I Am Watching You
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Thriller

I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll: A Book Review

Title: I Am Watching You Author: Teresa Driscoll Published: October 1, 2017 Genre: Thriller Obtained: Kindle First October Pick Synopsis: Ella Longfield overhears two teenage girls flirting with two attractive ex-convicts on a train to London, but passes it off as nothing to be worried about. The next day, news breaks that one of those girls, Anna Ballard, has gone…

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Black-Eyed Susans
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Psychological Thriller, Thriller

Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin: A Book Review

Title: Black-Eyed Susans Author: Julia Heaberlin Published: August 11, 2015 Genre: Psychological Thriller Obtained: Thriftbooks Synopsis: “I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one.” Tessa Cartwright was found nearly dead amid a scattering of bones in a Texas field. Despite having no memory of the event, she is the star witness in the trial against a black…

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The Blackbird Season
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Mystery, Thriller

The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti: A Book Review

Title: The Blackbird Season Author: Kate Moretti Published: September 26, 2017 Genre: Thriller/Mystery Obtained: Barnes & Noble Synopsis: The day a thousand blackbirds fell from the sky in a small Pennsylvania town, other news was brewing. Beloved teacher and baseball coach Nate Winters is accused of sleeping with a student. Then, only days later, that same student, Lucia Hamm, disappears…

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Best Day Ever
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Thriller

Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda: A Book Review

Title: Best Day Ever Author: Kaira Rouda Published: September 19, 2017 Genre: Suspense/Thriller Obtained: Barnes & Noble Synopsis: Paul and Mia Strom seem like the perfect couple. He is a successful businessman and she is a stay-at-home mother to their two beautiful sons. As they drive out to their second home, a lake house, for a weekend getaway, they both…

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The Rules of Magic
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Magical Realism

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman: A Book Review

Title: The Rules of Magic Author: Alice Hoffman Published: October 10, 2017 Genre: Fiction/Magical Realism Obtained: Public Library Synopsis (shortened from book): For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in the 1600s, when Maria Owens was accused of witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the…

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Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Psychological Thriller, Thriller

Silent Lies by Kathryn Croft: A Book Review

Title: Silent Lies Author: Kathryn Croft Publish Date: October 25, 2017 Genre: Psychological Thriller Obtained: Netgalley eARC Synopsis: Mia and Zach Hamilton have a picture-perfect life together; a strong marriage, a beautiful home, a lovely daughter. But that is all torn apart one night when Zach commits suicide in the apartment of Josie Carpenter, his young student. The apartment is…

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Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Historical Fiction

The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve: A Book Review

Title: The Stars Are Fire Author: Anita Shreve Published: May 2, 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction Obtained: Public Library Synopsis: It’s October 1947. After a summer-long drought, a fire breaks out along the coast of Maine, displacing hundreds of families and killing so many. Grace Holland is left to fend for herself and her two children while her husband volunteers to…

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The House on Foster Hill
Book Review, Books Read in 2017, Historical Fiction, Mystery

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright: A Book Review

Title: The House on Foster Hill Author: Jaime Jo Wright Publish Date: December 5, 2017 Genre: Christian, Mystery & Thrillers Obtained: Netgalley eARC Synopsis: Kaine Prescott has lived through the traumatic death of her husband, which she believes was a murder. She’s even been stalked by a man she believes is her husband’s killer. She decides to get away from…

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