Tag: thriller

Next Girl to Die by Dea Poirier

Posted April 26, 2019 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Next Girl to Die by Dea Poirier

I am hugely fascinated by True Crime yet when it comes to reading fiction, crime is not a genre I naturally gravitate towards. I’m not sure why because when I do read crime fiction, I usually enjoy it quite a bit. The Next Girl to Die is the debut novel of author Dea Poirier and is the first in a series focusing around a detective called Claire Calderwood. my review […]

Cover Retrospective: A Series

Posted March 19, 2017 by Brin in Cover Retrospective, Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Cover Retrospective: A Series

Yikes, I didn’t exactly mean to take over a month-long hiatus from my blog! A combination of being busy at work and having limited internet access is to blame for that but I actually cannot believe it has been THAT long since I last posted. The Topic: Cover Retrospective This is a post I have been sitting on for a while. I rather liked the idea of looking at book covers (I […]

The Dark Tide by Josh Lanyon

Posted August 20, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Dark Tide by Josh Lanyon

The Dark Tide, the fifth (and final book) in the Adrien English series, follows on directly from the events of the previous book Death of a Pirate King. While the previous book had my heart in a vice throughout, this book was much easier to get through, though it did have its fair share of angst. Adrien is recovering from his open-heart surgery, after having gone into cardiac arrest when he was shot […]

Death of a Pirate King by Josh Lanyon

Posted August 19, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
Death of a Pirate King by Josh Lanyon

Wow. I thought the Hell You Say left me a quivering mess but I have to say that Death of a Pirate King was an even more emotional read for me. Picking up two years after the events of the last book, Adrien once again finds himself at the heart of a murder investigation when a guest at a Hollywood dinner party he is attending drops dead into his dinner plate. As luck would […]

The Hell You Say by Josh Lanyon

Posted August 19, 2013 by Brin in Reviews / 0 Comments
The Hell You Say by Josh Lanyon

The Hell You Say is aptly named. Getting through this book was sheer torture – not because the content or writing was lacking – but because the characters were really put through the ringer. I had heard prior to reading this book that the angst levels were greatly increased but that warning did not prepare me for just how emotional I felt when I finally put down this book. Bravo Josh […]