Blog Tour & Book Review: The Second Wife by Sheryl Browne @bookouture @SherylBrowne #blogtour #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblog #bookblogger #partner #booksonthebookshelf #TheSecondWife @NetGalley

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PUBLISHER: Bookouture

PUBLICATION DATE: January 29th, 2019

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Hi everyone and welcome to my stop on the exciting Blog Tour for Sheryl Browne’s newest book The Second Wife. Thank you to Bookouture for inviting me to be a part of this Blog Tour and for providing an eARC copy of this book via NetGalley.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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Bestselling Author, Sheryl Browne, brings you powerful psychological thriller and contemporary fiction.  A member of the Crime Writers’ Association and the Romantic Novelists’ Association, and previously writing for award winning Choc Lit, Sheryl has several books published and two short stories in Birmingham City University anthologies, where she completed her MA in Creative Writing.


So why does Sheryl write in two genres? Quoting E. L. Doctorow, Sheryl says: “Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights…” This she thinks sums up a writer’s journey, you never quite know where you are going until you get there. You might start with an outline, but a strong character will always divert from the plot. If Sheryl’s not sure where a character is going, she simply has to trust him to show her the way. Plus, according to one reviewer, she also has a scary insight into the mind of a psychopath. 
 
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ABOUT THE BOOK:

She made her bed. You’ll lie in it.


Rebecca only wanted to help out – to be kind. Richard seemed so alone after his wife, Nicole, died, and Rebecca wanted to make sure he knew he had someone to rely on.

But now she’s in Nicole’s immaculate house. Drinking from her favourite crystal wine glass. Keeping shoes in her orderly closet. Comforting her sweet and grieving step-daughter. It feels like Rebecca is living another woman’s life.

And as she gets to know the neighbours, Rebecca hears stories that make her wonder: was free-spirited Nicole happy in this perfect life, or did she feel trapped? Did she feel, as Rebecca is beginning to, that something wasn’t quite right?

The book everyone’s talking about! If you loved The Girl on the TrainThe Wife Between Us and The Girl Before, you’ll be totally gripped and unable to put down this twisty page-turning psychological thriller.
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MY REVIEW:


An addictive novel from the very beginning. A father and daughter duo with a tragic past. A whirlwind romance, quick wedding, and more tragedy. The Second Wife is full of rivalry, bitterness, jealousy, betrayal, and deceit. What a great recipe for a book a very addictive, compelling read! This book will have you on the edge of your seat as you flip through the pages and are engrossed in the book!

 

Richard is a widow with a teenage daughter Olivia. Richard is the perfect man of anyone’s dreams and is quite a catch! He is handsome, successful, business savvy, has money, is romantic, kind, and is a true gentleman. Richard meets a lovely woman named Nicole, who has been through a rough previous marriage. They begin to spend a lot of time together and fall in love. They have a whirlwind romance that quickly ends in a marriage.

 

After moving in together, Nicole begins to see that not everything is going as smoothly or as perfect as she had once believed. Richard’s daughter Olivia appears to be jealous of her father’s new wife, having to share her home and her father’s attention with another woman. Olivia is hell bent on making Nicole suffer, and seems to get thrills off of taunting Nicole and plays mind games with her. Before long Olivia seems to be driving a wedge between her father and Nicole.

Fast forward to the present. Nicole’s dearest friend Rebecca meets Richard and his daughter Olivia at Nicole’s funeral. A tragic death that raises many suspicions and questions. Determined to find out the truth, Rebecca gets to know Richard and his daughter Olivia, only to fall in love with her best friends widow, Richard.

 

I devoured this book and was addicted to the drama. Olivia was a cruel and relentless young woman, full of secrets and deceit. You never knew what she would do next and it added a great amount of suspense and thrill to the book. I enjoyed reading about Richard. He seemed like the perfect man… too perfect… I was waiting for that one shoe to drop to reveal everything with him wasn’t quite as it seemed. Was he the perfect man Nicole and Rebecca thought he was?
Looks can be deceiving. A book full of twists and surprises, that will have you hooked to the very end!
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MY RATING: 5/5 stars
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Blog Tour & Book Review: Mummy’s Favourite by Sarah Flint @SarahFlint19 @Aria_Fiction @HoZ_Books #MummysFavourite #blogtour #booktour #bookblog #bookblogger #bookreview #bookreviewer #partner #booksonthebookshelf

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PUBLISHER: Aria (Head of Zeus)

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Hi everyone and welcome to my stop on the exciting Blog Tour for Mummy’s Favourite by Sarah Flint. Thank you to Aria and Head of Zeus for inviting me to be a part of this blog tour and for gifting me a beautiful finished paperback copy of this book to read and share my review.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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With a Metropolitan Police career spanning 35 years Sarah has spent her adulthood surrounded by victims, criminals and police officers. She continues to work and lives in London with her partner and has three older daughters.

FOLLOW THE AUTHOR:

Twitter: @SarahFlint19

Facebook: @SarahFlintBooks

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BUY THE BOOK:

for the paperback:

Amazon | Blackwells

Or get the eBook from:

KoboKobo | Googleplay | iBooks

FOLLOW ARIA:

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

He’s watching… He’s waiting… Who’s next?

Buried in a woodland grave are a mother and her child. One is alive. One is dead. DC ‘Charlie’ Stafford is assigned by her boss, DI Geoffrey Hunter to assist with the missing person investigation, where mothers and children are being snatched in broad daylight.

As more pairs go missing, the pressure mounts. Leads are going cold. Suspects are identified but have they got the right person? Can Charlie stop the sadistic killer whose only wish is to punish those deemed to have committed a wrong? Or will she herself unwittingly become a victim.

A gripping, heart stopping serial killer read not for the faint hearted.. Perfect for the fans of Karin Slaughter.

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MY REVIEW:

Chilling, creepy, and addicting! This book had me sitting on the edge of my seat as I read page after page. Who was taking all of the mother and child pairs, and murdering the children? Why take revenge on the mother’s “favourite”? The abductor certainly had his or her fair share of mental health issues with a need for revenge against women and their perceived “favourite” child. Who could be responsible for such heinous crimes?

I loved this book from beginning to end. I love a good police procedural novel, that keeps you guessing, and this book does just that! A fantastic who-done-it book that will leave you on the edge of your seat, as you read chapter after nail-biting chapter.

I loved the main character D.C. Charlie Stafford. She was a badass female lead in the novel and I loved that. She was interesting, determined to uncover the truth, and ruthless. She knew what she wanted and how to get it, and she was good at what she did. I enjoyed reading her character development in the book.

This book had me hooked through all the chilling twists and turns, right through to the end. I look forward to reading more books by Sarah Flint, and more in the DC Charlie Stafford series.

As the title states – you wouldn’t want to my Mummy’s Favourite.

A must read to add to your collection!

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MY RATING: 4/5 stars

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Blog Blitz & Book Review: Black Matter by G.D. Parker @rararesources @GDParker_Author #BlackMatter #blogblitz #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblog #bookblogger

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PUBLICATION DATE: January 28th, 2019

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Hi everyone and welcome to my stop on the Blog Blitz for the exciting new novel Black Matter by new author GD Parker. Thank you to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources and the author for the invite to be a part of this blog tour and for proving the eARC of this book to read and share my review.

Happy Publication Day!!

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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GD Parker is the author of his debut novel, Black Matter. Book one of a three-part series that explores the depths of the unfolding high-tech world we now live in, making it a dangerous place.

The novel will be available to purchase in e-book and paperback formats on the Amazon store.

Gareth was born in the UK in 1981. A family man spent much of his working life in South Wales working in a professional capacity. One day he made the decision write about an idea he dreamt about.

Still working full time for a large organisation, he enjoys reading all manner of books, and spending time with his world – his family.

