Weekly Wrap-Up (December 24)

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Happy Christmas Eve day and welcome to my final wrap up of the year! It’s been a good reading week, mostly due to lack of sleep which is bad but what can you do? I’ve been mixing things up a bit by reading books for January and some from my own TBR that I won’t be reviewing and it’s been awesome to be able to do that. My competitive streak, that I didn’t even know I had, has reared its head and is urging me on to reach a goal of 300 books read this year. Still have a few to go, might not make it but it’s been fun trying.

Books I read this week

Books I bought this week

After not buying any last week, my bookish subconscious apparently decided to fix the error of their ways.

 

ARC’s received via Netgalley

Just the one for a blog tour in January. I do have a few requests in but forgot that publishers are probably all on holiday so I don’t expect to hear about those until January.

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On the blog this past week

Monday : Final blog tour of the year for Solitaire by Jane Thynne and I also shared my recommendations for 2017 on damppebbles

Tuesday : Shared my review for Tell Me A Lie by C.J. Carver

Wednesday : This Week in Books

Thursday : Reviewed Hope to Die by David Jackson

Friday : Shared My Top 20 Favourite Reads of 2017

Saturday : Reviewed Know Me Now by C.J. Carver

Sunday : Weekly Wrap-Up

Next week on Novel Deelights

Nothing! That’s right. Absolutely nada! I’m taking a break from blogging and reviewing next week. I’m planning on reading a few books just for fun, without worrying about a review and also get a start on blog tour reading for January.

Normal service will resume on January 2nd.

So all that’s left for me to do is to wish you all a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and as always, lots of happy reading! xx

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Know Me Now by C.J. Carver @C_J_Carver @BonnierZaffre

** advanced copy received via Netgalley **

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Author : C.J. Carver
Title : Know Me Now
Series : Dan Forrester #3
Pages : 448
Publisher : Bonnier Zaffre
Publication date : December 14, 2017

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A thirteen-year-old boy commits suicide.

A sixty-five-year old man dies of a heart attack.

Dan Forrester, ex-MI5 agent, is connected to them both.

And when he discovers that his godson and his father have been murdered, he teams up with his old friend, DC Lucy Davies, to find answers.

But as the pair investigate, they unravel a dark and violent mystery stretching decades into the past and uncover a terrible secret.

A secret someone will do anything to keep buried.

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Gah! How did I not know about this series? Seriously? I’ve been missing out massively!

Know Me Now is the third instalment in the Dan Forrester series and the author shows no signs of letting up as it’s every bit as mind-blowing as the previous two books. Which you should totally read, if you haven’t already. Just saying. It’s been an absolute treat for me to be able to read these three phenomenal books one after the other in a matter of days. I’m feeling rather exhausted from all the excitement!

Dan’s father has passed away unexpectedly after a golf session in Germany. As if dealing with that isn’t enough, he also gets word his godson has died all the way up in Scotland. All the signs point to Connor having taken his own life but Grace isn’t convinced. When Dan discovers his father and godson may have been murdered, he brings in the help of Lucy to investigate further. But someone is going out of their way to keep a longstanding secret buried and nobody seems safe.

Obviously I can’t talk about what that secret is as that would ruin the entire plot but it has to be one of the most harrowing and horrifying things I’ve ever read about! It kind of wormed its way into my brain and I can’t stop thinking about it. As with the previous books, C.J. Carver manages to grab my attention from the first page and after having read the previous two books in quick succession, I felt completely safe in the author’s hands, knowing that I was yet again in for an absolutely fantastic time and C.J. Carver didn’t disappoint me.

Know Me Now is another well-paced addition and I found myself unable to put it down. Even when I had to, I found myself thinking about it, trying to figure out the connections and the culprits and as per usual, failing miserably. I was left guessing until the end as to what was going on or who was behind it all. There was a massive curveball I didn’t see coming at all, making me think I missed clues along the way.

I adore Dan and Lucy but it was such a treat to see Grace return. I hadn’t realised how much I missed her. This entire cast of characters works like a charm for me. The only one I still have problems sympathising with is Jenny. I can’t put my finger on it as to why I have issues with her, as her actions and attitude seem perfectly reasonable considering the circumstances, but I do. However, that has no effect on my enjoyment at all!

