Tag Archives: missing children

“Call of the undertow” by Linda Cracknell

Back when I was working as a library cataloger I used to keep a running list of those titles that really appealed to me as possible reads. (two notebooks full) One of those titles was “Call of the undertow” by … Continue reading

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“What she knew” by Gilly MacMillan

Despite my hearing wonderful things about this novel, for one reason or another it has sat on my TBR for far longer than I would have liked.  Now, finally, I’ve had a chance to read it – only to find … Continue reading

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“Worse than death” by Jean Bedford

My latest reading adventure took me to Balmain, in New South Wales, Australia.  It is here that we meet Anna Southwood, a recent widow and novice private detective.  Anna found out that her late husband, Clyde, had his fingers in … Continue reading

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“The couple next door” by Shari Lapena

This seems to be the year for debut novels that are very well crafted.  “The couple next door” is a riveting suspense novel that keeps readers turning the pages frantically to follow the plight of its characters.  With a fast-paced plot … Continue reading

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“Then she was gone” by Luca Veste

Yes, I know… I’ve arrived late to the party.  I’ve been hearing good reviews about Luca Veste‘s novels for some time on Goodreads and I’m only now reading one of them. It was worth the wait! Although “Then she was … Continue reading

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“She’s not there” by Joy Fielding

Way back in 2006 I read a novel called “The Deep End“.  A suspense tour de force, it caused me to become a fan of Joy Fielding. “She’s not there” is another solid suspense story which has disturbing similarities to the … Continue reading

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“The girl in the red coat” by Kate Hamer

Everyone is acquainted with the feeling of blind panic that comes about when you lose something valuable such as a wallet.  It is almost as though your senses converge and ALL you can think about is finding your lost item. … Continue reading

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“The shut eye” ~ Belinda Bauer

Wow!  This book will be on my favorites of 2015 list for sure! I’ve been a fan of Belinda Bauer for a while now, but this is my favorite novel by her so far.  She takes what could be a … Continue reading

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