The Silent Patient: Who could break your silence?

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides is a shockingly good psychological mystery. A'la The Sinner, this is a story which will have you hooked from the beginning. With few twists or reveals, this is a slow-burner but very much worth it. This is going to be a shorter review than normal so I don't spoil... Continue Reading →

The Flower Girls: Dark and mesmerising

The Flower Girls by Alice Clark-Platts is a dark, twisted mystery novel which will shock and mesmerise you. The characters are so deeply interconnected and I felt that their treatment was accurate, even though it will make some readers uncomfortable. The plot is one which takes you on a stop-start journey, building the tension slowly... Continue Reading →

The Dangerous Kind: A haunting novel

The Dangerous Kind by Deborah O'Connor is a gripping, thrilling and haunting tale of scandal, abuse and murder. Very much a book of its political climate, this novel addresses many issues in society and the way that the people at the top of the food chain behave. It is a bleak reminder that this world... Continue Reading →

Dead End: Another stunner!!

Dead End by Rachel Lynch is yet another incredible thriller which shows her development as an author in all thing character, plot and place. I love reading and reviewing her books as I always know that she will put together a distinct plot with brilliant new characters, while still developing her staple ones. I enjoy... Continue Reading →

Thirteen: Effing incredible!!

Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh had the best possible premise: a serial killer on the jury for the murders he had committed. Told partly from his perspective and mostly from the lawyer, Eddie Flynn, Cavanagh has crafted a deeply twisted and dark narrative with some insanely creative characters, all of whom I loved reading. I even... Continue Reading →

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