This Week in Books (August 29)

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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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On her own wedding night, beautiful and complicated Evie White leaps off a cliff to her death.

What drove her to commit this terrible act? It’s left to her best friend and her husband to unravel the sinister mystery.

Following a twisted trail of clues leading to Evie’s darkest secrets, they begin to realize they never knew the real Evie at all…


The book I’m currently reading

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LONDON, 1590. Queen Elizabeth I’s control over her kingdom is wavering. Amidst a tumultuous backdrop of Spanish plotters, Catholic heretics and foreign wars threatening the country’s fragile stability, the body of a small boy is found in the City of London, with strange marks that no one can explain.

When idealistic physician Nicholas Shelby finds another body displaying the same marks only days later, he becomes convinced that a killer is at work, preying on the weak and destitute of London.

Determined to find out who is behind these terrible murders, Nicholas is joined in his investigations by Bianca, a mysterious tavern keeper. As more bodies are discovered, the pair find themselves caught in the middle of a sinister plot. With the killer still at large, and Bianca in terrible danger, Nicholas’s choice seems impossible – to save Bianca, or save himself…


What I’m (most definitely
) reading next

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There is a place in Minnesota with hundreds of miles of glacial lakes and untouched forests called the Boundary Waters. Ten years ago a man and his son trekked into this wilderness and never returned.

Search teams found their campsite ravaged by what looked like a bear. They were presumed dead until a decade later…the son appeared. Discovered while ransacking an outfitter store, he was violent and uncommunicative and sent to a psychiatric facility. Maya Stark, the assistant language therapist, is charged with making a connection with their high-profile patient. No matter how she tries, however, he refuses to answer questions about his father or the last ten years of his life

But Maya, who was abandoned by her own mother, has secrets, too. And as she’s drawn closer to this enigmatic boy who is no longer a boy, she’ll risk everything to reunite him with his father who has disappeared from the known world.

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What are you reading this week? Let me know! Happy reading! xx

  19 comments for “This Week in Books (August 29)

  1. August 29, 2018 at 12:38 pm

    I need to read Jenny Blackhursts book!!! I’m currently reading The Rave by Nicky Black and then it’ll be time for something completely different….x

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  2. August 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    What great covers for all! The fact that they sound interesting is even better.

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    • August 29, 2018 at 4:10 pm

      Aren’t they? I particularly love the one for The Angel’s Mark.

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  3. August 29, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    I’m reading Leave No Trace soon as well. It’ll be my first novel by this author so I hope I’ll like it :-). Happy reading!

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    • August 29, 2018 at 4:10 pm

      I’m very excited about it. I loved The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman so I have high expectations.

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  4. Alex
    August 29, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    I really like the sound of The Angel’s Mark, I love this era and just finished reading The Locksmith’s Daughter.

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  5. August 29, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    The Angel’s Mark is on my reading schedule for early September. How are you finding it so far?

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    • August 29, 2018 at 4:09 pm

      I’m at 20% and so far, I’m finding it a bit slow but there’s a great atmosphere to it with very vivid descriptions. Just waiting for someone to die now 😂

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  6. ChrissiReads
    August 29, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    The Night She Died looks so intriguing! Enjoy your reading!

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  7. Jo
    August 29, 2018 at 9:34 pm

    This looks like a great selection! I’ll be looking out for your reviews! 🙂

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  8. Yvo
    August 29, 2018 at 10:10 pm

    How do you always manage to pick books I want to add to my wishlist as well? xD I hope you will enjoy your books this week! xx

    Liked by 1 person

  9. August 30, 2018 at 8:38 am

    I love this! And I love the books you listed too! More on my TBR….

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