The Accident by Chris Pavone

 

the accidentblurb from goodreads.com please scroll down for my review. 

From the author of the New York Times-bestselling and Edgar Award-winning The Expats
 
As dawn approaches in New York, literary agent Isabel Reed is turning the final pages of a mysterious, anonymous manuscript, racing through the explosive revelations about powerful people, as well as long-hidden secrets about her own past. In Copenhagen, veteran CIA operative Hayden Gray, determined that this sweeping story be buried, is suddenly staring down the barrel of an unexpected gun. And in Zurich, the author himself is hiding in a shadowy expat life, trying to atone for a lifetime’s worth of lies and betrayals with publication of The Accident, while always looking over his shoulder. Continue reading

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Malicious by James Raven

maliciousBlurb from goodreads.com please scroll down for my review. Cover your webcams…or suffer the consequences.’ He calls himself the Slave Master. He spies on women through their computer webcams. Then he blackmails those who unknowingly reveal their secrets to him. His last victim was brutally murdered. Now he’s targeting the cop in charge of the investigation. To him she’s the perfect prey – because she has secrets of her own.

An explosive psychological thriller that could really hit home. Robyn Tate is a middle-aged police detective who lives on her own and has an addiction to online porn. But what she doesn´t know is that there is someone watching what she does while watching the porn, until she receives an email with an attachment. Then her life turns upside down as she tries to figure out what to do while she and her work partner are also trying to solve a murder. Continue reading

Alex by Pierre LeMaitre

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Blurb from amazon.com please scroll down for my review. 

Upon winning the prestigious 2013 Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by saying, “An original and absorbing ability to leash incredulity in the name of the fictional contract between author and reader . . . A police procedural, a thriller against time, a race between hunted and hunter, and a why dunnit, written from multiple points of view that explore several apparently parallel stories which finally meet.”

 
Alex Prévost—kidnapped, savagely beaten, suspended from the ceiling of an abandoned warehouse in a tiny wooden cage—is running out of time. Her abductor appears to want only to watch her die. Will hunger, thirst, or the rats get her first?

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Special Book Review – The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

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This was the choice for my online book club this month, blurb from goodreads.com Please scroll down for the reviews from the members. It seemed to be a love it or not book.

An international sensation, this hilarious, feel-good novel is narrated by an oddly charming and socially challenged genetics professor on an unusual quest: to find out if he is capable of true love.

Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who can count all his friends on the fingers of one hand, whose lifelong difficulty with social rituals has convinced him that he is simply not wired for romance. So when an acquaintance informs him that he would make a “wonderful” husband, his first reaction is shock. Yet he must concede to the statistical probability that there is someone for everyone, and he embarks upon The Wife Project. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which he approaches all things, Don sets out to find the perfect partner. She will be punctual and logical—most definitely not a barmaid, a smoker, a drinker, or a late-arriver. Continue reading