The Nesting; a ghostly tale rich in Nordic folklore

How hauntingly beautiful is the cover of The Nesting, the new novel from acclaimed, award winning novelist C.J. Cooke. And you know what, the compelling story within the cover is just as haunting. Full of…

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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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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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Island of Secrets; a seductive, historical thriller

After reading Chanel Cleeton’s Next Year In Havana a couple of years ago I developed a fascination of Cuba and its volatile history. So when I received an email inviting me to read and review…

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