Title- The End of the Day
Author- Claire North
Published- April 6th 2017
Genre- Contemporary, literary fiction
Length- 416 pages
Synopsis (Goodreads)- Charlie has a new job. He gets to travel, and he meets interesting people, some of whom are actually pleased to see him. It’s good to have a friendly face, you see. At the end. But the end of all things is coming. Charlie’s boss and his three associates are riding out, and it’s Charlie’s job to go before. Sometimes he is sent as a courtesy, sometimes as a warning. He never knows which.
Review- I received an ARC of this from the publisher so thank you to them.
I have read The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and really enjoyed it so was excited to read this. I have been hugely disappointed. Reading this was a waste of my life. It was a huge struggle to get through and I nearly DNF-ed it so many times. In fact I wrote an entire post about DNF-ing books, and it was inspired by this book.Read More »
So, there is still another day of March but I am not going to finish my current book in that time so I thought I would do my wrap-up today.
I feel like it hasn’t been the best month for reading. Some of the books were pretty good, but none were amazing. I feel like most of the books have dragged a lot and I haven’t enjoyed reading as much this month. I still managed six books but that’s not as much as previous months.
I have been very good about writing reviews this month however, and have already reviewed all of the books!Read More »
Title- Redemption Road
Author- John Hart
Genre- Crime, mystery
Length- 433 pages
Synopsis (Amazon)- Elizabeth Black is a hero. She is a cop who single-handedly rescued a young girl from a locked cellar and shot two brutal kidnappers dead. But she’s also a cop with a history, a woman with a secret. And she’s not the only one.
Adrian Wall is finally free after thirteen years of torture and abuse. In the very first room he walks into, a boy with a gun is waiting to avenge the death of his mother. But that is the least of Adrian’s problems.
He was safer in prison.
And deep in the forest, on the altar of an abandoned church, a body cools in pale linen. It is not the first to be found.
This is a town on the brink.
This is Redemption Road.
Brimming with tension, secrets, and betrayal, brilliantly evoking an America of small towns and remote landscapes, of the abandoned, the derelict and the desperate, this is a novel so chillingly suspenseful and a story so full of twists and turns that you simply cannot stop reading. It marks a new high point in the writing of this bestselling master of the literary thriller.
Review- I received an ARC of this book from the publisher so thank you to them.
This book is a little difficult for me to review as the genre is one that I have realised I am not that keen on. That however, has no bearing on how good or bad the book actually is.Read More »