It’s that time…not again…because this is a brand new blog and I’ve never made a post like this yet. But, rest assured that every Sunday from here on out will “be that time again!”
Book Nook Sunday! Whooo!
This is where my book/home envy takes hold of me and I drool over people’s homes. Sounds like fun right? (I watch a lot of HGTV and I think I’m developing a complex.)
Today’s winner is:
Would you read here? *drooling* Ugh, stupid people with amazing taste and things I don’t have.
This week: I’ve got two things on my “currently reading.”
First, I’ll be trying to finish The Ice Beneath Her by Camille Grebe.
Synopsis: Winter’s chill has descended on Stockholm as police arrive at the scene of a shocking murder. An unidentified woman lies beheaded in a posh suburban home—a brutal crime made all the more disturbing by its uncanny resemblance to an unsolved killing ten years earlier. But this time there’s a suspect: the charismatic and controversial chain-store CEO Jesper Orre, who owns the home but is nowhere to be found.
To homicide detectives Peter Lindgren and Manfred Olsson, nothing about the suave, high-profile businessman—including a playboy reputation and rumors of financial misdeeds—suggests he conceals the dark heart and twisted mind of a cold-blooded killer. In search of a motive, Lindgren and Olsson turn to the brilliant criminal profiler Hanne Lagerlind-Schön. Once a valued police asset, now marooned in unhappy retirement and a crumbling marriage, she’s eager to exercise her keen skills again—and offer the detectives a window into the secret soul of Jesper Orre.
But they’re not the only ones searching. Two months before, Emma Bohman, a young clerk at Orre’s company, chanced to meet the charming chief executive, and romance swiftly bloomed. Almost as quickly as the passionate affair ignited, it was over when Orre inexplicably disappeared. One staggering misfortune after another followed, leaving Emma certain that her runaway lover was to blame and transforming her confusion and heartbreak into anger.
Now, pursuing the same mysterious man for different reasons, Emma and the police are destined to cross paths in a chilling dance of obsession, vengeance, madness, and love gone hellishly wrong.
I’ve got approximately 3 hours left on the audiobook, but I’m still not totally sure where my bookish emotions fall on this one. Sometimes that happens when you’re dead inside.
Second, I just started The Girls in the Water by Victoria Jenkins.
Synopsis: ‘The first one had been an accident. He had never intended to kill her. But as he looked down at her body, he knew there would be a next one…’
When the body of Lola Evans is found in a local park on a cold winter’s morning, Detective Alex King and her new recruit Chloe Lane are called in to lead the hunt for the killer.
Days later, a second girl goes missing. It seems the two shared a troubled history, and were members of the same support group. Who is the monster preying on these vulnerable girls?
As the detectives start to piece together the clues, Chloe realises that she too is in danger – as she uncovers secrets about her own brother’s death which someone will kill to keep hidden.
Alex and Chloe are determined to find the killer before more lives are lost…
I received this book from the publisher, Bookouture (via Netgalley) and I can already tell I’m going to binge read this the moment I have the chance. My hopes are high!
Also, we’ve got absolutely no appointments coming up this week so far! Seriously, our calendary is empty!
You guys have no idea what kind of rare miracle that is for my house. Sometimes our days are so endlessly jampacked that it’s enough to make a girl wonder why she married a man with kids in the first place! Hahahahahha ahhhh, just kidding. Sort of.
But, because the skies are looking so clear I might try to watch Voyeur on Netflix to satiate my true crime needs.
It’s a documentary about a motel owner who’d set the rooms up in such a way that he could secretly watch being fucking. And he looks exactly like you think a creep like that would look. I meannnnnnn, sounds kind of amazing right? The documentary I mean, not the owning a sex motel part. Although, maybe if I gave it a chance? I don’t know. Could be wonderful.
So, that’s what I’ve got going on. Hopefully I’ll have two more reviews up by the end of the week!
Until next time, Booknerds…