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 Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward (2021) Review

Haunting Book and audio release in North America: September 28, 2021. Including the Macmillan Audio production, which is the one I am reviewing. Release by different publishers in other countries was March 18, 2021. Why I picked up the book: I won’t lie. What drew me to the book the most was the buzz andContinue reading “The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward (2021) Review”

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides (2021) Review

Greek tragedies ARE the best inspiration to murder Why I picked up the book: Death and tragedy have surrounded Mariana all her life. Still, since marrying the man of her dreams, finding her calling, and raising her orphaned niece, Zoe, as if she was her own, Mariana’s life seemed to be finally on track. ThatContinue reading “The Maidens by Alex Michaelides (2021) Review”

The Street Party by Claire Seeber (2021) Review

When one night’s event can affect the lives of three families. Why I picked up the book: The neighbourhood of Northgate Square was not ready for Nella. When Nella and Marcus move into the community, she quickly made herself the queen bee. And what better way to exercise her influence than to take over theContinue reading “The Street Party by Claire Seeber (2021) Review”

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (2021) Review

I stand humbled Why I picked up the book: Life is excellent for Chiamaka, a wealthy biracial girl, and Devon, a hardworking scholarship black guy. They are in their senior year at the prestigious Niveus Private Academy. They make prefect, which means basically being a shoo-in for college applications and having a solid shot atContinue reading “Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (2021) Review”