SUGAR FOR SUGAR by SEB KIRBY#wwwblog#newrelease#amreading#@Seb_Kirby



A gripping psychological thriller. How far would you go to uncover the secrets of your past? Issy Cunningham has made a new life for herself but that’s all about to come crashing down. If only she could recall what happened that Valentine’s Eve, she would be able to tell the police what really took place. But those memories won’t come because there’s too much in the past that troubles her. How can she set the record straight when her past won’t let her be?



I have read books by Seb Kirby in the past and loved every one of them. One of the things I really like about books by him is the obvious attention to detail that he has in his writing, it is quite outstanding. This novel has all the detail but also has a very simple story that is very easy to follow, the best of both worlds.

Issy Cunningham has had terrible tragedy in her past and on the eve of Valentines it is about to take her to new depths of personal lows. The only thing is she can not remember anything about the night. The trauma has been too much and her mind will not let her face the events of that evening, not yet anyway, but the doctors agree that it should return over the next couple of days. What makes matters worse is that her boss has been murdered and Issy is sure she saw him that night. The question is can Issy stay one foot in front of the police until she remembers what happened?

I had quite a love hate relationship with Seb Kirby’s characters which put me in a bit of a quandary as I really disliked D.I. Steve Ives and loved Issy’s character although she was a suspect. Another character that I really took to was Adam. I still smile at the thought of him speeding down the canal breaking the waterway speed limit. Every time I see a barge it will remind me of this novel and make me smile. Some trivia facts just stay with you! This is a stand alone novel with a conclusion to the story. More please.

I received this arc from the author and I have chosen to leave a review.



Seb Kirby is the author of the James Blake Thriller series (TAKE NO MORE, REGRET NO MORE and FORGIVE NO MORE), the Raymond Bridges sci fi thriller series (DOUBLE BIND) and now the psychological thriller EACH DAY I WAKE. An avid reader from an early age – his grandfather ran a mobile lending library in Birmingham – he was hooked from the first moment he discovered the treasure trove of books left to his parents. He was a university academic for many years, latterly at University of Liverpool. Now, as a full-time writer, his goal is to add to the magic of the wonderful words and stories he discovered back then. He lives in the Wirral, UK.


Writing. Jazz (Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, their modern day musical descendants). Writing about jazz. Science. Travel. Favourite places (in no particular order): Venice, Florence, San Francisco, San Diego, Boston, New York, London, The English Lake District, Lisbon, Crete……

You can find Seb Kirby on Twitter @Seb_Kirby



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