NetGalley Update #1 March 2018!

Hi all! I have a new style of post today which will hopefully be the first post in a series of posts!

I’m going to be periodically posting updates on the state of my NetGalley account and all the books that I have to read and hopefully this will help highlight all the great books which are due out! My NetGalley TBR has expoded this year and continues to do so (someone should probably stop me requesting so many!) I currently have 8 books to read and for this post I’m going to be posting a short synopsis, the link to the goodreads page, the genre, the release date! Most of these (if not all of them) are Crime or Thriller books which are the genre that I tend to read but if there’s anythign special about a book I’ve requested then I’ll leave it below! I tend to read my NetGalley books in order of release date but if you have any of these that you think I just need to get to sooner then just let me know!

Exhibit Alexandra – Natasha Bell

37564592Genre: Crime/Thriller

Release Date: 08 March 2018

This follows the disappearance of Alexandra, a mother and a talented artist, and the story of her husband Marc as he copes with the process of hopefully finding her again. He of course discovers things aren’t as they seemed with Alexandra and he begins to realise he may not have known his wife all along. The most interesting part of this story is that this is all told from Alex’s perspective.

I requested this because it sounded like a really intriguing and right up my street as another crime thriller novel. Obviously I was also intrigued by the fact that the main character and title has the same name as me plus its set in North Yorkshire which isn’t far from where I live!

Losing Leah – Sue Welfare

37541639Genre: Thriller

Release Date: 22nd March 2018

Chris and Leah stop off at a service station near the Welsh Borders where Leah heads inside to grab a drink and Chris waits in the car. Leah never reappears though and this follows the police and their search into Leah’s disappearance and again unearth secrets from Leah’s past.

Too Close to Breathe – Olivia Kiernan

35478056Genre: Crime/Thriller

Release Date: 05th April 2018

Respected scientist Dr Eleanor Costello is found hanging in her home and is presumed to have comitted suicide. DCS Frankie Sheehan however has other ideas and decides to investigate this as a murder and discover that they are part of a much larger and darker picture.

Our House – Louise Candlish

36675005Genre: Thriller

Release Date: 05th April 2018

Fiona Lawson returns home one day to find strangers moving into her home. Her and her partner have a modern co-parenting arrangement where they both spend certain nights at the home with their children to maintain stability. However this system puts them in terrible jeopardy and Fiona comes to realise that her partner and her children have disappeared and she finally discovers all the lies her husband has been weaving and how little they know of each other.

Turn a Blind Eye – Vicky Newham

36178545Genre: Crime/Thriller

Release Date: 05th April 2018

A headmistress is found strangled in her school and found at the scene is card with a Buddhist prophecy written on it. DI Maya Rahman thins it’s just an isolated murder until the next body turns up. Faced with pressure to solve the murders, DI Maya Rahman tried to unrave the cryptic clues left by the killer before he strikes again.

Now You See – Max Manning

35003681Genre: Crime/Thriller

Release Date: 19th April 2018

A psychopath called I, Killer has posted 2 photos of his victim online; one before death and then one after and they’ve gone viral before the police can even take them down. DCI Fenton is determined to find the identity of the killer, especially when the hunt gets personal and the search becomes a matter of life or death for DCI Fenton’s daughter.

Catfished – Stella Bixby

38205169Genre: Cosy Mystery

Release Date: 02nd May 2018

Rylie’s life is a mess right now; been cheated on lied to, homeless and unemployed. The perfect solution to all her problems could be in the job of Urban Park Ranger until a dead body turns up in a Catfish trap on her first shift. The lead investigator ends up being her first love and she seems determined to prove herself, especially when the murder is pinned on the wrong man.

This is different to my usual dark thriller reads but I decided to pick it up as I’ve seen a lot of people mention how great cosy crime reads are and this sounded like a soft introduction into the genre; mainly because this seems more like a contemporary mixed with a crime/thriller book!

My Husband’s Lies – Caroline England

35886959Genre: Thriller

Release Date: 17th May 2018

On the Afternoon of Nick and Lisa’s wedding, their close friend is found poised on a hotel window ledge, ready to jump. As the shock hits their friendship group, they soon realise that none of them are being as honest with themselves, or with each other, as they think. And there are secrets lurking that could destroy everything.

Now You See Her – Heidi Perks

Now You See Her: The compulsive thriller you need to readGenre: Thriller

Release Date: July 26th 2018

Charlotte is looking after her best friend’s daughter when she suddenly disappears – she swears she only took her eyes off her for a second. Now she must tell her best friend Harriet, that her daughter is missing. Harriet can obviously no longer bear to see Charlotte nevermind trust her. But they’re going to have to as 2 weeks later, they’re both being quesioned by police and secrets are about to surface.

That’s it so far! Have you requested any of these and are waiting to get round to them? Or are any of these high anticipated and you can’t till publication date to get your hands on them? Let me know!

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