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I Choose You – Book Review

By Gayle Curtis
Published on: January 1, 2020

This book flew by for me. I remember reading it for what felt like just a few minutes only to find I was already 20% through. I thought “That can’t be possible.” But it was. I Choose You is a twisted and disturbing psychological thriller that makes you thankful for the family you actually have (I hope).

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Snow Creek – Book Review

Detective Megan Carpenter Tapes Book 1 by Gregg Olson
Published on: November 18, 2019

Set in Snow Creek, Washington near Port Townsend this new detective series brought out so many different emotions as I read the story. The story telling is overwhelmingly good and the setting was thought-provoking as I worked my way through self-imposed isolation many in this community apparently desire.

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Secret Service – Book Review

By Tom Bradby
Published on: November 5, 2019

A spy thriller where everyone is a suspect and you’re not sure whom to trust – there were times I even questioned the main character. But in addition to being a spy thriller, this is also a story where secret service agent must juggle the demands of both work and home.

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Broken Glass – Book Review

Nik Pohl Thriller Book 1 by Alexander Hartung
Translated by: Fiona Beaton
Published on: November 1, 2019

A gritty police procedural thriller I picked as my October Amazon First Reads selection. Originally published in German, it has now been translated to English by Fiona Beaton.

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[ARC Review] The Turn of the Key – Book Review

By Ruth Ware
Published on: August 6, 2019

Loved it! Completely loved it! The Turn of the Key is a thoroughly absorbing tale full of just the right combination of creepiness, mystery and suspense in this new modern gothic mystery.

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The Silent Ones – Book Review

by K.L. Slater
Published on:  July 24, 2019

Two 10-year old cousins accused of murder.  Going in, I wondered if this would be more like The Bad Seed, a 1956 psychological horror film, or the 1993 film The Good Son, or something completely different all together.  Of course, I’m not going to tell here.

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[ARC Review] Asylum – Book Review

By Jack Adams
Published on:  August 2, 2019
4-stars-1

Asylum

Set in Australia, Asylum is a mystery story involving two young friends – Adam and Nate and a man who lives at a nearby Asylum that they meet and become friends with – Joe. Years later, Adam and Nate receive an inheritance from Joe, which then leads to questions such as “What happened to Joe?” and ‘What really went on at that asylum?”

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