It Takes One by Kate Kessler

May 20th, 2016 Kimberly Review 52 Comments

20th May
It Takes One by Kate Kessler

I am always on the lookout for a good criminal thriller and It Takes One by Kate Kessler promised to deliver thrills, secrets and murder. It Takes One offered an interesting protagonist, an intriguing case and shed light on the “ins and outs” of small-town mentality. The first novel in the Audrey Harte series, I look forward to more cases and adventures with this snarky, strong woman.

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Beside Myself by Ann Morgan

April 13th, 2016 Kimberly Review 75 Comments

13th Apr
Beside Myself by Ann Morgan

Beside Myself by Ann Morgan is a creepy, twisted psychological thriller with a fantastic narrator. Imagine you are a twin, the favorite twin. When you’re six years old you play a game and switch identities. When the game is over your sister refuses to switch back and becomes you. What would you do if no one believed you? Come meet Ellie and Helen in Beside Myself a twisted, dark, and quirky tale that shares alternating chapters from then and now.

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The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

January 5th, 2016 Kimberly Review 54 Comments

5th Jan
The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian

Opening one of Chris Bohjalian’s novels is like opening a present. Each is unique and masterfully written as he shares everything from suspense to war-torn lovers. The Guest Room takes us to the quiet suburbs of Westchester NY, where a bachelor party ends with a double homicide and far-reaching consequences. Skillfully written and engaging I slipped in and read until the end.

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Host by Robin Cook

November 16th, 2015 Kimberly Review 59 Comments

16th Nov
Host by Robin Cook

I love reading a good medical thriller and was excited to dive into Host by Robin Cook. While the tale was engaging and the investigation into what was happening at South Carolina’s Mason-Dixon Hospital kept me flipping the pages, I had issues with a few things.

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Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen

October 26th, 2015 Kimberly Review 69 Comments

26th Oct
Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen

Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen is a standalone mystery thriller that held me captive. I went into this story blind and was delighted to discover Playing with Fire takes place in present day, but also shares life in Venice, Italy during World War II. Gerritsen weaves her magic in Playing with Fire.

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Bones on Ice: A Novella by Kathy Reichs

September 2nd, 2015 Kimberly Review 53 Comments

2nd Sep
Bones on Ice: A Novella by Kathy Reichs

I enjoy watching the hit show Bones staring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan so I decided to jump in at book 17.5 and accepted an audio of Bones on Ice by Kathy Reichs. This novella features a preview of the next book Speaking in Bones. Brennan was personally requested to handle the identification of a frozen mummified human corpse believed to be Brighton Hallis, a young American girl who died from a fall while attempting to climb Everest.

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