The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts [review]

Title: The Flower Girls Author: Alice Clark-Platts Publisher: Raven Books [Synopsis] YOU'LL NEVER FORGET THE FLOWER GIRLS The Flower Girls. Laurel and Primrose. One convicted of murder, the other given a new identity. Now, nineteen years later, another child has gone missing. And The Flower Girls are about to hit the headlines all over again...… Continue reading The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts [review]

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The Fear by @callytaylor [blog tour #review]

Today it's my stop on the blog tour for this brilliant new release from C.L. Taylor! Read on to see what I thought - and read a sneaky extract too! Title: The Fear Author: C.L. Taylor Publisher: Avon Books [Synopsis] Lou Smith is used to being headline news as, aged seventeen, she ran away with… Continue reading The Fear by @callytaylor [blog tour #review]

Only Child [review]

Title: Only Child Author: Rhiannon Navin Publisher: Pan Macmillan [Synopsis] Squeezed into a coat closet with his classmates and teacher, first grader Zach Taylor can hear gunshots ringing through the halls of his school. A gunman has entered the building, taking nineteen lives and irrevocably changing the very fabric of this close-knit community. While Zach's mother… Continue reading Only Child [review]

Home [review] – out today!

Title: Home Author: Amanda Berriman Publisher: Random House UK [Synopsis] Jesika is four and a half. She lives in a flat with her mother and baby brother and she knows a lot. She knows their flat is high up and the stairs are smelly. She knows she shouldn't draw on the peeling wallpaper or touch the… Continue reading Home [review] – out today!

Before We Were Yours [review]

[Synopsis] Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale. Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to… Continue reading Before We Were Yours [review]

The Child Finder [review]

Title: The Child Finder Author: Rene Denfeld Publisher: Orion [Synopsis] Naomi Cottle finds missing children. When the police have given up their search and an investigation stalls, families call her. She possesses a rare, intuitive sense, born out of her own harrowing experience that allows her to succeed when others have failed. Young Madison Culver… Continue reading The Child Finder [review]

The Wrong Child [review]

Title: The Wrong Child Author: Barry Gornell Publisher: Orion [Synopsis] 21 of 22 children in a rural village die in a disaster. By chance, the 'wrong' child, Dog Evans, lives. Crippled with survivor's guilt, his parents abandon Evans to a feral life at the margins. He is shunned by those left behind, for whom his… Continue reading The Wrong Child [review]

Shattered [review]

Title: Shattered Author: Allison Brennan Publisher: St Martin's Press [Synopsis] Over a span of twenty years, four boys have been kidnapped from their bedrooms, suffocated, and buried nearby in a shallow grave. Serial killer or coincidence? That’s the question investigative reporter Maxine Revere sets out to answer when an old friend begs her to help… Continue reading Shattered [review]

Yellow Room [blog tour review + guest post!]

Today I'm thrilled to be part of the blog tour for The Yellow Room! Find out what I thought of this great novel (well, that gives it away a little!) and learn a little more about author Shelan Rodger's writing inspiration below, as she tells all about how important the use of location is in… Continue reading Yellow Room [blog tour review + guest post!]

The Art of Hiding [review]

Title: The Art of Hiding Author: Amanda Prowse Publisher: Lake Union Publishing [Synopsis] What would you do if you learned that the life you lived was a lie? Nina McCarrick lives the perfect life, until her husband, Finn, is killed in a car accident and everything Nina thought she could rely on unravels. Alone, bereft and… Continue reading The Art of Hiding [review]