BLOG TOUR: Mother by Laura Jarratt

I literally read this within a weekend, as I couldn't put this book down if I tried. It's gripping, haunting, and focuses on some fascinating themes of motherhood, instinct and forgiveness. Two Girls. One Chance.When Lizzie's car crashes with her two daughters inside, she faces a terrible choice. And when she recovers from her injuries, … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Mother by Laura Jarratt

House of Correction by Nicci French

She’s a murderer.Everyone knows she killed Stuart Rees – why else would his dead body be found in her shed?So now Tabitha is in prison, awaiting trial.Coming back to the remote coastal village where she grew up was a mistake. She didn’t fit in then, and she doesn’t fit in now.That day is such a … Continue reading House of Correction by Nicci French

BLOG TOUR: Other Women by Jean Levy

From the very start, I had no idea what to expect from this novel. The writing style is unique, it's brusque at times, literal yet emotional, and sometimes even humorous. Sophie thought she and Jonah were happy, bringing up their small daughter together, until one summer's day, she discovers that Jonah is far from the … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Other Women by Jean Levy

Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi

Have you read this? If not, you definitely need to... All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked them all out.But that was thirty years ago. Now he's living a life of seclusion on a quiet Mediterranean island … Continue reading Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi

Lost You by Haylen Beck

This book was not what I expected, with an unusual plot but it was extremely gripping throughout, right until the shocking end. You're looking for your son. But she found him first.When a little boy goes missing, his mother desperately wants to find him . . . before someone else does.Libby would do anything for … Continue reading Lost You by Haylen Beck

The Flat Share by Beth O’Leary

I can't believe I haven't reviewed this yet, but seeing as I recently re-read it I've come back to finally express my love for this book! Tiffy and Leon share a flatTiffy and Leon share a bedTiffy and Leon have never met...Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs … Continue reading The Flat Share by Beth O’Leary

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

This novel, full of dark humour, horrifying realness and a ton of emotion, is one of the most brilliant and topical stories I've read in a while. Meet Queenie.She just can't cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That's just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck … Continue reading Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

This incredible, emotional and extremely powerful novel will stay with me long after I've read it. The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, … Continue reading The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Keep Him Close by Emily Koch

Experiencing the same event from two points of view, this books pulls at the heartstrings of the reader with an excellently written crime at the centre of everything. ONE SON LIED. ONE SON DIED.Alice’s son is dead. Indigo’s son is accused of murder.Indigo is determined to prove her beloved Kane is innocent. Searching for evidence, … Continue reading Keep Him Close by Emily Koch

The Holdout by Graham Moore

This book had a brilliant concept, strong characters and a very engaging way of writing. One juror changed the verdict. What if she was wrong?'Ten years ago we made a decision together...'Fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion-dollar fortune, vanishes on her way home from school. Her teacher, Bobby Nock, is the prime suspect. It's … Continue reading The Holdout by Graham Moore

Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar

This is such a gripping book, with characters that aren't what you expect them to be and a story that's genuinely quite horrifying at times. Meg and her daughter Grace are the most beloved family in Ashford, the lynchpin that holds the community together.So when Meg is found brutally murdered and her daughter missing, the … Continue reading Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar

BLOG TOUR: Conviction by Denise Mina

This is unique, chilling and fascinating thriller, with a strong and independent female lead who I absolutely loved. It’s just a normal morning when Anna's husband announces that he's leaving her for her best friend and taking their two daughters with him.With her safe, comfortable world shattered, Anna distracts herself with someone else's story: a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Conviction by Denise Mina