The Best of the Best Thrillers I Read in 2022

2022 was a slower reading year for me. I read 98 books which were relatively low compared to previous years. I followed my less is better rule regarding those ARC and read more books I chose for myself for my own reasons. I tried to gain some shelf control by reading a few titles I… Continue reading The Best of the Best Thrillers I Read in 2022

Thrill of the Week: Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

I can always count on Alice Feeney to thrill me with her killer twists!! In Daisy Darker, she gives a nod to the queen of crime fiction Agatha Christie and her golden age mystery classic, “And Then There Were None.” While the And Then There Were None trope is one of my favorites, I couldn’t… Continue reading Thrill of the Week: Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

Such A Pretty Girl by T. Greenwood

What are some of the themes explore? Did the stories have me think deeply, challenge my thoughts, and see something different? Through themes that explore Mothers/Daughters, ambition vs. exploitation, and artist expression vs. obscenity, I began to see many things differently. T. Greenwood explores the often-flickering line between woman and girl. The story challenged my… Continue reading Such A Pretty Girl by T. Greenwood

Thrill of the Week: On a Quiet Street by Seraphina Nova Glass

On a Quiet Street gave me the best kind of thrill, that unexpected thrill!! I was expecting little when I started this one, and I thought I would be throwing in the towel after a few chapters. The story begins with what seems like stereotyped characters and overused, harmful tropes for crazy wives and hysterical… Continue reading Thrill of the Week: On a Quiet Street by Seraphina Nova Glass

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

The Family Remains is marketed as a standalone sequel to The Family Upstairs. So did it work as a standalone for me? Unfortunately not; however, it can work as one. I did read The Family Upstairs, but three years later, I forgot most of what happened. I didn't know what I should have remembered and… Continue reading The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

Summer Reading: The Good Lie by A.R. Torre

What makes The Good Lie a great summer read Thrillers and suspense books that are lighter on the disturbing details but heavy on suspense fit the bill for the best summer reads for me, and I love to escape into a fictional world that keeps me guessing when the sun is shining, the weather is… Continue reading Summer Reading: The Good Lie by A.R. Torre