Category Archives: suspence

And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily 01) by Tasha Alexander

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Emily agreed to wed Philip, the Viscount Ashton, primarily to escape her overbearing mother. Philip’s death while on safari soon after their wedding left Emily feeling little grief, for she barely knew the dashing stranger. But her … Continue reading

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Zero God by Tommy Birk

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! Synopsis (from Goodreads): A secretive and influential foundation based in Washington D.C., led by a charismatic charlatan, seeks … Continue reading

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After Rome: A Novel of Celtic Britain by Morgan Llywelyn

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Anarchy rules in Britannia as the Roman Empire collapses, and two men fight to build stable lives among the chaos. After more than four hundred years of Roman rule, the island its conquerors called Britannia was abandoned—left to … Continue reading

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Fires of Eden by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Billionaire Byron Trumbo (no, not Donald Trump although people used to mix those two a lot) wants to sell his posh Hawaiian resort to a Japanese investor. He must make it appear prosperous while the deal is … Continue reading

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Drood by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Drood… is the name and nightmare that obsesses Charles Dickens for the last five years of his life. On June 9, 1865, Dickens and his mistress are secretly returning to London, when their express train hurtles over … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Blade by Dan Simmons

Synopsis (from Goodreads): A series of high-speed fatal car wrecks — accidents that seem as if they may have been staged — is leading Darwin Minor down a dangerous road. A reluctant expert on violent ways to die, he sifts … Continue reading

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Traces (TML trilogy book 01) by Alexander Jalo

I was sent a complimentary copy of this one in return for an honest review – thank you! Synopsis: Daniel Bremer is a Finn living in Paris. He tries to launch his writing career while he is profiting from the … Continue reading

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Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs 01) by Richard K. Morgan

Synopsis: Twenty fifth century, Earth. A rich, influential man called Laurens Bancroft has been killed – or killed himself – in his own house. However, with his consciousness being carefully stored and updated every 48 h, he was promptly downloaded … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Synopsis (from Goodreads): EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her … Continue reading

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The Invisible Force (AATIC 01)by M.T. Cruz

I got a complimentary copy of this one from the author in return for an honest review – thank you very much! Product info (from Amazon.com): Hong Kong is on the brink of being wiped out… and the US Defense … Continue reading

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