Two little girls go out to play but only one comes home – ‘The Silent Twin’ by Caroline Mitchell (@Caroline_writes)

Tired of being stuck indoors, twin sisters Abigail and Olivia Duncan plead to be allowed outside to play. Despite their father insisting that they stay indoors while he works on clearing out the old barn, their mother relents and the two young girls take to the fields to play a game of hide and seek. [...]

‘Sleep Sister’ by Laura Elliot (@Elliot_Laura) – A heart renching story of long buried family secrets and the devastation left in their wake

I would like to thank Net Galley and Bookouture for my advance copy of ‘Sleep Sister’ by Laura Elliot in exchange for my review. Beth and Sara are sisters, growing up in the small town of Anaskeagh in Ireland. Two young girls who lead very different lives. Sara is the apple of her Mother’s eye, [...]

‘See How They Run’ by Tom Bale (@t0mbale) – A father faces a race against time to save his family

To every family across the country, their home provides a sanctuary, somewhere that they can return to at the end of a long working day, safe from the stresses of the world and free from fear. But, if you are honest, how well do you know your neighbours? Can you trust them? Is your sleepy [...]

‘Play Dead’ by Angela Marsons (@WriteAngie) – Death on a Body Farm

Yes, yes, yes. Ladies and gents, Kim Stone, Angela Marsons’ brilliant fictional Detective, is back and I am a very happy bunny. Intrigued by the local setting of these stories (Midlands born and Dudley educated for my sins) I raced through the first three books in the series and have had a Kim shaped void [...]