13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

★★★★★

Pages: 404   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Orion
Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller

Blurb:

I don’t remember how I ended up in the icy water but I do know this: it wasn’t an accident. They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but sometimes it’s hard to tell them apart. My friends love me. I know they do. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t try to kill me.” Continue reading “13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough”

Reading App Spotlight: Bookling

Instead of a book review on some Mondays I want to do something a little different. I want to showcase some of my favourite Apps I use to do with books and reading that I have found to be extremely useful. For the first one I want to showcase an App that I swear by now. Bookling is a reading habit tracker. I love this App because it is so simple and the design is so sleek and yet it is packed of awesome features. Continue reading “Reading App Spotlight: Bookling”

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

★★★★★

Pages: 344   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Corgi
Genre: Crime, Thriller

Blurb:

“Your neighbour told you she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You’ll have the baby monitor and you’ll take turns to go back every half-hour. Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realized. She’s gone. You’ve never had to call the police before. But now they’re in your home, and who know what they’ll find there…” Continue reading “The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena”

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

★★★★★

Pages: 384   Price: £8.00   Published: 1892 by Penguin
Genre: Classic, Detective, Mystery, Short Stories

Blurb:
“Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of inequity … The twelve mysteries gathered in this first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson’s adventures reveal the brilliant consulting detective at the height of his powers. Problems involving a man with a twisted lip, a fabulous blue carbuncle and five orange pips tax Sherlock Holmes’ intellect alongside some of his most famous cases, including A Scandal in Bohemia and The Red-Headed League” Continue reading “The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle”

The Walking Dead 2: The Road To Woodbury by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

★★★

Pages: 277   Price: £8.00   Published: 2012 by Tor
Genre: Horror, Zombie

Blurb:

It is a dangerous world that Lilly lives in. The walking dead lurk in every corner, massacring anyone they can get their hands on. Nowhere is safe. But when a terrifying ordeal leaves numerous dead, Lilly and her companions are forced out of their tented community and into the open. Safety seems to come in the form of Woodbury, a gated compound with food and protection. Yet it’s not long before the wanton dangers of Woodbury reveal themselves, and the Governors despotic rule of the compound threatens to undermine everything Lilly believes in. Because sometimes the dead aren’t the biggest threat. It’s the living…” Continue reading “The Walking Dead 2: The Road To Woodbury by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga”

The Walking Dead 1: Rise Of The Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

★★★★★

Pages: 308   Price: £8.00   Published: 2011 by Tor
Genre: Horror, Zombie

Blurb:

“Philip Blake’s life has been turned upside down. In less than seventy-two hours an inexplicable event has resulted in people…turning. The world has gone to hell and the walking dead roam the streets massacring the living. It seems that nowhere is safe. Escaping their small town, Philip has just one focus in life – to protect his young daughter Penny. And he’ll do whatever it takes to ensure she survives.”

“With his two high school friends and his brother Brian, Philip decides to aim for the city of Atlanta where it’s said there are refugee centres being set up. But between them and safety lie hundred’s of the walking dead – and the survivor’s path to salvation lies straight through the middle of them…” Continue reading “The Walking Dead 1: Rise Of The Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga”

The Escape by C.L Taylor

★★★★

Pages: 411   Price: £8.00   Published: 2017 by Avon
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery

Blurb:

“‘Look after your daughter’s things. And your daughter'” “When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift, she says yes – then quickly wishes she hadn’t. The stranger knows Jo’s name, she knows her husband Max, and she’s got a glove belonging to Jo’s two year old daughter Elise. What begins with a subtle threat swiftly turns into a nightmare as the police, social services and even Jo’s own husband turn against her. No one believes that Elise is in danger. But Jo knows there’s only one way to keep her child safe – RUN” Continue reading “The Escape by C.L Taylor”