** Connect with GD Parker:

Twitter  |  Instagram

 

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PURCHASE LINKS FOR THE BOOK:

UK – Amazon

US – Amazon

 

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

The future is now… it’s terrifying!!! Humanity locks jaws with the ever-increasing human desires towards highly advanced technological innovations making the world a dangerous place. Unanticipated horrific consequences unfold for Tommy McGregor when he partakes in a new high-tech innovation to enhance his health and well being. He thought it would make him healthier, better looking and live forever…DI Valentina is out of her comfort zone when she’s tasked to track down a killer, unknown to her, hidden behind a digital mask. The future has already fallen upon humanity as she soon discovers, nothing is as it seems anymore as society embarks in technology that’s already here. A terrifying mystery, it feeds your imaginative mind’s eye – a fast-paced “who is it” thrilling crime, novel that will leave you guessing until the end, (or will it?) As it leaves the hairs on your arms stand on end as you uncontrollably turn each page in this 3 part series.

 

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MY REVIEW:

Wow what a book! I love a good book that sucks you in and demands your attention right from the very start, and has you hooked to the very end! That is very hard to do and this book did just that for me! I found myself addicted to this book and flying through the chapters, wanting to know what would happen next.

Imagine a world in the future where advances in technology have improved so much that it becomes dangerous? I was on the edge of my seat while reading this book and I loved that! Dark and terrifying, all in a good way. This book is a must read!

I enjoyed the whole “who done it” aspect of the book and you are left guessing who was responsible. There are several twists and shocking turns in this book that I did not see coming, and I enjoyed the shocking twist at the very end!

I enjoyed reading about the main character in the book, Tommy. He was not a very likable character but he was an interesting character to read about, and he was unreliable and his memory was spotty at best. He was full of surprises and you never knew what he was going to do next.

I loved reading about DI Valentina. I loved her spunky, no care attitude and her determination to get to the bottom of things, whatever the cost. She had a strong female lead role, and I enjoyed that, but she also was hard nosed and ruthless. She was a fantastic character to read about and I enjoyed her character.

I am thrilled that this is a three-part series and I look forward to seeing what the author brings in the next two books.. I am looking forward to reading the next book in this series! If you haven’t already had this book on your to be read list, be sure to get your copy now! You will not be disappointed!

Well done GD Parker and I look forward to your next novel!

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MY RATING: 4/5 stars

Blog Tour & Book Review: Enchantée by Gita Trelease @gitatrelease @RaincoastBooks @Flatironbooks #Enchantee #BlogTour #bookblog #bookblogger #bookreview #bookreviewer

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PUBLISHER: Flatiron Books

PUBLICATION DATE: February 5th, 2019

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Thank you to Raincoast Books, Flatiron Books and Gita Trelease for inviting me to be a part of this exciting Blog Tour for the wonderful book Enchantée and to Raincoast Books for providing me with an ARC copy of this book to read.

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Q & A WITH THE AUTHOR, GITA TRELEASE:

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Q: Where do you get your inspiration for your writing? 

A: I find inspiration can come from anywhere and that the most inspiring ideas are usually a mashup of a few different things that are seemingly unrelated. For Enchantée, the first seeds of inspiration were illusionists like Ricky Jay, Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, and the technology of hot-air balloons. At the early stage of an idea, I trust my intuition as I try to figure out how these different things are speaking to each other; later on, I refine the inspiration sources to create the story. Henry James once said that a writer is a person on whom nothing is wasted. What I think he meant is anything and everything is potential fuel for your creative work. And because you never know what will come of it, you should live life attentively and passionately!

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ABOUT THE BOOK: 

Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians…

When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the food and medicine they need. But when the coins won’t hold their shape and her brother disappears with the family’s savings, Camille must pursue a richer, more dangerous mark: the glittering court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

With dark magic forbidden by her mother, Camille transforms herself into the ‘Baroness de la Fontaine’ and is swept up into life at the Palace of Versailles, where aristocrats both fear and hunger for la magie. There, she gambles at cards, desperate to have enough to keep herself and her sister safe. Yet the longer she stays at court, the more difficult it becomes to reconcile her resentment of the nobles with the enchantments of Versailles. And when she returns to Paris, Camille meets a handsome young balloonist—who dares her to hope that love and liberty may both be possible.

But la magie has its costs. And when Camille loses control of her secrets, the game she’s playing turns deadly. Then revolution erupts, and she must choose—love or loyalty, democracy or aristocracy, freedom or magic—before Paris burns…

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MY REVIEW:

Addictive, magical, and enchanting! Oh my gosh guys, this book!! Can we just take a moment to appreciate the cover of this book…. I’ll give you a few moments…..Wow this book cover is stunning! I love it. So beautiful, colourful, and perfect for the magic that unfolds in this amazing story!

Enchantée is a beautifully written story that perfectly incorporates history, revolution, romance, and of course magic. As you read Enchantée you will enter a magical world set in Paris in 1789, and feel as if you are there yourself in the times of magic, beautiful long ball gowns, enchanting courts, horse-drawn carriages, and wonder.

I loved the character development in this story. It was amazing to read about the personal growth and struggles of the main character Camille and her sister Sophie. Left to fend for themselves after their parents passed away, and their older brother practically abandoned them, they are left to their own devices for their survival. Camille is met with many trying times that will test not only her morals, but also her will to survive and and strive in desperate and difficult times.

I was addicted to this book from the very beginning, and I completely devoured this book. I loved every part about this book, right through to the very end. A book that will captivate you and make you feel all the magic as you read along.

If you haven’t had your eyes on this book and already awaiting it’s release date, be sure to add it to your to be read list, you will not be disappointed!

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MY RATING: 5/5 stars

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Book Review: The Conspiracy (Maximum Security #1) by Kat Martin @katmartinauthor @HarlequinBooks #TheConspiracy #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblog #bookblogger #partner

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PUBLISHER: HQN Books

PUBLICATION DATE: January 22nd, 2019

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Thank you to Harlequin for gifting my a paperback copy of this book to read and share my review. All opinions are my own and are in no way influenced.

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

Harper Winston’s brother has disappeared. Pursuing his dream of sailing the Caribbean, Michael hasn’t responded to texts or emails in days. When even the Coast Guard can’t find him, Harper is forced to take desperate measures. Which means going to Chase Garrett, once her brother’s best friend, now the only man she can trust…or so she hopes.

As the successful owner of Maximum Security, Chase has learned to trust his gut. He knows Harper’s father is mixed up in a deadly business, and suspects there’s more to Michael’s disappearance than meets the eye. Getting involved again with the Winstons goes against everything he stands for, yet old loyalties die hard. As the case draws him closer to Harper and deeper into the Winstons’ snarled crime family, he is forced to put everything on the line to keep Harper safe…and both of them alive.

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MY REVIEW:

I loved this book. There was so much action and suspense going on, there was never a dull moment in the book. A perfect combination of action, suspense, intrigue, twists, turns and even some romance, this book was a fantastic read!

I enjoyed reading about the two main characters, Harper and Chase. Harper seemed the type of character who knew what she wanted and was determined to get it. Young, smart, and beautiful, who loved her family. She seemed like a kind, but hard nosed girl, who wouldn’t take no for an answer, and fought for what she believed in. Chase seemed like the type of character who would do anything for those he cared about, and was strong, tough and determined. He was successful, had money, good looking, and strong. What a perfect combination for a book jam packed with action and suspense.

This book had me flipping through the pages wanting to read more and see what would happen next. I found myself reading one more chapter, then wanting to read another and another. Such a brilliant book!

I am thrilled that there will be more books to follow in this series. I was a huge fan of this book and I look forward to reading the next one and any subsequent ones in this series.

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MY RATING: 4/5 stars

Book Review: The Woman Inside by E.G. Scott @EGScottwrites @DuttonBooks @penguinrandom #TheWomanInside #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblog #bookblogger

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PUBLISHER: Dutton Books

PUBLICATION DATE: January 22nd, 2019

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Happy Publication Day!! Thank you to the Publisher, Dutton Books, for gifting me a paperback ARC copy of The Woman Inside by E.G. Scott to read and share my review. All opinions are my own and are in no way influenced.

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

Rebecca didn’t know love was possible until she met Paul, a successful, charismatic, married man with a past as dark as her own. Their pain drew them together with an irresistible magnetism; they sensed that they were each other’s ideal (and perhaps only) match.

