Category: Reading

Review: Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne

Review: Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne

Some things aren’t meant to be remembered . . .

They’re calling it the worst pileup in London history. Margaret Holloway is driving home, but her mind is elsewhere—on a troubled student, her daughter’s acting class, the next day’s meeting—when she’s rear-ended and trapped in the wreckage. Just as she begins to panic, a disfigured stranger pulls her from the car seconds before it’s engulfed in flames. Then he simply disappears.

Thriller Thursday: Coercion by Tim Tigner

Thriller Thursday: Coercion by Tim Tigner

The phone rings and the offer is made, leaving you only seconds to decide. Betray your country or your family will drop dead before your eyes.

KGB general Vasily Karpov is secretly restoring Russia’s superpower status by forcing elite Americans into traitorous acts of espionage and sabotage. Meanwhile his greatest coup targets Russia itself, where Karpov is conspiring to capture the Kremlin for himself.

Posted September 24, 2015 by Kimberly in Book Reviews, Reading, Thriller Thursday, Thrillers / 2 Comments
Thriller Thursday: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Thriller Thursday: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Did you read The Girl on the Train? What did you think about it? Please share your thoughts with me in the comments!

I usually read the entire book and then think about it for a few days before I sit down to write my review. I do this because sometimes the way I feel about a book changes after I’ve had a chance to process it as a whole. But as I’m reading The Girl on the Train, I have some pretty strong emotions from the beginning, so I wanted to see what happens to my review if I write down my thoughts along the way.

Review: Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell

Review: Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell

I’ve been a Kay Scarpetta fan since Postmortem was released in 1990 and jumped at the chance to review Flesh and Blood. Author Patricia Cornwell has always been a masterful storyteller who could keep me up all night to finish her books in one sitting and leave me too terrified to go to sleep when I did finally finish. I expected the same from F&B.

Posted August 26, 2015 by Kimberly in Book Reviews, Mystery, Reading, Suspense, Thrillers / 1 Comment
Showcase: Tropical Depression by Jeff Lindsay

Showcase: Tropical Depression by Jeff Lindsay

Tropical Depression by Jeff Lindsay August 25 Book Blast Synopsis: NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Jeff Lindsay mastered suspense with his wildly addictive DEXTER series. Before that, however, there was former cop and current burnout Billy Knight. When a hostage situation turns deadly, Billy loses everything—his wife, his daughter, and his career. Devastated, he heads […]

Posted August 25, 2015 by Kimberly in Reading / 2 Comments
Review & Giveaway: Bryant’s Gap by Michael E. Burge

Review & Giveaway: Bryant’s Gap by Michael E. Burge

Bryant’s Gap is an intriguing murder mystery with much stronger character development than you see in many of today’s bestsellers. It harkens back to a time when people took the time to really get to know each other and build close relationships. There are also fun references to popular radio shows of the time period – who doesn’t love a good Lone Ranger reference?