Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

When the dead cannot cross-over, they become the lost ones. Some houses are never at peace. England, 1917 Reeling from the death of her fiancé, Stella Marcham welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant sister, Madeleine, at her imposing country mansion, Greyswick – but she arrives to discover a house of unease and her sister … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Book Review: The Outsider by Stephen King

The journey through all of Stephen King's books continues, this time it's the turn of The Outsider. When an eleven-year-old boy is found murdered in a town park, reliable eyewitnesses undeniably point to the town's popular Little League coach, Terry Maitland, as the culprit. DNA evidence and fingerprints confirm the crime was committed by this … Continue reading Book Review: The Outsider by Stephen King

Nonfiction Book Review: Out of the Fire and into the Pan by Shannon O’Leary

Out of the Fire and into the Pan is the sequel to the author’s first book, The Blood on my Hands. Shannon O’Leary (a pseudonym) is a prolific writer and performer. Her first book The Blood on My Hands told the story of her traumatic and violent childhood in the 1960s and 70s Australia. This sequel, Out of the … Continue reading Nonfiction Book Review: Out of the Fire and into the Pan by Shannon O’Leary

Book Box Unboxing: Heady Mix | Diverse Stories for Curious Minds #BooksWithBalance #ChangingTheNarrative

You all know how much I love book boxes, and my constant search to find one suited to my reading tastes, and hopefully to yours too! So I'm thrilled to introduce you to my latest book box find - Heady Mix. When I received an email from the team behind the box, asking if I'd … Continue reading Book Box Unboxing: Heady Mix | Diverse Stories for Curious Minds #BooksWithBalance #ChangingTheNarrative

Book Review: The Winterkeeper by Anna Schmidt

After reading American Wolf by Nate Blakeslee, Yellowstone National Park is one of the places I’ve never visited but love to read about. So the first line of the synopsis for The Winterkeeper sold this novel to me instantly! Gardiner MT, just outside Yellowstone National Park, Winter, 1933. Three people - each with the toughness and desire … Continue reading Book Review: The Winterkeeper by Anna Schmidt

Blog Tour | Book Review: Clear My Name by Paula Daly #ClearMyName #damppebblesblogtours

Happy publication day to Paula Daly, Clear My Name is out today! And it’s my pleasure to host one of the publication day stops on this blog tour. Innocent? When Carrie was accused of brutally murdering her husband’s lover, she denied it. She denied it when they arrested her, when they put her in front … Continue reading Blog Tour | Book Review: Clear My Name by Paula Daly #ClearMyName #damppebblesblogtours

Book Review: This I Would Kill For by Anne Buist (Natalie King #3)

This I Would Kill For is the third book in this series, it follows Medea’s Curse and Dangerous to Know. Psychiatrist Natalie King is the expert witness in a vicious child custody battle, and the stakes are high. Getting it wrong means handing a child over to an abuser-or depriving that child of the only … Continue reading Book Review: This I Would Kill For by Anne Buist (Natalie King #3)