The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

★★★★

Pages: 187   Price: £9.00   Published: 1902   Genre: Classic, Detective, Short Story, Mystery

Blurb:

“‘He said that there were no traces upon the ground round the body. He did not observe any. But I did – some little distance off, but fresh and clear’ ‘Footprints?’ ‘Footprints’ ‘A man’s or a woman’s?’ Dr. Mortimer looked strangely at us for an instant, and his voice shrank almost to a whisper as he answered. ‘Mr. Holmes, they were footprints of a gigantic hound!'” Continue reading “The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”

Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica

★★★★★

Pages: 368   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Harlequin Mira
Genre: Thriller, Young Adult, Suspense

Blurb:

“In an apartment in downtown Chicago, Quinn Collins wakes up to discover her flatmate Esther has disappeared. Quinn searches in vain for clues but the only thing she finds is a discarded letter addressed to ‘My Dearest’. Alex Gallo works in a coffee shop in a tourist town on the shores of Lake Michigan. When a mysterious woman turns up, the teenager is drawn to her, but what starts as an innocent crush soon spirals into something more sinister. As Quinn wonders about her friendship with Esther, and Alex falls under the strangers spell, both must question how well you can ever really know another person. And how can you  be sure that they are telling the truth?” Continue reading “Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica”

Blog Research

As I have just passed 500 views on my site I wanted to do some research as to what it is that keeps making you come back to my blog or what attracted you here to begin with. Thank you for your support and feedback.

Recommended Reads: Halloween 2017

So now that Halloween is less than a week away, 6 days to be exact, I have decided to compile a list of some of my favourite Horror and/or Thriller books that are perfectly fitted for this time of year. All of the books mentioned I believe are the best of the best, no less than 5 stars in my opinion. I will also link my review to the books next to the titles.

1). Scared To Death by Alan Gibbons (yet to do a review)
2). Stalker by Lars Kepler   Review
3). The Walking Dead: Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay
Bonansinga   Review
4). Murderablilia by Craig Robertson   Review
5). His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet (yet to do a review)
6). The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena   Review

Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5) by Lee Child

★★★★★

Pages: 572   Price: £8.00   Published: 2001 by Bantam Press
Genre: Thriller

Blurb:

“Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband’s in jail. When he comes out, he’s going to kill her. Her family’s hostile, she can’t trust the cops, and the lawyers won’t help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder. Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress.”
Continue reading “Echo Burning (Jack Reacher 5) by Lee Child”

The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4) by Lee Child

★★★★★

Pages: 510   Price: £8.00   Published: 2000 by Bantam Press
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Age 16+
(The Visitor is also called Running Blind in other countries)

Blurb:

“Sergeant Amy Callan and Lieutenant Caroline Cooke have a lot in common. Both were army high flyers. Both were acquainted with Jack Reacher. Both were forced to resign from the service. Now they’re both dead. Found in their own homes, naked in a bath full of paint. Apparent victims of an army man. A loner, a smart guy with a score to settle, a ruthless vigilante. A man just like Jack Reacher.” Continue reading “The Visitor (Jack Reacher 4) by Lee Child”

Cold Blood by Robert Bryndza

★★★

Pages: 334 (e-book)   Price: £1.99   Published: September 2017   Genre: Crime, Mystery

Blurb:

“When a battered suitcase containing the dismembered body of a young man washes up on the shore of the river Thames, Detective Erika Foster is shocked. She’s worked on some terrifying cases but never seen anything like this before. As Erika and her team set to work, she makes the link with another victim – the body of a young woman dumped in an identical suitcase two weeks ago. Erika quickly realises she’s on the trail of a serial killer who’s already made their next move. As the body count rises, the twin daughters of her colleague Commander Marsh are abducted, and the stakes are higher than ever before. Can Erika save the lives of two innocent children before it’s too late? She’s running out of time and about to make a disturbing discovery…there’s more than one killer.” Continue reading “Cold Blood by Robert Bryndza”