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Darkside by Belinda Bauer

‘Darkside’ is the 2nd novel in Belinda Bauer’s Exmoor Trilogy and includes some of the characters from the 1st novel ‘Blacklands’. Jonas Holly was a young policeman with an exciting future ahead of him. But then his wife Lucy was … Continue reading

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Extraordinary People by Peter May

I loved reading Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy and his later novels so much that I decided to go back and read the Enzo files series. ‘Extraordinary People’ is so different from the other Peter May novels that I’ve read that … Continue reading

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Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant

‘Lie With Me’ is the first of Sabine Durrant’s novels that I’ve read. The main character of the novel is Paul Morris. He achieved moderate success with a novel be published in his 20s. He is now in his 40s … Continue reading

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Dead Line by Chris Ewan

‘Dead Line’ is a thriller by Chris Ewan that had me on the edge of my seat from the first page till the last. Daniel Trent is an experienced hostage negotiator who works alongside his fiancé Aimee Paget. But things … Continue reading

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The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

‘The Good Daughter’ is a standalone psychological thriller by Karin Slaughter. 28 years ago, the Quinn family was ripped apart. Rusty Quinn was a defence lawyer who defended the worst of the worst, so he had gained many enemies. Firstly … Continue reading

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The Fallen by Ace Atkins

‘The Fallen’ is the 7th novel in the Quinn Colson series by Ace Atkins. Colson is settling in as Sheriff with Lillie Virgil as his deputy and Tibbehah County is keeping them busy. A group of bank robbers have been … Continue reading

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Black Widow by Chris Brookmyre

‘Black Widow’ is the 7th novel in Chris Brookmyre’s Jack Parlabane series. If I had realised that this novel was part of a series, I would have set it aside and started at the beginning. Diana Jaeger is a highly … Continue reading

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The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham

‘The Secrets She Keeps’ is a psychological thriller from Australian author Michael Robotham that is full of twists and turns. Agatha and Meghan have something in common. They are pregnant and due around the same time. But that’s where the … Continue reading

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Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton

‘Dead Woman Walking’ is Sharon Bolton’s latest thriller. Jessica and Isabel experienced a lot of family tragedy while growing up. At 18 Isabel became a nun. Jessica is still devoted to her and often visits Wynding Priory. Now, on Isabel’s … Continue reading

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Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham

‘Talking to the Dead’ is the first novel I’ve read by Harry Bingham and the first in his Fiona Griffiths series. Fiona is a lowly DC, so ends up with a lot of the legwork on cases. She appears a … Continue reading

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