The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland

cover110998-mediumGemma, a busy working mom of two little girls along with her husband Robert are trying to balance work and family life but always fall short. After a few mishaps Genna finally gives into her mother-in-law’s suggestion of hiring a nanny for the kids. At first everything seems to work out great but when strange events seem to happen Gemma soon realizes things might not be so perfect in her perfect family after all.

The Perfect Family is a fast addictive psychological thriller by Shalini Boland with a twist I didn’t see coming. I have always enjoyed her books and this one was no exception.A must read for all mystery lovers and am eagerly waiting for her next book.

I would like to thank Bookouture & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

 

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The Lies We Told by Camilla Way

cover110998-mediumThe lies we told goes back and forth between the past and the present told by two different POVs. In the present Clara’s boyfriend has disappeared without a clue after receiving some threats and warnings. The police have no leads and when Clara starts investigating Luke’s past she realizes maybe she never knew him at all. In the past Beth , a young mother , is absolutely terrified of her daughter Hannah who might be a budding sociopath.

Camilla Way intertwines the two stories together in an intriguing way. This dark psychological thriller is full of twisty secrets and lies which made it very difficult to put down.

I would like to thank Berkley Publishing Group & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

 

An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks; Sarah Pekkanen

cover110998-mediumJessica is a freelance makeup artist who is trying to make ends meet and pay for her sister’s care. When she signs a lucrative offer to participate in a moral and ethical study , she expects to just answer a few questions and leave but the study gets more intense and Jessica soon realizes she’s losing control of her own life.

Anonymous Girl is a fast paced,  twisty psychological thriller which is difficult to put down once you start . A gripping tense read with an almost perfect ending.

I would like to thank St. Martin’s Press & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

The Warning by Kathryn Croft

cover110998-mediumAfter the accidental drowning death of Zoe and Jake’s son Ethan they move to a new town to start again.They are just beginning to get their life together when Zoe gets an anonymous email telling her to look into Ethan’s death as it was no accident .When she starts investigating,Zoe is surprised to encounter her husbands reluctance to find out what actually happened that day but nothing can stop Zoe from uncovering the truth

Told from different point of views in short chapters The Warning is a dark psychological thriller with great character development.Twisty with a surprising ending makes this an enjoyable read

I would like to thank Bookouture & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

Our Little Lies by Sue Watson

cover110998-medium.pngTo an outsider it may seem as if Marianne leads a perfect life ,  an attentive handsome t surgeon husband Simon ,perfect three kids , a beautiful home but looks can be deceiving. In actual life though Simon is a controlling narcissistic who drives great pleasure in putting Marianne down. So when Marianne hears him utter another woman’s name she is determined to find out the truth about their relationship but sometimes the truth is better left untold

Our Little Lies is a dark psychological thriller by Sue Watson. Surprise twists , great character development and an intense story-line makes it an interesting read .

I would like to thank Bookouture & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

 

The Wife’s Secret by Kerry Wilkinson

cover110998-mediumThe happiest day of Seth’s life turns into a miserable one when his bride Charley disappears on their wedding night. With no one knowing and no clues about her whereabouts the police get involved.Charley is well known to the police as she survived a vicious attack in her home when she was 13 years old that ended in both her parents getting killed. Charley along with her sister Martha tried moving on and she built a life for herself but maybe her past and the killer finally caught up on her.

Kerry Wilkinson’s The Wife’ Secret switches between two different timelines and different point of view but is easy to follow. A psychological thriller which was a little slow paced in the middle compared to his other books, it was still an enjoyable read and am looking forward to reading more by him

I would like to thank Bookouture & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

 

Jealousy by Nancy Bush

cover110998-mediumLucy Layla and Lyle belong to the once powerful rich dysfunctional Crissman family.At a charity event hosted by Lyle’s wife Kate , Lucy becomes a prime suspect when her husband is poisoned.When her old boyfriend defense attorney Dallas is hired to to clear her name Lucy is scared that all her family’s secrets will be revealed out of which some might be deadly

Jealousy by Nancy Bush is more of a dysfunctional family drama than a romantic mystery .A little slow in the middle it but overall an ok read for me.

I would like to thank Kensington Books & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

The Birthday by Carol Wyer

cover110998-medium.pngDetective Natalie Ward has moved to a new station in hopes of forgetting her old case where she and her team were not able to save a 13 year old. Her first case comes along when the body of 5 year old Ava Sawyer was found who went missing 2 years back from a birthday party. Natalie and her team are trying to find the killer when two more girls who attended the party ends up missing , now instead of a cold case it’s a race against time to find the killer and save the girls.

The Birthday by Carol Wyer is the first book in  Detective Natalie Ward’s series and with so many suspects , plenty of motives , it’s an intriguing mystery that kept me guessing till the very end.Detective Natalie Ward is a very likable , strong character lead and am definitely looking forward to reading the next one in this series.

I would like to thank Bookouture & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

 

The Proposal by S. E. Lynes

cover110998-mediumPippa is an unhappy divorcee who works as a teacher by day and dreams of being a full time romance novel writer. Receiving an ultimatum from her editor and suffering from writer’s block Pippa offers an ex con Ryan money to share his story.But her inspiration becomes her nightmare as now Ryan is obsessed with her and Pippa has a full fledged stalker at hand

The Proposal is fast moving psychological thriller that sucked me in with the first sentence . Narrated via Pippa‘s journal entries and blog posts it’s an intriguing story that has me guessing till the end

I would like to thank Bookouture & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.

 

The Other Woman by Sandie Jones

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Emily feels as if she has met Mr Perfect when she meets Adam at a conference in a London bar. They quickly fall in love and Emily is extremely happy till she meets the other woman in Adams life -his mom Pammie. Pammie with subtle and some not so subtle behavior makes it obvious that she would like nothing better than to make Emily disappear from Adams life .. permanently

The Other Woman is a debut thriller by Sandie Jones with an ending I did not see coming . Emily’s character seemed too desperate and helpless for me but Pammie was the one you love to hate. Overall a quick entertaining read with a fast paced plot with a surprise ending and I would definitely look forward to reading more by Sandie Jones

I would like to thank St. Martin’s Press & NetGalley for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest and fair review.