Terribly exciting, hugely entertaining, incredibly gripping and compelling, a thrill a minute  … What more can I say? I’m a fan! The Dan Forrester series has shot right up to the top of my favourite series list and I can’t wait for more! Do yourself a favour and check this series out!

My thanks to Bonnier Zaffre for the advanced copy, which I received via Netgalley and chose to review honestly.

Know Me Now is available in ebook format. The paperback release is set for January 11th.

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My Top 20 Favourite Reads of 2017

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Around this time last year, I first started to get this wee itch about starting a blog as I desperately tried to get my favourites of 2016 shared via twitter and realised there had to be an easier way to talk about books. I can’t believe a whole year has passed since then and I’m here talking about my favourite books of this year. Crazy!

Last week, I shared my favourite series of the year which I thought would help me narrow down this list. Boy, was I wrong. It’s been an amazing year for books and since I nearly read 300 (there’s still time! 😂), a top 10 was never going to happen.

So I present to you, My Top 20 Favourite Reads of 2017. With apologies to the authors/books I had to drop from the list. I feel bad but I had to narrow it down somehow or I may as well just have listed every book I’ve read.

In no particular order (except for the last one), here we go!

Stuart MacBride – A Dark So Deadly [my review]
Stuart MacBride – Now We Are Dead
Karin Slaughter – The Good Daughter [my review]
Sharon Bolton – Dead Woman Walking [my review]

Louise Beech – Maria in the Moon [my review]
Lesley Allen – The Lonely Life of Biddy Weir [my review]
Michael J. Malone – House of Spines [my review]

Alice Feeney – Sometimes I Lie [my review]
Barbara Copperthwaite – Her Last Secret [my review]
Barbara Copperthwaite – The Darkest Lies [my review]
Paul Cleave – A Killer Harvest [my review]

Thomas Enger – Cursed [my review]
Matt Wesolowski – Six Stories [my review]
Will Dean – Dark Pines [my review]
Johana Gustawsson – Block 46 [my review]

Alison Weir – Anne Boleyn : A King’s Obsession [my review]
Rachel Rhys – A Dangerous Crossing [my review]
Gill Paul – Another Woman’s Husband [my review]
Eve Chase – The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde [my review]

My favourite book of 2017

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Fredrick Backman – The Scandal / Beartown [my review]

I’m sure it comes as no surprise but I knew it the minute I started reading, that this was going to be my top book of the year!

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And there you have it. Mahoosive thank you to all the authors, publishers and Netgalley for making my reading year so phenomenal! And to you, my fellow bloggers and readers of this blog, thank you for your support, for visiting and for commenting! ❤️

I wish you all a wonderful and peaceful Christmas and Happy Holidays! xx

Hope to Die by David Jackson @Author_Dave @BonnierZaffre

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Author : David Jackson
Title : Hope to Die
Series : DS Nathan Cody #2
Pages : 416
Publisher : Bonnier Zaffre
Publication date : September 21, 2017

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On a snowy December evening, Mary Cowper is walking her dog through the churchyard of Liverpool Cathedral – and that’s when the killer strikes.

Put on the case, DS Nathan Cody is quickly stumped. Wherever he digs, Mary seems to be almost angelic – no-one has a bad word to say about her, let alone a motive for such a violent murder.

And Cody has other things on his mind too. The ghosts of his past are coming ever close, and – still bearing the physical and mental scars – it’s all he can do to hold onto his sanity.

And then the killer strikes again.

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A few months ago, I raved about the first book in the DS Cody series and I’m kicking myself for taking this long to finally read the second one. Follow-ups are always tricky but I can safely say Hope to Die is even better than its predecessor!

Cody’s having an absolutely horrendous time. Not only is there the investigation into the murder of teacher Mary Cowper, which seems to be going nowhere fast, but he has a lot of other things to deal with as well. His relationship with Megan is at an all-time low, he suffers from nightmares and his past is getting ever closer. One word : creepy! Is he suffering from hallucinations again or is someone playing a game with him?

If all that isn’t gripping enough, David Jackson throws in utterly heartbreaking and harrowing chapters that nearly broke me. They are vital to understand where the killer is coming from but boy, did they make for some highly uncomfortable reading. These had me guessing until the end, trying to figure out the whodunnit and, as per usual,  getting it completely wrong.

