The Lesson

Lisa Bradley’s campus-thriller, The Lesson, is a classic who-do-you-trust mixed with serious questions about issues facing students and staff at universities. Bradley has already created a signature pacing (see my Paper Dolls review) and it doesn’t let you slip away for a second here. Honestly, I was hooked. Spoiler Free Synopsis Evie is a second […]

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Far From the Tree

Rob Parker’s Thirty Mile Trilogy begins with a detective novel that reads like a season of Unforgotten or Line of Duty, brought to you by Red Dog Press, perfect for fans of crime shows, true and fictional alike. Spoiler Free Synopsis After an anonymous tip, twenty-seven bodies are found in a mass grave in the […]

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Atomic Love

Jennie Fields’ spy thriller romance surprised me with how beautifully it’s written. It’s more than a historical fiction, it’s a drama with grit and emotion. The Plot in a Nutshell It’s 1950 and Rosalind (Roz) is still haunted by her part in the Manhattan Project, as a scientist who helped to develop the bombs dropped […]

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Paper dolls

Although Lisa Bradley’s thriller got off to a slow start, half way through it picked up to a truly astonishing pace and the novel takes unexpected turn after unexpected turn. You think you know what’s going on? Think again. The Plot In a Nutshell Leah’s been not working for a while now, ever since she […]

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The Witch House

Ann Rawson’s debut novel is the perfect blend of murder mystery, family feud and Roman history. The Plot in a Nutshell History buff Alice Hunter is trying to get her life back together after a brief stay in a mental health facility. Following the death of her beloved grandmother, she was committed after a fire […]

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