Reviews

The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama by Julie Szego

Author: Julie Szego Publisher: Wild Dingo Press Copyright Year: 2014 Review By: Anne Bruist Book Synopsis: In 2010, nearly 18 months after Jama’s incarceration, his conviction was overturned when a mother’s profound faith in her son’s innocence, a prosecutor’s tenacious pursuit of truth and justice and a defence lawyer’s belief in his client, brought forth

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The Invisible Guardian by Dolores Redondo

Author: Dolores Redondo Publisher: Harper Collins Copyright Year: 2013 Review By: Sue Turnbull Book Synopsis: A killer at large in a remote Basque Country valley , a detective to rival Clarice Starling, myth versus reality, masterful storytelling – the Spanish bestseller that has taken Europe by storm. The naked body of a teenage girl is

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The Shut Eye by Belinda Bauer

Author: Belinda Bauer Publisher: Bantam/Transworld Copyright Year: 2015 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: Five footprints are the only sign that Daniel Buck was ever here. And now they are all his mother has left. Every day, Anna Buck guards the little prints in the cement. Polishing them to a shine. Keeping them safe. Spiralling

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The Facts of Life and Death by Belinda Bauer

Author: Belinda Bauer Publisher: Bantam/Transworld Copyright Year: 2014 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: Call your mother.’ ‘What do I say?’ ‘Say goodbye.’ This is how it begins. Lone women terrorised and their helpless families forced to watch – in a sick game where only one player knows the rules. And when those rules change,

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Rubber Necker by Belinda Bauer

Author: Belinda Bauer Publisher: Bantam/Transworld Copyright Year: 2013 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: Life is strange for Patrick Fort; being a medical student with Asperger’s Syndrome doesn’t come without its challenges–and that’s before he is faced with solving a possible murder. Because the body Patrick is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell

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Drawing Conclusions by Dierdre Verne

Author: Deirdre Verne Publisher: Midnight Ink Copyright Year: 2015 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: Cece dumpster dives her way through this suspense-filled murder mystery Cece Prentice is a most unusual young woman. Heiress to a large fortune thanks to her doctor father, who is the head of a genome company on Long Island, Cece

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Disclaimer by Renee Knight

Author: Renée Knight Publisher: Doubleday/Transworld Copyright Year: 2015 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: What if you realized the book you were reading was all about you? When an intriguing novel appears on Catherine’s bedside table, she curls up in bed and begins to read. But as she turns the pages she is sickened to

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Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs

Author: Kathy Reichs Publisher: William Heinemann Copyright Year: 2013 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: The body of a teenage girl is discovered along a desolate highway on the outskirts of Charlotte. Inside her purse is the ID card of a local businessman who died in a fire months earlier. Who was the girl? And

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Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer

Author: Belinda Bauer Publisher: Bantam/Transworld Copyright Year: 2012 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: It is the height of summer a dark shadow falls across Exmoor. Children are being stolen from cars. Each disappearance is marked only by a terse note – a brutal accusation. There are no explanations, no ransom demands… and no hope.

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Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer

Author: Belinda Bauer Publisher: Bantam/Transworld Copyright Year: 2012 Review By: Robyn Walton Book Synopsis: It is the height of summer a dark shadow falls across Exmoor. Children are being stolen from cars. Each disappearance is marked only by a terse note – a brutal accusation. There are no explanations, no ransom demands… and no hope.

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