The Shape of Darkness; a gothic bone chiller

Wow! This is a book that I’ve not been able to get out of my head since I finished it. If you love a gripping ghost story, you need to read The Shape of Darkness.…

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The Wife Upstairs; a chilling retelling of Jane Eyre

I’ve always loved Jane Eyre and love Wide Sargasso Sea too. So when I was offered to the opportunity to read and review The Wife Upstairs, a modern interpretation of the classic story which is…

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Innocent; an emotional who dunnit

Last summer I was lucky enough to read and review the stunning debut novel Found by Erin Kinsley. So when I was recently offered to read and review her new novel Innocent, I jumped at…

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The Shadow Bird; an emotive, twisting thriller

I enjoyed The Shadow Bird – in fact I really enjoyed The Shadow Bird. This is such a seductive thriller that got right under my skin. It’s full of subtle details so I did have…

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The Big Chill; a cracking crime sequel

You may recall that back in the early days of 2020 I was lucky enough to read and review A Dark Matter, the first book in the quirky crime series by Scottish writer Doug Johnstone.…

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