I bought ‘Sometimes I Lie’ in my last major book haul, when Amazon had a 3 paperbacks for £10 offer on. It was the first of the 9 books purchased in that deal that I bought.
As usual I was fairly apprehensive as I’d never heard of Alice Feeney before and with her debut novel being included in a discount deal, and all the reviews featured on the cover being from other lesser known authors, I worried it’d be a cheap, tacky thriller.
My god was I wrong.
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I bought this book a number of years ago, when I had decided to study Psychology at A Level as a result of my wanting to gain a deeper understanding of the human mind. After-all – surely a substantial understanding of the human mind could only be a good thing for my own writing and character development right?
So I was hoping this book would provide, at the very least, in depth speculation as to what could motivate someone to kill and how they fool those closest to them. Sadly, that was not what I got.
Continue reading “Sandy Fawkes ‘In Love With A Serial Killer’ Review.”
I read ‘Dear Amy’ just after Christmas, and it’s taken me a while to decide what I wanted to say about this particular novel, but I think I’m about there…
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Cole is often referred to as one of the front-runners when it comes to Crime Fiction, but even as someone who largely only reads Crime novels, I have only read one of her novels so far. But having heard ‘The Take’ praised so highly, I felt it was about time I tackle my second Cole novel.
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From the moment I read the prologue I had high hopes for Candlish’s novel. And to extent those expectations were met… although, not quite in the way I imagined.
Continue reading “Review of ‘The Swimming Pool’ by Louise Candlish”
I’m always a little tentative when starting a crime thriller novel by someone whose work I haven’t read before, but when Sharon Bolton’s Like This, Forever has a complimentary quote from my favourite writer, Tess Gerritsen, emblazoned on the front, I assumed I was on safe ground.
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Tess Gerritsen has long been my favourite novelist. I own a copy of every book she has written to date and have read many of them numerous times, enjoying each visit as much as the first. So when my boyfriend treated me to Gerritsen’s latest work ‘Playing with Fire’ I was understandably excited.
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