Genre: Thriller

Review: The Plotters

Review: The Plotters

A Wee Summary The Plotters is my first foray into what has been dubbed by many as ‘Korean Noir’. With a synopsis that immediately piqued my interest, this novel is unlike any thriller I’ve ever read. Following the end of military rule in South Korea, there’s been an emergence of an industry for hitmen. The […]

Posted February 20, 2019


Review: The Silent Patient

Review: The Silent Patient

A Wee Summary Alicia Berenson, artist, murdered her husband Gabriel, a well-known fashion photographer, six years ago and has not uttered a word since. Theo faber, psychotherapist, had previously been working in Broadmoor before recently attaining a role at The Grove, a secure forensic psychiatric unit in North London. It’s at The Grove that Alice […]

Posted February 5, 2019


Review: Jar of Hearts

Review: Jar of Hearts

A Wee Summary Jar of HeartsĀ opens in the midst of a trial; executive Georgina Shaw, Geo, is giving evidence relating to the death of her childhood best friend, Angela Wong, 14 years ago, when they were just 16 years old. Angela’s remains had been hidden all these years. Now Geo’s teenage boyfriend, Calvin James, is […]

Posted August 14, 2018


Review: Resin

Review: Resin

A Wee Summary Resin is one of those novels that it’s hard to say that you ‘enjoyed’ because it makes you feel so on edge, so deeply uncomfortable. So perhaps I can say that this is an unsettling but good read. Liv is six years old when her father reports her missing and dead. She […]

Posted August 4, 2018


Review: A Treachery of Spies

Review: A Treachery of Spies

When 92-year-old Sophie Destivelle is found murdered in an Orleans car park, it soon becomes apparent that this is no random killing. Her manner of death echoes that of traitors to the Resistance in World War Two. This is Captain Picaut’s first case since returning from injury. It’s a case that will uncover secrets of […]

Posted August 2, 2018


Review: Thirteen

Review: Thirteen

The premise of Thirteen immediately caught my attention on NetGalley – the serial killer is not the one on trial, rather he is occupying a seat on the jury! I had high hopes for this read and wow, it even surpassed my expectations. Let me start by saying that this is actually the fourth book […]

Posted June 10, 2018


Review: Hangman

Review: Hangman

I’ve been anticipating Hangman, the second novel in this series, ever since I read the first, Ragdoll, last year (you can find my review here.) Hangman takes place some 18 months after Ragdoll. Wolf hasn’t been seen or heard of since Baxter let him flee the Old Bailey courtroom. She herself is now Detective Chief […]

Posted March 26, 2018


Review: Come and Find Me

Review: Come and Find Me

There are no spoilers in this post – for this book or the previous four! When I’m asked who my favourite authors are, Sarah Hilary is always on the ensuing list. So whenever I get one of her new books in my hands I’m both tremendously excited and fairly nervous. I worry in case I […]

Posted March 20, 2018