Category Archives: Suspense

REVIEW – The Wrong Girl by Laura Wilson

Janice gave her baby up as a teenager after much pressure from her parents. Over forty years later and completely out of the blue, Suzie contacts Janice not because she is desperately seeking her birth mother, but because Dan, Janice's brother who Suzie has been living with, has died. Janice very quickly becomes acquainted with…
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REVIEW – All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker

This is quite an unusual story, much of it written in first person and mainly from the therapist's point of view. This is not a pleasant read, and from the opening chapter, we experience the most horrific and savage rape of sixteen year old Jenny in the woods edging on to a party attended by…
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REVIEW- The Girl Who Lied by Sue Fortin

[easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="left" asin="B01CH72PLU" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41U1a7%2BrrnL._SL160_.jpg" tag="fixitknowlsol-20" width="104"]Sue Fortin is a talented writer of suspense and certainly knows how and when to feed the reader with twist after compelling twist. This is the story of Erin, partly written in first person and told over a dual timeline. Sixteen year old…
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REVIEW – Symbiosis by Guy Portman

Reviewed by Nicole 4.5/5 It’s been a while since I stepped away from the Chick Lit’s and Dram a’s to read something out of the box and I am so glad Guy Portman’s Symbiosis came across our review table.  I admit it took a few chapters for me to feel completely invested in the story…
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REVIEW – Those We Fear by Victoria Griffith

Reviewed By Heather 4/5 I love mystery/suspense set in the UK. There's something about them that brings to mind Agatha Christie novels set in England; it always makes me feel nostalgic for her wonderful work. "Those We Fear" is set in Scotland. The main character, Maria is in the United States Witness Protection Program (the…
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REVIEW – A Tale of Three Cities by Alexander McCabe

[easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="left" asin="0994044712" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41EN0xh6STL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="100"]After finally realising that they were meant for each other at the end of Greater Expectations, Z and Penny are living a blissfully happy life together. However, Penny has deep and dark secrets from her past and when they catch up with her,…
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REVIEW – Cold Deception by D.B. Tait

Reviewed by Angela 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="left" asin="B00T5NYU7W" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51KemGbPC2L._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="120"] Julia is released from a ten year prison sentence for murder. She wants to get back to 'normal' life back in the Blue Mountains in Australia but even before she reaches home she has a bad encounter with her original arresting…
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REVIEW – In The Woods by Tana French

Reviewed by Heather 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B004S2W5C2" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51zNM6AjoNL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="99"] Mystery/suspense novels are my absolute favorite genre to read. They can also be my least favorite if they're not written well. I like a mystery to be solvable by my own personal "detective" skills, yet surprising enough that…
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REVIEW – The Trouble with Dying by Maggie le Page

Reviewed by Laura 5/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00QTAAGFY" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51i6yUeCIvL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="107"] Faith wakes up floating on the hospital ceiling, looking down on her lifeless body hooked to an array of machinery in intensive care. With no memory and only a dead grandmother for company, Faith has to work out…
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To Have Forgotten – Tessa Brookfield

Reviewed by Laura 4/5 [easyazon_image add_to_cart="default" align="right" asin="B00X37KUW0" cloaking="default" height="160" localization="default" locale="US" nofollow="default" new_window="default" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/513pcWjBxTL._SL160_.jpg" tag="setinonlbus-20" width="107"] Tiffany lives in an extravagant and lavish home with her high school sweetheart. She has a job she loves and, despite her husband working exceptionally long hours and often away for weeks at a time, she is very…
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