There’s also the introduction of a new member of the team, Grace. She’s a computer geek, desperate to prove herself and quiet frankly, she gives me the heebie-jeebies! And yet, she’s sufficiently intriguing in that overwhelmingly weird sort of way that makes me look forward to learning more about her.

There’s a lot going on in this story and all its various layers held my attention throughout. Well-paced, intricately plotted and brilliantly written, I found Hope to Die totally unputdownable. The DS Cody series is another one to watch out for. It has a fascinating and gripping backstory that is still haunting Nathan Cody, as you will find out yourself when (not if!) you read this series and I can’t wait for more of that in book 3!

Hope to Die was published in September and is available for purchase!

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This Week in Books (December 20)

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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

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Gina Royal is the definition of average—a shy Midwestern housewife with a happy marriage and two adorable children. But when a car accident reveals her husband’s secret life as a serial killer, she must remake herself as Gwen Proctor—the ultimate warrior mom.

With her ex now in prison, Gwen has finally found refuge in a new home on remote Stillhouse Lake. Though still the target of stalkers and Internet trolls who think she had something to do with her husband’s crimes, Gwen dares to think her kids can finally grow up in peace.

But just when she’s starting to feel at ease in her new identity, a body turns up in the lake—and threatening letters start arriving from an all-too-familiar address. Gwen Proctor must keep friends close and enemies at bay to avoid being exposed—or watch her kids fall victim to a killer who takes pleasure in tormenting her. One thing is certain: she’s learned how to fight evil. And she’ll never stop.

 

The book I’m currently reading

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One cold November night in 2014, in a small town in the north west of England, 26-year-old Arla Macleod bludgeoned her mother, father and younger sister to death with a hammer, in an unprovoked attack known as the “Macleod Massacre.” Now incarcerated at a medium-security mental-health institution, Arla will speak to no one but Scott King, an investigative journalist, whose Six Stories podcasts have become an internet sensation.

King finds himself immersed in an increasingly complex case, interviewing five witnesses and Arla herself, as he questions whether Arla’s responsibility for the massacre was a diminished as her legal team made out. As he unpicks the stories, he finds himself thrust into a world of deadly forbidden “games,” online trolls, and the mysterious Black-eyed Children, whose presence extends far beyond the delusions of a murderess.

What I’m reading next

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A BRUTALISED VICTIM IN THE WILDS
A solitary tent is found to contain the body of a half-buried woman. She’s been stoned to death. There are lash marks across her back. One of her hands has been cut off.

A LONE VOICE
Two years earlier internet reporter Henning Juul lost his son, Jonas, in a domestic fire. As he returns to work, physically and emotionally scarred, Henning struggles to escape this past and to be taken seriously again as a reporter – by his colleagues, his ex-wife and the police.

A MYSTERY IGNITED
Told to cover the story of the woman in the tent, he finds an increasingly dangerous trail and, despite an early arrest, he is convinced that the story is more complex than the police think.

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Have you read any of these? Would you like to? What’s on your list this week? Let me know! Happy reading! xx

Tell Me A Lie by C.J. Carver @C_J_Carver @BonnierZaffre

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Author : C.J. Carver
Title : Tell Me A Lie
Series : Dan Forrester #2
Pages : 496
Publisher : Bonnier Zaffre
Publication date : January 12, 2017

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A family in England is massacred, the father left holding the shotgun.

PC Lucy Davies is convinced he’s innocent.

A sleeper agent in Moscow requests an urgent meeting with Dan Forrester, referencing their shared past.

His amnesia means he has no idea who he can trust.

An aging oligarch in Siberia gathers his henchmen to discuss an English accountant.

It’s Dan’s wife.

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Bloody hell!

I knew from the second I finished the previous book, that I’d drop everything and jump right into book 2 of this incredible series. I may have mentioned before this series is just made for binge-reading and I’m thrilled to bits that a break in my otherwise hectic schedule gave me the opportunity to do exactly that!

One month after events in “Spare Me The Truth”, a sleeper agent in Moscow urgently seeks contact with Dan Forrester. But of course, due to his amnesia, Dan has no idea who they are and if they can be trusted. Meanwhile, Lucy is convinced a man arrested for the murder of his family is innocent but is finding it hard to prove it. Somehow these two things are connected and soon I found myself completely engrossed in this web of lies, deceit and family secrets.

