Book Review – My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Pages: 223 Published: 27th July 2018 Genre: General Fiction/Contemporary Trigger warnings: Domestic violence, injury details Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She knows the best solutions … Continue reading Book Review – My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Book Review – The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup

Translated by: Caroline Waight Pages: 501 Published: 6th June 2018 Genre: Crime Thriller Trigger warnings: See below A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a “chestnut man”—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a … Continue reading Book Review – The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup

Book Review – The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Pages: 423 Published: 16th September 2021 Genre: Mystery Trigger warnings: Drugs, sexual references This was a buddy read with my Ellie @ Read To Ramble. We read the first book in this series together and we have had a great time with the characters and it has made us laugh on numerous occasions. I cannot to read to read … Continue reading Book Review – The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Book Review – That Night by Gillian McAllister

Pages: 435 Published: 10th June 2021 Genre: Psychological Thriller Trigger warnings: Violence, sexual references, mental health sub-plot That night everything changed. The night Frannie committed a murder, but she didn’t mean to. That night we helped her bury the body, what else could we do? One hot summers night in Italy, Joe and Cathy Plant receive a phone call … Continue reading Book Review – That Night by Gillian McAllister

Book Review – Forget Me Not by Claire Allen

Pages: 336 Published: 30th May 2019 Genre: Domestic Thriller Trigger warnings: Bullying, suicide, sexual content, injury detail, grief It’s six in the morning during the hottest summer on record when Elizabeth O’Loughlin, out walking her dog, comes across Clare, a victim of a horrific knife attack, clinging onto life at the side of the road. Clare dies minutes later, … Continue reading Book Review – Forget Me Not by Claire Allen

Book Review – The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter

Pages: 416 Published: 29th April 2021 Genre: Crime Thriller Trigger warnings: Sexual assault storyline, descriptions of rape, drug references When an Oxford student accuses one of the university's professors of sexual assault, DI Adam Fawley's team think they've heard it all before. But they couldn't be more wrong. Because this time, the predator is a woman and the shining … Continue reading Book Review – The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter

Book Review – The Silence Of Bones by June Hur

Pages: 323Published: 21st April 2020Genre: Historical Fiction/CrimeTrigger warnings: Animal death/cruelty, injury detail, misogyny 1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May you live in interesting times.” Indentured to the police bureau, she’s been tasked with assisting a well-respected young inspector with the investigation into the politically charged murder … Continue reading Book Review – The Silence Of Bones by June Hur

Book Review – The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

Pages: 403 Published: 1st November 2018 Genre: Mystery/Crime Trigger warnings: Animal harm, sexual references This was a buddy read with my friend Gem. It was seventh one and while not our best, we still had some very fun discussions! Death lies between the lines. A dark story has been brought to terrifying life. Can the ending be rewritten in … Continue reading Book Review – The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths