Review: Someone We Know

Rating: 4 Stars Shari Lapena is an author I can always rely on to deliver the goods. Her book, The Couple Next Door, is one that I recommend to anyone who wants to read thrillers. While her other books are not as highly recommended, Someone We Know comes quite close. The twists and turns leave... Continue Reading →

Review: Th1rt3en

Rating: 3.75 Stars I love police procedurals and courtroom dramas if they're crisp and don't go into boring details. Thirteen is one such book. It is nicely paced and written from both perspectives, so as to avoid over explaining and unnecessary detail. After I finished reading, I found out that this is the fourth book... Continue Reading →

Review: The Family Next Door

Rating: 3.5 Stars The Family Next Door by Fiona Cummins is an above average thriller which takes some time to establish itself, but redeems itself as it proceeds. It tells the story of a dilapidated, quiet neighborhood shaken by a string of killings that have been baffling the police. The serial killer behind these murders... Continue Reading →

Review: The Last House Guest

Rating: 4 Stars After complaining of not finding good thrillers, finally I managed to read something that interested me enough to finish reading in a few hours. The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda is gripping and unpredictable, and you know you cannot trust any of the characters. Avery Greer works for the Lomans, who own rental... Continue Reading →

Review: The Guilty Wife

Rating: 3 Stars The Guilty Wife by Elle Croft is the story of Betthany Reston, who loves her husband very much but is also having a secret affair. The affair has to remain absolutely secret because it's not only Bethany who has a lot to lose. Her secret lover is married, and very famous. So,... Continue Reading →

Review: The Rumour

Rating: 3 Stars The Rumour by Lesley Kara is a domestic thriller that looks into the how rumours spread, and how they can lead to unexpected outcomes. The story follows Joanna, an almost-single mother, who has moved to Flinstead-on-Sea, a small, sleepy town, from London in order to be close to her own mom. Jonanna's... Continue Reading →

Review: The Party Worker

Rating: 4.5 Stars Omar Shahid Hamid is a Pakistani author who I rate very highly. If you want to read about the real Karachi, then his books are the ones you should pick up. Of course, his books show the underbelly of this multi-layered, multi-cultural city, and are only reflective of the shady side of... Continue Reading →

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