Category Archives: R Author

Enter the House of Furies

House of Furies by Madeleine Roux

Genre: Young Adult; Horror Publication Date: 30 May 2017 Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Synopsis from the Publisher: “After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that…

If We Were Villains or not villains, that is the question

If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio

Genre: Psychological Suspense Publication Date: 11 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “Oliver Marks has just served ten years in jail – for a murder he may or may not have committed. On the day he’s released, he’s greeted by the man who put him in prison. Detective Colborne is retiring, but before he…

It’s (always) Up to the Women

It's Up to the Women by Eleanor Roosevelt

Genre: Nonfiction Publication Date: 11 April 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: ” ‘Women, whether subtly or vociferously, have always been a tremendous power in the destiny of the world,’ Eleanor Roosevelt wrote in It’s Up to the Women, her book of advice to women of all ages on every aspect of life. Written at…

The Second Mrs. Hockaday is not who you think she is

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: 10 January 2017 Source: Publisher via NetGalley Synopsis from the Publisher: “When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband’s three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living far from her family and completely…

Book Review – Island of Glass by Nora Roberts

Island of Glass by Nora Roberts

Title: Island of Glass Author: Nora Roberts ISBN: 9780425280126 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Romance; Fantasy Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 6 December 2016 Synopsis: “As the hunt for the Star of Ice leads the six guardians to Ireland, Doyle, the immortal, must face his tragic past. Three centuries ago, he closed off his…

Book Review – Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts

Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts

Title: Bay of Sighs Author: Nora Roberts ISBN: 9780425280119 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Romance Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 14 June 2016 Synopsis: “Mermaid Annika is from the sea, and it is there she must return after her quest to find the stars. New to this world, her purity and beauty are nothing…

Book Review – We Are Unprepared by Meg Little Reilly

We Are Unprepared by Meg Little Reilly

Title: We Are Unprepared Author: Meg Little Reilly ISBN: 9780778319436 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: MIRA Release Date: 30 August 2016 Synopsis: “Ash and Pia move from hipster Brooklyn to rustic Vermont in search of a more authentic life. But just months after settling in, the forecast of a superstorm disrupts their…

Book Review – The Trap by Melanie Raabe

The Trap by Melanie Raabe

Title: The Trap Author: Melanie Raabe ISBN: 9781455592920 No. of Pages: 352 Genre: Suspense/Thriller Origins: Grand Central Publishing Release Date: 5 July 2016 Synopsis: “For 11 years, the bestselling author Linda Conrads has mystified fans by never setting foot outside her home. Haunted by the unsolved murder of her younger sister–who she discovered in a…

Book Review – I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid

I'm Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid

Title: I’m Thinking of Ending Things Author: Iain Reid ISBN: 9781501126925 No. of Pages: 224 Genre: Suspense Origins: Scout Press Release Date: 14 June 2016 Synopsis: “I’m thinking of ending things. Once this thought arrives, it stays. It sticks. It lingers. It’s always there. Always. Jake once said, “Sometimes a thought is closer to truth,…

Book Review – The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz

The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz

Title: The Bourbon Thief Author: Tiffany Reisz ISBN: 9780778319429 No. of Pages: 384 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Origins: MIRA Release Date: 28 June 2016 Synopsis: “When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it’s to discover he’s been robbed. The only item stolen—a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman…