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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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The Secret History of Las Vegas by Chris Abani

This is the story of co-joined twins, whose foetuses fused in their mother’s womb when she found herself downwind of a nuclear test in Nevada, and a South African man who is involved in some sort of dodgy psychological testing … Continue reading

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Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

  This is the story of Blanche, a dancer and prostitute in 1876 San Francisco. The characters are based on real people, Donoghue has filled in some gaps in the story with her imagination, but she explains what she made … Continue reading

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Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier

This is the final book in the Ruby Red Trilogy.  It is a bit longer than the first two, but I still read it in record time.  The whole trilogy’s story takes place over about two weeks.  In the first … 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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