Category Archives: L Author

Time to leave the neighborhood

The New Neighbors by Simon Lelic

Genre: Suspense; Thriller Publication Date: 10 April 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “The perfect couple. The perfect house. The perfect crime. Londoners Jack and Syd found their dream home: lots of space, a great location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it. Everything is exactly what they hoped for…

I Was Anastasia is the best kind of historical fiction

I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

Genre: Historical Fiction; Suspense; Literary Fiction Publication Date: 27 March 2018 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Russia, July 17, 1918: Under direct orders from Vladimir Lenin, Bolshevik secret police force Anastasia Romanov, along with the entire imperial family, into a damp basement in Siberia where they face a merciless firing squad. None survive. At least…

A resounding no to The Innocent Wife

The Innocent Wife by Amy Lloyd

Genre: Suspense Publication Date: 6 March 2018 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Twenty years ago, Dennis Danson was arrested and imprisoned for the brutal murder of a young girl. Now he’s the subject of a true-crime documentary that’s whipping up a frenzy online to uncover the truth and free a man who has been wrongly…

Good Me Bad Me is very good

Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land

Genre: Psychological Thriller Publication Date: 5 September 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Milly’s mother is a serial killer. Though Milly loves her mother, the only way to make her stop is to turn her in to the police. Milly is given a fresh start: a new identity, a home with an affluent foster family,…

Get thee to a copy of Warcross immediately!

Warcross by Marie Lu

Genre: Young Adult; Science Fiction; Action & Adventure Publication Date: 12 September 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality…

The White Road helps you beat the heat

The White Road by Sarah Lotz

Genre: Suspense & Thriller Publication Date: 30 May 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Desperate to attract subscribers to his fledgling website, Journey to the Dark Side, ex-adrenalin junkie and slacker Simon Newman hires someone to guide him through the notorious Cwm Pot caves, so that he can film the journey and put it on…

Since We Fell is one hell of a ride

Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 9 May 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “Since We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy…

Her name is Lola but she is not a showgirl

Lola by Melissa Scrivner Love

Genre: Crime Thriller Publication Date: 21 March 2017 Source: Publisher Synopsis from the Publisher: “Lola plays hostess at a barbecue thrown by her boyfriend, Garcia, leader of the Crenshaw Six, a small but up-and-coming gang in gritty South Central Los Angeles. Lola brings coffee and cookies to El Coleccionista, a midlevel member of the Mexican cartel, who…

Book Review – Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

Title: Daughters unto Devils Author: Amy Lukavics ISBN: 9780373211586 No. of Pages: 240 Genre: Horror Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 29 September 2015 Synopsis: “When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner’s family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave…

Book Review – The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics

The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukovics

Title: The Women in the Walls Author: Amy Lukavics ISBN: 9780373211944 No. of Pages: 304 Genre: Young Adult; Horror Origins: Harlequin Teen Release Date: 27 September 2016 Synopsis: “Lucy Acosta’s mother died when she was three. Growing up in a Victorian mansion in the middle of the woods with her cold, distant father, she explored…