Kristin Downer

Super Mom and Awesomely Nerdy Lady who can’t stand to sit still. Delving into the online world I ran a successful online radio channel and blog that brought fans up close and personal with their favourite music, television and movie stars. Now, with my hilariously nerdy partners in crime, we are hiding our nerdyness no more! Twitter: @Kristin_Downer

BOOK REVIEW: The Last Guest by Tess Little

Title: The Last GuestAuthor: Tess LittlePublication: October 5, 2021Publisher: Ballantine BooksGenre: Psychological ThrillerPages: 324 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When actress Elspeth Bell attends the fiftieth birthday party of her ex-husband Richard Bryant, the Hollywood director who launched her career, all she wants is to pass unnoticed through the glamorous crowd in …

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BOOK REVIEW: This Is Why We Lie by Gabriella Lepore

Title: This Is Why We LieAuthor: Gabriella LeporePublication: September 21, 2021Publisher: Inkyard PressGenre: YA Fiction, MysteryPages: 292 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Everyone in Gardiners Bay has a secret.When Jenna Dallas and Adam Cole find Colleen O’Dell’s body floating off the shore of their coastal town, the community of Gardiners Bay is …

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BOOK REVIEW: When Sparks Fly by Helena Hunting

Title: When Sparks FlyAuthor: Helena HuntingPublication: September 21, 2021Publisher: St. Martin’s GriffinGenre: RomancePages: 317 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Running the Spark House, a hotel/event space that has been in her family for years, has been Avery Spark’s lifelong dream. After years of working hard and making personal sacrifices, Avery and her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Two x Four x Murder by Lorraine J. Anderson

Title: Two x Four x MurderAuthor: Lorraine J. AndersonPublication: April 10, 2021Publisher: Self-publishedGenre: MysteryPages: 163 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) Carrie Burton, reeling from her father’s untimely death, is hesitant to take over her father’s retail lumber business — even more so when a dead body is found in one of the …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Necklace by Matt Witten

Title: The NecklaceAuthor: Matt WittenPublication: September 7, 2021Publisher: Oceanview PublishingGenre: ThrillerPages: 259 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) The clock ticks down in a heart-pounding crusade for justice. Susan Lentigo’s daughter was murdered twenty years ago—and now, at long last, this small-town waitress sets out on a road trip all the way from …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Auschwitz Photographer by Luca Crippa and Maurizio Onnis

Title: The Auschwitz PhotographerAuthor: Luca Crippa and Maurizio OnnisPublication: September 7, 2021Publisher: SourcebooksGenre: Memoirs, WWIIPages: 372 SYNOPSIS: (From Amazon) The Nazis asked him to swear allegiance to Hitler, betraying his country, his friends, and everything he believed in.He refused. Poland, 1939. Professional photographer Wilhelm Brasse is deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau and …

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BOOK REVIEW: Where I Left Her by Amber Garza

Title: Where I Left HerAuthor: Amber GarzaPublication: August 24, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: ThrillerPages: 248 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Whitney had some misgivings when she dropped her increasingly moody teenage daughter, Amelia, off at Lauren’s house. She’d never met the parents, and usually she’d go in, but Amelia clearly wasn’t going to let …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Title: The Woman In Cabin 10Author: Ruth WarePublication: July 19, 2016Publisher: Gallery/Scout PressGenre: Mystery, ThrillerPages: 305 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. …

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