The Silent Wife – Kerry Fisher

5* Lara’s life looks perfect on the surface. Gorgeous doting husband Massimo, sweet little son Sandro and the perfect home. Lara knows something about Massimo. Something she can’t tell anyone else or everything Massimo has worked so hard for will be destroyed: his job, their reputation, their son. This secret is keeping Lara a prisoner […]

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One Little Mistake – Emma Curtis

4* Vicky Seagrave is blessed: three beautiful children, a successful, doting husband, great friends and a job she loves. She should be perfectly happy. When she risks everything she holds dear on a whim, there’s only person she trusts enough to turn to. But Vicky is about to learn that one mistake is all it […]

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The Optician’s Wife – Betsy Reavley

4* Can you ever really know someone? When Deborah, an unpopular seventeen-year-old, meets the charming and handsome Larry, he sweeps her off her feet. The trouble is Larry has a secret. Then a series of grisly murders cast a shadow over everything. You know how you walk into a room and can feel the tension […]

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The Sixth Window – Rachel Abbott

5* After eighteen months of grieving for her husband Bernie, killed in a horrific hit and run accident, Natalie Gray has found love with her husband’s best friend – Ed Cooper – and has moved herself and fifteen-year-old daughter, Scarlett, into his home. But Natalie begins to suspect Ed has a dark side – and […]

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The Mermaids Singing – Val McDermid

3.5* YOU ALWAYS REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME… This was the summer he discovered what he wanted—at a gruesome museum of criminology far off the beaten track of more timid tourists. Visions of torture inspired his fantasies like a muse. It would prove so terribly fulfilling. This was my first introduction to Val McDermid. I’d seen […]

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A Room Full of Killers – Michael Wood

5* Eight killers. One house. And the almost perfect murder… I am a huge fan of the DCI Matilda Darke series and this third installment is an absolute corker! Dare I say, the best one yet! Matilda’s new case leads her to Starling House, a home for some of the country’s deadliest teenagers who are […]

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Ragdoll – Daniel Cole

5* One body, six victims. If that doesn’t grab your attention, I don’t know what will. It certainly grabbed mine. A body is discovered. Not just any body. It’s comprised off six different victims, stitched together to make one macabre find. A “ragdoll”, name courtesy of the media. Detective William Falkes, Wolf, has only recently […]

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My Sweet Revenge – Jane Fallon

4* I want to make my husband fall back in love with me. Let me explain. This isn’t an exercise in 1950s wifeydom. I haven’t been reading articles in old women’s magazines. ‘Twenty ways to keep your man’. That couldn’t be further from the truth. I want him to fall back in love with me […]

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Perfect Remains – Helen Fields

5* On a remote Highland mountain, the body of Elaine Buxton is burning. All that will be left to identify the respected lawyer are her teeth and a fragment of clothing. In the concealed back room of a house in Edinburgh, the real Elaine Buxton screams into the darkness. This is the first book in […]

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Welcome

I’ve been reading for as long as I can remember with a gap of a few years when adult life got in the way. But it wasn’t until I joined goodreads that my love for reading returned in full force. It’s really due to joining that site and following like-minded people that the urge to […]

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