From the hallucinatory noir story ‘Go Deep’ to the twisted short stories ‘Necessary Women’ and ‘Remmy Rothstein Toes the Line,’ this collection showcases the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author’s dark humour, limitless imagination, and masterly command of voice and character. (‘Go Deep’ and ‘Remmy Rothstein Toes the Line’ also available as single stories andContinue reading “Three Twisted Stories by Karin Slaughter”
Crash and Burn by Lisa Gardner.
My name is Nicky Frank. Except, most likely, it isn’t. Nicole Frank shouldn’t have been able to survive the car accident, much less crawl up the steep ravine. Not in the dark, not in the rain, not with her injuries. But one thought allows her to defy the odds and flag down help: Vero. I’mContinue reading “Crash and Burn by Lisa Gardner”
Five footprints are the only sign that Daniel Buck was ever here. And now they are all his mother has left. Every day, Anna Buck guards the little prints in the cement. Polishing them to a shine. Keeping them safe. Spiralling towards insanity. When a psychic offers hope, Anna grasps it. Who wouldn’t? Maybe heContinue reading “The Shut Eye by Belinda Bauer”
This is the 8th book in Mari Jungstedt’s series about Detective Superintendent Anders Knutas and Assistant Superintendent Karin Jacobsson of the Visby police force on the Swedish island of Gotland. Also involved in this case is Johan Berg, television reporter in the local Visby office of the Regional News Division, his partner Emma and theirContinue reading “The Dangerous Game by Mari Jungstedt translated by Tina Nunnally (Knutas/Jacobsson 8)”
YOU DON’T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU. Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller Three young women, three different lives, but each linked in a specific way. Rachel is divorced and raw; she’s been drinking way more than she should for some time now. She is lonely and hasContinue reading “The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins”
Twenty-five years have passed since a savage killer terrorized California, massacring three ordinary families before disappearing without a trace. The haunted child who was the only surviving victim of his rampage is now wanted by the FBI for brutal crimes of her own, and Special Agent Matthew Roarke is on an interstate manhunt for her,Continue reading “Blood Moon (The HUNTRESS /FBI Thrillers 2) by Alexandra Sokoloff.”
I loved Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy, and thoroughly enjoyed his China Series, and boy would I love his travel budget. He writes evocatively, especially when describing places and landscape; there’s a richness to his language that enhances the story he is telling. Set in Montreal, Sime Mackenzie is a detective with a Hebridean heritage, anContinue reading “Entry Island by Peter May”
D.C. Natalie Kershaw is about to join the Murder squad, but first she has to clear up the case of the un identified man who fell from the top of a skyscraper and died. Janusz Kiszka is a long time Polish emigre, and troubleshooter for Poles in London. He and Natalie have met before, inContinue reading “Death Can’t Take A joke by Anya Lipska (Kiszka and Kershaw 2)”
This is a clever, fluent book with a riveting narrative and disturbing psychological insights.