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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

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

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

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

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

Married at First Swipe

Hannah is a free spirit, steeped in wanderlust. When she finally comes home and starts working with her best friend, Jess on her dating app. Jess is very much grounded with her husband of twenty years, a set of energetic twins and running a small business keeping her busy. But when Jess’ app isn’t as profitable as she’d hoped, Hannah comes up with the perfect plan to get things back on track: use Save the Date to set Hannah up with the perfect guy who she won’t meet until the day of the wedding and broadcast it for the world to see. But as tensions rise and the nerves set in – can you swipe your way to true love?… Continue reading Married at First Swipe

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