Someone knows the truth – but who – mother or father? The surviving twin goes through quite an ordeal – but which twin is she?
The family move to a new home on a remote Scottish Island, they inherited. They are isolated, and there the twists and turns of this psychological thriller starts.
Loved reading this book, it is gripping from start to finish. Before you start reading make sure all the chores are done, once you start you cannot put it down!
7. The Breakdown: B A Paris*
Diving home one rainy evening on an isolated country road, Cass passes a car. She sees a woman sitting inside, she stops momentarily, thinking the woman will approach her if she needs help. The woman does not get out so Cass drives off. The next morning she learns of the woman’s murder. This plays on Cass’s mind, what if she had stopped? what if she had stopped, would she still be alive. She tries everything to put the crime out of her mind, she promised her husband she would not use that road. But she becomes riddled with guilt.
Her decision impacts her health, she starts forgetting things and becomes anxious and believes she has onset of early dementia, just like her mother. A series of silent phone calls, has Cass believing the murderer is watching her…..
A psychological thriller that is incredibly well written, it had me spooked when reading it and the suspect I guessed – was no where near right! This will keep you guessing until the end.
Thank you to NetGallery and Harlequin (UK) for the advanced copy of this book, in return for an open, honest and unbiased review.
8. Her Perfect Life: Sam Hepburn*
Gracie Dwyer lives close to a perfect life, a handsome husband, beautiful daughter, a TV personality, cooking programme, a catalogue of trusted friends and recognised where ever she goes.
Juliet, a single mother, living in a run down flat, jobless and an ex who is doing everything to run her life down.
The two meet and they forge an unlikely relationship, and this is where the lies, twists and betrayal starts, mix this with extracts from a diary written in the past by Pauline Bryce and…….. no spoilers so I will leave it their!
This novel is not fast paced, and can be read in a few sessions, but it does have mystery and intrigue that keeps you hooked and guessing. With an ending that I didn’t guess!
Thank you to NetGallery and Harper Collins UK for an advanced copy of this book, in return for an open, honest and unbiased review.
9. Everything But The Truth: Gillian McAllister*
Everything But The Truth, is a novel about deceit, betrayal and Rachael’s need to unravel the truth about Jack.
All seemed well with their new relationship, until Rachael sees a glimpse of an email on Jack’s ipad. She didn’t mean to look, after all she loves Jack and has just learned she is pregnant with her first child with him. But having seen the email, she needs to know who it was from and the details. When she does read it, it sets of a series of events in her mind and she starts to doubt Jack…
What is Jack hiding? Why is he hiding his past? What happened? and does Rachel have any right to unravel the truth and if she does what will the consequences be?
A suspense novel about love, lies and deceit. Rachael becomes obsessed about finding out the truth about Jack and his past. Only she also has a past that Jack is not aware of. A page turner, a little predictable but enjoyable read.
Thank you to NetGallery, Penguin UK – Michael Joseph, for an advanced copy of this book, in return for an open, honest and unbiased review.
10. Sister Sister: Sue Fortin*
This is an exception psychological thriller written by Sue Fortin. We have written a previous review blog on this novel – see previous Blog Post
11. Girl Behind The Lens: Tanya Farrley*
Photography student Joanna Lacy has always been close to her mother. Rachael Arnold turns up on their doorstep, telling them that a man’s body has been found in the canal, at that point Joanna’s world changes. Rachael married Joanna’s father, and now he is dead. Joanna attends the funeral, and meets Oliver, the man who found her fathers body. She is convinced her mother is still keeping things from her and turns to Oliver for support. We learn that Oliver has a secret of his own, and Joanna suspects something isn’t right.
A tangled web of two stories intertwined. This book reads as one of mystery and suspense novel. It keeps you guessing and makes for easy reading.
Thank you to NetGallery and Harper Collins UK, for an advanced copy of this book, in return for an open, honest and unbiased review.
12. The Idea of You: Amanda Prowse*
Lucy Carpenter is approaching her 40th birthday, and she starts to feel like he has it all. A wonderful husband Jonah – , successful career and the chance to have a baby of her own. In fact, life could not be more perfect. But becoming parents is harder than they can imagine.
Jonah’s teenage daughter – Camille – comes to stay, and she becomes a constant reminder of all the things Lucy does not have, and she starts questioning her husbands love and support. Things start to take their toll on Lucy.
This book is a truly amazing story, easy reading and a emotional. Following the life of Jonah and Lucy’s life is heart warming and gut wrenching. It is a must read, and a story that will stick in my mind for sometime.
Thank you to NetGallery and Lake Union Publishing, for an advanced copy of this book, in return for an open, honest and unbiased review.
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* We have received advanced copies of these books through NetGallery and the Publishers in return for an open, honest and unbiased review.