Hey book lovers!
Today is the last day of the Blog Tour of Hold back the Tide. See the others post and the tour schedule here.
Here’s my review of this book and a playlist I think it matches. Enjoy and tell me your opinion!
From internationally bestselling, acclaimed author Melinda Salisbury comes a darkly seductive story of murder, betrayal, love, and family secrets in a small town in the Scottish Highlands.
Here are the rules of living with a murderer.
One: Do not draw attention to yourself.
Of course, when you live with a murderer, this is impossible. Even the subtlest of spectres is bound to be noticed. Which leads to the next rule.
Two: If you can’t be invisible, be useful.
Everyone in this quiet lakeside community knows that Alva’s father killed her mother, all those years ago. There wasn’t enough proof to arrest him, though, and with no other family, Alva’s been forced to live with her mother’s murderer, doing her best to survive until she can earn enough money to run away.Read More »
Hey Book Lovers!
Welcome to this cover reveal organized by Xpresso Book Tours. Here’s the cover of Michelle Jester’s new book. Simple, classy and without forgetting the red of passion!…
(Rue the Day Series, #1)
Publication date: February 1st 2021
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Olivia Barrington lives a life most women dream of. The beautiful movie star has fame, fortune, and looks to die for. But when she takes on a role in a new television drama, she finds herself surrounded by jealous divas, network execs, and petty writers… and they’re all expecting her to fail.
Then she meets handsome but mysterious media mogul Leonard Webb. A billionaire investor with a reputation for breaking hearts, Leonard demands Olivia accompany him to dinner, where he reveals he’s bet his entire career on her giving the performance of a lifetime.
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Naya hasn’t had the best first year of university – her boyfriend broke up with her, leaving her friendless and pining after him. That is, until she meets Brynn one day at the gym. Brynn is cool and beautiful, and new to the city. Naya is her first friend here. But when Brynn actually turns out to be the famous actress Aviva Jersey in disguise, Naya must decide how much of their friendship is real and how much was just an act. And the longer Naya spends around Aviva, the more of the spotlight she begins to see. But haven’t you heard? Fame doesn’t always equal happiness, and the spotlight comes at a price.
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He can never sleep. He spends each night, wide awake, wandering his neighborhood—reliving a traumatizing moment from years prior. And why does he always carry a gun on him?
In this first story of the GOOD ANTIFREEZE collection, our narrator details his current psychological state—and his complete lack of faith in not only the world, but the universe generally. His despair echoes all the way to his very core. In the midnight Arizona desert, he recounts a haunting experience, and one to which he attributes his own ‘psychological obliteration’. Therein arises his conviction that the entire universe has been created for his suffering.Read More »
THE CHOSEN ONES IS MYSTERY / CRIME NOVEL THAT GOES INSIDE THE SCANDALOUS & ICY WORLD OF OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATING
If you thought the Tonya Harding / Nancy Kerrigan story was the biggest scandal in figure skating history, you are in for a surprise. It is just one of the many shocking and tragic scandals to rock the world of figure skating. Behind the glitz and glamour in the rink is a world filled with dark and disturbing secrets, corruption, greed, addiction, abuse, racism, homophobia, athletes at the breaking point, and countless suspects capable of murder in their quest for the gold medal.Read More »
When ten-year-old Dakota becomes bored sitting next to his mother on a park bench, he drifts off and falls into a dream in which he follows a squirrel down a game of hopscotch until he finds himself in a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures.
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Alexandra “Lex” Granger is a private security consultant who has to go undercover to protect billionaire businessman Michael Thornton, pretending to be an escort. Michael does not think he needs a bodyguard, despite the death threats he has received from protesters against his takeover of a Danish company, but he does need protection against the predatory wife of the Danish ambassador. Lex knows that this assignment is dangerous, made more so because her client does not even know that he is being protected.
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In a town where gossip spreads like dust blowing in from the Mallee’s canola fields, something unspeakable is about to happen to sixteen-year-old Lauren. It’s bad enough she’s losing her mum to a horrible disease and that her best friend is leaving town, but now the only person she thought she could trust, is about to betray her.
She can’t stay here. No one is going to believe the town cop could do such a horrific thing to his own daughter. There’s nothing left to do but run. Especially after the fire.
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This mature YA coming-of-age story is filled with heartbreak, laughter and poignancy, unafraid to address the sometimes gut-wrenching complexities of growing up.