Book Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides|An unspoken horror, a silent patient and an obsessed psychotherapist

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five timesContinue reading “Book Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides|An unspoken horror, a silent patient and an obsessed psychotherapist”

e-ARC Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager|An ‘apartment sitter’ and some mysterious disappearances

Blurb (as on Goodreads): No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. These are the only rules for Jules Larsen’s new job as an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile and mysterious buildings. Recently heartbroken and justContinue reading “e-ARC Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager|An ‘apartment sitter’ and some mysterious disappearances”

Book Review: To Kill the Truth by Sam Bourne|A terrifying present and a bone-chilling mystery

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Someone is trying to destroy the evidence of history’s greatest crimes. Academics and Holocaust survivors dead in mysterious circumstances. Museums and libraries burning. Digital records and irreplaceable proofs lost forever. Former White House operative Maggie Costello has sworn off politics. But when the Governor of Virginia seeks her help to stop theContinue reading “Book Review: To Kill the Truth by Sam Bourne|A terrifying present and a bone-chilling mystery”

Book Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

Blurb (as on Goodreads): For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on theContinue reading “Book Review: The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker”

The Night Ferry- A crime mystery from the famous Konrad Simonsen series

What attracted me towards this book was the blurb which sounded equally thrilling and scary. Multiple people are killed in a boat crash which was previously considered an accident. But Detective Konrad Simonsen thinks otherwise. The breadcrumbs point towards a homicide by someone very powerful in the system, someone with a controversial past. Having readContinue reading “The Night Ferry- A crime mystery from the famous Konrad Simonsen series”

e-ARC Review: The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson

Blurb (as on Goodreads): From the New York Times bestselling author of The Booksellercomes a gripping literary suspense novel set in the 1960s about a deeply troubled family and three women who will reveal its dark truths. In the autumn of 1960, Angie Glass is living an idyllic life in her Wisconsin hometown. At twenty-one, she’s married to charming,Continue reading “e-ARC Review: The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson”

Book Review: Dead Man’s Chest by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher, #18)

Dead Man’s Chest Author: Kerry Greenwood Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime, and Mystery Blurb (as on Goodreads): Dot unfolded the note. “He says that his married couple will look after the divine Miss Fisher…I’ll leave out a bit…their name is Johnson and they seem very reliable.” Phryne got the door open atContinue reading “Book Review: Dead Man’s Chest by Kerry Greenwood (Phryne Fisher, #18)”