Crime Thriller

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    REVIEW – Whitesands by Johann Thorsson

    Whitesands is a mysterious, haunting, and exceptionally ambitious debut novel. It was tragic and lyrical. Johann Thorsson has various examples of excellent social commentaries running through the heart of the plot. Racial prejudice, spousal murder, and child abduction make for an ominous threat. It gave the reader the feeling of a threat hiding in the shadows, and I was willing to discover the stories’ secrets. Dip your toe into the grey waters, it’s not comfortable and it threatens to swallow you whole, there are moments where the subject matter is not enjoyable, but this is crime fiction…its darkness is where we feel at home. Thorsson delves into the human condition,…

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    A Killer’s Daughter by Jenna Kernan | Review

    A Killer’s Daughter was a very interesting read, and it was certainly unique.  In fact, I don’t think I’ve read a plot from the child of a serial killer’s perspective before.  First, I want to talk a little about what just didn’t work for me personally. The beginning of the novel started a bit quizzically.  It felt very dark and I suddenly began to question just how the events were going to play out.  I was confused at times to how all this was going to impact the protagonist, Dr Nadine Finch.  There was a lot of repetition of past events, I’m sure it only need to be mentioned once…

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    The Resident by David Jackson | Review

    When I first requested an advanced readers copy of The Resident, I was very excited!  There has been so much hype on book-twitter and a lot of blogger friends loved it.  I am very weary of getting involved in hyped books because I really don’t want to be disappointed.  I expected a strong psychological thriller but boy…this beast packed a spine shattering punch!  Imagine my delight when from chapter one onwards – I knew this was going to be the kind of dark and depraved that I live for in a crime novel.  The title and that mind-blowing cover set my imagination crazy.  Imagine a serial killer actually living in…