Tag Archives: Suspense

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: 14 Ways to Die by Vincent Ralph

Title: 14 Ways to DieAuthor: Vincent RalphPublication: June 1, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teens & Ya Fiction, Mystery, ThrillerPages: 349 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Ten years ago, Jess’s mother was murdered by the Magpie Man.She was the first of his victims but not the last.Now Jess is the star of a YouTube …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Murder Game by Carrie Doyle

Title: The Murder GameAuthor: Carrie DoylePublication: April 6, 2021Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: YA Fiction, Thriller, SuspensePages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) What if your best friend and roommate killed a teacher at your prep school? Or what if he didn’t do it, but he’s being framed, and you’re the only person who …

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BOOK REVIEW: Five Total Strangers by Natalie D. Richards

Title: Five Total StrangersAuthor: Natalie D. RichardsPublication: October 6, 2020Publisher: Sourcebooks FireGenre: Teen & YA Fiction, SuspensePages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Mira flies home to spend Christmas with her mother in Pittsburgh, a record-breaking blizzard results in a cancelled layover. Desperate to get to her grief-ridden mother in the …

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BOOK REVIEW: When I Was You by Amber Garza

Title: When I Was YouAuthor: Amber GarzaPublication: August 25, 2020Publisher: MIRAGenre: Domestic ThrillersPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) You meets Fatal Attraction in this up-all-night psychological thriller about a lonely empty-nester’s growing obsession with a young mother who shares her name. It all begins on an ordinary fall morning, when Kelly …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Girls Weekend by Jody Gehrman

Title: The Girls WeekendAuthor: Jody GehrmanPublication: August 11, 2020Publisher: Crooked Lane BooksGenre: Mystery, SuspensePages: 320 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Their reunion just became a crime scene . . . June Moody, a thirty-something English professor, just wants to get away from her recent breakup and reunite with girlfriends over summer break. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Title: Little SecretsAuthor: Jennifer HillierPublication: April 21, 2020Publisher: Minotaur BooksGenre: Psychological ThrillerPages: 338 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Marin had the perfect life. Married to her college sweetheart, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They’re admired in their community and are a loving family. …

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BOOK REVIEW: Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer

Title: Truths I Never Told YouAuthor: Kelly RimmerPublication: April 14, 2020Publisher: Graydon House; HarlequinGenre: MysteryPages: 352 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) REVIEW: **A copy of this book was provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.** Usually when I read a mystery novel I am expecting suspense and …

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BOOK REVIEW: The One Who Got Away by L.A. Detwiler

Title: The One Who Got AwayAuthor: L.A. DetwilerPublication: February 19, 2020Publisher: HarperCollinsGenre: Mystery/ThrillerPages: 313 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Adeline Evans has recently moved into a home for the elderly. A safe space, where she can be cared for. When she begins to receive cryptic and threatening notes, she is certain that …

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