Blood in the Cotswolds by Rebecca Tope (Book Summary)

Thea Osborne has a new house sitting assignment in Cotswold. The owner will not be around for a month, but she only has to look after the home (including the snake and the horses) for about a week since the owner’s son will be taking over. She was accompanied by her boyfriend, Phil Hollis, a policeman. Phil planned on just staying with Thea. However, he hurt his back because of the feather mattress. He went to the doctor the next day and was told that it was a slipped disc and he needed to rest for a couple of days until the pain subsided. Continue reading Blood in the Cotswolds by Rebecca Tope (Book Summary)

The Sleeper by Gillian White (Book Summary)

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Violet Moon is a medium who lives on her own, but she spends every Christmas with Fergus. Fergus is her son, married to Clover, and they have two daughters. During Christmas, the friends of Fergus (Jonna & Diana) also get invited. This is how they usually spend Christmas every year; however, their Christmas was a mess for this year. Continue reading The Sleeper by Gillian White (Book Summary)

River’s Edge by Terri Blackstock (Book Summary)

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Jonathan Cleary is running as a mayor, and his competitors are Ben Jackson & Sam Sullivan. A week before their scheduled debate, Ben Jackson’s wife, Lisa Jackson – went missing. The discussion was postponed, and everyone focused on helping the Police find Lisa.

Lisa’s best friend and business partner, Rani, was distraught that she tried figuring out where Lisa had gone. She showed the letters that Lisa received to the Police. For weeks, Lisa has been receiving letters claiming to be sent by Ben’s mistress. Continue reading River’s Edge by Terri Blackstock (Book Summary)

Tell No One by Harlan Coben (Book Summary)

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The story starts with David and Elizabeth Beck driving to Lake Charmaine to celebrate their anniversary. Lake Charmaine is owned and named by David’s grandfather.

All the time they were together at that lake, David had been wanting to tell Elizabeth something but couldn’t seem to do it. He never had the chance to say to her because he heard Elizabeth scream as she was dragged away when he woke up. A few moments later, he was whacked in the head by a baseball bat. Continue reading Tell No One by Harlan Coben (Book Summary)

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (Book Summary)

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Dr. Anna Fox has agoraphobia, and she has not left the house for months. She stays inside and spies at her neighbors through the window, using her camera.

The story starts when the Russells move into the house across the street. The Russells are a family of three – Alistair (husband), Ethan (son), and Jane (wife). Ethan was the first one to approach Anna. He knocked and handed her a candle which is a gift from his mother, Jane. When Anna talked to Ethan, she knew right away that his family was problematic. She assumed that Alistair was strict and possibly a violent husband and father. Continue reading The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (Book Summary)

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins (Book Summary)

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Julia (Jules) Abbott was dragged back to the old Mill House when Danielle (Nel Abbott) died. She had to take care of the 15 years old daughter she left behind. Also, she had to look into the details behind her death. At the moment, the cause of her death was suicide, but it was more complicated. Continue reading Into the Water by Paula Hawkins (Book Summary)

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan (Book Summary)

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Su Yi had a brutal attack and was rushed to the hospital. When Nick heard about this, he got worried but still didn’t want to go home – since he still remembers the rift he had with his grandmother when she tried to have Rachel investigated. Nick was later on convinced by Rachel and Eleanor to go home. Continue reading Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan (Book Summary)

The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry (Book Review)

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What I liked about it:

It ended the way it should be. At least as a reader, I was given closure. The real villain was exposed, and the main character, Callie, got the life she deserved. Continue reading The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry (Book Review)

The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry (Book Summary)

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Three women died on Halloween night in 1989, and ever since, Rose has been close to being insane. On the night, along with the three women, Callie Cahill, one of the woman’s daughters, was also there and saved by Rose. Since those murders, Rose devoted most of her time to find out the killer or the Banshee. Continue reading The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry (Book Summary)

The Ghostwriter by Alessandra Torre (Book Summary)

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Helena Ross lives alone and is dying of brain cancer. The only person she is in contact with is her agent, Kate, and they are not really close. When she was informed that she only had 3 months left to live, she wrote a novel on those remaining days. This novel will tell her life story and the truth that she has hidden ever since her husband died.