How Well Do You Know Your Friends?
The Guilty Party by Mel McGrath is a gripping
contemporary psychological murder thriller that will have the reader involved
from the start.
The novel is about a group of friends who feel
more like family. They bond together over a shared history and secrets that
become ever more deadly. Just how far would you go to maintain an ever darker
It’s never too late to do the right thing and
to tell the truth. How well do you know your friends? Do you know the lengths
they will go to to maintain your silence?
The action is set over two weekends… one in
August and one in October. It alternates, as does the voice relaying the action
which continually raises questions for the reader.
A Match Made In Heaven
Rosie’s Travelling Tea
Shop by Rebecca
Raisin is a delightfully fun contemporary read that will warm your heart and
soul. It will make you laugh and it will leave you smiling.
Rebecca Raisin has created a wonderful set of
eclectic characters – an obsessive at cleaning chef, a broken hearted
bibliophile and a big burly tattooed vegan – together they travel the length
and breadth of Britain in their respective camper vans. They go to various
festivals, delighting the reader. Along the way they meet others who are
The reader does not so much read this book as ‘travel’
through it, sampling the sights and sounds along the way.
Entertaining Crime Solving
The Family Secret by Terry Lynn Thomas is a fabulous historical
thriller set in 1940. It is a time of suspicion and mistrust, of spies and
agents, of greed and power.
The backdrop to the action is
Cumbria. The peaceful village location contrasts with the thrilling action.
When money and power dominate,
people are corrupted. “Never
underestimate the corruptive power of money.” Pound signs mean little else can
be seen. People will do just about anything to achieve their monetary goal.
Teens on the brink of adulthood feature. It is
a tense time as young girls try to break into the grown up world.
Cause And Effect
The Girl Next Door by Phoebe Morgan is a gripping contemporary
psychological thriller that will have your mind racing to the end.
The novel is about appearances –
everything must look perfect for the neighbours – but underneath cracks begin
to show before a chasm opens.
We all have choices to make – to tell
the truth or to lie? “Trapped by the choices I have already made.” Poor choices
mean lies are told to cover up the truth. Can you separate the fact from the
fiction? How deep does the truth lie?