A GRITTY YET ORIGINAL RETELLING: Macbeth by Jo Nesbø

Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom—a … Continue reading A GRITTY YET ORIGINAL RETELLING: Macbeth by Jo Nesbø

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[Book Review] Temptation, Ambition & Witches: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

    “Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.”         This is my first time writing a review for Shakespeare's works. My experience with the writer is very limited as I've never studied any of his plays or sonnets, unless you count that one time in … Continue reading [Book Review] Temptation, Ambition & Witches: THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

[Book Review] Far From The Gothic Romance: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

“If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.” Rebecca is far from the book it was marketed out … Continue reading [Book Review] Far From The Gothic Romance: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

[Book Review] Lies, Lies, & The Edge of Obsession: The Daughter by Lucy Dawson

The Daughter Author: Lucy Dawson Genre: Crime Fiction To be published on January 24th 2018 by Bookouture You lost your daughter. You will never forgive yourself. And now someone's determined to make you pay… Seventeen years ago, something happened to Jess’s daughter Beth. The memory of it still makes her blood run cold. Jess has … Continue reading [Book Review] Lies, Lies, & The Edge of Obsession: The Daughter by Lucy Dawson

[Book Review] Sharp Lies & Malicious Promises: THE WIFE BETWEEN US BY GREER HENDRICKS & SARAH PEKKANEN

    In my marriage, there were three truths, three alternate and sometimes compelling realities. There was Richard's truth. There was my truth. And there was the actual truth, which is always the most elusive to recognize.   The Wife Between Us Author: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen Genre: Crime Fiction Published on January 9th 2018 … Continue reading [Book Review] Sharp Lies & Malicious Promises: THE WIFE BETWEEN US BY GREER HENDRICKS & SARAH PEKKANEN