Book Review: You Let Me In – Lucy Clarke ****

Elle arrives back at her house by the sea after a writer’s retreat. It is the first time that she has rented out her dream house on Airbnb. Something doesn’t feel quite right about the place since she got home. There is a coldness, a shift in the atmosphere. Her publisher is desperately chasing her…

Book Review: Bring Me Back – B A Paris ****

It is funny how the publishing world seems to work in cycles. For ages every book seemed to be about vampires then it moved on to dystopian future fantasies. Now most of the books worth reading are in the psychological thriller genre and B A Paris has really made this category her own. This is…

Book Review: The Mistake – K L Slater ***

Kim Slater has really carved a niche for herself in the crowded psychological thriller genre. If you enjoyed her previous novels then The Mistake will surely be on your reading list. In a little mining village Rose and her family live a quiet life. Her art course at college fills her days and little brother…

Book Review: Liars – Frances Vick ****

Unusually I’ve sat on this review for a week since I finished the book so that I could have a think about what I really think of it. Also – its a pretty tough review to write without giving away any of the complexities of the plot. Jenny hasn’t had an easy life. Sal, her…

Book Review: Cold Blood – Robert Bryndza ****

The latest instalment of Bryndza’s detective series sees Erika coming to terms with Peterson’s injuries and thinking about her future with the Met. When a suitcase is pulled out of the Thames containing dismembered body parts it becomes clear that there is a brutal killer on the loose in London. As the investigation links it…

Book Review: The Good Daughter – Karin Slaughter *****

I’ll start by admitting that I love Karin Slaughter’s books. I’ve been an avid reader of hers since the Grant County series began way back in 2001. Check out “Blindsighted” and you’ll be on the right path. She just has a way of writing about damaged Southern folk that is so vivid that you feel…

Book Review: Obsession – Amanda Robson ***

Obsession is the debut novel from Amanda Robson. It is a story of two couples. Rob is a GP married to Carly. On a drunken night on a camping holiday in France he is pressed by Carly to tell her who he would be unfaithful with if he could. Such a simple question she has…