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Flashback Friday Featuring – The Troop by Nick Cutter #FlashbackFriday #BookReview #Disturbed

The Troop

The Troop by Nick Cutter

⭐⭐⭐⭐ If Stephen King said so stars!

Synopsis

Once a year, scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a three-day camping trip—a tradition as comforting and reliable as a good ghost story and a roaring bonfire. But when an unexpected intruder—shockingly thin, disturbingly pale, and voraciously hungry—stumbles upon their campsite, Tim and the boys are exposed to something far more frightening than any tale of terror. The human carrier of a bio-engineered nightmare. An inexplicable horror that spreads faster than fear. A harrowing struggle for survival that will pit the troop against the elements, the infected…and one another.

Review

What can I say about this book??

I love horror books, I was a mahoosive Stephen King fan when I was younger, and literally hoovered up anything he wrote, also James Herbert and Dean Koontz, so I have read my fair share of yeuch throughout the years. ……..oh but this book!!!

Stephen King reviewed this on GR and said that it scared the shit out of him, that means you have to read it right??

I can safely say that this is the only book that has EVER made me gag!

I was listening to it on audio and I had to take my earphones out as I thought I was going to hurl lol.

On an island just off of Canada a scout troop go to spend a weekend there, as they do every year, with no technology or phones allowed, they go to have a great time.

Apart from this time, this time a man shows up out of nowhere, he is desperately hungry, and I mean HUNGRY, to the point that he starts eating the chair!!

Scout Master Tim helps him inside the cabin they stay in as he knows a bit of first aid and he can clearly see that the man is ill, but he doesn’t know how ill ……..until he sees something moving in the man’s stomach!

A stomach churning – 4☆ read

Read with caution,

Vicci

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Three Secrets by Clare Boyd #BlogBlitz #BookReview @clareboydclark @bookouture

TGIF! Excited to be part of the blog blitz for this book that actually surprised me… this is a psychological thriller that will stand out in a crowd! Thank you so much to Noelle for the invite and to Clare Boyd for these wonderfully twisted words!😍

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Title: THREE SECRETS  

Author:  Clare Boyd

Description:

A terrible secret killed your husband… but which one?

Robert kisses his wife on the head before heading out to the shop for more wine; he walks up the hill, takes a left across the footbridge and jumps to his death on the busy motorway below.

Two years later, Francesca and her young daughter are leaving London for a fresh start, money is tight and Robert’s mother has found them a little cottage in her village. Francesca is grateful for the help, but why does Robert’s mother want to keep them so close? Does she know about what Francesca did in the hour before Robert’s death?

Soon Francesca begins to suspect there was more to her husband’s death than she realised, that there might be even darker secrets hiding in his past than her own…

The closer gets to uncovering the truth, the more she asks: is her own life in danger now too?

If you couldn’t put down The Girl on the Train or The Couple Next Door, then you will absolutely love this gripping and twisty new psychological thriller. 

~My Review~

4.5 Secrets And Lies Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟.5

“Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”

“There are two types of secrets; The type you want to keep in, and the type you don’t dare let out.”

Now this was one dysfunctional family! I am sure there were more than just three secrets… what a vicious circle… secret, lie, secret, lie, secret, lie and so on…. I am dizzy just thinking about it! But the beauty of this book I was never not one time confused as to what was going on….. The time period Switched around, the point of view changed, but it was seamless and such a fun read….

Fran’s husband Robert kills himself, leaving behind a mess of secrets and lies… told from Fran and John(Roberts brother) alternating points of view…. this book reminded me of those domino creations… all it takes is one falling down to set off a spectacular chain reaction…. after one secret was revealed the secrets and lies kept coming…. ending with one spectacular,“ I did not see that coming,” ending!

Amidst all this craziness there were several characters I really actually liked and felt sorry for (sort of)… first of all the kids were all super adorable, especially Alice and Beatrice…Fran, Yes she did some things she probably should not have, but she definitely did not deserve to be caught up in this crazy family’s drama…. and John, oh boy both his wife and his mother were just evil women…. i’m not saying anymore than this, best to go into this book not knowing too much…. I really enjoyed Clare Boyd’s first book ”Little Liar” but this book was a cut above….

Absolutely recommend to all my psychological thriller loving friends, this is a good one all!

*** thank you too Bookouture and Net Galley for a copy of this twisted book ***

Have a lovely weekend, Berit 💛

UNIVERSAL Buy  Link:     myBook.to/TSCBSocial

Clare-Boyd-500Author Bio:

Clare lives with her husband and their two daughters in Surrey, where her little green shed at the bottom of the garden provides a haven for her writing life. Before becoming a writer, she enjoyed a career in television, as a researcher in documentaries and then as a script editor in drama at the BBC and Channel Four, where her love of storytelling took hold.

Clare’s debut novel, Little Liar​, is published by Bookouture and is available to buy now.

Three Secrets, will be available to buy on May 17th 2018

Author Social Media Links:

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/clareboydclark

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