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

Review: Pretty Things by Janelle Brown

Review: Pretty Things by Janelle Brown

Pretty Things by Janelle Brown is a thriller that has so many twists that you won’t see coming. The characters are raw and unexpected and the dual narrator format gives an interesting perspective. It is a story that not only gives the reader a mystery to solve, it also provides a look into the relationships we have with others. Continue reading

Review: Strangers by C.L. Taylor

Review: Strangers by C.L. Taylor

Strangers by C.L. Taylor is a thriller that has an interesting concept and lots of intriguing characters. The story takes a while to get going, but once things start to come together, readers are rewarded with an exciting ending. It is a book that will satisfy fans of the genre. Continue reading