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Archive for June 2024

The Perfect Guest, by Ruth Irons

Dinah spends a weekend with her friends at a luxury holiday home but quickly becomes obsessed with the owners and wants to inveigle herself into their lives. Can Dinah get the life she has always dreamed of…? The Perfect Guest is a psychological thriller set in the UK. Dinah has not had an easy life […]

Homecoming, by Isabel Ashdown

TRIGGER WARNING: teen pregnancy, forced adoptions, miscarriage, sexual abuse, drug abuse Katrin Gold seems to have the perfect life. She has created it for herself, having come from nothing. But as she hosts a celebration for her latest achievement, an incident occurs that could change her life forever and reveal secrets… Homecoming is a psychological […]

#Project52 2024 week 25

Final full week of GCSE and A Level exams, just a couple of smaller ones left next week. The relentless job of meal planning was made slightly better by Matthew making fishcakes at school. It brings back memories of when I handmade lots of things for my babies and then gave up and bought supermarket […]

The Word is Murder, by Anthony Horowitz (audiobook read by Rory Kinnear)

Author Anthony Horowitz is called upon by ex detective Hawthorne to write a true crime book about the case of a woman who was murdered hours after arranging her own funeral. The Word is Murder is the first book in the Hawthorne and Horowitz murder mystery and detective series. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the premise […]

The Housemaid is Watching, by Freida McFadden

Millie, her husband and her children, are excited to move into a new home. But their happiness is threatened by one neighbour’s relentless flirting and snide comments, and another neighbour being unfriendly and judgemental. Things get even worse when a body is discovered… The Housemaid is Watching is the third book to feature Millie, a […]