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…
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.
The BBC are well known for exquisite, nail biting dramas. So when the world and his wife told me that Apple Tree Yard was something I should definitely watch, I did so.
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.
Regular visitors to Review Central will remember last autumn when I raved about the first season of the TV adaptation of James Patterson’s ‘Zoo’. Well having just finished watching the show’s second season, I felt it was only right that I write up another review for you all.
After reading several other reviews and picking up on other people’s excitement regarding the imminent movie adaptation of Girl on the Train, I went out and bought myself a copy. From what I’d heard I was expecting thrills, mystery, twists, turns, the works, needless to say I was not disappointed.