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Crime Thriller

Motherland – G.D. Abson

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March 24, 2020

First of all, the St Petersburg setting (Piter) absolutely grabbed me as did the insight into Russian policing and crime. Fascinating.

The book starts with a mysterious escape in 1999 and a car crash which coincides with the resignation of Yeltsin and close to the beginning of the Putin era….


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Strangers – C.L. Taylor

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March 20, 2020

Convergence

Strangers is the most unpredictable thriller I’ve read in a long time. An irresistibly dark thriller that was full of clever suspense and fascinating characters. Three main protagonists – Alice, Gareth and Ursula –all have very different personalities and are vividly portrayed with great care and depth. Each character carries…


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City of Sinners (DI Harry Virdee #3) – A.A. Dhand

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March 19, 2020

It’s been too long since I last read a Harry Virdee novel! Well, if you like dark and twisty then let me entice you to read this excellent Bradford based series!!! DCI Harry (Hardeep) Virdee is a really interesting fictional detective for several reasons. First of all, he’s a…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

Keep Him Close – Emily Koch

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March 14, 2020

Persistence

Keep Him Close is a slow-burn psychological thriller which revolves around the death of a young man and two devastated mothers trying to understand what actually happened. The unfolding family drama is taut and full of suspense as information is gradually released, and two respective sons who know so much…


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Outlaw MC by Dwayne Clayden

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February 24, 2020

Welcome back everyone to another Mrs. Y Review. Today I take on the sequel to “Crisis Point” and I’m reviewing today “Outlaw MC: A Brad Colter Novel” which is the second in the series by Dwayne Clayden. Full disclosure, I was given a Kindle copy of the novel for…


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Crisis Point (A Brad Coulter Novel Book 1) By Dwayne Clayden

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February 17, 2020

Welcome back my book reading friends! Mrs. Y is coming to you with a review of “Crisis Point (A Brad Coulter Novel Book 1) By Dwayne Clayden. This was a requested review by his team, and I received a Kindle version of the book to read for free. I…


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Crime Literary Fiction

A Good Father – Catherine Talbot

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February 12, 2020

Neurotic

An unsettling family drama that illustrates the destructive nature of jealousy, selfishness and a crushing dominance on everything in a home and family. A Good Father is well crafted and draws the complexity of human relationships and how damaged personalities can wreak havoc on those around them.

The story is told through…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

When You See Me – Lisa Gardner

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February 3, 2020

Unrestrained

When You See Me is an outstanding crime detective story that assures Lisa Gardner as one of the best thriller writers of today. It has so many attributes from location, atmosphere and great characters to an intricate shocking plot that is compelling and keeps you guessing to the end.

It has…


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Crime Mystery Supernatural Thriller

The Other People – C.J. Tudor

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January 23, 2020

Indebted

The Other People is an exceptional psychological thriller with a dark and menacing mood that draws on a creepy supernatural feel. The writing is crazy good in instilling a chilling atmosphere, with voices and the finger of a paranormal threat to remind us that no –one is safe.

On his way…


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Crime Mystery

Many Rivers to Cross – Peter Robinson

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January 23, 2020

I have long been a fan of DCI Banks and Peter Robinson. Banks is supremely ethical, but never arrogant, and he’s a Guardian reader to boot, as revealed in this recent installment. He works in the fictional Yorkshire town of Eastvale. Banks formerly worked in the Met, London, but…

Peter Donnelly
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