The Lying Game by Ruth Ware (2017) Review

Would you drop everything if a friends asked for help? Why I picked up the book: Kate, Thea, Fatima, and Isabel met on the train ride, taking them to their final year in Salten. Despite their different personalities, they became fast best friends. They indeed made life interesting by playing The Lying Game, a gameContinue reading “The Lying Game by Ruth Ware (2017) Review”

The Music of Murder & Other Crimes of a Strange and Bloody Nature by Kurt Newton (2021) Snapshot

Delicious bites of horror  The music of murder is a compilation of short stories written by a brilliantly twisted mind. The longer stories are The Music of Murder – the story of a serial killer determined to use his victim’s pain to create the perfect symphony. And The Bleeding of Mary Cross – the horrifyingContinue reading “The Music of Murder & Other Crimes of a Strange and Bloody Nature by Kurt Newton (2021) Snapshot”

In My Dreams I Hold a Knife by Ashley Winstead (2021) Review

Amici mendacium, et homicidium Why I picked up the book: Jessica, Jack, Heather, Caro, Mint, and Frankie were as close as possible during their four years at university. That bond was fractured when Heather was brutally murdered during their senior year, and her boyfriend, Jack, though never convicted, was the police’s main suspect.  Ten yearsContinue reading “In My Dreams I Hold a Knife by Ashley Winstead (2021) Review”

The Therapist by B.A. Paris (2021) Review

Every house has a history. This house has a mystery. Why I picked up the book: Alice and Leo move in together and into a house in an exclusive gated community, The Circle. Things are moving well – before long, they make friends with their neighbours, and Alice feels like she is living the lifeContinue reading “The Therapist by B.A. Paris (2021) Review”

Survive the Night by Riley Sager (2021) Review

Survive the Night is all that and a bag of chips! Why I picked up the book: After losing her best friend to a brutal murder, Charlie decides to leave her college life behind and go home to heal. She feels like she can’t wait and arranges a ride with a stranger she met onContinue reading “Survive the Night by Riley Sager (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”

Heart of a Runaway Girl by Trevor Wiltzen (2021) Review

book cover on the side Mabel Davison #1 Why I picked up the book: Why I picked up the book: What you will find is a thrilling and exciting, action-packed mystery and an amazing, strong woman at the heart of it. Our protagonist is Mabel, a separated single mom of two boys and guardian ofContinue reading “Heart of a Runaway Girl by Trevor Wiltzen (2021) Review”

Hairpin Bridge by Taylor Adams (2021) Review

The literary equivalent of an adrenaline shot Why I picked up the book: Twins Lena and Cambry took different paths in life, but when Cambry dies of an apparent suicide, Lena doesn’t buy it. She believes her twin would have never killed herself and decides to investigate the incident by herself. All she wants isContinue reading “Hairpin Bridge by Taylor Adams (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”