so when I saw her latest novel on offer in my local supermarket, it was a bit of a no brainer. I've heard Val McDermid as one of the best writers of her generation and certainly a leader in the crime genre. 1979 was a brilliant new book in her series and one I'd recommend to all crime fans. 1979 is a novel set in 1979 (shock eh?) which follows the life of Allie Burns, a new investigative journalist at her local newspaper. When she comes across a big case that could not only jumpstart her career but also potentially stop a terrorist act, she does everything in her power to get the answers she needs to write the honest story of…
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