What I Did Not Say by B.A. Spicer #Drama @BevSpicer1 #BookReview #TuesdayBookBlog

  • 28455186Author: B.A. Spicer
  • Published: August 2016 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Category: Drama, Contemporary Fiction
  • four-half-stars

Jessica Morley is on her way to meet with a man she hasn’t seen for fifteen years. In her bag there is a package she must deliver. As she travels south, she remembers Jack Banford, a boy who captured her imagination as a child and made her believe in a future that could never happen. Now it is time for her to set the record straight and finally put the past behind her. ‘What I Did Not Say’ is a story of loyalty, cruelty and love at all costs.

Divided into three parts, What I Did Not Say is a complex, dramatic story of emotional turmoil and friendships told from the perspectives of several characters, so each interpretation and understanding of events differs according to personal viewpoints. Part one is the longest section beginning with Jess looking back on her close friendship with Jack Banford and giving an indication of some serious happening in the past.  Continue reading

The Undertaker’s Son

  • The Undertaker's SonAuthor: B A Spicer
  • Kindle Edition: Published by BA Spicer
  • Category: Psychological Thriller
  • three-half-stars

Living the dream. It’s a cliché newly free Martha Burton 
is doing her best to make come true in Charente Maritime, 
where life is good and the sun shines more than in any other part of France. 
But darkness lurks in every paradise. 
Claude Cousteau is an ordinary-looking man of moderate temperament 
and regular habits. Nevertheless, he has set himself a task and nothing 
is going to get in his way.

The story opens with Claude Cousteau reliving a time in his childhood when he was helping his father, who was an undertaker, to dress and prepare bodies for viewing. An unhealthy obsession began to take hold of Claude and he had to satisfy his macabre desire to know how it would feel when a person’s life force was extinguished by his hand.  Continue reading