This Week in Books (January 10)

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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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Single-mother Florida bounty hunter Lori Anderson’s got an ocean of trouble on her hands. Her daughter Dakota is safe, but her cancer is threatening a comeback, and Lori needs JT—Dakota’s daddy and the man who taught Lori everything—alive and kicking. Problem is, he’s behind bars, and heading for death row.

Desperate to save him, Lori does a deal, taking on off-the-books job from shady FBI agent Alex Monroe. Bring back on-the-run felon, Gibson “The Fish” Fletcher, and JT walks free.

Following Fletcher from Florida to California, Lori teams up with local bounty hunter Dez McGregor and his team. But Dez works very differently to Lori, and the tension between them threatens to put the whole job in danger.

With Monroe pressuring Lori for results, the clock ticking on JT’s life, and nothing about the Fletcher case adding up, Lori’s hitting walls at every turn. But this is one job she’s got to get right, or she’ll lose everything.


The book I’m currently reading

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Tom Bryce did what any decent person would do. But within hours of picking up the CD that had been left behind on the train seat next him, and attempting to return it to its owner, he is the sole witness to a vicious murder. Then his young family are threatened with their lives if he goes to the police. But supported by his wife, Kellie, he bravely makes a statement, to the murder enquiry team headed by Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, a man with demons of his own – including his missing wife – to contend with. And from that moment, the killing of the Bryce family becomes a mere formality – and a grisly attraction. Kellie and Tom’s deaths have already been posted on the internet. You can log on and see them on a website. They are looking good dead.

What I’m reading next

Don’t hold me to this 😄

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Everyone in the small American town of Denton is searching for Isabelle Coleman, a missing seventeen-year-old girl. All they’ve found so far is her phone and another girl they didn’t even know was missing.

Mute and completely unresponsive to the world around her, it’s clear this mysterious girl has been damaged beyond repair. All Detective Josie Quinn can get from her is a name: Ramona.

Currently suspended from the force for misconduct, Josie takes matters into her own hands as the name leads her to evidence linking the two girls. She knows the race is on to find Isabelle alive, and she fears there may be others…

The trail leads Josie to another victim, a girl who escaped but whose case was labelled a hoax by authorities. To catch this monster, Josie must confront her own nightmares and follow her instinct to the darkest of places. But can she make it out alive?

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What does your reading schedule look like this week? Let me know! Happy reading! xx

  20 comments for “This Week in Books (January 10)

  1. January 10, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    I’ve read Deep Down Dead which was a nice novel. It’s got a lot of action though and I’m not really a major fan of these plotlines but if you are I’m sure this is an excellent read! Happy reading Dee!

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  2. January 10, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    I’m trying desperately to catch up with the Roy Grace series. I think I’ll have to pick and choose to get up to date….

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    • January 10, 2018 at 5:42 pm

      I just refuse. I don’t even care how long it’ll take me but I shall read them all in order. *stomps foot* 😄

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      • January 10, 2018 at 5:57 pm

        I would too but I’ve not yet ever read a Peter James! Something I want to rectify this year. 🙂 (Starting with book 1 obviously!)

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        • January 10, 2018 at 6:02 pm

          Always fabulous to meet someone who would start a series at the beginning, no matter how many books there are! Hope you get around to at least starting to catch up!

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      • January 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm

        😂 maybe I should take a leaf out of your book (excuse the pun!)

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  3. January 10, 2018 at 6:20 pm

    I’m listening to the audio version of How to Stop Time by Matt Haig which isn’t on my tbr for this month oops!

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  4. January 10, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    Like the way you’ve divided up your just read with the current read and the to be read here. All covers enough to pick up and look at. I’ve made some notes–thanks!

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  5. Jo
    January 10, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    Deep Blue Trouble will (probably) be my next read! Looks like you’ve got a great week x

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  6. January 10, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    I like the look of Vanishing Girls, hope you enjoy it if you go for it next 🙂

    https://lipsyy.wordpress.com/2018/01/10/this-week-in-books-10-01-18-twib/

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    • January 12, 2018 at 11:01 am

      I finished it last night (yep, stuck to the schedule and surprised myself) and thought it was awesome!

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  7. Yvo
    January 11, 2018 at 2:58 am

    I really need to read Deep Blue Trouble ASAP ! Definitely looking forward to it… Although I have another Netgalley thriller pending first. xD I hope you will enjoy your books this week and happy reading! Here’s my WWW.

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