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Science Fiction Thriller War

Our War – Craig DiLouie

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August 15, 2019

I want to thank the incredible team behind Craig DiLouie for asking me to read this book. I picked it up on NetGalley whom I also would like to thank for helping reviewers read books. “Our War” is a book that has some very significant relevance in the current…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

Bones of The Earth – Eliot Pattison

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August 12, 2019

Concealed

For lovers of crime thrillers, Bones of the Earth is a special opportunity to take all that’s great in an investigative mystery novel and place it in a location that introduces unique culture, geography, characters and national politics – Tibet, China. The Chinese annexation of Tibet in 1950, brought about more…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

The Whisper Man – Alex North

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August 8, 2019

Stalking

Alex North’s debut, The Whisper Man is an outstanding thriller and one of the best crime novels I’ve read this year. In tones similar to Stephen King he ramps up compelling suspense with an air of supernatural peril.

Alex North structured his novel in a way that is extremely appealing to me,…


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Crime Thriller

Death at the Seaside – F.R. Jameson

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August 5, 2019

Turbulent

Death at the Seaside is a sinister story of the shocking consequences when a man’s destructive past and tormented mind, finally shatter. The story and plot are interesting and well-structured, accepting it is a novella. It was also intriguing to find the main characters dislikeable, yet appealing, if only to…


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Mystery Thriller

The Killing Type – Jane Corry

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August 2, 2019

Deadly

The Killing Type is a free short story from Jane Corry and boy does she pack in a lot, in 50 pages. Jane is a master of plot twists and surprises and this story has a few good ones.

Danielle and Susie are sisters, very close in age, (we call them…


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Mystery Science Fiction Thriller

Insynnium – Tim Cole

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July 29, 2019

Opinion

Tim Cole was so kind and asked me to review his book “Insynnium,” and he even sent me a copy of it to read. I want to state publically, Tim is a kind and patient individual, and I want to thank him for being so. This is a book…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

Little Lovely Things – Maureen Joyce Connolly (by Beata)

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July 24, 2019

A Splendid Debut!

LITTLE LOVELY THINGS is a splendid debut by Ms Connolly full of suspense and emotions, all in a novel that is under 300-pages long. Claire Rawlings is a happily married mother of two, with interesting career prospects, when suddenly a tragedy strikes. Due to some most unfortunate…


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Thriller

Three Hours – Rosamund Lupton

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July 22, 2019

Imperiled

Rosamund Lupton is a gifted author that masterfully develops plots where great characters portray human emotions and relationships in scenarios that test what it really means to love and hate, to be fearful and brave, and how selfless, protective and frightened people act in times of extreme danger.

Three Hours is…


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Horror Mystery Thriller

Turn of the Key – Ruth Ware

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July 14, 2019

Disconcerting

Turn of the Key is an unnerving story told by a murder suspect as she recounts the background and incident to the death of a child while she was the nanny. Rowan Caine is the nanny who is accused of killing a young girl she was caring for and she…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

Truth or Die – Katerina Diamond

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July 11, 2019

Deception

I’ve been a fan of Katrina Diamond since her debut novel, The Teacher, but I believe Truth or Die is her most accomplished work to date. Katrina is not one to wilt away from graphic murder scenes and there’s plenty in this book along with a multi-layered plot that is full…

Peter Donnelly
Ireland

Founder of The Reading Desk, supporting readers, authors, publishers and book industry. Top Reviewer on Amazon, Goodreads, and NetGalley peter@thereadingdesk.com

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