The Hunting Party by @lucyfoleytweets [review]

The Hunting Party

Title: The Hunting Party Author: Lucy Foley Publisher: HarperCollins UK [Synopsis] The Hunting Party is the author’s first crime novel and is described as combining elements of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (HarperCollins) and The Secret History (Penguin) by Donna Tartt. The novel follows a a tight-knit group of Oxford university alumni as… Continue reading The Hunting Party by @lucyfoleytweets [review]

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The Mystery of Three Quarters [review]

Title: The Mystery of Three Quarters Author: Sophie Hannah Publisher: HarperCollins UK [Synopsis] The world’s most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot – the legendary star of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and most recently The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket—returns in a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in 1930’s London. Returning home after lunch one day, Hercule Poirot finds an… Continue reading The Mystery of Three Quarters [review]

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle [review]

Title: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Author: Stuart Turton Publisher: Raven Books [Synopsis] How do you stop a murder that’s already happened? At a gala party thrown by her parents, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed--again. She's been murdered hundreds of times, and each day, Aiden Bishop is too late to save her. Doomed to… Continue reading The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle [review]

Final Girls [review]

Title: Final Girls Author: Riley Sager Publisher: Ebury [Synopsis] FIRST THERE WERE THREE The media calls them the Final Girls – Quincy, Sam, Lisa – the infamous group that no one wants to be part of. The sole survivors of three separate killing sprees, they are linked by their shared trauma. THEN THERE WERE TWO But when Lisa dies in… Continue reading Final Girls [review]

Miss Christie Regrets [review]

Title: Miss Christie Regrets Author: Guy Fraser-Sampson Publisher: Urbane Publications [Synopsis] The second in the Hampstead Murders series opens with a sudden death at an iconic local venue, which some of the team believe may be connected with an unsolved murder featuring Cold War betrayals worthy of George Smiley. It soon emerges that none other… Continue reading Miss Christie Regrets [review]

Local Girl Missing [review]

[Synopsis] Twenty years ago 21-year-old Sophie Collier vanishes one night. She leaves nothing behind but a trainer on the old pier - and a hole in the heart of her best friend Francesca. Now A body's been found. And Francesca's drawn back to the seaside town she's tried to forget. Perhaps the truth of what… Continue reading Local Girl Missing [review]

The Woman in Cabin 10 [review]

The Girl in Cabin 10 - Ruth Ware

[Synopsis] In this tightly wound story, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. At first, Lo’s stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and… Continue reading The Woman in Cabin 10 [review]

The Night Stalker [review]

The Night Stalker by Robert Bryndza

[Synopsis] If the Night Stalker is watching, you’re already dead… In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer’s night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene. The victim, a doctor, is found suffocated in bed. His wrists are bound and his eyes bulging through a clear plastic bag tied tight over his head.… Continue reading The Night Stalker [review]

Scarlet Widow [review]

Scarlet Widow by Graham Masterton

[Synopsis] London, 1750: Beatrice Scarlet is the apothecary's daughter. She can mix medicines and herbs to save the lives of her neighbours - but, try as she might, she can't save the lives of her parents. An orphan at just sixteen, Beatrice marries a preacher and emigrates to America. New Hampshire, 1756: In the farming… Continue reading Scarlet Widow [review]

Missing, Presumed [review]

[Synopsis] Edith Hind, the beautiful, earnest Cambridge post-grad living on the outskirts of the city has left nothing behind but a streak of blood and her coat hanging up for her boyfriend, Will, to find. The news spreads fast: to her parents, prestigious doctor Sir Ian and Lady Hind, and straight on to the police.… Continue reading Missing, Presumed [review]