Pub Day Audiobook REVIEW: Our Crooked Hearts

“A book worth hiding is a book worth tugging from a dead woman’s cooling fingers…” ——————– What would you do to protect your secrets? To keep your children from repeating your mistakes?  When strange things start happening to Ivy, she learns just how far her mother has gone to protect her from finding out herContinue reading “Pub Day Audiobook REVIEW: Our Crooked Hearts”

REVIEW: The Gravity of Missing Things

You’d think as someone who travels for a living, that I wouldn’t read plane crash stories. But the truth is, I can’t resist them. They are always compelling and the mystery of what went wrong is always so interesting to me. In this story, a plane goes missing mysteriously mid-flight and we follow the pilot’sContinue reading “REVIEW: The Gravity of Missing Things”

Audiobook REVIEW: The Taxidermist’s Lover

This book oozes gothic atmosphere – set in the southwest moors of England, Scarlett is a woman who belongs in a century long past. She is a dramatic woman dripping with femininity and sensuality lost in her obsession with the macabre taxidermy creatures designed by her husband. Written in an epistolary style, Scarlett is writing to herContinue reading “Audiobook REVIEW: The Taxidermist’s Lover”

ARC REVIEW: The Island

Dear lord, what did I just read?! There is barely a second of this book that is not pulse pounding action. Probably more horror than your typical thriller, I really loved the survival aspects of this one. It is rife with violence and gory scenes, there are probably 20 trigger warnings so definitely beware ifContinue reading “ARC REVIEW: The Island”

REVIEW: On the Tip of Her Tongue

On the Tip of Her Tongue is hard to classify; it’s somewhere between psychological thriller, light horror and a mystery. We meet Judy as she wakes up with her memory missing in her hometown with her parents. Her husband, a famous author, is on tour and she must figure out who she is and howContinue reading “REVIEW: On the Tip of Her Tongue”

ARC REVIEW: Run Time

Last year’s 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard was one of my favorite mystery/thrillers of the year so I was super excited to try another story from her. Run Time gives us a familiar thriller story trope, the horror movie set. Adele is an Irish actress who grew up acting on an Irish soap opera andContinue reading “ARC REVIEW: Run Time”

REVIEW: Metropolis

Metropolis is everything I wanted from Anxious People without the achingly, unrealistic, clever, annoying characters. Metropolis brings together a cast of random characters who all cross paths at the Metropolis storage unit. Zach owns the place and we start as he is selling off the contents of the units for an unknown reason. As eachContinue reading “REVIEW: Metropolis”

REVIEW: Girl in Ice

This was my kind of thriller y’all. A little science, a little historical linguistics, a remote setting… all elements of a compelling mystery. Val, our protagonist, is a linguist by trade… she reminded me a lot of Amy Adam’s character in the movie Arrival. Anyway, she is called out of the blue by her late brother’sContinue reading “REVIEW: Girl in Ice”

REVIEW: A Flicker in the Dark

Twenty years ago, girls started disappearing and Chloe’s father was arrested as their killer. Now, she’s seemingly moved on with her life working as a clinical psychologist when girls start going missing again. The hallmarks are quite similar to her father and Chloe finds herself enmeshed in the investigation. There are some concerns that ChloeContinue reading “REVIEW: A Flicker in the Dark”

REVIEW: One of Us is Dead

Holy drama, Batman! This book is a murder mystery packed amidst the longest, most convoluted cat fight you could imagine. If you loved the drama, opulence and backstabbing of The Hunting Wives then make sure to put this one on your shopping list. We follow a group of high society women who are dripping inContinue reading “REVIEW: One of Us is Dead”