But twenty years later, Paul and Rebecca are drowning as the damage and secrets that ignited their love begin to consume their marriage. Paul is cheating on Rebecca, and his affair gets messy fast. His mistress is stalking them with growing audacity when Rebecca discovers Paul’s elaborate plan to build a new life without her. And though Rebecca is spiraling into an opiate addiction, it doesn’t stop her from coming up with a devious plot of her own, and this one could end absolutely everything.

What follows is an unpredictable and stylish game of cat and mouse—a shocking tale of unfaithfulness and unreliability that will keep you racing until the final twist and make you wonder how well you really know your spouse.

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MY REVIEW:

Lies, betrayal, secrets, and deceit. Four words to perfectly describe this captivating and addictive read by E.G. Scott. A true page turner from beginning to end that will have you hooked as you read chapter after chapter in this suspenseful, gripping new book.

What appears to be isn’t, and just when you think you have it all – a perfect job, a loving marriage… it all comes crumbling down. How well do you really know your spouse? That is one question that Rebecca finds herself wondering. As the shocking events unfold, secrets are found out, and lies and betrayal occur, Rebecca finds herself becoming paranoid, uncertain, and questioning everything she thought she knew.

I loved the non-stop deceit and betrayal in this book. There was so much going on, I found myself flipping through the pages to discover what would happen next as I was sitting on the edge of my seat reading through this book. There was never a dull moment in this book and I found myself deeply immersed in the pages as I read along.

The characters in this book were unreliable and questionable. From the unfaithfulness, the betrayal, the secrets, the deceit, the opiate addiction, the lies, etc all the main characters were unreliable and troubled in their own way. I found this all added to the story to keep the reader intrigued and guessing what would happen next.

With an ending that will shock you and rock you to your very core, this book is a must read!

Overall this book was great and I loved it. All the stars for this book!

This book is on sale today! Thank you for reading my review. be sure to get your copy of this book, you will love it!!

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MY RATING: 5/5 stars

 

 

Book Review: The Nowhere Child by Christian White @CWhiteAuthor @MinotaurBooks #ChristianWhite #TheNowhereChild #booksonthebookshelf #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblog #bookblogger #partner

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PUBLISHER: Minotaur Books
PUBLICATION DATE: January 22nd, 2019
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Thank you to the Publisher, Minotaur Books, for gifting me a beautiful paperback ARC copy of this book for me to read and share my review with others. All opinions are my own and are in no way influenced.
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ABOUT THE BOOK:

Kimberly Leamy is a photography teacher in Melbourne, Australia. Twenty-six years earlier, Sammy Went, a two-year old girl vanished from her home in Manson, Kentucky. An American accountant who contacts Kim is convinced she was that child, kidnapped just after her birthday. She cannot believe the woman who raised her, a loving social worker who died of cancer four years ago, crossed international lines to steal a toddler.

On April 3rd, 1990, Jack and Molly Went’s daughter Sammy disappeared from the inside their Kentucky home. Already estranged since the girl’s birth, the couple drifted further apart as time passed. Jack did his best to raise and protect his other daughter and son while Molly found solace in her faith. The Church of the Light Within, a Pentecostal fundamentalist group who handle poisonous snakes as part of their worship, provided that faith. Without Sammy, the Wents eventually fell apart.

Now, with proof that she and Sammy are in fact the same person, Kim travels to America to reunite with a family she never knew she had. And to solve the mystery of her abduction—a mystery that will take her deep into the dark heart of religious fanaticism where she must fight for her life against those determined to save her soul…

