First Lines Friday – Mar. 29, 2019

First Lines Friday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book. Here are my first lines: "I've always delighted in the free fall between sleep and wakefulness.  Those precious few semi-conscious seconds before you open your eyes when you catch … Continue reading First Lines Friday – Mar. 29, 2019

#BlogTour #Review: Naked Truths (Naked, Book 1) by Karen Botha @KarenBothaNovel @rararesources

ABOUT THE BOOK He’s a grieving widower, the perfect boyfriend, and the prime suspect… Lucy knows the importance of boundaries. As a massage therapist, she keeps her work and her personal life completely separate. But when a handsome widower shows up on her table and sparks an instant attraction, Lucy is shameless. Breaking her rule, … Continue reading #BlogTour #Review: Naked Truths (Naked, Book 1) by Karen Botha @KarenBothaNovel @rararesources

#Book Review: Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall @aramintahall @mcdbooks #psychological thriller #obsession

Publication Day: 08 May 2018 Publisher: MCD ISBN: B076H4X9D4 (Kindle book) Pages: 288 Category:  Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Obsession, Mental Illness I decided to read another book from my TBR pile and remembered that I selected this book because of the author's acknowledgments page.  She notes, "The first draft of this book was written in a mad spurt of anger … Continue reading #Book Review: Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall @aramintahall @mcdbooks #psychological thriller #obsession

#BlogTour #BookReview: Implant (Gardener and Reilly Crime Series #3) by Ray Clark @T1LOM @UrbaneBooks #lovebooksgrouptours #IMPLANT

Publication Day: 9 August 2018 Publisher: Urbane Publications ISBN: 9781911583981 Pages: 376 Category: Fiction, Genre: Thriller / Crime / Psychological ABOUT THIS BOOK Bramfield, near Leeds, a sleepy little market town nestled on the borders of West and North Yorkshire. Detectives Stewart Gardener and Sean Reilly discover the naked corpse of Alex Wilson, nailed to the … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: Implant (Gardener and Reilly Crime Series #3) by Ray Clark @T1LOM @UrbaneBooks #lovebooksgrouptours #IMPLANT

#BlogTour #BookReview: Night Driver by @MarcellePerks @urbanebooks‏ #thriller #crime

Publication Day: 2nd August 2018 Publisher: Urbane Publications ISBN: 978-1911583967 Pages: 376 Category: Fiction, Genre: Thriller / Crime / Psychological ABOUT THE BOOK Heavily pregnant Frannie is facing a crisis. An English woman living in Germany, her marriage is failing, her language skills are hopeless, and she feels like a fish out of water in … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: Night Driver by @MarcellePerks @urbanebooks‏ #thriller #crime

#BookReview: Writer, Seeker, Killer by Ryan Starbloak #science fiction #psychologicalthriller

Sent to me by the author in exchange for an honest review Published 09.18.2017 by Freckles Over Scars / Psychological Thriller/ Kindle format / 101pp / B075R7DX5R ABOUT THE BOOK Hinanya Ven has but one interest in this life, and that to know what lies beyond it. This great question has enveloped her into a deranged … Continue reading #BookReview: Writer, Seeker, Killer by Ryan Starbloak #science fiction #psychologicalthriller

#BlogTour #BookReview: Abel’s Revenge by Ross Greenwood @greenwoodross @CarolineBookBit

BLURB This is a story about a city. As with all others, it’s a place of violence. There are murderers, and they live among us. This is also a tale about a couple — sometimes friends, occasionally lovers, but always partners. Dan and Olivia are fighting modern battles; the ones parents have over a lack … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: Abel’s Revenge by Ross Greenwood @greenwoodross @CarolineBookBit

#BookTour #BookReview: The Penance List (The David Trilogy Book 1) by Siobhan C. Cunningham @SCCunningham8 @rararesources

BLURB This one comes with a warning - a steamy suspense-ridden psychological thriller - think Silence of the Lambs meets 50 Shades and hold on tight! S C Cunningham writes with a skilled mix of fuelled tension, dark humour and pulsating sex scenes. Grab a glass of wine, close the bedroom door and read alone! … Continue reading #BookTour #BookReview: The Penance List (The David Trilogy Book 1) by Siobhan C. Cunningham @SCCunningham8 @rararesources

#BlogTour #BookReview: The Sandman (Joona Linna, #4) by Lars Kepler @AAKnopf

BLURB Late one night, outside Stockholm, Mikael Kohler-Frost is found wandering. Thirteen years earlier, he went missing along with his younger sister. They were long thought to have been victims of Sweden's most notorious serial killer, Jurek Walter, now serving a life sentence in a maximum security psychiatric hospital. Now Mikael tells the police that … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: The Sandman (Joona Linna, #4) by Lars Kepler @AAKnopf

#BlogTour #BookReview: The Promise by Sally Jenkins @sallyjenkinsuk @rararesources

BLURB A man has been stabbed. A woman is bloodstained. The nightmares from her teenage years have begun again for Olivia Field – just as she is preparing to marry. Ex-convict, Tina is terminally ill. Before she dies, the care of her younger, psychologically unwell brother, Wayne must be ensured. So Tina calls in a … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: The Promise by Sally Jenkins @sallyjenkinsuk @rararesources

#BlogTour #Book Review Forget Her Name by Jane Holland @janeholland1 @rararesources

BLURB Rachel’s dead and she’s never coming back. Or is she? As she prepares for her wedding to Dominic, Catherine has never been happier or more excited about her future. But when she receives an anonymous package—a familiar snow globe with a very grisly addition—that happiness is abruptly threatened by secrets from her past. Her … Continue reading #BlogTour #Book Review Forget Her Name by Jane Holland @janeholland1 @rararesources

#BookReview: Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson @iamcarterwilson

"My father created Mister Tender, and Mister Tender nearly killed me." BLURB How far are you willing to go for Mister Tender? At fourteen, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never … Continue reading #BookReview: Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson @iamcarterwilson

#BookReview: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn @ajfinnbooks

“The definition of insanity, Fox,” Wesley used to remind me, paraphrasing Einstein, “is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result.” Dr. Anna Fox is agoraphobic and has been holed up in her home for ten months after her tragic accident.  She spends her days drinking and medicating herself watching her … Continue reading #BookReview: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn @ajfinnbooks

Book Review: Beneath the Mountain by Luca D’Andrea (eBook)

That's how it always is.  In the ice, first you hear the voice of the Beast, then you die. What was beneath the mountain and what really happened in Italy to the three young people murdered on April 28, 1985?  Jeremiah Salinger was determined to find out.  He was a writer from New Jersey who … Continue reading Book Review: Beneath the Mountain by Luca D’Andrea (eBook)

Book Review: You Can Run by Steve Mosby (9781409157533)

"Monsters are made, not born, and the truth is that they can be made anywhere." The Monster has never been present when the women have died, so he has no idea how long it takes.  He's done with them by then, so what does it matter? The Worm is incapable of killing for himself, he's … Continue reading Book Review: You Can Run by Steve Mosby (9781409157533)

Book review: Heartsick (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell Book 1) by Chelsea Cain (0312368461)

This book pulls you in from the very first chapter which is a flashback of a female serial killer torturing one of her victims. The victim happens to be Archie Sheridan, a homicide detective who has been called back to duty after recovering from his harrowing experience two years before. He is put in charge … Continue reading Book review: Heartsick (Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell Book 1) by Chelsea Cain (0312368461)