REVIEW: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

The Family Upstairs.jpgTitle: The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
Pages: 384
Published by: Cornerstone
Publication date: 8th August 2019
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Format: Hardback
Amazon UK – Waterstones

Synopsis:

In a large house in London’s fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up.

In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note.

They’ve been dead for several days.

Who has been looking after the baby? And where did they go?

Two entangled families. A house with the darkest of secrets.

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BLOG TOUR: Halcyon by Rio Youers

HalcyonTitle: Halcyon by Rio Youers
Pages: 528
Published by: Titan Books
Publication date: 23rd October 2018
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Format: Paperback
Amazon UKWaterstones

Synopsis: 

Halcyon is the answer for anyone who wants to escape, but paradise isn’t what it seems.

A self-sustaining community on a breathtakingly beautiful island, Halcyon is run for people who want to live without fear, crime or greed. Its leader has dedicated her life to the pursuit of Glam Moon, a place of eternal beauty and healing, and believes the pathway there can only be found at the end of pleasure.

On the heels of tragedy, Martin Lovegrove moves his family to Halcyon. A couple of months, he tells himself, to retreat from the chaos and grind. Yet he soon begins to suspect there is something beneath Halcyon’s perfect veneer. As the founder captivates his young family, Martin sets out to discover the truth of the island, however terrible it might be, where something so perfect hides unimaginable darkness beneath…

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REVIEW: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Bird BoxTitle: Bird Box by Josh Malerman
Pages: 473
Published by: HarperCollins
Publication date: 29 January 2015 (Originally published 2014)
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Format: Paperback
Amazon UKWaterstones

Synopsis:

Most people dismissed the reports on the news. But they became too frequent; they became too real. And soon it was happening to people we knew.

Then the Internet died. The televisions and radios went silent. The phones stopped ringing.

And we couldn’t look outside anymore.

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