After finishing book one in the series, my expectations for Tell Me A Lie were somewhere right up in the stratosphere. It was soon obvious though that I wasn’t going to be disappointed as C.J. Carver takes us to Scotland and Russia and made my head spin so hard with revelations, I almost felt dizzy. Once again, this is a taut and intricately plotted storyline that kept me hooked until the end. With an international conspiracy, an intriguing investigation and a brilliant cast of characters, I found it really hard to put this one down.

A multi-layered and well-paced thriller, Tell Me A Lie is an excellent addition to the Dan Forrester series and I can’t wait to catch up with the third instalment!

Tell Me A Lie was published in January 2017.

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#R3COMM3NDED2017 with #BookBlogger Eva M. (@noveldeelights) #NovelDeelights

I’m visiting the fabulous Emma at damppebbles today with my recommendation of the year!

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I am stupidly excited to welcome the lovely Eva of Novel Deelights back to damppebbles today.  Eva very kindly provided a guest review when I was being drowned in books (best way to go) earlier this year*.  Since then, Eva has become an incredibly popular blogger (nothing to do with me) and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching her blog grow over the last year.

Eva joins me today to take part in #R3COMM3NDED2017.  If you’re new to the blog then let me explain.  #R3COMM3NDED2017 is where I invite the awesomeness of book bloggers and authors to recommend three of their favourite reads from 2017.  And that’s the only rule, the books must have been published in 2017.

Here’s what Eva chose…

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A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave
Because Paul Cleave seems to be rather underrated and more people should be reading his books. I hope this stand-alone will make people check out some…

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Solitaire by Jane Thynne @janethynne @SianLauraMae #blogtour #guestpost #review

It’s a pleasure to welcome you all to my final blog tour of the year. Today I’m closing down the tour for Solitaire by Jane Thynne and I have an interesting guest post as well as my thoughts on the book. But first, here’s what Solitaire is all about.

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Author : Jane Thynne
Title : Solitaire
Series : Clara Vine #5
Pages : 451
Publisher : Simon & Schuster UK
Publication date : November 17, 2017

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June 1940: Nightly blackouts suffocate Berlin. Then France falls and a shadow descends across Western Europe now under German occupation.

A shadow has fallen over Clara Vine’s own life, too. She is an Anglo-German woman in a country that hates Britain. Virulent anti-British propaganda is everywhere.

Then she is summoned to meet the Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels who has decided that Clara should adopt a new role – as his spy — and that she must go to Paris on a mission.

Much as she dislikes the idea, Clara realises this might be the chance to find an escape route to Britain. But Goebbels has other ideas and soon Clara is drawn into a web that threatens to destroy her. As everything she holds dear is taken as ransom, she must fight to protect her family – and to survive.

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Espionage and spies.

I’ve always adored spy stories. In many ways, the spy is the ideal novelistic protagonist. Everything that a spy needs to be – observant, logical, meticulous, thinking three steps ahead – is much the same for the novelist. Spies, like writers, need to see ordinary situations from a different perspective, to carry their secrets close, weave a convincing tale and seek out hidden perils in everyday environments.

And for me, it had to be a female spy. Espionage writing has always been male dominated, from Erskine Childers’ The Riddle of the Sands, to John Buchan, Ian Fleming and John Le Carré, but I wanted the woman’s view. I wanted to explore how a woman copes with espionage in the midst of, sometimes at the expense of, close personal relationships with lovers, friends, even children, so I created Clara Vine, an Anglo-German actress who arrives in Nazi Germany in 1933 and comes into contact with the VIPs of the Third Reich. From there she falls, almost by accident, into espionage, and by the time of Solitaire, which is set in 1940, she has been spying for Britain for seven years.

I chose the background of Nazi Germany because I’m fascinated by the way people survive in a regimented totalitarian society where everyone feels watched and normal human relationships are fraught with mistrust. Nazi Germany was the ultimate misogynist dystopia, where women were primarily valued for their breeding potential, and when I discovered the Berlin Bride School, where girls took residential courses in becoming  obedient wives, it was like a real life Handmaid’s Tale that I subsequently used in The Winter Garden.

