Recent Reads: The King’s Evil (Marwood Book 3) by Andrew Taylor

The King’s Evil by Andrew TaylorHarperCollins, 2019, 452 pgs. Spoilers for the previous two outings, The Ashes of London and The Fire Court, will be present here! 1667. A man is found drowned in Lord Clarendon’s well. When James Marwood is sent to investigate, he is stunned to realise he knows the man. And he… Continue reading Recent Reads: The King’s Evil (Marwood Book 3) by Andrew Taylor

Recent Reads: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

An Unwanted Guest by Shari LapenaTransworld/Penguin, 2018, 292 pgs. A mansion hotel in the woods. A perfect location for an escape to the countryside. A promise of gorgeous vistas, skiing, good food, and romance. A retreat for those who want to spend time with a beloved, or recuperate alone. When a winter storm hits, the… Continue reading Recent Reads: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Recent Reads: A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena. Transworld/Bantam, Penguin Books, 2017, 370 pgs. When Tom Krupp gets home one evening, he realises his beloved wife, Karen, is missing. She has abandoned the house in a hurry it seems, yet left her personal affects at home. When he is called to the hospital, he is… Continue reading Recent Reads: A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

Recent Reads: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena.Transworld/Bantam, Penguin Books, 2016, 344 pgs. Anne and Marco Conti are at their next-door neighbour’s house. They have left their baby, Cora, at home – they’re using a baby monitor and physically checking on her every hour or so. The party is taking forever. Anne is depressed. She resents… Continue reading Recent Reads: The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Recent Reads: The Ashes of London (Marwood Book 1) by Andrew Taylor

The Ashes of London (Marwood Book 1)by Andrew Taylor HarperCollins, 2016, 482 pgs. London, 1666. St. Paul’s Cathedral has fallen, and the Great Fire reduces everything in its path to ashes. Amidst the chaos, murdered men are being found, with their thumbs bound behind their backs. James Marwood, son to a man who once opposed… Continue reading Recent Reads: The Ashes of London (Marwood Book 1) by Andrew Taylor

Recent Reads: Under Ground by S. L. Grey

Under Ground by S. L. GreyPanMacmillan, 2016, 342 pgs. The Sanctum. Fifty feet below the ground. Hidden in a secret location. Impenetrable. Designed for, and funded by, the rich and nervous. Housing eight luxury condominium apartments across five floors, with levels for amenities such as a rec room, gym, swimming pool, hydroponics, chicken coop, and… Continue reading Recent Reads: Under Ground by S. L. Grey

Recent Reads: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye Headline Review, 2016, 420 pgs. Jane Steele is two things: a fan of the novel Jane Eyre, and a murderess. When her mother dies, and her cousin is killed by her hand, Jane’s life changes forever – she is exiled from the manor house she was once supposed to inherit. First… Continue reading Recent Reads: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye