THR3E: A Review –Plus #CBJ ONE YEAR Birthday Giveaway


Eeeeeeeeek #bookjunkies!  I cannot believe that CrimeBookJunkie is a year old TODAY!!  A huge shout-out to the #BlogSquad, fellow bloggers and all the wonderful authors who have supported my blog and allowed me and my awesome Guest Reviewers, Claire Knight & Scottydog to read/review your amazing books!! And a special thanks to my mentor and a lovely lady (a term I use loosely ha ha) Katherine Everett of Best Crime Books and More who gave me my first taste of blogging as a Guest Reviewer and encouraged me to go it alone! #BigKisses ?

So in order to celebrate, the absolutely astounding Conrad Jones has offered FIVE signed copies of his book: Thr3e!!!!  Can you believe it!?! My review is below and for a chance to win, all you need to do is comment on this post!  Names will be drawn on Friday at 7:30pm!  So check out what you could be getting #bookjunkies! …..



The Major Investigation Team are called to an abandoned mill when an ambitious reporter stumbles upon more than she bargained for. The investigation uncovers the most evil of criminal networks and it becomes clear that absolutely no one is safe from its wrath…

My Rating: 5/5

My Review: 

Many thanks to the author for an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.

First off, I have to say that I love the cover of this book!  The colours, graphics and feel of the cover drew me to it instantly.

I really enjoyed this book with its gripping plot that takes the reader on a gruesome but thrilling journey through the world of drugs, gangs, and human trafficking.  Even though this is Book 7 in the Detective Alec Ramsay series, it could easily be read and enjoyed as a stand-alone.

Justice, revenge and betrayal are just but a few of the themes you can find embedded in this story.  The characters are well written and really draw you in.  Annie and Stirling were two characters that particularly piqued my interest. Detective Alec Ramsay did not make an appearance until later in the story so the focus was on the other key players of the Major Investigation Team.  Andris and Ivor Markevica were creepy, manipulative, and Andris in particular really made my skin crawl. Letva was also quite scary and extremely stealthy in his ways. Not a man you want to p*ss off!  And Antonia (Toni) was a great character.  She was taken through the mill in this story and at times her experience was so real I felt like I was right there with her!

A mix of PCP and Ketamine made the drug #Zombie in this story and it was aptly named.  That concoction alone would leave the user messed up beyond belief!  The notorious and seedy drug underworld, filled with corruption and destruction was well thought out and completely believable.

There were some cracking and shocking twists in this book and for fans of the Alec Ramsay series, I think you will be really surprised!! It was a real page turner and once I started, I struggled to put it down.  Would I recommend this book?  Hell yeah I would!  In fact, I have added the series to my TBR as I would like to find out where it all started!

This gruesome, thrilling and absolutely action packed book is definitely worth checking out!  Click the link below if you are interested and be sure to enter the competition for your chance to win one of five SIGNED copies from Mr Conrad Jones!!  All you need to do is comment below.  Good luck #bookjunkies and thanks so much to Conrad Jones not only for his generosity but also for a really great read!

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72 Replies to “THR3E: A Review –Plus #CBJ ONE YEAR Birthday Giveaway”

  1. Fabulous giveaway, very generous. Looks like a fantastic and gripping read.

    Susan Miles
    Christine Hulme
    Carol Peace
    Susan Hunter
    Jackie Roche

    Congrats folks. Please DM me your address details via my FB CrimeBookJunkie Book Blog Page ?

  3. I fancy a good crime read to enjoy in the garden in this lovely weather!



  5. I love q stand alone as a busy life often makes me come to a series late! This one sounds just perfect!

  6. Happy Birthday!!
    Congratulations Noelle, thanks for the chance to win x

  7. Happy 1st Birthday , looks like a great read, please count me in .x

  8. Happy 1st Blogiversary.
    Fingers crossed for a signed copy of a GREAT sounding read !

  9. Love, love reading. Definitely would like to check this author out.

  10. Congratulations on your Blogaversary!
    The book sounds like a cracking read

  11. I really enjoyed Slow Burn, so hoping this one will be as good! Happy Blogiversary x

  12. Congratulations Noelle!, I do believe I voted for you a couple of days ago 🙂 Happy Blog Day and many more to come!. x

  13. Love his books. Just finished Slow Burn and The Child Taker. This one sounds just as good. Looking foward to reading it.

  14. Happy blog birthday. A fab review as always from a fab reviewer. x

  15. Noelle, I haven’t been with you for the whole year but I do agree with everyone that you do an excellent job. I am so grateful to know you and ride this journey with you for all of your many years to come. Happy Anniversary and hugs to Buster Bear 🙂

  16. Happy Anniversary!
    Book sounds great, another going on list…..biiiig list!

  17. Well done on your one blog anniversary. I’d love to win, thanks for the chance.

  18. Happy Blogiversary, hun! Wow, time sure flies! I’m so happy to have met you, thanks for your friendship and amazing book recommendations. Keep up the amazing work. xx

  19. Happy happy blogiversary Noelle and team. Can’t believe you’re only one year old. Here’s to many many more years of #CBJ ??

  20. Sounds right up my street will have to buy it if I don’t win

  21. Happy birthday I am new to your blog (no idea why I have missed it) but have just seen you on TBC. Here’s to the next great year.

  22. Happy 1st Birthday. Noelle CBJ. Love your enthusiastic reviews! Can’t believe it is a year since you began your blog!

  23. Has it been a year already? Good luck to everyone entering the competition.
    Happy blog day! ?❤

  24. I remember when you first started the blog Noelle. Can’t believe it’s a year ago.
    Happy blogday. x