Review: Sleep by C.L. Taylor

Opening sentence: “If you’re reading this then I am no longer alive.” I always include the opening sentence in my reviews as I am a big fan of being sucked into the story from the very first line. If the first few sentences are duds, I’m not likely to be as excited about the read. […]

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Review: Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Opening sentence: “DS Joanna Harper stood on the viaduct with the other police officers.” I do love a story based around old myths, tales or legends so was very intrigued when I discovered Little Darlings is just that. I didn’t know much about the myth that this book explores: Changelings. It turns out there is much folklore […]

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Review: Cuckoo by Sophie Draper

Opening sentence: “I am floating between two worlds, the living and the dead.” In Cuckoo, our narrator, Caroline is a bit of a lost soul. Just out of an abusive relationship, her confidence is at rock-bottom, she has nowhere to live and her finances are in dire need of a cash injection. As a children’s […]

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Review: Believe Me by JP Delaney

Published by Quercus / 385 pages Opening sentence: “On the day of departure, guests are required to vacate their rooms by noon.” I started writing this review straight after finishing Believe Me and was convinced it was going to be a 5/5. It is an energetic, original tale that sucked me in from the beginning. […]

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Review: One Little Lie by Sam Carrington

Published by Avon September 2018 / 384 pages Opening sentence: “It took approximately eight hours for Sean Taylor to die.” One Little Lie is a pacy thriller told by three women: Alice, Deborah and Connie. Alice’s son, Kyle, murdered Deborah’s son, Sean, and now Alice thinks reaching out and befriending Deborah is a good idea. The […]

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WWW Wednesday: 12th September 2018

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! Hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words, if you’d like to join in just answer the three questions below and pop your blog link on Sam’s weekly post in the comments. So, this week… What are you currently reading? One Little Lie by Sam Carrington. I felt in […]

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Review: Everything is Lies by Helen Callaghan

Everything is Lies by Helen Callaghan Opening sentence: “No one is who they say they are.” Well, that opening sentence pretty much sums up the plot of this book! When we meet Sofia, a 25-year-old architect, she’s focused on trying to get ahead in her career. Her parents live a quiet life running a garden […]

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