ARC Review of Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

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I got Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier free from NetGalley for an honest review, as the book comes out on 7th May 2020 in the UK.

This book has trigger warnings for Suicide, depression and child abduction

Little Secrets tells the story of Marion, Derek and their son Sebastian, who live the perfect life in Seattle, until shortly before one Christmas, Sebastian is taken by some one dressed as farther Christmas. A year later the FBI have put it the case on the back burner and Marion’s life has fallen apart suffering from depression and having attempted suicide. Then all of a sudden Marion gets contacted by a private detective who she hired to find her son, to say that her husband Derek is Having an Affair. Continue reading “ARC Review of Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier”

11 Books That Changed My Reading Life

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The second post I did for my blog was called The Book That made me a Reader, which was about how The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins put me on the path to being a reader. Then looking at my February review,  I looked at the type of books I enjoyed that month, and they seem so different from the Eagle Has Landed. So this post is about the books that have altered my reading life and have lead me to this point. Continue reading “11 Books That Changed My Reading Life”

WWW Wednesday #1

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This is my first WWW Wednesday, I saw this by Bookworms Anonymous, who said it was started by MizB at A Daily Rythmand currently hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish?
What do you think you will read next?

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So here we go with the first question

What are you currently reading?

Sycamore Drive: A Novel
Charles Michael Casper

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This is an ARC of a book I got from NetGalley, for a fair and honest review. The book is set in Boston and is about the child abuse of the catholic church in the area, I am about 40% of the way through and am enjoying it at the moment.

Audio Book

Mirror and the Light
Hillary Mantel
Ben Mills narrator

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This is the last book of the Wolf Hall trilogy, that tells the story of Henry VIII’s advisor Thomas Cromwell. which I got from the libary, which I am enjoying it so far

What did you recently finish?

Perpetual Check
F. Nelson Smith

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This is a cold war thriller, set in the 1980’s about the illegal, sale of computer parts in to the Soviet Union, an enjoyable cold war spy novel.

What do you think you will read next?

My next book will probably be a comic version of Dante’s Inferno by Hunt Emerson with Kevin Jackson.

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So what is your WWW Wednesday answers either do your own on your blog or comment in the blog below on mine, like or follow.

Above all keep safe

Review Of The Long Path Home By Ellen Lindseth

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I got The Long Path Home by Ellen Lindseth, for a fair and honest review form NetGalley

The Long Path Home, tells the story of Vi a burlesque dancer in Chicago who ran away from home when she was fifteen, after getting pregnant, by her sisters fiancée. The book opens after Vi has just finished a show, when Vi is taken to a a house with a hit man. While there instead of having sex with him Vi uses a drug to knocked him out and lays him out in such a way that, when he wakes up the hit man thinks he had had sex Vi then leaves only to find the next day that the person she drugged was shot and Vi is wanted by the police for the murder. The only hope Vi has of getting out of Chicago is arranged by her friend and boss Sal who Arranges for her to help protect the the daughter of a Mafia boss, who as run away to work with the USO to entertain the American troops in Europe. Continue reading “Review Of The Long Path Home By Ellen Lindseth”

The Lazarus Charter By Tony Bassett Review

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I got this book as an advanced copy of this book from NetGalley for a fair and honest review as the book.

The Lazarus charter by Tony Bassett, is a thriller that could have been taken out of today’s headlines. The premise of the book is what would you do if after going to a dear friends funeral, you see that same person, coming out of a underground station in London. This Is the case for school teacher Bob who sees his old friend, Gus who was killed in a car crash earlier that year. As both Bob and his wife Anne, investigate what is going on with Gus, they find themselves in trouble with both the Russians and the British government. Continue reading “The Lazarus Charter By Tony Bassett Review”

Re-reading A Childhood Favourite

This year as I said in a previous post I am doing the Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge, one of the categorize is read a book that you read as a child, this gave me the push to re-read The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MaLean, which I have not read for over 10 years and really enjoyed this book.

Why This Book? Continue reading “Re-reading A Childhood Favourite”

Review of Dovetail By Karen MCquestion

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I got this book from netgalley for an honest and fair review

Dovetail is the latest book by Karen McQuestion due to be released on March 10th 2020, tells the story of how decisions taken in an instant can lead to a chain reaction and affect the rest of your life and how sometimes the stars align to reconcile them.

The story is divided into two time lines, the first is in 1983, when Jo is in treatment for, having four recurring dreams, showing scenes which he does not understand, one of which he calls his death dream, all of them lead him to wake up screaming. Jo is then taken out by his Grandma Pearl, who he has never met before and his dad even told him that she had passed away. Pearl Takes Jo to her home town to work for her for the summer  He meets Katherleen, who is also running away from  her past, there seems to be a connection, between the two of them, Jo’s dreams and events involving Pearl in the summer of 1916.