Reviews are an author's lifeblood. Without them, other people don't get to hear about how great a book is. If you love a book, please take a minute to write a quick line on your thoughts. Here's a selection of reviews I have been lucky enough to receive for my books from bloggers and the national press.
''A DELECTABLE PARCEL OF SECRETS AND LIES, THIS BOOK WILL HAVE YOUR HEART RACING AND YOUR EYES STREAMING! DO NOT MISS IT!!'' Chapter In My Life
'Where this author's great strength and skills lies, for me, is in her uncanny ability to worm her way deep inside a fractured psyche and make the reader FEEL' Beady Jan's Books
''THE AUTHOR'S BEST BOOK YET, AND WILL APPEAL TO FANS OF RUTH RENDELL'' Crimepieces
''WHAT A LITTLE BELTER THIS BOOK IS. I JUST NEED TO GET INTO THE RECOVERY POSITION NOW. JUST WOW!'' Books From Dusk Til Dawn
''CANNOT RECOMMEND IT HIGHLY ENOUGH, BUT BE PREPARED TO BE PUT THROUGH THE EMOTIONAL RINGER WHEN YOU READ IT!! ABSOLUTELY NO HESITATION IN GIVING THIS BOOK 5 STARS – BRILLIANT!!' Donna's Book Blog
''TRYING TO KEEP MY EYES IN THEIR SOCKETS AND JAW OFF THE FLOOR WHILE READING HER LAST SECRET'' Sweet Little Book Blog
''HOLY CRAP! OKAY, IT'S OFFICIAL. I'M GOING TO STAND UP AND SAY IT LOUD AND PROUD: I AM A BARBARA COPPERTHWAITE FAN!... A MOST OUTSTANDING, TWISTY TALE THAT HAD ME UTTERLY GRIPPED.'' Novel Deelights
''THE INTRIGUING STRUCTURE AND TEASING CLIFFHANGERS CAST DOUBT ALL THE WAY THROUGH... A DARK AND ENGROSSING READ WHICH KEPT ME HOOKED.'' My Reading Corner
'EXCEPTIONAL...IT'S ONE OF THOSE BOOKS THAT YOU NEED TO READ TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENS, BUT AT THE SAME TIME YOU DON'T WANT TO READ SO QUICKLY BECAUSE YOU DON'T WANT IT TO END.'' The Haphazardous Hippo
''SECRETS SLOWLY BEGIN TO SIMMER AND THEN BUBBLE TO THE SURFACE, BEFORE BUILDING UP TO THE THRILLING CONCLUSION.'' Rae Reads
''HER LAST SECRET JUST BLEW EVERYTHING ELSE OUT OF THE WATER. SERIOUSLY. THIS BOOK HAD ME ON EDGE EARLY DOORS, AND THAT CREEPING FEELING OF DREAD JUST KEPT GROWING AND GROWING.'' Bibliophile Book Club
''SHOCKING U-TURNS! I FEEL SLIGHTLY DIZZY NOW AND NEED A LIE-DOWN WITH A SOFT PILLOW AND LOTS OF CHOCOLATE. 5 STARS'' Tracy Fenton, Compulsive Readers & Facebook's THE Book Club
''SHOCKING AND TOTALLY UNEXPECTED. NOW THAT IS THE SIGN OF A BRILLIANT CRIME THRILLER! THE AUTHOR LEFT ME IN TEARS BY THE ENDING!'' CrimeBookJunkie
''YOU'D BE A FOOL TO MISS OUT ON THIS ONE. THRILLING AND HEARTBREAKING IN EQUAL MEASURE. SUPERB STORYTELLING, COMPULSIVE AND IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN'' Damppebbles
''BARBARA HAS AN INCREDIBLE GIFT OF SUCKING YOU IN AND TAKING YOU ON A ROLLERCOASTER RIDE OF YOUR LIFE FROM START TO END... IT HAS TOTALLY BLOWN ME AWAY'' 'Chelle's Book Reviews
''A spellbinding read. Her Last Secret is a slow burning psychological thriller, that gradually quickens in pace to a delicious and explosive conclusion.'' Brew and Books Review
''Frankly, I'm still opened-mouthed at the finale. It was so cleverly crafted throughout, with just hints of what the outcome could be...compelling, unputdownable'' Rachel's Random Reads
''This book is a rollercoaster of emotions, it’s dark, it’s disturbing, it’s shocking but there is an element of innocence too.
Her Last Secret gets a big fat 5 stars from me, I totally recommend this book it is an awesome read.
You need to read this book it is amazing!'' Bonnie's Book Talk
''A nerve-wrecking, fast-paced thriller… Each revelation introduced a new suspect and motive.
I want everyone to read this book so that we can discuss how crazy and brilliant the final twist is.
If you haven’t read any books by Barbara Copperthwaite, you need to rectify that soon because you are missing out on a great reading experience." A Haven For Book Lovers
''Her Last Secret is dark, compelling and as thrilling as any of the big crime fiction hits this year. Utterly breathtaking. Full of heartfelt characters, emotion and a complete roller coaster of a ride. The only secret you need to know this year is that Barbara Copperthwaite is a writer to watch out for." BiblioManiac UK
''THIS IS A VERY EMOTIONAL READ. IT SOMETIMES MADE ME SMILE, BUT ALSO MADE ME FEEL SAD, ANGRY AND SHOCKED. I DID CRY AT THE END! OUTSTANDING, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!'' Chat About Books
''THE TENSION BECOMES ALMOST UNBEARABLE AT TIMES, AND AS THE STORY REACHES ITS CULMINATION THERE ARE SOME GENUINELY EMOTIONAL, EVEN HEARTBREAKING MOMENTS.'' A Ticket To Everywhere
''ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEE THIS BOOK WILL HAVE YOU READING INTO THE EARLY HOURS, WITH SORE EYES & HEART IN MOUTH'' Being Anne
'Shocking, sad and very twisted this is definitely a book I would highly recommend.'' The Book Review Cafe