Book review: Ink and Bone by Lisa Unger

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Permalink

Each time I review one of Lisa Unger’s books I rave about what a fan I am of her work. And that remains the case. I have to admit I haven’t however enjoyed ‘The Hollows’ series as much as many of her earlier standalone novels.

The suspense is still there. The characters are great. We’re kept guessing and remain poised on the edge of our seats. However… I continue to struggle a little with the paranormal / supernatural elements. And yes, I do I know that’s more about me, than Unger’s work.

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four-stars

Book review: Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger

Friday, January 30, 2015 Permalink

I’ve reviewed a few of Lisa Unger’s novels here now and each time I mention that I’m a fan of her work and have pretty much read everything she’s published.

As an aside, and before I continue… if you’re *slightly* anal like moi and find yourself twitching at the fact the title of her latest novel, Crazy Love You,  is grammatically frustrating, you can relax as it does make sense once you read the book. (It’s named after the way our lead character Ian, describes his feelings. “I crazy love you,” he tells girlfriend Megan.)

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three-half-stars

Book review: In the Blood

Saturday, December 21, 2013 Permalink

I’m a long-term Lisa Unger fan and actually saw her in Brisbane at a Writers’ Festival a few years ago.  I’ve read most of her novels so was stoked to get an advance copy of her latest, In the Blood, due for publication in January 2014.

In the Blood kicks off with a prologue in which we discover something horrible has happened… and we soon learn that our lead character’s father is in prison awaiting the death penalty for killing his wife – despite his protestations to the contrary.

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four-stars