• BOOK REVIEWS,  FICTION,  MYSTERY,  SUSPENSE,  THRILLER

    BOOK REVIEW : THE HOUSE WITHOUT A KEY BY KARIN MONTGOMERY

    TITLE : The House Without A key AUTHOR : Marin Montgomery GENRE : Mystery/Thriller/Suspense FBRC RATING : 2.5 Stars BLURB : When 17-year-old Maddy Pruitt vanishes from her sleepy town, word on the street is that she ran away. The daughter of an abusive alcoholic with a quick temper, she had every reason to leave in search of something better, and everyone who knew Maddy knew the type of company she kept wasn’t always ideal. But when a second 17-year-old girl from a local, affluent family turns up missing shortly after Maddy’s disappearance, the circumstances become suspicious. Even though the girls are perfect strangers from opposite sides of town, attended…

  • ADULT,  FICTION,  MYSTERY,  NETGALLEY,  SUSPENSE,  THRILLER

    BOOK REVIEW : THE MISSING SISTER BY ELLE MARR

    TITLE : The Missing Sister AUTHOR : Elle Marr GENRE : Adult/Thriller/Mystery/Suspense FBRC RATING : 3 stars PUBLISHING DATE : 1 April 2020 BLURB : In Paris, her twin sister has vanished, leaving behind three chilling words: Trust no one. Shayna Darby is finally coming to terms with her parents’ deaths when she’s delivered another blow. The body of her estranged twin sister, Angela—the possible victim of a serial killer—has been pulled from the Seine. Putting what’s left of her life on hold, Shayna heads to Paris. But while cleaning out Angela’s apartment, Shayna makes a startling discovery: a coded message meant for her alone… Alive. Trust no one. Taking the…

  • ADULT,  CRIME,  FICTION,  MYSTERY,  NETGALLEY,  SUSPENSE,  THRILLER

    BOOK REVIEW : ONE LITTLE SECRET BY CATE HOLAHAN

    His irises seemed to melt into his pupils, two black holes rimmed with dying stars, sucking the light from the room, pulling her into darkness. – ONE LITTLE SECRET (CATE HOLAHAN) TITLE : One Little Secret AUTHOR : Cate Holahan GENRE : Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Adult FBRC RATING : 3.75 stars BLURB : Everyone has a secret. For some, it’s worth dying to protect. For others, it’s worth killing. The glass beach house was supposed to be the getaway that Susan needed. Eager to help her transplanted family set down roots in their new town – and desperate for some kid-free conversation – she invites her new neighbors to join…

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    BOOK REVIEW : 51st DIRECTIVE BY MICHAEL AGLIOLO

    TITLE : 51st Directive AUTHOR : Michael Agliolo GENRE : Adult, Thriller, Action, Crime FBRC RATING : 4 stars BLURB : The deepest parts of the Internet hold the secrets of a world that will never be the same as Homeland Security Presidential Directive 51 overrides every freedom you believed you had when you woke up this morning. A handwritten letter, sent to the FBI unleashes a trail of deceit putting the armed forces of the United States in direct conflict with each other. Discover the power of the 51st Directive through the eyes of FBI agent Erica Brewer as she and Washington D.C. Detective Sam Marco uncovers a secret…

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    BOOK REVIEW : THE FORGOTTEN CHILD BY D.E.WHITE

    TITLE : The Forgotten Child AUTHOR : D.E.White GENRE : Adult, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery FBRC RATING : 3 stars BLURB : Lights blinded her in an eerie white flash. She yanked the wheel as she felt the impact from the car behind her. There was a sharp pain, and then a bang in front of her, and after that nothing but darkness. Holly Kendal is trying to put her painful past and broken marriage behind her and focus on her beloved son, Milo. But while driving him home on a dark February night, Holly loses control on the rain-slicked tarmac, and her car spirals off the road. When Holly regains…

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    BOOK REVIEW : RAIN WILL COME BY THOMAS HOLGATE

    What you should be asking yourself is, “How much pain can I endure?” -DANIEL LANGDON (RAIN WILL COME) TITLE : Rain will come AUTHOR : Thomas Holgate GENRE : Adult/Thriller/Mystery/Suspense/Crime FBRC RATING : 4.5 stars PUBLISHING DATE : 10 March 2020 BLURB : A thrilling, page-turning debut about a twisted killer and a broken cop—both with nothing to lose. Paul Czarcik, the longest-tenured detective in the Illinois Bureau of Judicial Enforcement, puts the rest of the team to shame. Ruthless and riddled with vices, Czarcik always gets his man. And fast. Until now… A double slaying isn’t the open-and-shut case of urban crime he’s used to. Connecting it to a…