September 2019 Reading List

  Where did summer go? Well, it’s September and my favorite time of the year is almost here, autumn! I’ve been AWOL from my blog for a week, catching up on much editing and writing of my current WIP. I’m proud to say I finished my summer reading list and found three more books for…

The Death of Mrs. Westaway

On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. Soon, Hal finds herself at the…

Limited Special

  Blurb Her memories died, but the dead won’t let them sleep. There’s something Allie can’t remember; hidden memories that refuse to surface. Until one day, when something brings back images of a forgotten night. A year after graduating from Emsworth University, Allie receives a mysterious email asking a single question. Someone wants her to…

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

  Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was fifteen, the youngest of three. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenaged golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic post-exams summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now,…

The Woodcutter

  Summary A fast-moving, stunning new standalone psychological thriller — from the award-winning author of the Dalziel and Pascoe series Wolf Hadda’s life has been a fairytale. From humble origins as a Cumbrian woodcutter’s son, he has risen to become a hugely successful entrepreneur, happily married to the girl of his dreams. A knock on…

Summer Reading List

Writer’s read, and readers write.  This summer, I’m determined to take breaks between writing and catch up on books patiently waiting to be read on my Kindle. Stepping away from my work-in-progress for reading breaks clears my head and helps me forge ahead with my writing and world-building. Below is my summer reading list. Currently,…

The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

  Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage…

A Density of Souls by Christopher Rice

This is my second book by Christopher Rice, and I enjoyed this PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER/COMING-OF-AGE story set in contemporary NEW ORLEANS. The mood is ominous, brooding with tightly wound emotions. Homoerotic desires and secrets unravel in unspeakable violence amidst four childhood friends. Seams unravel bit by bit as MURDER and SUICIDE undo four friendships, climaxing with a…

Book Review: I’ll Never Tell by Catherine McKenzie

  Goodreads Blurb Deeply buried secrets make for a disturbing family reunion in bestselling author Catherine McKenzie’s tantalizing novel of PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE, named one of the Hottest Books of Summer by Goodreads. What happened to Amanda Holmes? Twenty years ago, she was found bludgeoned in a rowboat at the MacAllister family’s Camp Macaw. No one…

Book Review: Justice for Belle by Didi Oviatt

Book Title: Justice for Belle Author: Didi Oviatt Genre: Psychological Thriller, Suspense Publisher: Creativia Publishing, May 15, 2019 Kindle Pages: 119 Blurb Ahnia has a very dicey past, one that is scratching under the surface, just dying to get out. She’s hit rock bottom, broke and desperate to be on top again. When she finds…