The Chateau by Catherine Cooper (2021) Snapshot

You can run but you can’t hide Aura and Nick needed a fresh start. With their marriage on the rocks following a scandal, they moved to France to offer their children a better life and give their marriage a chance. They thought they were moving to paradise, but sometimes your past follows you, and someoneContinue reading “The Chateau by Catherine Cooper (2021) Snapshot”

Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price (2021) Review

Lizzie is a breath of fresh air Jane Austen Murder Mystery #1 Why I picked up the book: Pride and Premeditation is a mystery YA debut novel. In it, we follow Lizzie Bennet, a 16-year-old law fanatic and feminist extraordinaire who doesn’t accept women only being allowed in court as witnesses and wants to paveContinue reading “Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price (2021) Review”

Later by Stephen King (2021) Snapshot

Ghosts don’t lie We meet James, a single mother’s child who has the unnatural ability to see ghosts as they died and spirits don’t lie. His mother is aware of his power and urges him to keep it a secret. But when it can benefit her, she has no problems killing his innocence by usingContinue reading “Later by Stephen King (2021) Snapshot”

His & Hers by Alice Feeney (2020) Snapshot

There is always more than one side to the truth Just like the adage says, there are always two sides to any story, and the truth lies somewhere in the middle. Alice Feeney tells the story through Jack’s and Anna’s POVs. Anna is a BBC news reporter who reluctantly covers the suspicious murder of aContinue reading “His & Hers by Alice Feeney (2020) Snapshot”

For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing (2021) Review

There’s no excellence without sacrifice Why I picked up the book: Teddy Crutcher is Belmont Academy’s teacher of the year. His wife couldn’t be prouder, or so he says, as no one has seen or heard from her in a while.  Focused and driven to keep the school’s reputation by pushing the students to achieveContinue reading “For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing (2021) Review”

The Perfect Ruin by Shanora Williams (2021) Snapshot

Recipe for revenge Ivy Hill hides a dark secret, and she waited over a decade to exact revenge on the woman who destroyed her life. The time is right, and she is now on a mission to infiltrate Lola’s elite circle. Earn her trust and make her pay for what she has done.  I readContinue reading “The Perfect Ruin by Shanora Williams (2021) Snapshot”

The Devil Makes Three by Tori Bovalino (2021) Snapshot

1 is too lonely, 2 is perfect, three is overkill Tess would love nothing more than to be left alone to practice her cello and make sure her sister is happy. But Tess’s summer is anything but what she wants – stuck at her boarding school’s library and a local pub, she is constantly annoyedContinue reading “The Devil Makes Three by Tori Bovalino (2021) Snapshot”

Gone for Good by Joanna Schaffhausen (2021) Snapshot

Let sleeping killers lie Detective Annalisa Vega #1 At the center of this story, we have the Lovelorn Killer – who, twenty years ago, murdered seven women by ritually binding them and leaving them for dead and then sending gruesome love letters to them in the local papers. After killing his seventh victim, he goesContinue reading “Gone for Good by Joanna Schaffhausen (2021) Snapshot”

Bones of Hilo by Eric Redman (2021) Snapshot

Trouble in paradise When Ralph Fortunato, an unpopular and controversial Mainland developer, is murdered with an ancient Hawaiian spear driven in a golf course, new detective Kawika Wong finds his chance to prove himself.  I read Bones of Hilo as an audiobook produced by Dreamscape Media and narrated by Kurt Kanazawa. His narration was terrific.Continue reading “Bones of Hilo by Eric Redman (2021) Snapshot”

The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould (2021) Review

Sapphic love & ghosts. Need I say more? Why I picked up the book:  We follow Logan and her dads, TV ghost hunters Brandon and Alejo, as they arrive in the couple’s hometown of Snakebite. They soon realize that there’s something wrong going on as teenagers mysteriously disappear, some even turning up dead. Then weContinue reading “The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould (2021) Review”