Hi everyone! Hope you’re having a good weekend, being lazy or productive, whatever your preference. I realised that I haven’t given you any of my recent book updates. In fact, I’ve finished 6 books that I’ve not yet written about since my last book post. So let’s get to it!
by Rebecca Tinnelly
Blurb: What if you found out that you’d been married to a stranger?
‘Never go there, Nuala. Please, never go there.’
Nuala knows nothing of her husband James’s past. He made her swear that she would never contact his family and never, EVER visit the place he was from.
But now James is dead, and Nuala is alone. Grieving and desperate, she decides to ignore his warning.
Nuala is about to find out that some secrets are better left buried – and that uncovering the truth about the man she married will have terrible consequences…
What I thought: This was a weird one. When I first started reading this book, I found it hard to get into it properly. I thought that the characters were a bit flat and, well, annoying. That didn’t change much as the story unravelled, but the plot itself got a lot more captivating. There were a lot of twists and turns, some expected, some catching me off guard.
Overall I’d say that even though it started off slow, as I kept reading I enjoyed it more and more. I would recommend this book if you’re into twisty thrillers.
Genres: Thriller, mystery, crime
My thanks go to NetGalley and the publisher Hodder & Stoughton for giving me this book to read in exchange for an honest review.
It’s been a while since I finished this book, so I’m trying to remember what feeling it left me with. I wrote that review straight after reading it, but sometimes I find it interesting to revisit the book after a while to see what my afterthoughts are. At the moment I’m still getting the image of a book that I had to force myself to keep reading because it felt like it was really dragging. I remember liking the ending though. And that’s quite an important one for me. I’m willing to forgive a lot if the ending is something that I can get on board with.
It also had quite a different plot line, which is a good thing again. Actually, I think that sums it up really well – this book was different. Whether it’s good or bad different, depends completely on the reader. For me it started off as not so great and then turned for the better.
I guess I better stop with my thoughts here or I’ll be rambling for who knows how long.
The next book that I’ll be reviewing is Look For Me (Detective D.D. Warren #9) by Lisa Gardner.
See you soon!