The Girl in the Mirror-Rose Carlyle #BookReview

Synopsis(Amazon)

Twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of Summer’s seemingly never-ending good fortune, including her perfect husband Adam.

Called to Thailand to help her sister sail the family yacht to the Seychelles, Iris nurtures her own secret hopes for what might happen on the journey. But when she unexpectedly finds herself alone in the middle of the Indian Ocean, everything changes. When she makes it to land, Iris allows herself to be swept up by Adam, who assumes that she is Summer.

Iris recklessly goes along with his mistake. Not only does she finally have the golden life she’s always envied, with her sister gone, she’s one step closer to the hundred-million-dollar inheritance left by her manipulative father. All Iris has to do is be the first of his seven children to produce an heir.

Iris’s “new” life lurches between glamorous dream and paranoid nightmare. On the edge of being exposed, how far will she go to ensure no one discovers the truth?

And just what did happen to Summer on that yacht?

Only Iris knows . . .

The Girl in the Mirror -Rose Carlyle

My Thoughts:

Well written page turner I did not want to put it down after all wanted to find out what exactly happened to Summer.

I don’t know how it works with twins but if it’s anything as described in this book I want no part of it. Ok, let’s get serious. Iris and her sister are mirror sisters it’s not easy to tell them apart which annoyed me while reading. How could the mom especially not be able to tell them apart. Thankfully their brother Ben who seemed like the only smart one in the family could.

The story was written in a way to make you want to side with the “good sister” “miss perfect” the one everybody loves and is so “pure”. When it got to the plot I was like wait a goddamn minute wasn’t this heffa supposed to be dead?! This can’t be real guys it gets good. Both Sisters will do whatever it takes and I mean whatever it took just to secure the family money. Riveting story, intense, suspense, the ending a definite shocker; I could on and on I want to read it again.

Congrats on this first book. I will definitely look out for more from this author.

P.s I swear a lot but that’s just my natural reaction to the books I read and the characters.

Grab a Copy : The Girl in the Mirror-Rose Carlyle

Until next post…

Dee

Save your Breath- Melinda Leigh(Morgan Dane Series Book 6) #Book-Review

Synopsis:

When true-crime writer Olivia Cruz disappears with no signs of foul play, her new boyfriend, Lincoln Sharp, suspects the worst. He knows she didn’t leave willingly and turns to attorney Morgan Dane and PI Lance Kruger to find her before it’s too late.

As they dig through Olivia’s life, they are shocked to discover a connection between her current book research on two cold murder cases and the suicide of one of Morgan’s prospective clients.

As Morgan and Lance investigate, the number of suspects grows, but time is running out to find Olivia alive. When danger comes knocking at their door, Morgan and Lance realize that they may be the killer’s next targets.

My Thoughts:

Bittersweet moment as I write my final thoughts on this novel as well as the series. So much emotions going on right now. Excellent writing by Melinda Leigh. She had me staying up late at night. I’m not mad at all.

Book 6 was centered around the kidnapping of Olivia Cruz, Sharps’s girlfriend. The kidnapping was all kind of weird that left Sharp desperate to find her. He of course got help from Morgan, Lance, Lance mom, and Stella (Morgans sister) to solve this one. Every clue they’d got turned up to be a dead end. Sharp was miserable he and Olivia hadn’t really established anything between them but he knew he was miserable without her and he just had to find her. I was sad for him.

So many leads, something had to give them a clue. Lance and Morgan saved the day they did not only solve the kidnapping but also other mysteries.

The ending was very touching Sharp did something that made Morgan tear up and to tell you the truth I was moved. He did something that would make your heart melt. I’m also happy that Lance and Morgan will be together forever.

Overall well written series, I thoroughly enjoyed the novels. Melinda Leigh has a new fan. I will be looking out for her books. If you see them please tag me.

What’s next? I’m going to finish reading my book of the month mail haul….

Until Next Post…

Dee

Cross Her Heart- Melinda Leigh #BookReview

Synopsis:

For more than twenty-five years, Philadelphia homicide detective Bree Taggert has tucked away the nightmarish childhood memories of her parents’ murder-suicide…Until her younger sister, Erin, is killed in a crime that echoes that tragic night: innocent witnesses and a stormy marriage that ended in gunfire. There’s just one chilling difference. Erin’s husband, Justin, has vanished.

Bree knows how explosive the line between love and hate can be, yet the evidence against her troubled brother-in-law isn’t adding up. Teaming up with Justin’s old friend, former sheriff’s investigator and K-9 handler Matt Flynn, Bree vows to uncover the secrets of her sister’s life and death, as she promised Erin’s children. But as her investigation unfolds, the danger hits close to home. Once again, Bree’s family is caught in a death grip. And this time, it could be fatal for her.

My Thoughts:

The solid storyline, captivating, and a page-turner. The book wasn’t predictable I enjoyed it thoroughly the characters were relatable and the plot was engaging.

