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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

This is the second novel from the writer made famous by Gone Girl. It is another dark whodunnit thriller with lots of horrible murders. Having read her other two, I thought that I knew who the murderer was straight away … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

This is the first novel from the writer of Gone Girl. This is a bit more of a traditional thriller/whodunnit kind of story. A journalist goes back to her home town where some nasty murders have happened. It seems that … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

I read this for a book club but so many people had recommended this to me that I probably would have read it anyway. I was told by several people that if I liked Gone Girl then I would like … Continue reading

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

I read this for a book group, otherwise I would not have picked it up. I was not particularly keen to read it, mainly because blockbuster novels are usually quite rubbish, what with the general public having such poor taste … Continue reading

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The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

I read this for a book club and it is a great choice for a book club because of the “what would you do?” discussion that comes out of it. Cecilia happens to find a sealed letter from her husband … Continue reading

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The Silent Wife by ASA Harrison

I read this book because I saw a Tweet from I-cannot-for-the-life-of-me-remember-who saying that they could not put it down.  Thrillers are no my usual cup of tea, but I thought I would give it a try. It is the story … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

This is the tragic story of a fifteen year old girl who either jumped or fell off her school roof and died.  The story starts with her death, which is ruled as a suicide, but her mother does not believe … Continue reading

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