Category: Thriller

‘Postmortem’ by Patricia Cornwell

My Review (5 stars out of 5) Richmond, Virginia. A serial killer has murdered three women in their own bedrooms. With no obvious connection between the victims, the police are baffled. Chief Medical Officer Dr Kay Scarpetta is called in when a fourth body is discovered. With few clues and lots of unanswered questions, Scarpetta…

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‘Never Go Back’ by Lee Child

My Review (4 stars out of 5) Finally reaching his destination in Virginia, Jack Reacher heads for his old army unit – the 110th Military Police. Intending to take the unit’s commanding officer Major Susan Turner out for dinner, Reacher finds the major has been detained in a military prison. Faced with accusations against his…

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‘The Savage Altar’ by Asa Larsson

My Review (5 stars out of 5) On the floor of a church in the frozen wastes of northern Sweden, a body lies oozing blood. Stabbed, slashed and with its eyes gouged out, the gruesome discovery will leave church members and the local community horrified. On discovering the murder, the victim’s sister quicky becomes the…

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‘The Babysitter’ by Gemma Rogers

My Review (4 stars out of 5) When babysitter Brooke is attacked and the child she’s caring for abducted, the police are quick to respond. But as Brooke recovers from her injuries it seems she knows more about the abduction than she’s letting on. As questions are asked and interviews carried out, Brooke’s deceit spirals…

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