Posts Tagged: Crime

Jun 05 2018
16

Review for Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

Review for Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent Published by Penguin on July 14th 2018 Genres: Adult, Mystery Pages: 316 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

The last people who expect to be meeting with a drug-addicted prostitute are a respected judge and his reclusive wife. And they certainly don’t plan to kill her and bury her in their exquisite suburban garden.
 
Yet Andrew and Lydia Fitzsimons find themselves in this unfortunate situation.
 
While Lydia does all she can to protect their innocent son Laurence and their social standing, her husband begins to falls apart.
 
But Laurence is not as naïve as Lydia thinks. And his obsession with the dead girl’s family …

May 07 2018
10

Review for Blood Runs Cold (Detective Anna Gwynne #2) by Dylan Young

Review for Blood Runs Cold (Detective Anna Gwynne #2) by Dylan Young

Blood Runs Cold (Detective Anna Gwynne #2) by Dylan Young Published by Bookouture on May 16th 2018 Genres: Adult, Crime, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller Pages: 331 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Blair had stopped crying. There was no window, the walls were smooth and it was quiet. She didn’t want to be alone. But she didn’t want him to come back.
 
When eleven-year-old Blair Smearton is abducted near a river bank on the hottest day of the year, no-one can trace the man spotted taking her.
 
Detective Anna Gwynne is back at work with her cold case unit following a brutal attack that nearly cost …

Mar 26 2018
17

Review for The New Neighbors by Simon Lelic

Review for The New Neighbors by Simon Lelic

The New Neighbors by Simon Lelic Published by Berkley on April 10th 2018 Genres: Adult, Psychological, Mystery, Thriller Pages: 349 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

What if your perfect home turned out to be the scene of the perfect crime?

Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it.

So when they made a grisly discovery in the attic, Jack and Syd chose to ignore it. That was a mistake.

Because someone has just been murdered. Right outside their back door.

And …

Jan 19 2018
8

Review for Liars by Frances Vick

Review for Liars by Frances Vick

Liars by Frances Vick Published by Bookouture on January 26th 2018 Genres: Adult, Psychological, Thriller Pages: 436 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

He loves you. He’d do anything for you. But you don’t even know him.

Jenny hasn’t had an easy life – no job and no money, with a sick mother and an abusive ex-stepfather. Not that anybody cares, she’s from the wrong side of town.

David has taken care of Jenny ever since they were at school together. He knows how special she is, how much she needs his support. David has a lot of love to give.

Jenny and David aren’t in a relationship. They …

Jan 09 2018
26

Release Day Review for The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

Release Day Review for The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor Published by Crown Publishing Group (NY) on January 9th 2018 Genres: Adult, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Crime Pages: 280 Format: Hardcover Source: Personal Library Buy on Amazon Goodreads

In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one another as messages only they can understand. But then a mysterious chalk man leads them right to a dismembered body, and nothing is ever …

Jan 08 2018
16

Review for The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1) by Dylan Young

Review for The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1) by Dylan Young

The Silent Girls (Detective Anna Gwynne #1) by Dylan Young Published by Bookouture on January 19th 2018 Genres: Adult, Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Crime, Police Procedurals Pages: 309 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

The Silent Girls: A gripping serial killer thriller (Detective Anna Gwynne Crime Series Book 1)‘Ambulance and police. Something’s happened. I don’t know what. But my little girl.’ A sob choked off the sentence… ‘It’s my daughter.’
 
When a young girl disappears from the edge of the local forest, the Gloucestershire police are convinced she’s been taken by the same killer who stabbed to death beautiful, young Emily Risman eighteen years ago. …