Review: A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier

Review: A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier

A Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier is a novel I knew I would enjoy from page one. This one has such a unique setting, and I loved the balance between upbeat and ominous events in the plot. The large cast of characters and the whimsical yet haunting atmosphere are also highlights. This is such an engaging read that those in search of a fresh contemporary will love. Continue reading

Review: Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

Review: Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco

Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco is a spooky story I have been meaning to read for a while now. The concept of this third instalment in the Stalking Jack the Ripper series feels fresh, and I really enjoyed the setting. However, I found it more difficult to connect with the main character, and I wasn’t a fan of all the drama in the book. Despite this, the series is so out of my comfort zone, and I’m glad I gave it a chance. Continue reading

Review: Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

Review: Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan

Little Disasters by Sarah Vaughan is a dramatic story that will surprise you. Almost entirely told in dual perspective, the book explores the themes of child neglect and female friendship. While there is some element of mystery to the narrative, this book reads more like a contemporary than a thriller. Continue reading

Review: Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks

Review: Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks

Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks is a thriller that will keep you guessing. Told from three different perspectives of the suspected arsonists along with interviews conducted by the detective on the case, this book is a page-turner. It is a novel that not only looks at motive for setting a building on fire, it also digs deep into the roles women play in society. Continue reading