Bree even though troubled with the sorrows of her past was given the task of solving her sisters murder. Her brother in law was the main suspect but he was no where to be found. Promising her sister she vows to bring the killer to justice. Bree got help from Matt her brother in laws friend who wanted to prove his innocence.

I loved how the characters worked together even in the face of danger. Bree is a total bad-ass and I look forward to reading the other books in the series.

Rating ⭐⭐⭐⭐….

Get a copy ; Cross her Heart

Next in the Series:

What I’ve Done -Melinda Leigh (Morgan Dane Series Book #4) #BookReview

Synopsis:

Haley Powell wakes up covered in blood, with no memory of the night before. When she sees a man lying in the backyard, stabbed to death, she has only one terrified thought: What have I done?

Agreeing to take the case as a favor to her PI friend Lincoln Sharp, Morgan must scale a mountain of damning circumstantial and forensic evidence to prove her client innocent. Haley couldn’t appear more guilty: her bloodstained fingerprints are on the murder weapon, and she has no alibi. But Morgan can’t shake the feeling that this shocked young woman has been framed.

Someone out there is hell-bent on sabotaging her defense, targeting Morgan, her partner, and especially Haley. Someone who will stop at nothing—and whose next move will be deadly.

My Thoughts:

Morgan Dane is damn good. She’s very intuitive, methodical, and very hands-on. No matter what she gets down to business and she leaves no stones turned. Innocent until proven guilty. She ensures that everything is reviewed and that her clients have what is needed to get through their cases. This case was a tough one all the evidence pointed to her new client. She had taken this case as a favor to Sharpe. He’d been so good to her she wouldn’t say no. This case was like no other; they were very close to the truth and whoever was guilty was gonna make damn sure that Morgan and team didn’t find out. Their life along with their client was in danger!

My heart gasped a few times I didn’t want anything to happen to Morgan, Lance or Sharpe. Things got serious but Morgans quick response saved the day once more.

Melinda is good. One minute you’d think you would know who the killer was but nope, your wrong, lol, Morgan will find out who though…

Sophie’s character adds warmth and fuzziness to the story as well as the characters. Her relationship with Lance is so pure.

Good things happened things are looking up for #MorLan. Awesome book. Maybe my favorite of the series thus far.

My rating is ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

If you love a good suspense novel check out the series. Start at Book #1. The Romance is not bad it adds to the storyline and I’m not a romance novel kinda girl.

Purchase a copy – What I’ve Done-Melinda Leigh

Unto Book #5 I feel like I’m watching a series on Netflix I don’t know what I’m gonna do with myself when the books are finished.

Secrets Never Die- Book #5 Morgan Dane Series – Melinda Leigh

Until Next time…

Dee

Book Mail #BookoftheMonth

I received my Book of The Month September and October subscription box today. I’m over the moon, I can’t wait to read all Five books. I copped two in the Septembers box and three in the Octobers box.

What’s Book of the Month?

The Book of The Month is a monthly book subscription box. Every month, they reveal 5 new-release hardcover books, and subscribers can pick which book they want, or skip any month. (You also can add up to two more books to your box for $9.99 each) use the coupon code BOOKUP on check out and get money off your first order.

Sign up Book of the Month and let’s catch up. I’m sure you will love it.

Book of the Month(September & October 2020)

The Reveal:

1. Anxious People – Federick Backman

2. Home Before Dark – Riley Sager

3. The Girl in The Mirror- Rose Carlyle

4. The Family Upstairs – Lisa Jewell

5. Wild Game – Andrienne Brodeur

I have seen some of these books making waves on #bookstagram and I can’t wait to read them. Be sure to come back to read my thoughts on each book.

Which Book should I read first?

No Spoilers please 🙏.

Until next time…

Dee

Book Mail #BookoftheMonth

I received my Book of The Month September and October subscription box today. I’m over the moon, I can’t wait to read all Five books. I copped two in the Septembers box and three in the Octobers box.

What’s Book of the Month?

The Book of The Month is a monthly book subscription box. Every month, they reveal 5 new-release hardcover books, and subscribers can pick which book they want, or skip any month. (You also can add up to two more books to your box for $9.99 each) use the coupon code BOOKUP on check out and get money off your first order.

Sign up Book of The Month and let’s catch up. I’m sure you will love it.

Book of the Month(September & October 2020)

The Reveal:

1. Anxious People – Federick Backman

2. Home Before Dark – Riley Sager

3. The Girl in The Mirror- Rose Carlyle

4. The Family Upstairs – Lisa Jewell

5. Wild Game – Andrienne Brodeur

I have seen some of these books making waves on #bookstagram and I can’t wait to read them. Be sure to come back to read my thoughts on each book.

Which Book should I read first?

No Spoilers please 🙏.

Until next time…

Dee