In Parkland, Florida there has been a massive school shooting at Stoneman Douglas Highschool. This is such a tragic event that is effecting so many. The highschool near Miami, Florida was under attack shortly before 3pm. Many thought that the sounds were fire crackers but unfortunately they couldn’t imagine the tragedy they were facing. The school was locked down and 14 so far have been brought in to the hospital for treatment. There has been numerous fatalities reported but no clear count of devastating casualities yet.
As a mother of 3, this breaks my heart and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this horrible act of violence. Situations like this are traumatising and makes any parent or loved one fear their child going through this and their safety in a school. I’m so sorry to everyone for this tragedy and may God be with everyone going through this devastating horror.
Thankfully, a suspect has been taking in custody and I hope the justice system makes sure that the proper justice is served.
I want to thank NetGalley and Crown Publishing for providing me with an eARC in exchange for an honest review. I appreciate this opportunity.
I also want to give a shout out to Trang from Bookidote! Trang and I buddy read this book starting at the halfway mark. 😂 She offered great insight! Trang is an awesome blogger and new friend! She is so sweet and funny! Check her blog out and show her some love!😉❤🤗 A little update: So Trang and I fangirled it out after she finished an hour after me! She also loved this book!😎 We both said from the get go we were hoping for lots of twists and turns! Well, Krysten Ritter definitely delivered! We named over 5 things we were shocked about in this book! I loved fangirling with her! Trang, you rock!!!
Synopsis: Abby Williams is a lawyer who works with chemicals and the environment based in Chicago. Different days of the week she has different men in her bed but she feels all alone. She tries to drink away her pain often and numb her feelings out. The only person she feels she can lean on is her colleague Joe.
Abby battles her demons and has faced obsessive thoughts from her past. Ten years ago as a graduating senior Abby was bullied furiously by the “it” crowd whose main star was Abby’s childhood friend, Kaycee Mitchell. When Kaycee mysteriously goes missing after claiming she was sick by the local plastic plant this has a lasting effect on Abby. Even though she hated Kaycee and her crowd in high school she felt there was something she could not shake.
Abby constantly keeps bringing herself back to the past and trying to put the pieces together. Abby finally stumbles across a complaint made by someone about the plant and Abby and her team head to her home town the Barrens. She heads to the Barrens to seek justice and ends up facing more than she could think possible.
Abby has to face; corruption, her abusive father, old high school bullies and new horrors in her home town. She runs into everyone from her childhood in this small town. Will Abby bring justice and be able to fight her personal demons?
Review: Omg! I loved this book! Not only is written by the awesome and sexy Krysten Ritter, it was fantastic. I give this crime thriller 4.5 stars out of 5 stars. I felt like I could feel all of Abby’s emotions and a lot of the traumas that happened in this book I could relate to. At moments it was hard for me to turn the page because of the intensity, but it kept me pulling me back in. I really enjoyed this book and was satisfied I requested it through NetGalley. My only issue, which really wasn’t an issue was the very end I didn’t know if they were leaving it open or that’s how she wanted to finish things. This book showed the reality of how bullying effects people and the horror. This was a terrific crime thriller. I highly recommend this book!
I’m so happy that E. Michael Helms provided me with a copy of Deadly Spirits! I can’t wait to dig into to this whodunit mystery! This is the perfect time of the year for a great mysterious suspense!
E. Michael Helms has a blog on WordPress! You can find him @ emichaelhelms.wordpress.com 📚😁 He is such a kind and supportive blogger! He is highly reviewed on Goodreads and other platforms I suggests you guys check his series and blog out!
Thank you so much Mr. Helms for this opportunity! I can’t wait to dig into this whodunit😁📚
Hope everyone has a fantastic day!!!😎📚😊 Happy Reading!📚📝
I want to thank NetGalley and Bookouture for providing me with an e-ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Title:Don’t Tell A Soul(Detectives Kane and Alton Book #1)
Page Count: 277 Pages
Publication Date: 10/30/2017
Synopsis: David Kane just arrived in to start his new job on the force when he sees a car wrecked on the side of the road. He rushes to help the woman that is stuck in the car and surprisingly she pulls a gun out on him because of a misunderstanding. Then the two realize that she is Sheriff Jenna Alton, the deputy’s new boss! They both find themselves in this small town running from their past and hiding from their secrets. They busy themselves in new cases. There is two missing person’s cases and a murder that turned up in this small town. With these two different people and these new acts of violence it feels that there is more that connects these two mysterious officials together. Are Kane and Alton able to escape from their scary past that led them to this small town? Are these crimes related? Is this the work of sadistic serial killer? Read Don’t Tell A Soul by D.K. Hood to find out!
Review: From the beginning this book was intense! I give this book 4 out of 5 stars! I was on the edge of my seat! I was up late turning pages and made sure to keep the lights on! I really enjoyed the main characters in this story! The only thing I didn’t like that I felt Jenna would be more of a strong woman and that is the impression I got in the beginning but it seemed her character shifted a bit. This was still a gripping tale nonetheless and I highly recommend this psychological suspense to anyone who is looking for a great crime fictional read! I think this duo and book was very fun and intense. I can’t wait to see what lies ahead for Kane and Alton!
I want to give a huge thank you to Bookouture and NetGalley providing me with an eARC in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.
Synopsis: On the banks of the Thames there is a washed up mysterious suitcase and DCI Erika is called in to evaluate the suitcase. Erika is shocked to find that a dead body is not only in the suitcase but the body is chopped up into small pieces to be made to fit in to the suitcase. Erika rallies up a team to start off the investigation but to everyone’s horror another suitcase is washed up. In this suitcase a young woman is found also in small pieces and everyone is freaked out about the fact there could be a serial killer on the loose! Could this be the work of a sick serial killer? Could this be drug related? Can Erika battle her demons and solve these murders? Read this enthralling thriller to find out!
Review: I found this book extremely suspenseful and chilling! I read this book as a standalone because on Goodreads I saw that the author said it could be read as a standalone. This book had me on the edge of my seat with its unique and chilling suspense. I thought this was a great crime detective book and I want to read its previous books to fill in the characters’s stories. I recommend this book and series to anyone who likes a good page turning thriller! I might have some bad dreams with this one! Highly recommended!
Hope everyone is having a fantastic weekend!!!