Review: The Fire Child, by S.K. Tremayne

Synopsis: When Rachel marries dark, handsome David, everything seems to fall into place. Swept from single life in London to the beautiful Carnhallow House in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love, and an affectionate stepson, Jamie. But then Jamie’s behaviour changes, and Rachel’s perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted … Continue reading Review: The Fire Child, by S.K. Tremayne

Review: Dear Amy, by Helen Callaghan

Synopsis: Margot Lewis is the agony aunt for The Cambridge Examiner. Her advice column, Dear Amy, gets all kinds of letters - but none like the one she's just received: 'Dear Amy, I don't know where I am. I've been kidnapped and am being held prisoner by a strange man. I'm afraid he'll kill me. … Continue reading Review: Dear Amy, by Helen Callaghan

Review: The Three, by Sarah Lotz

Synopsis: The world is stunned when four commuter planes crash within hours of each other on different continents. Facing global panic, officials are under pressure to find the causes. With terrorist attacks and environmental factors ruled out, there doesn't appear to be a correlation between the crashes, except that in three of the four air … Continue reading Review: The Three, by Sarah Lotz

Review: The Death House – by Sarah Pinborough

Synopsis: Toby's life was perfectly normal... until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test. Taken from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House: an out-of-time existence far from the modern world, where he, and the others who live there, are studied by Matron and her team of nurses. They're … Continue reading Review: The Death House – by Sarah Pinborough

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – by Ransom Riggs

Synopsis: 16-year-old Jacob has discovered the ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned building, he realises that the children were more than just peculiar - they may have been dangerous. And somehow - impossible though it seems - they may still be alive.       Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for … Continue reading Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – by Ransom Riggs

Review: The Ice Twins – by S.K. Tremayne

Synopsis: A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcraft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have mistaken her identity – that she, … Continue reading Review: The Ice Twins – by S.K. Tremayne

Review: The Girl Who Couldn’t Read – by John Harding

Synopsis: New England, the 1890s. A man calling himself Doctor John Shepherd arrives at an isolated women’s mental hospital to begin work as assistant to the owner Dr Morgan. As Shepherd struggles to conceal his own dark secrets, he finds the asylum has plenty of its own. Who is the woman who wanders the corridors by … Continue reading Review: The Girl Who Couldn’t Read – by John Harding

Review: The Circle – Dave Eggers

Synopsis: When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle links users' personal emails, social media, and finances with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a … Continue reading Review: The Circle – Dave Eggers

Review: The Hawley Book of the Dead – by Chrysler Szarlan

Synopsis: An old house surrounded by acres of forest. A place of secrets, mysteries and magic. This is where Reve Dyer hopes to keep herself and her children safe. But a mysterious figure has haunted Reve for over a decade. And now Reve knows that this person is on her trail again. In Hawley, where the magic … Continue reading Review: The Hawley Book of the Dead – by Chrysler Szarlan

Review: Broken Monsters – by Lauren Beukes

Synopsis: Detective Gabi Versado has hunted down many monsters during her eight years in Homicide. She’s seen stupidity, corruption and just plain badness. But she’s never seen anything like this. Clayton Broom is a failed artist, and a broken man. Life destroyed his plans, so he’s found new dreams – of flesh and bone made … Continue reading Review: Broken Monsters – by Lauren Beukes

Review: Wool – by Hugh Howey

Synopsis: In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and lies. To live, you must follow the rules. But some don't. These are the … Continue reading Review: Wool – by Hugh Howey

Review: Bird Box – by Josh Malerman

Synopsis: Malorie raises the children the only way she can: indoors. The house is quiet. The doors are locked, the curtains are closed, mattresses are nailed over the windows. They are out there. She might let them in. The children sleep in the bedroom across the hall. Soon she will have to wake them. Soon … Continue reading Review: Bird Box – by Josh Malerman

Sharp Objects – by Gillian Flynn

Synopsis: When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, journalist Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to report on the crimes. Long-haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself installed once again in her family's mansion, reacquainting herself with her distant mother and … Continue reading Sharp Objects – by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl – by Gillian Flynn

Synopsis: Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears … Continue reading Gone Girl – by Gillian Flynn

Ice Princess – by Camilla Läckberg

Synopsis: Returning to her hometown after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning. Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice cold bath, it seems that she has taken her own life. Erica conceives … Continue reading Ice Princess – by Camilla Läckberg