Category Archives: Thriller

Nail biters that you can’t put down

Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh

‘Let Me Lie’ is a thriller by Clare Mackintosh with more than one surprising twist. One year ago Anna Johnson’s mother committed suicide, only 7 months after her father also committed suicide. Since then, Anna has met a man she … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Mackintosh, Clare, Psychological, Thriller

London Rules by Mick Herron

‘London Rules’ is the 5th novel in Mick Herron’s Slow Horses series which follows the misfit group of disgraced spies who have been exiled to work at Slough House (in the hope that they will leave the service). A village … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Herron, Mick, Series Fiction, Spy, Thriller

Redemption Point by Candice Fox

‘Redemption Point’ is the 2nd novel by Candice Fox set in the town of Crimson Lake in Northern Queensland and featuring the private investigation team of disgraced former cop Ted Conkaffey and convicted murderer Amanda Pharrell. Two young bartenders have … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Australian Author, Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Fox, Candice, Series Fiction, Thriller

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

‘The Lost Symbol’ is the 3rd novel by Dan Brown featuring Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. This novel is set in Washington DC where Langdon has been called as a last minute replacement for a conference speaker. The person who has … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Brown, Dan, Series Fiction, Thriller

Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic

‘Resurrection Bay’ is Emma Viskic’s debut novel and the first in a series featuring Caleb Zelic and set in Melbourne and country Victoria. Caleb has been profoundly deaf since childhood. He mostly gets by OK using a combination of sign … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Australian Author, Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Series Fiction, Thriller, Viskic, Emma

This is How it Ends by Eva Dolan

‘This is How it Ends’ is a standalone psychological thriller by Eva Dolan. It takes us into the world of social activism in London Molly is a long term social activist who was involved in the protests at Greenham Common. … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Dolan, Eva, Thriller

The Death Messenger by Mari Hannah

‘The Death Messenger’ is the 2nd novel by Mari Hannah featuring DI Eloise O’Neil and DS Matthew Ryan and follows on from ‘The Silent Room’. O’Neil has been tasked with setting up an elite squad to investigate serious crimes. She … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Hannah, Mari, Series Fiction, Thriller

I’ll Keep You Safe by Peter May

‘I’ll Keep You Safe’ is a standalone novel by Peter May mostly set on the Islands of Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides. Niamh and Ruairidh grew up in the same small village in Lewis. They were in love … Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, May, Peter, Thriller

Fall by Candice Fox

‘Fall’ is the 3rd novel in Candice Fox’s Archer and Bennett series. The novel opens with a scene from Eden Archer’s secret life – just so that we know that even with her injuries sustained in the previous novel – … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Australian Author, Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Fox, Candice, Series Fiction, Thriller

A Darker Domain by Val McDermid

‘A Darker Domain’ is the 2nd novel in Val McDermid’s DI Karen Pirie series and in this novel Pirie has a much larger role than in the first novel. Pirie and her team are working on 2 cold cases in … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Detective, Domestic, McDermid, Val, Series Fiction, Thriller