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MY REVIEW:
This was the first book I have read by author Christian White and it won’t be my last! I loved this book from the beginning to the very end.
The Nowhere Child is told from alternating timelines and alternating point of views. The story jumps between now from Kim’s point of view in Australia, to then from a man named Jack Went’s point of view in the USA and parts by his daughter Emma’s point of view.
Jack Went is the father of 3 children – Stu (9 year old son), Emma (13 year old daughter) and Sammy (2 year old daughter). Emma knows that her parents marriage is not always a happy one and she thinks that if her parents got divorced they would be much happier. Emma appears to be your typical teenager, and it was refreshing to see things from her eyes and view things the way she does.
One day young Sammy suddenly disappears without a trace from her family home. Where has Sammy gone? Was she kidnapped?
Jump ahead to the present. Kim is living in Australia and is one day approached by a stranger who proceeds to tell her about a missing child case in the USA many years ago. Kim wonders what this has to do with her and why this man is telling her this story… Could Kim have a connection to this missing child from the past? If so, what exactly is the connection?
I found this book to be an addictive read from the first page right through to the very end. I was hooked and read this book in just over a day. Once I started I did not want to put it down and I found myself flipping pages to see what I would learn next.
Full of shocking twists and turns, and revelations that will shock you, this book does not disappoint! If you haven’t had your eyes set out on this book be sure to add it to your to be read list!
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MY RATING: 5/5 stars

Blog Tour & Book Review: Red Snow by Will Dean @willrdean #RedSnow #BlogTour #WillDean #Tuva2 #TuvaMoodyson #TeamTuva @PtBlankBks #RandomThingsTours @annecater

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PUBLISHER: Point Blank

PUBLISHED: January 10th, 2019

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Hi there and welcome to my stop on the exciting Blog Tour for Will Dean’s new book titled RED SNOW.  Red Snow is the second book in the Tuva Moodyson murder mystery series and after reading the first book titled Dark Pines I was thrilled to read this book. Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for an advanced readers copy of this book for me to read and share my review with others.

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

TWO BODIES

One suicide. One cold-blooded murder. Are they connected?
And who’s really pulling the strings in the small Swedish town of Gavrik?

 

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Black Grimberg liquorice coins cover the murdered man’s eyes.
The hashtag #Ferryman starts to trend as local people stock up on ammunition.

 

TWO WEEKS

Tuva Moodyson, deaf reporter at the local paper, has a fortnight to investigate the deaths
before she starts her new job in the south. A blizzard moves in. Residents, already
terrified, feel increasingly cut-off. Tuva must go deep inside the Grimberg factory to stop
the killer before she leaves town for good. But who’s to say the Ferryman will let her go?

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MEET THE AUTHOR:

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WILL DEAN grew up in the East Midlands, living in nine different villages before
the age of eighteen. After studying at the LSE and working in London, he
settled in rural Sweden with his wife. He built a wooden house in a boggy
forest clearing at the centre of a vast elk forest, and it’s from this base that he
compulsively reads and writes.

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MY REVIEW: 

Wow this book! Tuva is one heck of a female heroine and is such a wonderful, charismatic, funny, and determined character. I loved reading about her adventures in this book and I truly love how hard core she is! She has a wonderful personality and it is clearly shown in Red Snow.

Red Snow takes place in the small Scandinavian town of Gavrik, where it is bone chilling cold and snowy. We are introduced to the liquorice factory owners and their family, where at the very beginning of this book a death takes place. Was it a suicide, or was something more sinister in play? Tuva is determined to find out.

Although this is the second book in the Tuva Moodyson series, it can easily be read as a standalone book. Some of the same characters from the first book, Dark Pines, are in this book as well which I quite enjoyed. Some of the characters are questionable at best and many have their own fair share of secrets and deceit that they bring to the story.

I do hope there are more books in this series, as I love Tuva’s character and I am not yet ready for her to leave just yet. We need more Tuva!

If you haven’t had your eyes on this series yet be sure to check it out and get your hands on a copy. You will not be disappointed.

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MY RATING: 4/5 stars

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Blog Tour & Book Review: The Liar’s Room by Simon Lelic @Simon_Lelic @BerkleyPub @penguinrandom #TheLiarsRoom #blogtour #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblogger #bookblog #booksonthebookshelf

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PUBLISHER: Berkley

PUBLICATION DATE: January 15th, 2019

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Happy Publication Day!! Thank you to Tara from Berkley, Penguin Random House, for inviting me to be a part of the Blog Tour for Simon Lelic’s new thriller titled The Liar’s Room. I have read novels by Simon Lelic before and have loved them, so was thrilled to be invited to take part in this tour. Thank you to Netgalley for the eARC copy of this book!

