mystery · suspense · thriller

The Escape – C.L. Taylor ★★★★★

Blurb; Look after your daughter’s things. And your daughter…”

When a stranger asks Jo Blackmore for a lift she says yes, then swiftly wishes she hadn’t.

The stranger knows Jo’s name, she knows her husband Max and she’s got a glove belonging to Jo’s two year old daughter Elise.

What begins with a subtle threat swiftly turns into a nightmare as the police, social services and even Jo’s own husband turn against her.

No one believes that Elise is in danger. But Jo knows there’s only one way to keep her child safe – RUN.

My Review; Wow. Brilliant. I was hooked. A well deserved five stars. Highly recommend to you all. I won’t forget this story in a rush! I kept forgetting to breathe towards the end it was that intense. I did not expect that outcome at all! It’s wierd how everything can link together even if you’re far from home.

From the beginning you can tell Jo has some personal issues to deal with and live with, her character doesn’t have much confidence. I felt sorry for Jo as she was being framed and used yet not everyone believed her. I personally think she’s a good mother and it wasn’t her fault she’s got agoraphobia, but I must say she did handle things the wrong way.

I loved the cliffhanger of an ending… Cheeky! Leaving the reader to finish the story for themselves. I also loved the cover. A cleverly written story that makes the reader think and keeps them on the edge of their toes!

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crime · mystery · suspense · thriller

The Fear – C.L. Taylor ★★★★★

Blurb; When Lou Wandsworth ran away to France with her teacher Mike Hughes, she thought he was the love of her life. But Mike wasn’t what he seemed and he left her life in pieces.

Now 32, Lou discovers that he is involved with teenager Chloe Meadows. Determined to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself, she returns home to confront him for the damage he’s caused.

But Mike is a predator of the worst kind, and as Lou tries to bring him to justice, it’s clear that she could once again become his prey…

My Review; WOW. WOW. WOW. WOW. WOW. No seriously. This has to be one of the most anticipated books of 2018 and it is bloody brilliant! A must read. A must buy. Easily going to make my top 20 of 2018. This has to be the best book Cally has written yet. It is seriously soooo good, I cannot stress that enough.

I need a word thats more than brilliant, amazing, thrilling, gripping and hooked. I loved it! Outstanding. The Fear will get your heart racing and your jaw dropping. Very impressed. I throughly enjoyed devouring this book. It is a fast paced thriller which will have you on the edge of your seat throughout, you won’t want to put it down.

I must say that this book is about child grooming and could be considered a tough read for some readers but, it is an issue that does happen still today and needs to be highlighted more than it currently is. But wow. The ending of this book just makes the whole story that little bit more darker. Brilliant. A well deserved five stars from me, I would highly recommend you all go pre order quick! You will not be disappointed. I will not forget this story in a rush… Wow.

The Fear will be released 22nd of March 2018. A must read.

contemporary · mystery · suspense · thriller

The Accident – C.L. Taylor ✶✶✶✶✶

The Accident

Sue Jackson has the perfect family but when her teenage daughter Charlotte deliberately steps in front of a bus and ends up in a coma, she is forced to face a very dark reality.
Retracing her daughters steps she finds a horrifying entry in Charlotte’s diary and is forced to head deep into Charlotte’s world. In her hunt for evidence, Sue begins to mistrust everyone close to her daughter and she’s forced to look further into the depths of her own past. There is a lot that Sue doesn’t know about Charlotte’s life. But then there’s a lot that Charlotte doesn’t know about Sue’s…

This is a must read for readers who enjoy an excellent gripping thriller, mystery, contemporary and suspense filled story, which would also make the ideal story to discuss if you are part of a book club…

WOW! WHAT AN ENDING! I haven’t hated a fictional character as much as James in this book and the ending is just indescribable!! Cally Taylor has blown me away again, another fantastic story that had me hooked throughout. I’m just sad that I have now read all her stories and I will be waiting for her next book too (hurry, hurry!). The Accident is beautifully written, easy to read and extremely fast paced! I really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it to you all if you haven’t read it already, it contains a brilliant plot!
Great author, great stories, never been let down by her! Enjoy.