Books Awarded 4 Stars

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Dead Ground (by Graham Hurley)

Preview copy from Netgalley. Published on 8th Oct 2024 I look forward to reviewing books by Graham Hurley. The latest is Dead Ground set primarily in Franco’s Spain. “Dead Ground” is a thrilling addition to the Spoils of War Collection. Dead Ground” is a historical thriller set against the backdrop…

The Trading Game: A Confession (by Gary Stevenson)

The Trading Game: A Confession (by Gary Stevenson)

Preview Copy from Netgalley Pub Date 5 Mar 2024 “The Trading Game: A Confession” by Gary Stevenson is a riveting memoir that offers a deep dive into the high-stakes world of trading. The book is a rags-to-riches tale of Stevenson’s journey from the streets of East London to becoming Citibank’s most…

The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly

The Skeleton Key (by Erin Kelly)

“The Skeleton Key” by Erin Kelly is a complex and intriguing novel that blends elements of a thriller, historical fiction, family drama, and murder mystery. The book follows two families, the Churchers and the Lockes, who are tied together by history, success, and marriage. The story is set in London…

The Blood of Others (by Graham Hurley)

The Blood of Others (by Graham Hurley)

Graham Hurley’s latest thriller, “The Blood of Others,” is a gripping and suspenseful novel set in Northern France during World War II. The novel is part of the “Spoils of War” collection and is a thrilling blend of fact and fiction (see review of previous book in series). The story…

The Forgetting (by Hannah Beckerman)

The Forgetting (by Hannah Beckerman)

Amazon First Reads: Publish Date: April 2023 An intriguing, gripping tale of coercive control, and the social impact of such behaviour on families. OK, does not sound that original but believe me, this is not a standard relationship story. It is a refreshingly different read! The Forgetting” is a domestic…