In Solitaire, Germany and Britain are at war, so Clara’s existence is even more perilous. In classic spy story tradition she is approached by Joseph Goebbels, who is of course unaware of her work for British intelligence, and asked to act as a honey-trap. This is another major difference between male and female spies – sex appeal is undeniably a weapon in the toolkit of the female agent and Clara often uses her own attractiveness for higher ends. Her mission takes her to Lisbon, which in July 1940 was neutral, and packed with refugees fleeing from Nazi occupied Europe. It was also swarming with spies of both sides – British and Gestapo – who staked out different hotels and frequented separate bars. At one point both Graham Greene and Ian Fleming were spying in Lisbon, and as luck would have it, it’s Fleming who Clara encounters.

The Clara Vine novels do not fit neatly in the espionage genre – they’re historical and romantic and thrillers too. Yet I love spy writing because all the elements of life that most novels address – love, loyalty, betrayal, hope, sacrifice – are compressed in the universe of the spy. We all, to some extent, live double lives and present different faces to the different people in our worlds, but spies live a constant double life. They are always on stage, always acting a role, and there is always a marked gap between what they think and what they say. It’s this gap that interests me.

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Solitaire is the fifth book in the Clara Vine series. Not having read any of the previous ones, I was slightly worried I wouldn’t be able to follow but I feel the author has done a great job filling in the background for those who are new to the series and I didn’t feel lost at all. I did however have a hard time connecting to Clara and didn’t particularly like her very much, which made me wonder if that would have been different if I’d gotten to know her better beforehand.

For those unfamiliar with the series, set in the World War II era, Clara Vine is an English/German actress who’s been living in Berlin for the past seven years. Due to her background and heritage, she never feels quite safe despite having German citizenship. Not only does Germany not look kindly upon the British but Clara is also desperately trying to hide her Jewish heritage. Especially as she often finds herself moving around in the circles of the higher Nazi party members and their wives, which gives an incredible insight into their lives.

I must admit it took me a while to get into this story. It was a bit of a slow-burner and needed a bit more oomph to really grab me. I did however thoroughly enjoy Katerina’s chapters and found them highly addictive. Katerina is a young girl who finds herself in a children’s home when her father dies, where she’s being raised by Brown Sisters. A lot of it is more brainwashing than anything else and some of it beggars belief. Katerina suffers from a leg problem and her life may be in danger and I quickly found myself rooting for her.

This story is certainly incredibly atmospheric and I immediately felt myself transported to the streets of Berlin, Paris and Lisbon. It’s clear the author has done a lot of research and I learned quite a lot about how the war affected the German population, for instance. As someone who regularly reads stories about the second World War, a lot of it is set in England so it was fascinating to see the other side for a change which isn’t something that’s often talked about but it should be noted that the average German suffered too.

Despite never warming to Clara, I enjoyed this historical setting and the various characters that make an appearance, like Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. There’s also a subtle threatening level throughout the story and I have nothing but admiration for those who put their lives on the line during the war to make sure the right side won. Jane Thynne effortlessly manages to combine fact with fiction and a healthy dose of intrigue with some romance. The ending seems to imply there’s much more to come for fans of Clara Vine so keep an eye out for that!

My thanks to Jane Thynne and Sian Devine for the invitation to join the tour and my ebook copy of the book!

Solitaire is available for purchase now!

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Weekly Wrap-Up (December 17)

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One week until Christmas. That kind of snuck up on me. I’ve not even written any cards yet. Oops.

In case you missed it, Twitter once again decided to punish me and I spent a few days behind bars again. But that just meant I got a lot of reading done. Although, after having finished a book for my last blog tour of the year (OMGYAY!), I spent way too much time trying to figure out what to read next. Why is that?! It’s not just me, is it? Thinking “ooh, I’d love to read something from my own TBR”, then when I have the opportunity to do exactly that, I can’t decide what to read!

Anyway! Eight books read this week. Not too shabby at all!

Books I read this week :

 

Books I bought this week :

Wait for it! NONE! And I’m oddly okay with that!

ARC’s received via Netgalley :

This will probably be my next read. I’m expecting a heartbreaking story and I’d really rather not start the new year all depressed. 😄

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Book post that landed on my doorstep :

All set for the blog tour in January!

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On the blog this past week :

Monday : Hosted a stop on the blog tour for The Silent Children by Carol Wyer

Tuesday : Joined the blog tour for Foul Trade by B.K. Duncan

Wednesday : I was on the blog tour for Tall Chimneys by Allie Cresswell and posted This Week in Books, which I scarily stuck to again this week.

Thursday : Shared my review for The Bad Mother by Amanda Brooke

Friday : Posted My Top 10 Favourite Series of 2017

Saturday : I reviewed Spare Me The Truth by C.J. Carver

Sunday : Weekly Wrap-Up

Next week on Novel Deelights :

On Monday, I’m on my final blog tour of the year for Solitaire by Jane Thynne. I will also be sharing my reviews for books 2 and 3 in the Dan Forrester series by C.J. Carver some time next week and on Friday, I’ll be posting my list of favourite books of the year. Which I’m still working on because it’s hard and I feel bad for the books that might not make the cut. 🤣

Hope everyone has a fantastic week! Happy reading! xx

Spare Me The Truth by C.J. Carver @C_J_Carver @BonnierZaffre

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Author : C.J. Carver
Title : Spare Me The Truth
Series : Dan Forrester #1
Pages : 528
Publisher : Bonnier Zaffre
Publication date : April 7, 2016

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Dan Forrester, piecing his life back together after the tragic death of his son, is approached in a supermarket by a woman who tells him everything he remembers about his life – and his son – is a lie.

Grace Reavey, stricken by grief, is accosted at her mother’s funeral. The threat is simple: pay the staggering sum her mother allegedly owed, or lose everything.

Lucy Davies has been forced from the Met by her own maverick behaviour. Desperate to prove herself in her new rural post, she’s on the hunt for a killer – but this is no small town criminal.

Plunged into a conspiracy that will test each of them to their limits, these three strangers are brought together in their hunt for the truth, whatever it costs. And as their respective investigations become further and further entwined, it becomes clear that at the centre of this tangled web is a threat more explosive than any of them could have imagined.

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I have no idea whatsoever how this series managed to slip under my radar! As it is, I stumbled upon it accidentally when I requested “Know Me Now” on Netgalley, not realising it was the third in a series. So, true to form, I bought the previous two and started at the beginning. I can tell you right now, this series is totally made for binge-reading!

Sometimes you start reading a book and before you’ve even finished the first page, you just know you’re onto a winner. That’s what happened to me when I picked up “Spare Me The Truth”. It took less than a minute for me to realise I was in for a treat and an incredibly eventful afternoon. Hook, line and bloody sinker!

The story starts when Dan Forrester is approached by a woman in a supermarket. She knows everything about him and needs his help. The problem is Dan has no idea who she is because he’s lost a huge chunk of his life after a traumatic experience. But the seed has been planted and Dan can’t stop himself from finding out some answers. What happened to him? Why can’t he remember? How did his son die? Can he trust anyone?

Lucy Davies used to work for the MET but when her attitude got her into trouble once again, she was transferred to a post in the country. She desperately wants to prove herself and find a way back to London. But when a young girl goes missing, Lucy quickly finds herself entangled in something far bigger than she bargained for.

This is one of the most fabulous thrillers I’ve ever read. With a thrill a minute, at times it felt like I forgot to breathe. C.J. Carver has created an exceptionally intricate plot and a web of lies and deceit that had me utterly enthralled. I won’t say any more because you need to read this book yourself and learn what happened to Dan.

Spare Me The Truth is the kind of thriller that grabs you by the collar and doesn’t let go. The kind of book you can’t put down, the kind of book where any interruption or distraction makes you want to throw a temper tantrum. So incredibly chilling, compelling and spine-tingling (in the best way possible), this action-packed and fast-paced story could easily be turned into a movie or a tv series. The various layers held my attention throughout and when all the pieces of the puzzle came together, you could have knocked me over with a feather! Absolutely loved it and I highly recommend you give this one a go! I promise it’s a corker!

Watch out for my reviews of the other two books in the series next week! Told you at the beginning, perfect for binge-reading. 😉

Spare Me The Truth was published in 2016 and is available for purchase!

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