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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Mother and daughter wage a chilling war in Zoje Stage’s ‘Baby Teeth’

Title: Baby Teeth Author: Zoje Stage Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: St. Martin’s Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 363 pages Available: 17 July 2018 “Baby Hanna had simple, intuitive needs. Girl Hanna was a box within a box, each layer wrapped in a bow that was really a trickster’s knot.” The tense relationships between mothers and daughters are not uncommon in […]

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Robyn Harding pushes the lines between fantasy and reality in ‘Her Pretty Face’

Title: Her Pretty Face Author: Robyn Harding Genre: Psychological Suspense Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press Source: eARC via NetGalley Length: 352 pages Available: 10 July 2018 “Had she been normal, she would have never committed the heinous act that she had. She had put her own parents through hell; she didn’t deserve an easy child.” Frances Metcalf is a woman whose […]

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