Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Note: This review contains spoilers in the bottom! Please don’t read the last paragraph if you haven’t read the book. Did my husband do it? That’s the question Sophie has to find out. Her husband, James, is a successful bureaucrat whose star is rising. One day he is accused of a horrible crime by a female employee whom he was […]

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Girl, They All Fall Down!

They All Fall Down was a very enjoyable read for me. It is slow paced, and the characters open up and their histories reveal much later than you expect but worth the wait. I love a good suspense when characters are built well and this is it! Hannah is somebody like us. Well, she was. She had a good job, parents that love her and a husband she loved before she’s moved to a woman-patients-only private psychiatric clinic. Apparently she had a breakdown, but we don’t know why. Some of the other patients in the clinic seem far more disturbed then Hannah. They are all haunted by their own minds and past. When Charlie, the person Hannah feels probably the closest in the clinic, commits suicide Hannah is shaken. Then another patient dies. Hannah becomes convinced that someone is murdering them. She shares her fears with her mum, who unwillingly becomes doing detective-work to see what’s going on. Almost everyone has something to hide, and a troubled past. Although I didn’t like every single person becoming a suspect of what has happened, I enjoyed learning about them more. The whole thing have a resemblance to Girl, Interrupted. I loved that movie, and maybe I liked this book because of this similarity! Tammy Cohen definitely writes gripping stories, that have rich characters with depth. Her characters feel so real, with their fears, joys, curiosity, anger, remorse etc. I really like the […]

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One Little Mistake by Emma Curtis

One Little Mistake confused me. I wasn’t sure about what the mistake was. There were many! Not sure how little they were… And also it wasn’t clear which character should I be sympathising! I guess it is an okay book overall, but not the best of this genre. I ended up reading this book because it has such an high score on […]

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The Good Samaritan by John Marrs

Warning: This review contains mild spoilers The Good Samaritan by John Marrs is a well-written, dark and disturbing thriller. While most suspense novels reveal little from the beginning and build up the story up to a surprise ending, Marrs sets the game from the beginning of the novel by introducing anti-heroine Laura and her deadly motives. Laura works for End […]

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