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NetGalley Review: One by One by D.W. Gillespie

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Title: One by One Author: D.W. Gillespie Published: Sept. 26, 2019 Publisher: Flame Tree Press Pages: 240 Genre: Horror Review: ARC provided by NetGalley and Publisher Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk 

The Easton family has just moved into their new fixer-upper, a beautiful old house that they bought at a steal, and Alice, the youngest of the family, is excited to explore the strange, new place. Her excitement turns to growing dread as she discovers a picture hidden under the old wallpaper, a child’s drawing of a family just like hers. Soon after, members of the family begin to disappear, each victim marked on the child’s drawing with a dark black X. It’s up to her to unlock the grim mystery of the house before she becomes the next victim.

ARC Review: Predestined (Havenwood Falls High Book 26) by Valia Lind

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Title: Predestined Author: Valia Lind Published: Pages: Genre: Review:  Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk




Niccola knows two things: her mother has disappeared and she needs to find her long lost father.

By some providence, Niccola ends up in Colorado, with nothing but a backpack. When she arrives at the small town of Havenwood Falls in the Rocky Mountains, she quickly realizes that her family’s history is much more complicated than she ever knew. She’s no stranger to keeping secrets, but even she’s not prepared for what she finds.

While Niccola tries to unravel her past, she meets a gorgeous deputy in training who could be her future. She’s spent her whole life protecting her secret, because being a half witch/half shifter is not something that goes over well with her coven. Yet, Warren sees past the labels and straight into her heart. She doesn’t believe in destiny, but maybe she needs to rethink that.

Together, they must do whatever it takes to find the truth and save her mother. Time is r…

NetGalley: The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

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Title: The Grace Year Author: Kim Liggett Published: Oct. 8, 2019 Publisher: St. Martin's Press Pages: 416 Genre: Teens/YA Review: ebook provided by NetGally and publisher Buy Links: Amazon.com, Amazon.uk 


No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden.
Girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a powerful aphrodisiac, the potent essence of youth, of a girl on the edge of womanhood. That’s why they’re banished for their sixteenth year, to release their magic into the wild so they can return purified and ready for marriage. But not all of them will make it home alive.
Sixteen-year-old Tierney James dreams of a better life—a society that doesn’t pit friend against friend or woman against woman, but as her own grace year draws near, she quickly realizes that it’s not just the brutal elements they must fear. It’s not even the poachers in the woods, men who are waiting for their chance to grab …

ARC: The City (After the Fall Book 2) by Charlie Dalton

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Title: The City (After the Fall book 2) Author: Charlie Dalton Published: July 31, 2019 Publisher: Self Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Review:  ARC provided by author Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk 


The survivors learn a secret about the Rage virus that threatens the future of the entire human race.

The City is real. A world none of us have ever seen before. A world filled with hope. A world from before the Fall.
But it has fallen far from what it once was. Now, only one man lives there. Dr. Beck was the lead research scientist working on a project that could save the world. He tells us the truth about the Rage virus.
A secret that changes everything.
After the Rages attack and we are once again forced from a place of safety, we go on a journey to another City, this one armed with a weapon that could restore the world to the way it once was.
We press the button. The ground shakes. The walls tremble. We turn to leave but the doors slam shut. It isn’t a weapon. It’s a trap.
The City is the second book …

The Outsider by Stephen King

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Title: The Outsider Author: Stephen King  Published: May 22, 2018 Publisher: Scribner Pages: 577 Review: Library book Genre: Supernatural Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk 


An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.
An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City’s most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.
As the investigation expands and horrifying answers begin to emerge, King’s propulsive story kicks into high gear, generating strong tension…

ARCRiding Hard (Hell Ryders MC #4) by J.L. Sheppard

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Title: Riding Hard Author: J.L. Sheppard Published: Aug. 19, 2019 Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Pages: 276 Genre: MC/Romance Review: ARC provided by author Buy Links: AmazonAmazon.uk


Biker Dave "Dodge" Roth has never cared about his bad luck with women. He has other things to worry about—paying off debt his ex accumulated and most importantly, raising his three-year-old son, Cullen. When a new neighbor moves in, his boy makes it impossible to ignore her. Hard to miss, she's beautiful, smart, sexy, perfect...
After her last failed relationship, kindergarten teacher Alexa "Lex" Millen has decided to do without men. She's bought her first home in a small town in California and remodeled it to her liking. Naturally, she's managed to move across the street from the world's biggest jerk. His son's adorable, but he won't mind his own business. If only her engines didn't rev every time he came around.

NetGalley: 29 Seconds by T.M. Logan

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Title: 29 Seconds Author: T.M. Logan Published: Sept. 10, 2019 Publisher: St. Martin's Press Pages: 368 Genre: Murder/Mystery Review: ebook provided by publisher Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk 

Give me one name. One person. And I will make them disappear . . .

When Sarah rescues a young girl in trouble, she expects nothing in return. But her act of bravery puts a powerful and dangerous man in her debt. He lives by his own brutal code, and all debts must be repaid - in the only way he knows how.
He offers Sarah a way to solve a desperate situation with her intolerable boss. A once-in-a-lifetime deal that will make all her problems disappear.
No consequences. No comeback. No chance of being found out.
All it takes is a 29 second phone call.
Because everyone has a name to give. Don't they?