Review: The Making of Gabriel Davenport | Beverley Lee | 5/5

Wow,  I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The rising tension was present from the start,  but it really kicked in at the midpoint and didn't let up for a moment, right through to the climax (and a great ending that I didn't see coming). I'm glad I hadn't read the reviews first, because there was one thing that came as a total, brilliant surprise. I've not read a horror book for a long time, but I'm diving straight into book two. And maybe now I'll finally get around to the King and Koontz books in the tbr pile! Author Beverley Lee Amazon UK Amazon US Goodreads ...
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Review: Rise of the Sparrows | Sarina Langer | 4/5

Had me hooked from the brilliant prologue! Rachel is an understated heroine,  but she's not to be messed with! I'd have liked to have seen more of a developing relationship between her and the other characters,  and I do feel there was a little too much telling rather than showing. More could have been made of the ending too,  which wrapped up a little easily...BUT the epilogue hooked me back in! This is a very promising start to a new series,  I'm looking forward to seeing what comes next. If you want magic, prophecy and people at war, then give this a go! BUT, the epilogue hooked me back in! This is a very promising start to a new series,  I'm looking forward to seeing what comes next. If you want magic, prophecy and people at war, then give this a go! Author Sarina Langer Amazon UK Amazon US Goodreads ...
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If you like your fantasy with a heavy dose of romance, then you need these books….

Wow. Just wow. I devoured A Court of Thorns and Roses (oftened referred to as ACOTAR on social media) by Sarah J. Maas. It's been a while since I read anything in the fantasy genre, and let me tell you - I will be reading a lot more! It has been too long since a book has gripped me this much. ACOTAR has it all - fantasy, fighting, romance, a kick-ass heroine and sexy alpha males. But wait... then I read book two - A Court of Mist and Fury, and oh.my.word. I loved book one, but this book? - I loved it so hard that, for a little while, it destroyed me. I couldn't put it down. When I wasn't reading it, I was thinking about it. I ached and fretted, and melted. The characters gave everything. Rhys - I barely have the words. HE is everything. I am left gasping for more. Desperate to begin ACOWAR (The third book - A court of Wings...
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Gregg Dunnett | The Wave at Hanging Rock

The Wave at Hanging Rock - by Gregg Dunnett Blurb What if your best friend was a psychopath - and you didn't notice? A psychological thriller with soul. Shortlisted for the Chanticleer Clue Awards for the best thriller/suspense novel of 2016, and one of the most downloaded books of 2017 so far... Jesse tells the story of his coming-of-age on the wild Atlantic coast, where he fails to notice the disturbing behaviour of his best friend. Natalie's husband goes missing at sea in circumstances which don't make sense. And while she searches for him, it seems she also has something to hide. Their two stories come crashing together in a way you won't foresee, and you'll never get the twist that comes right at the end... The Wave at Hanging Rock is a powerful and intelligent thriller that will grip you from the first line, and keep you guessing till the very last page. My Ravings I decided that I needed a little break from all the alpha men...
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Celia Aaron | Blackwood & Counsellor

I'd like to start adding some little raves to this blog about recent books that I've enjoyed. Here's the first, and what a thrill ride it was! Plus - there is bonus mini-interview with the author included at the end of this post! Blackwood - by Celia Aaron   Blurb An Erotic Thriller I dig. It's what I do. I'll literally use a shovel to answer a question. Some answers, though, have been buried too deep for too long. But I'll find those, too. And I know where to dig--the Blackwood Estate on the edge of the Mississippi Delta. Garrett Blackwood is the only thing standing between me and the truth. A broken man--one with desires that dance in the darkest part of my soul--he's either my savior or my enemy. I'll dig until I find all his secrets. Then I'll run so he never finds mine. The only problem? He likes it when I run. Author's Note: This is a full-length (67k-word) standalone mystery/suspense romance...
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