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

Two liars. One room. No way out.

Susanna Fenton has a secret. Fourteen years ago she left her identity behind, reinventing herself as a therapist and starting a new life. It was the only way to keep her daughter safe.

But when a young man, Adam Geraghty, walks into her office, claiming he needs Susanna’s help but asking unsettling questions, she begins to fear that her secret has been discovered.

Who is Adam, really? What does he intend to do to Susanna?

And what has he done to her daughter?

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MY REVIEW:

This book! Wow! I loved the book from beginning to end. A Fast paced thriller that leaves you wanting to read more and more, and leaves you not wanting to put this book down! I devoured this book!

The story line takes place over the course of a couple of hours in the counselling office of Susanna. We get glimpses into the past to understand what happened all those years ago, then the book flashes forward to the present with Susanna and Adam in her office. Some parts of the story are also told from her daughter Emily’s point of view.

The book keeps you guessing. I thought I knew what was going on close to the beginning of the book, but I was wrong. I love a good thriller that keeps you guessing.

The main characters in the book aren’t without their flaws. Susanna has her fair share of secrets, not only from her past but in her present as well. What could she be hiding, and why? Adam is clearly a troubled teen, with a questionable past. He is dark, deceitful, vindictive and has an agenda. What does he want with Susanna?

Full of shocking twists and turns, with lots of lies and deception to keep you hooked to the very shocking end, this book is fabulous and is a must read. Be sure to get your copy of The Liar’s Room now, on sale today!

Thank you for reading my review and for stopping by on my stop of the blog tour!

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MY RATING: 4/5 stars

Book Review: Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer @rrschaeffer @HMHbooks @HMHteen @RaincoastBooks #NotEvenBones #bookreview #bookreviewer #bookblog #bookblogger #partner

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PUBLISHER: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

PUBLICATION DATE: September 4th, 2018

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Thank you to Raincoast Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for gifting me a beautiful hardcover copy of Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer to read and share my review with other. This book cover is stunning I love it! When I read the synopsis of this book I knew it was one I had to read, and I was not disappointed!

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ABOUT THE BOOK: 

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market — until she’s betrayed.

Nita doesn’t murder supernatural beings and sell their body parts on the internet–her mother does that. Nita just dissects the bodies after they’ve been “acquired.” Until her mom brings home a live specimen and Nita decides she wants out; dissecting a scared teenage boy is a step too far. But when she decides to save her mother’s victim, she ends up sold in his place–because Nita herself isn’t exactly “human.” She has the ability to alter her biology, a talent that is priceless on the black market. Now on the other side of the bars, if she wants to escape, Nita must ask herself if she’s willing to become the worst kind of monster.

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MY REVIEW: 

Dark, magical, and deceit. Three words to describe this book. I loved this book and the dark twisty story line from beginning to end. The writer grabs your attention from the very beginning and demands your interest the whole ride through to the very end!

Young Nita dissects supernatural beings and her mother sells the body parts to others who consume them. Whether it be for super powers, strength, health, supernatural body parts are a hot commodity and Nita herself is not exactly a normal human.

I enjoyed the supernatural vibe to this book. Full of supernatural beings with different powers, strengths and weaknesses. Nita is introduced to a lot of different supernatural characters in this book, and there is no shortage of lies, betrayal, deception and secrets. Who can Nita trust? Can those closest to her be trusted? Can those who set out to harm her be trusted?

I enjoyed Nita’s character. She was stubborn, determined, and a fighter. She didn’t take no for an answer and fought for what she wanted and what she believed in. Despite the fact that she dissected supernatural beings she had a good heart, and sometimes it got the best of her and was her downfall.

Overall an incredible story that I flew through as it was such an entertaining, addictive fantasy world, and that ending!! Whew I loved it! I am excited for the release of the second book in this series, coming out later this year.

A must add book to add to your to be read list!

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MY RATING: 5/5 stars