Category Archives: Thriller

Tuesday’s Tantalizing Teasers & First Chapter, First Paragraph: The Girl Before by JP Delaney

First Chapter, First Paragraph is hosted by I’d Rather Be At The Beach —  you can reach it 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, May 10th, 2019

Here are some more books I have read in recent months but not written reviews of as of yet. Perhaps you have read some of them or have been meaning to read them.  Maybe you’ve never heard of them.  See … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Today’s Mystery Monday offering is by Ruth Ware, The Lying Game.  The last time I published a Monday mystery was about 9 months ago and it was also by Ruth Ware — The Woman in Cabin 10, which I recommended … Continue reading

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Justice Delivered by Patricia Bradley

I received a free copy of this book from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, in exchange for an honest review. Justice Delivered is Bradley’s 4th book in her Memphis Cold Case series.  The plot features a realistic situation that … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Today’s Mystery Monday offering is by Ruth Ware, The Woman in Cabin 10, a story of extreme identity theft, full of tension, deception, and betrayal.  This is the first book I’ve read by Ware but it won’t be the last.  … Continue reading

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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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