Book Review: ‘Run Girl Run’ By Willow Rose (Thriller/Mystery) 3.5 Stars

Willow RoseThank you to Silver Dagger Book Tours for my free copy, in exchange for my honest review. I must say, I did enjoy this mystery/ thriller overall, but I did guess the plot twist a bit early (I’m sorry!)… no spoilers though, and the cliff- hanger  ending left me a little unsatisfied! But here’s what I did enjoy.

Book blurb

Willow Rose’s beloved detective, Harry Hunter is back in this thrilling second installment of the bestselling series.

When a mother and her child are pulled out of the harbor in their car, the case seems pretty straightforward for Miami PD and Detective Harry Hunter.

Everything points to a murder-suicide.

They were homeless, living in their car, and the mother decided to end it all for them both by driving into the water.

But the case is not what it looks like, Detective Harry Hunter soon realizes.

Harry’s daughter is carrying devastating knowledge about their deaths, and soon she becomes the killer’s next target.

As Harry races to protect her, he is betrayed by someone he thought he knew, leaving him terrified of trusting anyone in a town filled with liars.

RUN GIRL RUN is the second book in the Harry Hunter Mystery Series.

 

Kim’s Review 3.5 Enjoyable Stars

Okay so the blurb had me from the get go and so did the genre, this is a fast-paced story, I enjoyed the fact that it moved, and there was not too much hanging around.  I enjoyed the author’s writing style and slickness with it too. I also enjoyed that each chapter seemed to end on that classic, ‘OMG what’s going to happen next’  thriller vibe!  I loved it and I read quickly.

We follow the story of  what appears to be a suicide, but is actually a murder. This murder twists into a tale linked to  Detective Hunter himself, his wife and daughter. No spoilers…. I found this interesting reading, and also very surprising as the author touches on organ donation, and how  the life of a donor can impact the recipient of the organ.  I liked how overall the plot meshed together, to that ‘ahhh okay’ point. The plot is good,  and enjoyable to read I was glued, but I guessed a twist  before it happened e.g who really should be the focus, regarding the ‘suicide’ that’s really a murder.  That said, it’s still enjoyable as more happens.

I enjoyed the characters, but I found them a little bit 2D instead of 3D – I have no idea what anyone looks like, and I didn’t really get very close to how they felt about everything that was happening. I would have loved if the characters were as well rounded, as the pace and speed of the plot- but that’s me personally. I love to really visualise and understand the people in the pages.

The ending does leave you hanging, so if you enjoy this you will for sure pick up the next in the series. Personally, I like an ending especially in this genre… I’m sorry to say, the cliffhanger is a cool one, but  left me a little unhappy with it! (Sad face).

Overall I do recommend this series as a first time reader of this author’s work, if you like fast paced, mystery /thriller /crime plots and don’t mind cliffhangers, as opposed to a conclusion on ‘who-dun-it.’ 3.5 stars from me! But hell, I would read more from this author.

Free to read on Kindle Unlimited at the time of this review, with a hella-lot-a lovely five star reviews!! Jump in thriller lovers.

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Authors Would You Like To Submit Your Book To A Book Club To Read? #amreading #bookclub #authors

Book Club

Author friends you know how much I love to read, I’ve had the pleasure of reading some of your work.  For five years I ran a book club in London, I loved it so much. I crossed paths with a wonderful author on Facebook, she has a book group with 1,000  readers  and counting!  I put it to her that we could actually start a proper book club, she accepted and so now I’m reaching out to all authors who may wish to submit their book to the club, to be considered as part of the Miss Flames So Bookish Summer Book Club. I’m seeking books for our club to read for June- September.

Here’s how it works…

1.Submit your book details below. Book club organisers will check the details, then confirm if your book has been included within the Club.

2. Your book will be put to our readers in a two week poll, to pick which book(s) they’d like to read! Between 1st-15th June 2020. On the 16th June 2020 the winning books will be announced, readers notified, and authors also notified.

3. If your book is one of the books in the top four with the most votes, your book will be allocated a month ( June, July, August or September) as a read for our summer book club.

4. Book club members will purchase your book – those who wish to join in on your book’s reading. We’ll start reading from the 20th of each month, and on the 25th of the FOLLOWING month there will be live questions and discussion, in the group, about your book. We encourage you to join us for this and engage with readers!

Note: the Club’s organisers have the right to accept books at their discretion to put to its book club members. It’s advisable to have your book available in as may formats as possible. We have readers who like audio most, some print, some e-book etc. We aim to be inclusive of members who have disabilities and need certain formats such as audio. The more you have the better!

Sound good? Great, get involved and drop those book links below on the sign up form. We’ll get in contact asap. Feel free to share this shout out with fellow authors or reblog etc.

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