To Dare; simmering suspense

To Dare is a clever psychological tapestry that I couldn’t quite piece together right until the very end. Hence this brooding domestic fiction intrigued me more and more as the story developed and the unease…

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The Girl from Widow Hills; a truly chilling thriller

Crikey The Girl from Widow Hills is creepy, claustrophobic and clever. And double crikey – there is a twist that I just didn’t see coming. Although I had a few suspicions (which turned out to…

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The Last Wife; dark and claustrophobic

Crikey – if ever there is a book to remind you of the old adage ‘be careful what you wish for,’ The Last Wife is definitely it. This is the second novel from best selling…

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Mine; a psychological thriller full of emotion

Like me, are you looking for some good ‘lockdown reads’ to help pass the time? Well look no further – Mine by Clare Empson is the ideal lockdown read. And it was published only last…

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The Snakes; simmering, twisting slow burner

As soon as I finished The Snakes I realised that this novel has its perfect title… I absolutely love Sadie Jones’s novels The Outcast and Small Wars (if you’ve never read them, I recommend you…

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