The Locked Door by Freida McFadden  

The Locked Door by Freida McFadden is a suspense thriller that asks the question of which is stronger nature or nature? Nora Davis is a successful surgeon, but her calm, confident exterior hides a traumatic past and horrific urges. When she was 11 years old Nora discovers her father was a notorious serial killer who tortured and killed women in the basement of her childhood home. When one of her female

The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry Book Review

Trigger warning: child abuse, fertility issues The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry is a psychological suspense thriller. With well-established careers as a nurse and an orthopaedic surgeon, Hannah and her husband Mark have spent the last few years trying to have a baby. After problems trying to conceive and failed pregnancies and with Hannah having reached her 40th birthday, time is running out. Not wanting to let go of their dream

The Mystery of Alice by Lee Bacon Audiobook Review

The Mystery of Alice by Lee Bacon is an Audible original mystery and thriller audiobook aimed at teens and young adults. Emily Poe has won a full scholarship to the exclusive Audyn school in Manhattan. She thought the elaborate test by the mysterious Leopold Foundation to get into the school would be her biggest challenge, but it turns out that getting in was only the first hurdle and not everything is

The Year Without Summer by Jack Hunt Book Review

The Year Without Summer by Jack Hunt is a supervolcano disaster thriller. Fresh after a divorce volcanologist, Catherine Shaw is on vacation at Yellowstone park with her son Jordan where she hopes to mend their relationship. However, the vacation is not going as planned, worryingly there are signs that the long-dormant supervolcano under the park is waking up and is on the brink of erupting. With a ticking bomb that

The Secrets of Us by Lucinda Berry Book Review

What would you do to protect the most important person in the world to you? for Krystal the answer is anything when it comes to keeping her sister Nichole safe. The secrets of us by Lucinda Berry explores the relationship and bond created between foster sisters Krystal and Nichole as they work together to escape the terrible hand that life has dealt them. In the present day, Krystal is interrupted

Layla by Colleen Hover Book Review

I was looking for a book that was a little different than what I usually read but that would still scratch my suspense genre itch when I came across Layla by Colleen Hoover. While she generally writes more within the romance genre she stepped into the suspense game in 2020 with Verity and now she is back with Layla which fits firmly into the paranormal suspense genre for me. Leeds

Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

Come Sundown by Nora Roberts is a suspense-filled novel perfect for when you want to get lost in a page-turner. Bodine Longbow runs her family’s resort in Western Montana. Dedicated to her job she has no time for anything else not even love. When the head rancher resigns her childhood crush Callen Skinner, returns to take his place after a stint as a horse trainer for Hollywood studios, she starts

Regretting you by Colleen Hoover Review

Regretting You by Colleen Hoover is a novel that explores the relationship between a mother and daughter after the untimely death of their husband and father. Morgan Grant married her high school sweetheart Chris after learning she was pregnant at 17. Fast forward 17 happy years of family life and Morgan and her daughter Clara’s lives are upended when Chris dies in a car accident. While struggling to figure out

The Other Side of Forestlands Lake by Carolyn Elizabeth Review

The Other Side of Forestlands Lake by Carolyn Elizabeth is a second-chance romance enrobed in a suspenseful, paranormal mystery. Willa Dunford is a popular YA author who is returning with her troubled younger sister, Nicole, to her family cabin at Forestland Lake that was the site of a tragedy that broke up her family many years ago. During her stay, she is reunited with her childhood best friend and first

Creepers by David Morrell

Creepers by David Morrell is an urban adventure thriller, and while it is an older book, it hasn’t really aged and is still an excellent and exciting read. Frank Balenger is the new guy in the group of six urban explorers “creepers” who are about to infiltrate a building that has been boarded up and marked for demolition. The Paragon Hotel, a once-magnificent hotel that was the epitome of luxury