Megan Collins debuts with bewitching thriller, “The Winter Sister”

Sixteen years ago, Persephone O'Leary never came home. Now Sylvie must return to her hometown, stay in the room she shared with her sister, to help her mother. But Persphone's presence lingers on the streets of the quiet Connecticut village, in the empty bedroom Sylvie moves back into, and in the fact that her disappearance, and murder, remains unsolved.

Dark Family Secrets Are Uncovered in Emma Rous’ ‘The Au Pair’

Title: The Au PairAuthor: Emma RousGenre: SuspensePublisher: BerkelySource: eARC via NetGalleyLength: 320pPublishing Date: 08 January 2019 "But the witches took the real twins anyway." she'd whispered, wide-eyed. "And the fairies left you and Danny, sprite babies, as a swap. Is it true?" In the Norfolk countryside stands Summerbourne, an estate that sits on the edge of the sea. With … Continue reading Dark Family Secrets Are Uncovered in Emma Rous’ ‘The Au Pair’

Julia Heaberlin tackles reality versus fiction in ‘Paper Ghosts’

Title: Paper Ghosts Author: Julia Heaberlin Genre: Suspense Publisher: Ballantine Books Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 348p Publishing Date: 15 May 2018 "The fact is, the best way to disappear is to blend into the usual, irritation stream of creatures." The main character of Paper Ghosts just does that in order to try and solve the mystery of … Continue reading Julia Heaberlin tackles reality versus fiction in ‘Paper Ghosts’

Revenge is served cold in BA Paris’ ‘Bring Me Back’

Title: Bring Me Back Author: BA Paris Genre: Suspense Publisher: St. Martin's Press Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 336p Publishing Date: 19 June 2018 "That was the statement I gave to police, sitting in the police station somewhere off the A1 in France. It was the truth. But not quite the whole truth." What if you … Continue reading Revenge is served cold in BA Paris’ ‘Bring Me Back’

Secrets are worth killing for in Katie Sise’s ‘We Were Mothers’

Title: We Were Mothers Author: Katie Sise Genre: Domestic Thriller Publisher: Little A Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 337 pages Available: 1 October 2018 "All Cora wanted was for George and Lucy to feel safe in the world, to know there was nothing that could compromise their family. Not even Jeremy." In a small suburban village outside of … Continue reading Secrets are worth killing for in Katie Sise’s ‘We Were Mothers’

American culture is the real horror in Amy Lukavics’ ‘Nightingale’

Title: Nightingale Author: Amy Lukavics Genre: YA Horror Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 384 pages Available: 25 September 2018 "At least here I won't have to continue living how I was. I won't have to break myself into pieces just to show them I can." June Harding is living the life every young woman 1951 dreams of … Continue reading American culture is the real horror in Amy Lukavics’ ‘Nightingale’

Rena Olsen’s ‘With You Always’ is a must-read for #DomesticAbuseAwarenessMonth

Title: With You Always Author: Rena Olsen Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: Putnam Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 352 pages Available: 7 August 2018 "We fell together, as bright and dramatic as the meteor falling to its fiery death above us." Julia Hawthorne, fresh out of a messy break-up, is completely focused on her career. It's fate that brings her face-to-face … Continue reading Rena Olsen’s ‘With You Always’ is a must-read for #DomesticAbuseAwarenessMonth