A big thank you to NetGalley and Titan books for this copy to review!

* Date: 8th June 2020*

The blurb from the back of the book:

Workaholic TV news producer Nina Scaife is determined to fight for her daughter, Laurie, after her partner Rob walks out on her. She takes Laurie to visit Rob’s parents on the beautiful but remote Hope Island, to prove to her that they are still a family. But Rob’s parents are wary of Nina, and the islanders are acting strangely. And as Nina struggles to reconnect with Laurie, the silent island children begin to lure her daughter away.

Meanwhile, Nina tries to resist the scoop as she is drawn to a local artists’ commune, the recently unearthed archaeological site on their land, and the dead body on the beach…


I found Hope Island to be more of a psychological thriller. It was quite eerie, almost a different kind of horror story.

The story centres around Nina and the strange children on the island. Nina ends up questioning her sanity especially when her daughter Laurie begins to hang out with these children.

There are some scary scenes in this book and by the end everything little thing started to come together, and it was one of those moments where you think ‘whoa’.

Some pretty good writing by this author and I really enjoyed it.

I gave it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️