Book Review: Ready Or Not by Alex Lake

“A happy family…
A murderer lurking in the shadows…
Not everyone will live to tell the tale.”

Published in 2021, Ready Or Not by Alex Lake follows Alice and Tom Sark who seem to have it all – a wonderful marriage, a gorgeous baby, a beautiful home. And now Alice, a journalist, starts investigating a story which could make her career – a serial killer in their town.

Very quickly though, the murder case takes its toll. Alice and Tom begin fighting all the time. Their baby daughter just won’t stop crying. And sometimes, it feels almost as if they’re being followed. The killer has found a new family to target. And the clock is ticking for Alice and Tom to stop their worlds being destroyed forever.

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Book Review: Seven Days by Alex Lake

“A race against time to save her child…”

Originally published in 2019, Seven Days by Alex Lake follows Maggie who, for the last twelve years, has been imprisoned in a basement. Abducted aged fifteen, she has since given birth to three sons. The first two were taken away from her on their third birthdays. Now, it’s seven days until Max turns three. She’s dreading it. She cannot let it happen again. But she has no idea how to stop it. And the clock is ticking…

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