This Week in Books (October 4)


Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words.

Last book I finished reading :

SNARE new front cover

After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world.

As she desperately looks for a way out of trouble, she must pit her wits against her nemesis, Bragi, a customs officer, whose years of experience frustrate her new and evermore daring strategies.

The book I’m currently reading :


A sudden disappearance

When Roz Outlaw’s partner Tom mysteriously vanishes, she knows his life is in danger. Tom has been distracted lately, afraid, as though he is being hunted…

A desperate search

With the police showing little interest Roz knows it falls to her to find Tom. But as Tom’s secrets are uncovered nothing can prepare Roz for the dark lies and twisted truths she finds. She thought she loved Tom, but quickly realises she has been living with a stranger – a man with murder in his past.

A house of evil

The key to unlocking Tom’s past lies in his childhood home – Vixenhead. A house of wickedness that keeps its secrets well hidden. Can Roz find Tom before it’s too late or will the evil within Vixenhead claim her too.

What I’m reading next :


Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn’t planning to be buried any time soon. Granted, his daily strolls are getting shorter because his legs are no longer willing and he had to visit his doctor more than he’d like. Technically speaking he is … elderly. But surely there is more to life at his age than weak tea and potted geraniums?

Hendrik sets out to write an exposé: a year in the life of his care home in Amsterdam, revealing all its ups and downs – not least his new endeavour the anarchic Old-But-Not Dead Club. And when Eefje moves in – the woman Hendrik has always longed for – he polishes his shoes (and his teeth), grooms what’s left of his hair and attempts to make something of the life he has left, with hilarious, tender and devastating consequences.


Have you read any of these? Do any of them take your fancy? What are you reading this week? Let me know. I’m always on the look-out for more books to pile on the TBR!

Happy reading! xx


  2 comments for “This Week in Books (October 4)

  1. October 4, 2017 at 4:27 pm

    I have The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen (in Dutch) too. I’ve heard it’s really good but I’m not very attracted to it (I got it for free through someone’s voucher code). If you say it’s really good I might bump it up higher on my readlist though ;-). The other two books – the ones I don’t have of course – sound more interesting :-). I’m reading Block46 now, I’m enjoying it very much so far even with the beginning being very dark and tense 🙂

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    • October 8, 2017 at 11:28 am

      I’ll let you know once I get around to it. Didn’t get to it this week, doesn’t look like I will next week either. 😂

      Block 46 was amazing! Look forward to reading your thoughts!

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