Book Review of ‘The Twyford Code’ by Janice Hallett

Summary It’s time to solve the murder of the century. Forty years ago, Steven Smith found a copy of a famous children’s book by disgraced author Edith Twyford, its margins full of strange markings and annotations. Wanting to know more, he took it to his English teacher Miss Iles, not relaising the chain of events … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Twyford Code’ by Janice Hallett

Book Review of ‘Moonflower Murders’ by Anthony Horowitz

Featuring his famous literary Detective Atticus Pund and Susan Ryeland, hero of the worldwide best seller Magpie Murders, a brilliantly brain-teasing literary thriller by Anthony Horowitz. The follow-up to Magpie Murders. Retired publisher Susan Ryeland is living the good life. She is running a small hotel on a Greek island with her long-term boyfriend, Andreas. It should … Continue reading Book Review of ‘Moonflower Murders’ by Anthony Horowitz

Book review of ‘The Serial Killer’s Wife’ by Alice Hunter

They’re saying he’s a monster. And they’re saying she knew. Every marriage has it’s secrets… Beth and Tom Hardcastle are the envy of their neighbourhood - they have the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect family. When the police knock on their door one evening, Beth panics. Tom should be back from work by … Continue reading Book review of ‘The Serial Killer’s Wife’ by Alice Hunter

Book Review of ‘The Christmas Murder Game’ by Alexandra Benedict

Fancy reading something a little different this Christmas? Let me introduce you to ‘The Christmas Murder Game’. When Lily returns home to her aunt’s Manor House, she discovers that in order to inherit, she and her estranged cousins must stay together over the Christmas week and take part in a family tradition: the annual treasure … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Christmas Murder Game’ by Alexandra Benedict

Book review of ‘The Last House on the Street’ by Diane Chamberlain

I’m not too sure that I’d read much about this book before starting it - if I’m honest, I’d completely forgotten what the premise was, and so from the title alone, I was expecting a thriller. It certainly is a thriller, but also so much more, and I absolutely loved it. The novel begins in … Continue reading Book review of ‘The Last House on the Street’ by Diane Chamberlain

Book Review of ‘The Girl Upstairs’ by Georgina Lees

Description How well do you know your neighbour?Would you trust them with your life? I heard Emily before I saw her. The harsh smack of heels against cheap wooden floorboards. The loud phone calls. The incessant music. I knew Emily before I met her. Discarded receipts in our communal hallway. Sticky leftovers in the shared food waste bin. Wine … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Girl Upstairs’ by Georgina Lees

Blog Tour – ‘Dinner Party: A Tragedy’ by Sarah Gilmartin

To those of you who haven’t been over here before, welcome to Wordy Witterings, my bookish blog. Today it’s my turn to host the blog tour for ‘Dinner Party’, a debut novel by Sarah Gilmartin. Book Description To mark the anniversary of a death in the family, Kate meticulously plans a dinner party - front … Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Dinner Party: A Tragedy’ by Sarah Gilmartin

Book Review of ‘All For You’ by Louise Jensen

This family-centred contemporary psychological thriller is full of twists and turns, and it will keep you guessing right up to the end. MEET THE WALSH FAMILYLucy: Mother. Wife. Falling to pieces…Aidan: Father. Husband. In too deep…Connor: Son. Brother. Can never tell the truth… Everyone in this family has something to hide, but what are they … Continue reading Book Review of ‘All For You’ by Louise Jensen