Suspicion #BookReview #BlogBlitz #BloodhoundBooks

Written by Leigh Russell


150 hrt


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Happily married to the charismatic headmaster of a prestigious boarding school, Louise thinks her life is perfect.

But after hearing that her husband is having an affair, Louise must decide how far she is prepared to go to save her marriage. Confident in her IT skills, Louise cyber bullies her rival.

When the police then become involved, Louise realises she has made a dangerous choice as first one woman, then another, is found murdered.

Realising she has taken on more than she intended, Louise has to make another choice, and this one could cost her not only her marriage, but also her life . . .




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Fabulous Writing and a Beautifully Constructed Tale!  Stars 5


A very engaging read, with an original concept, this is a novel I enjoyed very much indeed.

Louise and her husband have worked together over the years to get his career advanced to where he wants it to be – as Head of a public school. By mutual understanding, Louise has ceased teaching in order to support Nick in this new endeavour. All is going well until someone interferes in their life together and give Louise a reason to suspect her husband’s fidelity  . . .

This is a book which got under my skin very quickly and I found myself racing through the pages. It’s fair to say that I wasn’t sure at any given time who to believe or who to suspect, and this continued until the very end. What a read! An entirely believable situation, I found myself wondering what I would do in Louise’s position and, frankly, I’m still not sure but I do know that this story gripped me from first to last and I couldn’t wait to find out how it all ended up; then I was gobsmacked! Fabulous writing, a beautifully constructed tale and an awesome read all add up to a bright and sparkling 5* novel, and one I’m very happy to recommend. If you haven’t read this author previously, then this is an ideal novel to begin with!

My thanks to Heather Fitt and Bloodhound Books for both my copy and including me in this Blog Blitz. As always, all opinions given here are entirely my own.


Tags: psychological thriller
  • Format: ebook, paperback
  • Size: 265 pages
  • Publisher: Bloodhound Books
  • Publication Date: 22 April 2019
  • Purchase Links: amazon




Meet the Author


Leigh Russell


Leigh Russell, author of the internationally bestselling Geraldine Steel crime series, has sold well over a million books worldwide.

Her novels have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Turkish. Reaching #1 on Kindle, her books have been selected as Best Fiction Book of the Year by the Miami Examiner, voted Best Crime Fiction Book of the Year in Crime Time, a Top Read on Eurocrime and shortlisted for the John Creasey New Blood CWA Dagger Award, long listed for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award, and a finalist for the People’s Book Prize.

Leigh studies at the University of Kent, gaining a Masters degree in English. She serves on the board of the Crime Writers Association, chairs the Debut Dagger Judges, and is a Royal Literary Fellow.


Follow Leigh



Twitter: @LeighRussell




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