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    Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce [Book Review]

    Blood Orange will take you on a twisted journey through one woman’s affair, and another’s murder. Alison’s life is picture-perfect, brilliant husband and an adorable daughter, but she’s hiding a secret that would tear her family apart. Having an affair with a colleague, family life, and work-life are weighing heavily on Alison’s mind and she has just landed her first big murder case at work to add to that pressure. She knows something is wrong with her client’s admission of guilt towards killing her husband, and she plans to get to the bottom of it. However, someone knows Alison’s dirty little secret and wants her to pay for the destruction…

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    The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides [Review]

    SUMMARY Silence is golden until a woman living a seemingly ‘perfect’ life is accused of shooting her husband and won’t tell the tale of why… Alicia Berenson, a famous painter, is married to fashion photographer, Gabriel. The couple lives in one of London’s most desirable areas in a beautiful house with large windows. Gabriel returns home from work late one evening and is shot five times in the face by Alicia. This is when she goes mute, not uttering a word about the heinous crime committed. Locked into a psych ward, Alicia crosses path with criminal psychologist, Theo Faber. For years, he has tried to work with her, and now,…

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    Here to Stay by Mark Edwards

    Summary After a whirlwind two-month romance results in marriage, Gemma asks Elliot if her parents can stay with them for a couple of weeks. Wanting to impress his in-laws, Elliot obliges and invites them to stay in his home. The Robinsons arrive with Gemma’s younger sister, Chloe, who seems to be mute and won’t leave her room. Elliot begins to feel like something isn’t quite right. When the in-laws outstay their welcome and destroy Elliot’s beautifully restored Victorian home, he becomes desperate to get rid of them. But to do so, he must uncover the family’s darkest secrets and risk losing everything. How far will he go to save his…

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    The Breakdown by B. A. Paris (Review)

    *Spoiler Alert* Blurb That Night, The Calls, The Guilt It all start with that night in the woods. Cass Anderson didn’t stop to help the woman in the car, and now she’s dead. Ever since, silent calls have been plaguing Cass and she’s sure someone is watching her. Consumed by guilt, she’s also starting to forget things. Whether she took her pills, what her alarm code is, and if the knife in the kitchen really had blood on it. If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust?   Review Cass Anderson isn’t much of a character… I feel her character development didn’t really take place until the last couple…