Almost gothic, the house by the lake should be tranquil and picturesque, but it isn't.
The 27th book about psychologist and detective Alex Cross. About time I had a look.
A unique hero American cop trying to catch a terrorist assassin in snowy New York.
A story about guilt, trust and insecurity with doses of chilling terror.
Well - this was a stimulating and gory read.
A disturbing insight into illegal arms deals, journalism and people trafficking.
Nordic noir, set in a magical Swedish landscape. A study of the dark side of marriage, motherhood and friendship.
This is a story about accountability. The main focus is a giant, successful pharmaceutical company accused of contributing to the deaths of heroin addicts and a lawyer who specialises in defending corporate companies. Only, for this story, he becomes the prosecutor not the defender.
The appeal of this psychological thriller is really quite straight forward. An aspiring writer is stalked by a bookshop owner. Sounds like a fantasy to me, but this story definitely is not. Dark and disturbing.
This book appeals to the many thousands of voyeurs who love to watch ordinary people go about their mundane business while secretly hoping something interesting happens.
Unashamedly influenced by Alfred Hitchcock films, this bestseller and debut novel reads like the script of the dark psychological thriller film it will become. It is easy to see why there have been over a million copies sold.
An original concept that starts in a rather comic way - a hungover man wakes up to find horns growing out of his head - and then the story develops into something much darker.
The title of this psychological thriller suggests that this is a tale of domestic abuse or something weird. The 'perfect' one-dimensional husband is, obviously, too good to be true (he even looks like George Clooney) and we quickly realise that he is something more sinister.
A Christmas murder story. How exciting!
It's an awkward paradox when a new writer pens an acclaimed debut novel. I am excited by the prospect of a fresh voice, an undiscovered talent waiting to be unwrapped like a gift. Then the potential disappointment.
Well, I suppose we've all been there at some point. Not necessarily handcuffed to the bedpost with only our dead spouse for company, but wondered what we would do if we were trapped and our life was at stake. I know I have.
If a child has been missing for a decade, how would he cope being back with his family? This novel is about that.
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