The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter #BookReview #DIAdamFawley5 #Penguin #NetGalley #5*

An attractive student. An older professor. Think you know the story? Think again. THE NEW UP-ALL-NIGHT THRILLER FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER CARA HUNTER She has everything at stake; he has everything to lose. But one of them is lying, all the same. When an Oxford student accuses one of the university’s professors of sexual assault, DI Adam Fawley’s team think they’ve heard it all before. But … Continue reading The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter #BookReview #DIAdamFawley5 #Penguin #NetGalley #5*

Nine Lives by Anita Waller #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Will this killer ever run out of luck? When DI Erica Cheetham and DS Beth Machin are called to investigate the murder of a young woman, whose naked body is discovered in a river, they realise an old foe is killing again. The police realise this new death is linked to a spate of cold case murders and the killer is back. Five years earlier, four young women were found … Continue reading Nine Lives by Anita Waller #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Kiss Me, Kill Me by Louise Mullins #BookReview #DIEmmaLocke2 #Aria #NetGalley #4.5*

I practise my shock-horror face in the mirror for the seventh time. ‘My husband, he’s . . . dead.’ Bethan Phillips has only one thing on her mind: killing her rich and elderly husband for his fortune. But after several thwarted attempts, it is a horrific accident while holidaying together in Snowdonia that takes Humphrey down. Now she must pretend he’s alive, continuing social gatherings … Continue reading Kiss Me, Kill Me by Louise Mullins #BookReview #DIEmmaLocke2 #Aria #NetGalley #4.5*

The Lost Brother by Susanna Beard #BookReview #JoffeBooks #4.5*

A brother sent away A sister in a loveless home A father ruthlessly murdered Ricky and Leonora Bates are brother and sister, best friends, allies in a loveless family. They are a constant disappointment to their domineering father. He views Ricky’s quiet bookishness as weakness and Leonora’s feisty intelligence as unbecoming. Then Ricky is sent away to a boarding school in South Africa to “toughen … Continue reading The Lost Brother by Susanna Beard #BookReview #JoffeBooks #4.5*

Girl A by Dan Scottow #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #5*

Someone thinks they know who she is… and what she did.  But she insists it’s a mistake. All Beth has ever wanted is a quiet life for her and her family. And that is what she has, until one evening a note is pushed through the door, with two words scrawled in menacing black ink:Found you. As Beth’s neatly crafted life begins to unravel, an … Continue reading Girl A by Dan Scottow #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #5*

The Perfect Life by Susanna Beard #BookReview #Joffe Books #4.5*

“⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Couldn’t put this book down and had my heart in my mouth practically the whole time . . . loved it.” Hannelore C. The woman who has it all Heather has lucked out. She has a beautiful house, a happy marriage to James Jessop, with two sons, Ben and Harry — and she’s just won the lottery. £29 million! The loyal best friend Natalie … Continue reading The Perfect Life by Susanna Beard #BookReview #Joffe Books #4.5*

People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd #BookReview #PanMacmillan-Mantle #NetGalley #5*

‘Breathlessly fast, brilliantly original’ Clare Mackintosh ‘Social media has never been so dark or so compelling’ Samantha Downing People like Emmy Jackson. They always have. Especially online, where she is Instagram sensation Mamabare, famous for always telling the unvarnished truth about modern parenthood. But Emmy isn’t as honest as she’d like the fans to believe. She may think she has her followers fooled, but someone out there … Continue reading People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd #BookReview #PanMacmillan-Mantle #NetGalley #5*

The Therapist by B. A. Paris #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

When Alice and Leo move into a newly renovated house in The Circle, a gated community of exclusive houses, it is everything they’ve dreamed of. But appearances can be deceptive… As Alice is getting to know her neighbours, she discovers a devastating, grisly secret about her new home, and begins to feel a strong connection with Nina, the therapist who lived there before. Alice becomes obsessed with trying to … Continue reading The Therapist by B. A. Paris #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #5*

Sleepless by Louise Mumford #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #4*

Don’t close your eyes. Don’t fall asleep. Don’t let them in. Thea is an insomniac; she hasn’t slept more than three hours a night for years. So when an ad for a sleep trial that promises to change her life pops up on her phone, Thea knows this is her last chance at finding any kind of normal life. Soon Thea’s sleeping for longer than … Continue reading Sleepless by Louise Mumford #BookReview #HQ #NetGalley #4*

Don’t Tell by Paul Williams #BookReview #Bloodhound #4.5*

Some secrets are too big to keep… How well do you really know your husband?  Carrie and Steve Atwell have been happily married for fifteen years and live an idyllic life. But Carrie has no idea her world is about to be turned upside down when she finds a single earring in her husband Steve’s car. At first, she suspects the man she loves is having an affair, but the truth … Continue reading Don’t Tell by Paul Williams #BookReview #Bloodhound #4.5*