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Eden by Candice Fox

‘Eden’ is the 2nd novel in Candice Fox’s Archer and Bennet series and despite the name, this novel is more about Hades (Eden Archer’s adopted father) than about Eden. I would recommend that you read the first in the series … Continue reading

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Parting Shot by Linwood Barclay

‘Parting Shot’ is a standalone novel by Linwood Barclay but it is very closely linked to the Promise Falls trilogy (‘Broken Promise‘, ‘Far From True‘, ‘The Twenty Three‘) taking place once again in Promise Falls and featuring many of the … Continue reading

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Before The Fall by Noah Hawley

When I first read the description for ‘Before The Fall’ I wasn’t sure if I wanted to read it. But it was so much better than I expected. A rich and powerful TV executive has chartered a flight from Martha’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Coming Down by Nicci French

‘Sunday Morning Coming Down’ is the 7th novel in the Frieda Klein series by husband and wife team Nicci French. There has been a novel for each day of the week Monday-Sunday. There is one more planned to wrap up … Continue reading

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Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins shot to fame with ‘The Girl on the Train’. Her second novel – ‘Into the Water’ is very different but just as good. Nel Abbot is the latest woman in Beckford to die in the section of river … Continue reading

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The Lucky One by Caroline Overington

‘The Lucky One’ is a psychological thriller by Caroline Overington and the aptness of the title really depends on your definition of lucky. The Alden-Stowe family own a large estate in a beautiful wine growing region of California. It sounds … Continue reading

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Ragdoll by Daniel Cole

‘Ragdoll’ is Daniel Cole’s debut novel. It was originally rejected as a screenplay before finding success as a novel. DS William Oliver Layton-Fawkes (Wolf) has just been reinstated to the Met. Four years ago he worked on a serial killer … Continue reading

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Quieter Than Killing by Sarah Hilary

‘Quieter Than Killing’ is the 4th novel in Sarah Hilary’s DI Marnie Rome series. DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake have been investigating a series of assaults. The only connection between them is that the victims have all spent … Continue reading

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The Hidden Hours by Sara Foster

‘The Hidden Hours’ is a psychological thriller and the latest novel by Sara Foster. Eleanor had a traumatic childhood and has never managed to come to terms with what happened. Now at the age of 21, she has travelled to … Continue reading

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In the Woods by Tana French

‘In the Woods’ is the 1st novel in the Dublin Murder Squad series by Tana French. It introduces detectives Rob Ryan, Cassie Maddox and Sam O’Neil. Rob Ryan has a past that is buried so deeply that he can’t remember … Continue reading

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