2017 is going to be a great year for new releases and amongst them, and rightly so, is Ragdoll by Daniel Cole – the first in a new detective series.
The nation is gripped by the infamous ‘Ragdoll Killer’
Your friends, your family and your neighbours are all talking about it.
A body is discovered with the dismembered parts of six victims stitched together like a puppet, nicknamed by the press as the ‘ragdoll’.
Assigned to the shocking case are Detective William ‘Wolf’ Fawkes, recently reinstated to the London Met, and his former partner Detective Emily Baxter.
The ‘Ragdoll Killer’ taunts the police by releasing a list of names to the media, and the dates on which he intends to murder them.
With six people to save, can Fawkes and Baxter catch a killer when the world is watching their every move? Continue reading “Book Review: Ragdoll by Daniel Cole”
A mesmerising, gripping, one-sitting read! The pages of this book place you under their spell, Ravatn writes in such a powerful way, everything around you fades and finishing this book is all that matters.
From the back cover:
TV presenter Allis Hagtorn leaves her partner and her job to take voluntary exile in a remote house on an isolated fjord. But her new job as housekeeper and gardener is not all that it seems, and her silent, surly employer, 44-year-old Sigurd Bagge, is not the old man she expected. As they await the return of his wife from her travels, their silent, uneasy encounters develop into a chilling, obsessive relationship, and it becomes clear that atonement for past sins may not be enough. Continue reading “Book Review: The Bird Tribunal by Agnes Ravatn”
“Don’t Trust This Book. Don’t Trust These People. Don’t Trust Yourself. And whatever you do, DON’T give away that ending…” – Those are the rules.
But trust me when I say, this is a must-read!
Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets
Young, successful and charming Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife Continue reading “Book Review: Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough #WTFthatending”
I’m back with another Standalone Sunday feature, created by Megan @ BookslayerReads, each Sunday we focus on a book that is not part of a series that we’d recommend to others. This week I’m shining some light on The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi – a fab sci-fi crime thriller!
From the inside cover:
WATER IS POWER Continue reading “Standalone Sunday: The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi”
Hey bookish friends,
I’ve had today’s date stuck in my mind and I thought it’d be nice to do a post marking my 3 month anniversary in the blogging world. While it’s flown by so quickly, it’s been a fun journey and one I’m excited to continue. I’m forever grateful to those who take the time to read, comment and share my blog posts. It’s reassuring to know someone out there is reading and hopefully enjoying my blog.
Last month, I received two notifications that put a huge smile on my face: Continue reading “Bookish Ramblings: 3 Months Blogging – blogger appreciation & books!”