Unravelling Oliver By Liz Nugent

Unravelling Oliver By Liz Nugent

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Oliver Ryan is a handsome and charismatic success story. He lives in the suburbs with his wife, Alice, who illustrates his award-winning children’s books and gives him her unstinting devotion. Their life together is one of enviable privilege and ease – enviable until, one evening after supper, Oliver attacks Alice and beats her into a coma.

In the aftermath, as everyone tries to make sense of his astonishing act of savagery, Oliver tells his story. So do those whose paths he has crossed over five decades. What unfolds is a story of shame, envy, breath-taking deception and masterful manipulation.

Only Oliver knows the lengths to which he has had to go to get the life to which he felt entitled. But even he is in for a shock when the past catches up with him.

My Thoughts:

I have read a  few of Liz’s books now and I have thoroughly enjoyed them, this one I didn’t enjoy as much. There were a few things that were good like it was fast paced and well written but it kept on going back to the past and it was hard to keep up and to remember who is who and what their part in the story was. It is a short read though.

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kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unravelling-Oliver-Liz-Nugent-ebook/

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Unravelling-Oliver-Liz-Nugent

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Lying In Wait By Liz Nugent

Lying In Wait By Liz Nugent

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Lydia Fitzsimons lives in the perfect house with her adoring husband and beloved son. There is just one thing Lydia craves to make her life complete, and she is determined that her husband will get it for her. The last thing she expects is that her obsession will lead to murder.

However, not even a dead body can stop Lydia in her tracks. If anything, it makes her more determined to get her own way – whatever the cost…

My Thoughts:

If you want to read a book that will leave you utterly speechless this is the one for you. It is so twisted and the suspense is unreal that you will want to finish it in a day. The chapters are all from the different characters perspective. This is the second book I have read by Liz and will not be my last. Liz is becoming my favourite new author for sure. I love a book that makes you think wow, and this book really did.

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lying-Wait-Liz-Nugent-ebook

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lying-Wait-Liz-Nugent

Skin Deep By Liz Nugent

Skin Deep By Liz Nugent

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‘I could probably have been an actress.
It is not difficult to pretend to be somebody else.
Isn’t that what I’ve been doing for most of my life?’

Cordelia Russell has been living on the French Riviera for twenty-five years, passing herself off as an English socialite. But her luck, and the kindness of strangers, have run out.

The arrival of a visitor from her distant past shocks Cordelia. She reacts violently to the intrusion and flees her flat to spend a drunken night at a glittering party. As dawn breaks she stumbles home through the back streets. Even before she opens her door she can hear the flies buzzing. She did not expect the corpse inside to start decomposing quite so quickly . . .

My Thoughts:

Having not read any of Liz’s books before I was intrigued to give this one a go. I liked the style of writing and how the book starts from the present then goes back to when the main character Cordelia is a little girl. There is a unexpected twist at the end that I did not see coming. It was a well detailed story with lots of interesting characters along the way.

I received a ARC copy of this book for an honest review.

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kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Skin-Deep-Liz-Nugent-ebook

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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Skin-Deep-Liz-Nugent/