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Over Her Dead Body by Tim Adler


There are three sides to every murder: your side, my side and the truth.


When police arrest Keisha Adeane for the murder of her abusive husband, all the evidence points to her guilt. But she claims her husband was in fact murdered by a nurse from the NHS psychiatric hospital where she was sectioned as a teenager.


To find her husband’s killer, Keisha must smuggle herself back inside the secure unit she spent years trying to escape from.


This is my first book by Tim Adler and boy what a ride!!.


Keisha Adeane resides at a psychiatric hospital, she's arrested for the murder of her abusive husband, a Psychiatrist but she claims a nurse did it. Why did she do it? Was there really a nurse or did she imagine it? Nothing much can be said because you have to live it to understand what Keisha is going through. Although he was the victim I have no sympathy for him.


It was an excellent read, Tim is a great storyteller, so intricate with amazing twists that keep you wanting to read the next chapter. Mr Adler, you have yourself a new fan.


My thanks to Zoë O’Farrell of Zooloo’s Book Tours for inviting me to join the blog tour and for my eARC copy.



Tim Adler is an author and journalist who has written three nonfiction books for publishers including Bloomsbury.


The Week said that Tim writes “with brio” while the Daily Mail has described his work as “dazzling” while The Sunday Times called it “compulsively readable”.


He is a former commissioning editor on The Daily Telegraph, who has also written for the Financial Times and The Times.


Tim has written four thrillers, including his debut SLOW BLEED, which ranked #1 on the Kindle medical thriller chart, and HOLD STILL, which bestselling crime author Peter James said, “hooked me from the beginning”.


He is the former London editor of Hollywood entertainment news website Deadline and, more recently, the website he now edits was named as a top blog covering the coronavirus pandemic by journalist trade magazine Press Gazette alongside the BBC, Guardian and the Telegraph.


In his spare time, Tim enjoys playing bridge, jogging, yoga and trying to gain the upper hand in his running battle with his pet chihuahua.

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