By: B. A. Paris
Grace grew up knowing her parents never wanted children and when her much younger sister, Millie, was born with Down Syndrome, she vowed to always care for her. She has never found the perfect guy, because they all tend to run as soon as they know about her commitment to her sister. When the charming Jack Angel steps up to dance with Millie at a concert in the park, Grace immediately falls in love. Just a few months later, they are married and living an outwardly perfect life. As the newlyweds experience their first year of marriage, secrets come through and all is not what it seems.
This is a bone-chilling psychological novel. Dark, twisty and very real, this book is one that readers will not be able to put down. There are repetitive phrases and the plot line is a bit predictable. However, readers will be absorbed into Grace’s world and they will not be able to escape. This is the kind of book that you read with a flashlight and with the blanket pulled up to your chin. It is scary, because it is totally plausible and relatable.
I voluntarily signed up to honestly review a hardback copy from St. Martin’s Press.
By Lisa Scottoline
(Rosato & DiNunsio #4)
Mary DiNunzio is a successful attorney and a partner at the Rosato & DiNunzio firm. Her schedule has gotten complicated, due to her wedding being a few weeks away. However, when an elderly man named Edward comes in for a free consultation, Mary’s world is turned upside down. Edward’s grandson, Patrick, is being sued by a teacher’s aide for assault. Sadly, it is this shy, dyslexic boy who bares the markings of abuse. As Mary becomes more involved in finding out the truth, she becomes the only chance Patrick has at surviving and leading a healthy life. Is Mary going to lose everything she has, in order to protect Patrick or will the evidence prove Mary wrong?
It is Friday! Time to dust off the Forgotten Book Challenge and dive deep into the ebook archives! To learn more about this Forgotten Book Challenge, click on the picture. In the meantime, below you will find my review of the first book in a thrilling, new suspense series.
One Rough Man
By: Brad Taylor
Pike Logan #1
Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all those who lost their lives, defending our freedoms.
Last month’s Read with Ariesgrl was a bit of a disappointment, thanks to Barnes and Noble not sharing the final chapter in their serial read selection. For the month of June, I decided to dive into my never-ending wish list to find a good suspense/mystery read. I have narrowed it down to The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry and Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith. Both titles are the first in a series and each have their own unique spin on suspense. We have a couple of days left before June 1st, to decide. So which one of these titles sounds like a fun June read to you?
By: Chris Almeida and Cecilia Aubrey
Release Date: May 24, 2016
Gator is a novella in the Omega Team Kindle World series. Gator is also a novella that ties into the A. W. E. Crew Series.
Gabriel, or Gator, is enjoying life, now that he has joined an elite military team, however he is forced to face his past, when his childhood friend calls. Manuel is in deep trouble and fears he has endangered his sister, Alyssa. Hoping to put the past behind them, Manuel asks Gator to protect Alyssa. Unfortunately for Gator, this means facing the girl he left behind… A girl who has now grown into a strong, independent woman who doesn’t want any help from her lost love. Will the two be able to let bygones, be bygones, or will their hurt put everyone’s life at risk?
By: Colleen Gleason Format: Paperback Read: August 2014
Diana Iverson has it all, a blossoming malpractice firm and a seemingly perfect fiancé, when she receives news of her estranged aunt’s sudden passing. Diana inherits her aunt’s old home and decides to take a last minute trip up to Maine. While there, she discovers her aunt’s tarot cards which keep popping up at strange times, along with a handsome neighbor and his big, black lab. However, when strange incidents keep happening and several sabotage attempts on the house and her car, Diana begins to suspect her aunt’s death wasn’t from natural causes, but she may be putting her own life at risk.
Colleen Gleason’s mystical book is descriptive and will have readers feeling as though they are living the story. This book is about learning to conquer old insecurities and trusting in your intuition, in order to be open to trusting others. The second half of the book picks up the pace and is packed full of suspense. Though at times the storyline can be predictable, the ending contains a major twist that will leave readers shocked and speechless.
I won this copy in a contest held by a different author. To learn more about this author, please visit her website.