Book review: The Club by Ellery Lloyd

Summary: Ned and Adam are brothers and owners of an exclusive club that include luxury hotels around the world and now are opening a posh resort on an island called Island Home. The novel begins with a under mystery that is in present time and then the following chapters give the background information with alternating …

Book review: One Night on the Island by Josie Silver

Summary: Cleo has hit the dreaded 30th birthday and is still single Cleo works as a daring columnist and is sent off on a trip to a remote Irish island for her birthday by her boss. Mac is also seeking some solitude from a tumultuous marriage and heads to the same remote island. Both Mac …

Book review: The Dream House by Jess Ryder

Summary: Jack and Stella have just moved into Stella’s dream house she purchased with her inheritance. When Lori shows up one day running from an abusive relationship, Stella takes her in much to Jack’s protests. As the plot unfolds by switching from past to present and alternating narrators, a story from Kay is told about …

Book review: The Perfect Escape by Leah Konen

Summary: Sam, Margaret, and Diana decide to go away on a girls’ weekend. On the way out of the city, car troubles leave them in a small town. After a night at the local bar, one of the three women does not return to their rental. Alternating points of view leave the reader guessing on …

Book review: Stolen by Tess Stimson

Summary: Alex would not be considered the best mom, but she does her best considering the fact that she is a widow. Alex travels from England to St. Pete Beach, Florida with her daughter, Lottie, for her best friend’s wedding. During the reception, Alex asks friends to watch over Lottie while she takes a walk …

Book review: One in Three by Tess Stimson

Summary: Louise and Caz both are in love with Andrew. Caz is the new wife; Louise is the former wife. Caz was the other woman. Both women are found standing over Andrew’s dead body at a party at the beginning of the novel. The novel then rotated with the narrators from Caz to Louise. Both …

Book review: The New Wife by Sue Watson

Summary: Sam and Lauren were childhood sweethearts and now are finally married. The newlyweds do not have much of a honeymoon period because one is found dead just 3 months later in their secluded cottage in the woods. My Thoughts: Watson does an excellent job of setting the scenery for the cottage in the woods …

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: 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 …

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