Blog Tour: The Taking of Annie Thorne by C. J. Tudor

Blog Tour The Taking of Annie Thorne C. J. Tudor 21st February 2019 Publisher: Michael Joseph Books Previous books: The Chalk Man Blurb: One night, Annie went missing. Disappeared from her own bed. There were searches, appeals. Everyone thought the worst. And then, miraculously, after forty-eight hours, she came back. But she couldn't, or wouldn't,... Continue Reading →

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My Mother the Psychopath: A stark portrayal of psychopathy

My Mother the Psychopath: Growing Up In The Shadow of A Monster by Olivia Rayne is a true story focusing on the dynamics of an innocent girl growing up with a psychopathic mother. This is a gripping story, reading like fiction so I found myself forgetting that it was real. Remembering that made it so... Continue Reading →

Lily Alone: A tale of child neglect

Lily Alone by Jacqueline Wilson is an intriguing, fast-paced children's book which focuses on child neglect and the role of the mother and the eldest child within a family. While I would not recommend this as an audiobook, as Wilson's narrative is a whiny annoying voice which I didn't feel fit with the eponymous character's... Continue Reading →

Americanah: An excellent cultural narrative

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie provides a voice for those young adults who have come from African countries to study in any country dominated by Western culture. I absolutely loved the main character, Ifemelu, her views on life in America and the ways she utilises her experiences to feed back to people in the same... Continue Reading →

Blood for Blood: A 5* slaughtering

Blood for Blood by Victoria Selman is an incredibly deep, gripping, intelligent and grotesque serial killer thriller. With a likeable, yet non-typical female main character, Selman took me on a thrilling journey which has taught me a lot about special forces and many elements of criminal profiling. Blood for Blood by Victoria Selman is out... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Bitter Edge by Rachel Lynch

Blog Tour Bitter Edge Rachel Lynch 25th February 2019 Publisher: Canelo Previous titles: Dark Game, Deep Fear, Dead End Blurb: DI Kelly Porter is back, but so is an old foe and this time he won’t back down... When a teenage girl flings herself off a cliff in pursuit of a gruesome death, DI Kelly... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

Blog Tour Blood Orange Harriet Tyce 21st February 2019 Publisher: Wildfire Books Buy it now: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Blood-Orange-Harriet-Tyce/dp/1472252756/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1551485344&sr=8-1&keywords=blood+orange Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce is a compelling psychological thriller which is dark and deadly in many ways. The characters are intriguing and really make you consider what lies behind the closed doors of married couples' lives. With themes... Continue Reading →

The Last: Dystopian fiction at its best

The Last by Hanna Jameson is an exciting, mysterious, at times bleak, but overall compelling dystopian novel which addresses how people would deal with being the last people on earth after nuclear destruction. Told from the perspective of an actionable narrator, this book has left me wanting so much more from Jameson. This could be... Continue Reading →

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