NO… NO… NO… I can’t believe what I have just read.
I was coursing down the the smooth path of a story set in a mystery genre that author Jess Ryder was taking me on where Stella came into some inheritance, after the passing of her parents. She bought the broken down Westhill House and started living there with partner Jack. Lori, a battered woman, came knocking at her door one night, and Stella, bless her heart, gave her shelter. And Lori stayed on and on… Jack was thrown out soon.. So far so good
Jess’s writing threw in some suspense moves with secrets twirling in the mists of this house. I was curious. The vibes of the house turned sad with some reveals of its history. I was intrigued. Lori’s best friend Abi joined them and stayed on. AND THEN THE BOOK EXPLODED!! At every page, I was awe-struck with secrets so hard-hitting that I barely had time to stay on top of it. But Jess Ryder did not let go of me. She made me turn the pages of my kindle so fast that my head spun. I needed to know the truth. STAT.
And ultimately, I was given the truth I was searching for, but there were so many of these truths bursting out of the pages, you had to read it to believe it. Can open, worms crawling. Omg! It was one roller coaster ride from beginning to finish.
And yeah, I liked the book, couldn’t you tell?
I received a free ARC from NetGalley and publisher Bookouture, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.
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When I first set eyes on Westhill House with its breath-taking views of the sea I knew Jack and I could make this our forever home.
It may be falling apart with an overgrown garden, but with some tender loving care, we can repair this beautiful building and perhaps our relationship too…
But the more time I spend renovating our new house, the more time Jack is spending at work.
At least Lori is here to keep me company.
She has her own troubles yet she always listens to mine.
She’s helping to restore the house, uncovering its secrets one by one.
Like the children’s drawings under the wallpaper in the back bedroom.
The hidden papers underneath the floorboards in the turret room.
And the fact that Westhill House is a place women used to go to feel safe…
Lori seems to know a lot about Westhill House.
The question is, why?
Publication Date: 21st June 2019
nice….thanks for share
So many secrets. I think you uncovered a good one when you found this book. A lot of answers seem to lie with Lori.
This sounds divine – I wants it and loved your review!
This very fun. Me enjoyed. Thank you ❤️
Wonderful review! I really enjoyed this one as well!
Thank you. I agree, it was a different thriller
Great review, definitely I am adding this one to TBR:)))
Thank you so much. I hope you like it too 😍
Oh this sounds like a good book! Love your review so need to add this book to the TBR list!
Thank you so much Jo ♥️
Twisty-turny-licious… going on by tbr🤗 Great review, Shalini!
Thank you so much ❤️
I dunno Shalini. I’m not exactly clear on how you feel about the book.🤷🏻♀️😏
Ooooh was I being very subtle? Should I have gone for more direct ways?
Fab review! This sounds so good, I’m definitely going to add this to my list right away. 🙂
Thank you so much ❤️ 😘 it was a fun read absolutely
Kicking myself for having missed out on the ARC for this one. It sounds sooo good and twisty. Great review, Shalini.
It was a fun book. I read it with disbelief. I had never imagined such a plot
WOW, you had some amazing thrillers last week, Shalini, and this one a five star. I love those deliciously wicked books with twists. If houses could talk, you’d never live in them, huh,
Hahaha you bet. I have had a good run… My June TBR was a race against time. I am done. Now on to July 🤣
Between your amazing and enthusiastic review and the book blurb, this one is going on my TBR list. A bit mystery, a bit suspense and is there some supernatural aspect??
It was wild… I couldn’t believe what was happening in that house
Only 99 cents at Amazon, woo hoo.