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Hi, I’m Lizz…
…and welcome to my bookshelf…

I love to read in a variety of genres, everything from romance to fantasy (with a particular weakness for detective novels). Here you’ll find my thoughts on what I’ve been getting into recently. Take a look, maybe you’ll find your next great read

Latest reviews

Rock Paper Scissors

Adam and Amelia are making a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, by taking a trip up to the Scottish Highlands to stay in an isolated converted church to celebrate their anniversary. No work. No phones. Nobody for miles around. Should make for the perfect romantic getaway, right? Perhaps it would be, but someone is lying and they both have ulterior motives for this trip. They think they’re in control, but Amelia’s winning of this getaway wasn’t coincidence. Someone is watching.… Continue reading Rock Paper Scissors

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The Lies We Tell

The Lies We Tell is a twisty, yet thought-provoking, suspense drama that keeps you guessing till the very end.

Late one night, Freddie comes home shaken, and makes a terrible confession, begging his parents not to go to the police.

Now, Sarah must decide how far she’ll go to protect her son.
Even at someone else’s expense…… Continue reading The Lies We Tell

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While Justice Sleeps

I can still feel the adrenalin pumping through my body from reading the last chapters of Stacey Abrams’s first thriller, While Justice Sleeps. This conspiracy story with a legal and medical edge is complex yet riveting. Its convoluted plot takes the reader from the upper echelons of the White House to the dusty basements of the Pentagon, twisting through the action to a riveting conclusion.… Continue reading While Justice Sleeps

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Incomparable World

Prior to reading this book, my understanding of Black history in Europe pre-1900 was limited to the ‘moors’ (courtesy of Year 9 Othello) and the few slaves brought over from the Caribbean…. Martin’s novel ‘challenged and upended the erroneously presented blanket whiteness of British history’. … Continue reading Incomparable World

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The Minders

In a futuristic world where information is the most sought-after commodity, hackers are attacking government servers worldwide. After a cyberattack with catastrophic effects that has the whole country grieving, the UK government decides to take a new stance – use revolutionary genetic engineering technology to implant the country’s secrets into the minds of five ordinary citizens named The Minders. But someone has discovered their identities, and now the minders are being hunted one by one.… Continue reading The Minders

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