This Week in Books (July 4)

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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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The Missing…

In a hidden basement, eighteen-year-old Toni is held captive and no one can hear her screams. She’s been abducted after investigating unspeakable things in the darkest corners of the Internet.

The Vigilante…

Fearing the worst, Toni’s mother turns to ex-SAS operative Mitchell to help find her missing daughter. And when Mitchell discovers Toni’s fate rests in the hands of pure evil, he races against the clock to find Toni and bring her out alive. But even that might not be enough to save her.

The Detective…

DS Warren Carter is looking forward to a new job and a simpler life. But when he’s called in to investigate the brutal murder of a seemingly normal couple, he becomes entangled in lives that are anything but simple. And as he digs deeper, he uncovers a crime more twisted than he could ever have imagined.

The book I’m currently reading

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When Laura wakes up after her office Christmas party and sees a man’s shirt on the floor, she is horrified. But this is no ordinary one-night-stand regret. Laura suffers from severe face-blindness, a condition that means she is completely unable to identify and remember faces. So the man she spent all night dancing with and kissing – the man she thought she’d brought home – was ‘Pink Shirt’.

But the shirt on her floor is blue. And now Laura must go to work every day and face the man who took advantage of her condition. The man she has no way of recognising.

What I’m (most definitely) reading next

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While attending a crime scene on the outskirts of Maidstone, DI Kay Hunter makes a shocking discovery.

The victim has been brutally cut to pieces, his identity unknown.
When more body parts start turning up in the Kentish countryside, Kay realises the disturbing truth – a serial killer is at large and must be stopped at all costs.

With no motive for the murders and a killer who has gone undetected until now, Kay and her team of detectives must work fast to calm a terrified local population and a scornful media.

When a third victim is found, her investigation grows even more complicated.

As she begins to expose a dark underbelly to the county town, Kay and her team are pulled into a web of jealousy and intrigue that, if left unchecked, will soon claim another life.

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I’m just a little under pressure this week. The book I’m currently reading is for a blog tour on Thursday, the next one is for Saturday. If I disappear, you know why.

Hope your reading is a lot less stressful than mine 😄. Happy reading! xx

  16 comments for “This Week in Books (July 4)

  1. July 4, 2018 at 12:27 pm

    Both your current read and the previous one sounds preeeeetty good!

    Hope you’ll enjoy your next one too!

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  2. July 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Snap! I’m just finishing a book for a blog tour tomorrow as well. But luckily I don’t have another one on Saturday.

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    • July 4, 2018 at 4:08 pm

      Why do we do this to ourselves? I was ahead, then treated myself to one from my own pile and lost two days of reading and now I am in trouble again. 🙄

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      • July 4, 2018 at 4:43 pm

        You’ll make it, you always do. Pleased with myself as I’ve just finished the one for tomorrow.

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  3. July 4, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Good luck!

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  4. Yvo
    July 4, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    Yay for Gone To Ground! I’m only at book number four myself, so I won’t make it to that one before the publish date, but I’m SO enjoying my time with Kay Hunter so far! xx

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    • July 4, 2018 at 11:00 pm

      It’s a fantastic series and I’m so glad to hear you’re enjoying it!

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      • Yvo
        July 5, 2018 at 4:20 pm

        I’m so happy to have finally met Kay Hunter! Definitely one of my new favorites.

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  5. July 4, 2018 at 10:08 pm

    These all look and sound so good!

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    • July 4, 2018 at 11:00 pm

      I’m very lucky with my books lately. These are all fab in their own ways.

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  6. July 4, 2018 at 10:56 pm

    I’m reading Gone to Ground and the moment, and as expected, I’m loving it! We’ll have to schedule in our buddy read for later this month for Cross Her Heart.

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    • July 4, 2018 at 11:01 pm

      I’m halfway already. So good!

      Buddy read, right. Let me check my shedule 🤣

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      • July 4, 2018 at 11:23 pm

        You know my schedule is manic so we can push it to August if need be.

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        • July 5, 2018 at 12:14 am

          I’m just trying to get ahead of things again and should have a better idea about things by next week. We are definitely doing this soon!

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