Book review: The Family Across the Street by Nicole Trope

Summary: Hogarth Street is an idyllic family street that every family would long to reside. John and Katherine West and their twins have mostly kept to themselves. On this particular hot day in this Australian neighborhood, gunshots are heard in the afternoon. The novel then shifts back to the morning when a delivery driver, Logan, …

Book review: Night Shift by Alex Finlay

Summary: New Year’s Eve 1999: four girls are murdered at a Blockbuster and one survives 15 years later in the same town: four teenagers attacked at a local ice cream store and only one survives Both victims remember the killer saying, “Goodnight Pretty Girl.” Did the police get it wrong 15 years ago when someone …

Book review: Just My Luck by Adele Parks

Summary: It’s like a dream come true; Lexi and Jake won the lottery! After playing the same 6 numbers for 15 years with their group of friends, everyone has dropped out of the group except Lexi and Jake right before the numbers hit. If this doesn’t sound like it’s heading for disaster, I’m not sure …

Book review: Cul-de-sac by Joy Fielding

Summary: Every neighborhood has drama and secrets. This particular cul-de-sac in the upscale area of Palm Garden, Florida is no different; however, some of their secrets go way beyond the normal neighborhood. The plot starts with a newly separated kind woman named Maggie. The plot shifts from character to character throughout ending with an explosive …

Book review: Last Girl Ghosted

Summary: Wren is talked into joining a dating app by her friend Jaxx. When she meets a captivating man named Adam, Wren is swept off her feet……..until he disappears and she is “ghosted.” PI Bailey Kirk is the other main character who is invested in this case investigating Adam and convinced that there are other …

Book review: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Summary: Hannah is shocked to find that her husband of only one year has disappeared without a trace…….except for a note. All the note tells her is two words: Protect her. Hannah knows this is referring to his daughter named Bailey. Bailey and Hannah have a very strained relationship. Hannah has no children of her …

Book review: The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

Summary: In 2017, Tallulah and her boyfriend head out for a date while her mom watches their baby. Tallulah is a young mom, and she is in an awkward spot between being a college student and a new mom. Her mother, Kim, is not ready to be a grandma, but when Tallulah doesn’t return from …

Book Review: The Trapped Wife by Samantha Hayes

Summary: Dr. Jennifer Miller is a small town doctor who has been recently widowed. Besides the detriment of losing her husband, Jennifer recently learned she is pregnant after a one night stand several weeks ago. The man, Scott, shows up and begins to infiltrate into Jennifer’s life. Summary: I would consider this to be a …

Audible review: One Little Mistake by Lucinda Berry

Summary: Alexis is newly separated and trying to navigate life without her husband. After getting a DUI that she doesn’t remember getting, Alexis is told she must complete AA. Alexis meets Farrah at AA and instantly connects with her. Farrah begins to help Alexis look into what’s going on in her personal life. My Thoughts: …

Book Review: We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz

Summary: Kristen and Emily are best friends and go on an annual vacation together. The last night of the trip to Chile, Emily enters the room to find that Kristen has killed a backpacker in self defense. It brings back a sense of deja vu because last year, Emily killed someone who had attacked her. …

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