Category Archives: Thriller

Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

First Chapter, First Paragraph has a new host, I’d Rather Be At The Beach, you can reach here.  Easy to participate.  Include your book title and author, a picture of the cover, and quote the first (or first two) paragraph(s) … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf, Mar. 16/18

Since I last wrote anything on this blog, I’ve searched, found, bought, and moved into a marvellous new condo overlooking the Ottawa River.  And although I haven’t found the time to write, I’ve certainly been reading.  Here’s a sample from … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 28/17

I had a birthday last week and got a gift card from my sister for Chapters ( a Canadian bookstore for real and online) and so have managed to pick up a few more books (which I swore I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda

Welcome to Mystery Monday.  Today’s feature is by a new author to me, Megan Miranda, and is an intense psychological thriller.  The Perfect Stranger is the first person narrator, Leah Stevens, who reconnects with her friend and former roommate Emmy … Continue reading

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Trafficked by Peg Brantley, A Mex Anderson Novel

Trafficked is a rather intense novel that will leave you thinking about it for days after you turn the last page or close your Kindle.  And so it should.  Modern slavery and sex trafficking exist probably in the city you … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: Because You’re Mine by Colleen Coble

Today’s Cozy Read is the latest Colleen Coble novel, Because You’re Mine.  The setting is mostly Charleston, South Carolina and features a Celtic band/singing group called Ceol, named after a sixth century king of Wessex in Britain.  The band organizer/lead … Continue reading

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