All’s Well by Mona Awad (2021) Review

Do wrong to none Why I picked up the book: We meet Miranda, whose life has seen better days. The adage is true – it is pouring for our girl right now: After a horrible accident, her acting career is gone with the wind, her marriage is done, her back pain is here to stay,Continue reading “All’s Well by Mona Awad (2021) Review”

The Lucky Eight by Sheila Bugler (2021) Snapshot

They survived a plane crash, but at what price? Out of the 160 people who boarded the plane, only 8 survived the crash. Dubbed “The Lucky Eight” by the media, their lives were forever changed that day.  Each year, to honour the occasion and lives lost, the survivors meet on the anniversary of that fatidicalContinue reading “The Lucky Eight by Sheila Bugler (2021) Snapshot”

The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish (2021) Review

Careful who you sit next to Why I picked up the book:  Jaimie and Kit are commuter friends; they take the same ferry and sit next to each other every day. They chat and bond, so when Kit doesn’t show up one day, Jaimie thinks it’s strange but thinks nothing more of it. But whenContinue reading “The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish (2021) Review”

Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanan (2021) Snapshot

Intensively Dark We follow Ilmarsh detective Nichols and Forensic Veterinarian Cooper as they called in when a farmer finds the heads of sixteen horses buried on his property. Each head posed with a single eye facing the low winter sun. They soon discover a pathogen within the soil, and many of those at the crimeContinue reading “Sixteen Horses by Greg Buchanan (2021) Snapshot”

A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson (2021) Review

Come see how I live Why I picked up the book:  Ivy is pretty lonely, vulnerable, and sad. All she wants is to belong and to be part of a family. Her prayers are answered when Kate mysteriously appears in her life, claiming to be her long-lost sister, and invites Ivy to come to stayContinue reading “A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson (2021) Review”

Come with Me by Ronald Malfi (2021) Review

Will death do them part? Why I picked up the book:  Aaron’s life is turned upside down when his wife, Allison, is killed. Missing her and still sensing her presence, Aaron is shocked to find a receipt for a motel room when he is sorting her belongings. He is determined to follow the trail andContinue reading “Come with Me by Ronald Malfi (2021) Review”

The Newcomer by Laura Elizabeth Woollett (2021) Review

Everyone deserves justice Why I picked up the book: Paulina is the titular newcomer on a small Australian island. After uprooting her whole life and moving to Fairfolk Island, Paulina has spent the past two days finding happiness and throwing it away. She was well known on the island for her antics and erratic behaviour,Continue reading “The Newcomer by Laura Elizabeth Woollett (2021) Review”

Just Married by Kiersten Modglin (2021) Snapshot

How well do you know your partner? Grace and Ryan have been married for six months and planned to go on their honeymoon for their first anniversary as money is tight! Out of the blue, Ryan surprises Grace with this Cabin in the woods he found and thought it’d be the perfect getaway for them.Continue reading “Just Married by Kiersten Modglin (2021) Snapshot”

The Hunted by Roz Nay (2021) Review

Hell in paradise Why I picked up the book: Stevie Erickson is looking for a fresh start. Losing her grandmother has turned her life upside down. When her boyfriend Jacob is offered a job on an island off the coast of Tanzania, she decides to go with him, despite her reservations.  They start their newContinue reading “The Hunted by Roz Nay (2021) Review”

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (2018) Review

Wasted potential Rear Window is one of my favourite movies, so when I saw a book that promised to give me the same vibes, I was down! In the woman in the Window, we follow Anna fox, the quintessential unreliable witness – she is an alcoholic and agoraphobe who lives alone. Out of boredom, sheContinue reading “The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (2018) Review”