Lock the Door by Jane Holland

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Meghan  and her husband have a baby boy, Harry, who has a life-threatening condition. While hosting a dinner party with the neighbors, Harry goes missing from his crib even though Meghan is pretty sure she locked the door. Did she really lock the door and why would someone want to kidnap Harry ?

Lock the Door by Jane Holland is a  domestic psychological thriller .Even though I read a lot of missing child books recently Lock the Door had me guessing till the end and was an engrossing read 

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

Am I Guilty? by Jackie Kabler

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Am I Guilty? by Jackie Kabler is  a psychological thriller and it’s very difficult to say much about the story without giving away spoilers . In short Thea is told that she is to blame for what happened to her child , but she can’t believe that she is capable of hurting her baby. As the trial comes upon her she slowly starts to realize that somebody close to her is keeping secrets which might end up destroying  her life

This is a fast-paced plot, well-developed characters that builds to a high climax. I love the twist in the end that I didn’t see coming. Highly recommended.

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

Killing Mind by Angela Marsons

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When the body of 21 year old Samantha Brown is found DI Kim Stone at first is convinced that it’s a clear case of suicide but after taking a closer look at the crime scene photos changes her mind to murder . When another victim is found with similar wounds Kim and her team find all the clues lead to Unity Farm, a cult retreat for people seeking an alternative way of life . It’s up to Kim and her team to uncover the truth before any new victims are targeted by the cult .

Killing Mind by Angela Marsons is the 12th book in the DI Kim Stone series by author Angela Marsons. An outstanding series, this one continues along the same lines, an exciting well written, tightly plotted, intense thriller with well -developed characters that kept me hooked to the end. Cannot wait for the next one !


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

Heatwave by Katerina Diamond

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When Felicity watches a news story about a missing 16 year old girl in her hometown of Sidmouth in Devon , she immediately heads back  leaving  her husband and kids behind. She is convinced that this disappearance will somehow give her a clue to what happened all those years ago.

Heatwave by Katerina Diamond is a stand-alone psychological  thriller .A slow burner it’s  a compulsive, enjoyable  read full of suspense and tension.. Solid 5 stars 

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

Break the Silence by D.K.Hood

Break the Silence (Detectives Kane and Alton, #7)

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Break the Silence, is the seventh police procedural book in Black Rock Falls Sheriff Jenna Alton and Deputy David Kane series. Jenna and Kane back after well earned vacation are welcomed to a rape and murder case in the college campus followed by another death . Are these deaths accidents or is there another serial killer in town?

Break the Silence is another well written with skillfully drawn characters , a tightly woven plot by D.K.Hood and a great addition to the series. Looking forward to reading the next one!

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

Playing Nice by J.P. Delaney

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Pete Riley didn’t know when he answered the front door that he would receive news which would change his life forever . Standing there is Miles Lambert who informs Pete that their sons were switched at birth accidentally.The two families  meet and decide that rather than swap the boys back, they’ll try to find an amicable way to share their children’s lives . All seems to be going well till they decide to sue the hospital – and then the real nightmare begins

Playing Nice by J.P. Delaney is a compulsive read, so hard to put down, full of suspense and tension. An emotional addictive roller-coaster that’s a parents worst nightmare. Highly recommend !

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

Keep Your Friends Close by Janelle Harris

Darcy Hogan is a beautiful , successful business woman expecting her first child  with her childhood sweetheart. Things couldn’t be better for her but the reality is just the opposite . A difficult pregnancy , out of control debts and with someone harassing her  online Darcy fears it’s just  a matter of time before everything she’s worked so hard for is destroyed 

Keep Your Friends Close by Janelle Harris is an entertaining psychological thriller. The chapters alternate between the past and present with different POV’s in this well written, tightly plotted story that had me captivated from the first page itself 

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

The New Girlfriend By Sheryl Browne

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Cassie and Adam are still getting over the tragic death of their only son Josh when  Kimberly turns up at their house with baby Samuel claiming to be Josh’s girlfriend.  Cassie is skeptical but wants it to be true and is desperate to get to know her grandson. Soon though she starts receiving  sinister texts threatening to expose her past secrets which might end up completely destroying her 

The New Girlfriend By Sheryl Browne is a dark twisty psychological read. It is a fast paced well written book made even more interesting due to the unlikable characters, lots of twists and turns  and a surprise ending that I didn’t see coming 

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

The Night Swim by Megan Goldin

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Rachel Krall, a successful true crime podcast of Guilty or Not Guilty is on her way to Neapolis to cover the trial of Scott Blair who is accused of raping a 16 year old girl . When she stops for a coffee break she finds a  note  left for her on her car from Hannah who believes that her sister Jenny was murdered 25 years ago. Could there be a connection between the two  cases of rape even though they are two decades apart ? 

The Night Swim is a compulsive courtroom drama , told by different POV’s .It’s so hard to put this book down and is  full of suspense and tension but there are trigger issues such as rape and sexual abuse. Cannot wait to read the next one by Megan Goldin!

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 Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben

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Thirty years ago,Wilde was found as a little boy living in New Jersey backwoods by himself with no memory of how he got there and no knowledge of who he was. He is now a security expert and prefers living alone. Wilde is contacted by Hester Crimstein, a television criminal attorney  to find  Naomi Pines, a victim of bullying at school. With very few leads to follow things start escalating fast when another kid goes missing and  a severed finger arrives in a box 

The Boy from the Woods is a standalone novel by author Harlan Coben.  This is another action packed thriller with lots of  twists & turns will keep you hooked to the end.I hope this is the start of a new series

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