This Week in Books (February 20)

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 |

TWO GIRLS GO TO A PARTY, ONLY ONE RETURNS ALIVE

Toni, the surviving teenager, is found delirious, wandering the muddy fields. She has been drugged and it’s uncertain whether she’ll survive. She says she saw her friend Emily being dragged away from the party. But no one knows who Emily is or even if she’s still alive. . .

Meanwhile the drowned body of another girl has been found on an isolated beach.

And how does this all relate to the shocking disappearance of a little girl nearly a decade ago, a crime which was never solved? The girl’s mother is putting immense pressure on the police to re-open the high-profile case.
Each one of them is someone’s daughter and the police must give their familiar justice and closure.

DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans of the Fenland police are stretched to the limit as they try to bring the perpetrators of these shocking crimes to justice.

[Technically, I listened to this one but that still counts, right? 😂]

| THE BOOK I’M CURRENTLY READING |

Someone is trying to destroy the evidence of history’s greatest crimes.

Academics and Holocaust survivors dead in mysterious circumstances. Museums and libraries burning. Digital records and irreplaceable proofs, lost for ever.

Former White House operative Maggie Costello has sworn off politics. But when the Governor of Virginia seeks her help to stop the lethal spiral of killings, she knows that this is bigger than any political game.

As Black Lives Matter protestors clash with slavery deniers, America is on a knife-edge and time is running out. This deadly conspiracy could ignite a new Civil War – but who stands to gain most from the chaos? 

| WHAT I’M (PROBABLY) READING NEXT |

When the high school in the small Norwegian village of Fredheim becomes a murder scene, the finger is soon pointed at seventeen-year-old Even. As the investigation closes in, social media is ablaze with accusations, rumours and even threats, and Even finds himself the subject of an online trial as well as being in the dock… for murder?

Even pores over his memories of the months leading up to the crime, and it becomes clear that more than one villager was acting suspiciously… and secrets are simmering beneath the calm surface of this close-knit community.

As events from the past play tag with the present, he’s forced to question everything he thought he knew. Was the death of his father in a car crash a decade earlier really accidental? Has his relationship stirred up something that someone is prepared to kill to protect? It seems that there may be no one that Even can trust. But can we trust him?

What are you reading this week? Let me know! I can always use recommendations! Happy reading! xx

  15 comments for “This Week in Books (February 20)

  1. February 20, 2019 at 10:50 am

    Between the lies by Michelle Adams

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  2. February 20, 2019 at 11:49 am

    I’m listening to Alice Feeney’s new one I Know Who You Are it’s good.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. February 20, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    Dark Pines by Will Dean

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  4. February 20, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    Their Lost Daughters sounds really good, I’m going to add this one to my Audible Wishlist now. The new Sam Bourne book has me intrigued too – I’ll look out for your review on this one. I hope you enjoy whichever books you read in the coming week. 🙂
    My post: https://rathertoofondofbooks.com/2019/02/20/this-week-in-books-20-feb-2019-what-are-you-reading-this-week/

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    • February 21, 2019 at 2:21 pm

      My review for the Sam Bourne book is coming on Saturday. If I get it written. It has my head in a spin. 😂

      Like

  5. ChrissiReads
    February 20, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Looks like an awesome selection of books! Enjoy. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  6. February 20, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    Happy reading! I’m in the middle of The Scandal by Mari Hannah!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. February 21, 2019 at 10:04 am

    These all sound good! I have a Joy Ellis on my TBR which will be my first of hers – not that one though.

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 21, 2019 at 2:19 pm

      I started with the wrong one. This was apparently the second one in the series. I was so angry at myself 😂

      Liked by 1 person

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