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I may be twisted, I may be turned

Let me talk about the emotions churned

I may be twisted, I may be turned

Let me tell you the scenes savored…

Murder and stabbing

Acid and gagging

Face in bag gasping

Infant left starving…

The book has these enlist

I was in literary bliss

The police and the forensics

The chief and his instincts…

The blind were forgotten

Where the ego deafened

Deviants and psychopaths

Dependents and sociopaths…

Hushed were the words

Incest was the whispers

Wife was arrested

Rest were blighted…

I may be twisted, I may be turned

Tell me o’dear who was a friend

I may be twisted, I may be turned

Anna-Lou Weatherley was the author brilliant!!!

There are a few times when a book makes me break into a song and a dance. And this book did. I certainly did my jig, hmmm….. Not sure if any of you would dance to this beat. But the story calmed my thriller mind to the point that my niggles were silenced.

I could guess the murderer easily, but Anna-Lou’s writing kept my interested peaked. It was smooth, the chapters flowed. Even knowing the theme and the plot and the subplots, I couldn’t let go of the book.

My vengeant superwoman soul wanted justice, wanted the right killer caught. I had to get to the end in one sitting. I wanted to knock sense into the cops, I could see the evidence and yet they couldn’t…. Sheesh my brilliant mind and sheesh those dumb-boyos. 😂

Well, I think you can guess I loved the book, and the book loved me back…

I received an ARC from NetGalley and publisher Bookouture, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!!

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Cedar Close has always been a nice place to live – a quiet suburban street where everyone looks out for one another and bad things don’t happen.

Until late one evening, when Robert Mills is found dead in his bedroom.

Downstairs, in their beautiful kitchen, his wife Laurie sits alone in the dark with her head in her hands.

She can’t remember the last few hours, but she knows she didn’t kill Robert.

The trouble is, no-one believes her…

Publication Date: 18th January 2019

Publisher: Bookouture

58 Responses

  1. Hehe, you certainly had a great time reading! Looks like I’m destined to enjoy your reviews rather than the books themselves 😂 May you keep breaking into songs!

    1. Hahaha Jaya, there are times I wonder why my heart loved wickedness so much… But it does… Makes me break into a dance… 😂 😂 It is quite shocking when words come 🤷🏻‍♀️

  2. And the talented poet has returned to grace us with another well-thought-out review! You’re on a roll this week, Shalini! Awesome review! I will definitely be checking this one out. Have a great rest of the week! 🙂

    1. Leslie…. Yeah this just came on to me.. 😂 😂 Fun dark words.. No idea how it came about.. But the book was predictable yet fun😍😘 have a fun week

  3. For Laurie Mills, it’s her first time meeting the neighbours. And it’s the first time she discovers her husband Robert is having an affair.

  4. GASP! No niggles!?! Has to be a 10-star read then 😉 I raced to Netgallery but alas – I am too slow

    1. What are you working on? It’s 12 30 am midnight.. I am off to bed, darlin… Down with flu and headache and cough… Blehhh.. Reading is down🤕

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