The Devil’s Staircase by Helen Fitzgerald

This post will contain spoilers, you have been warned.

Pages: 217   Price: £8.00   Published: 2009 by Polygon
Genre: Thriller?

Blurb:

“Bronny, a young Australian, finds herself down and out in London. She’s a sweet girl who spent her teenage years in a fearful, cautious bubble and she’s soon caught up with a group of backpackers seeking a rent-free life of debauchery in what appears to be an abandoned townhouse. But they don’t realise someone’s already there…” Continue reading “The Devil’s Staircase by Helen Fitzgerald”

Reading App Spotlight: Goodreads

I love Goodreads. I’m pretty sure Goodreads was where I found out about my favourite book series: Jack Reacher by Lee Child. Goodreads shows you book recommendations based on what you’ve previously read and genres that you like that you enter into the App. I find this extremely useful for when I’m looking for a new book that I’ve never read before and just seeing how many book are out there. I currently have 164 books on my want-to-read list on Goodreads as it has shown me just how many good books are out there. Continue reading “Reading App Spotlight: Goodreads”

Stalker by Lars Kepler

★★★★★

Pages: 585   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Harper Collins
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror, Detective

Blurb:

“A film arrives at Stockholm’s National Crime Investigation Department showing a woman in her own home, plainly unaware she is being watched. The police don’t take it seriously…until she is found murdered. When the next video arrives, Detective Margot Silverman frantically attempts to identify the victim. But they’re already dead. Because at the time the video was sent, the killer was already inside their house… Soon Stockholm is in the grip of terror. Who will the Stalker target next?” Continue reading “Stalker by Lars Kepler”

13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

★★★★★

Pages: 404   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Orion
Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller

Blurb:

I don’t remember how I ended up in the icy water but I do know this: it wasn’t an accident. They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but sometimes it’s hard to tell them apart. My friends love me. I know they do. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t try to kill me.” Continue reading “13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough”

Reading App Spotlight: Bookling

Instead of a book review on some Mondays I want to do something a little different. I want to showcase some of my favourite Apps I use to do with books and reading that I have found to be extremely useful. For the first one I want to showcase an App that I swear by now. Bookling is a reading habit tracker. I love this App because it is so simple and the design is so sleek and yet it is packed of awesome features. Continue reading “Reading App Spotlight: Bookling”

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

★★★★★

Pages: 344   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Corgi
Genre: Crime, Thriller

Blurb:

“Your neighbour told you she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You’ll have the baby monitor and you’ll take turns to go back every half-hour. Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realized. She’s gone. You’ve never had to call the police before. But now they’re in your home, and who know what they’ll find there…” Continue reading “The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena”

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

★★★★★

Pages: 384   Price: £8.00   Published: 1892 by Penguin
Genre: Classic, Detective, Mystery, Short Stories

Blurb:
“Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of inequity … The twelve mysteries gathered in this first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson’s adventures reveal the brilliant consulting detective at the height of his powers. Problems involving a man with a twisted lip, a fabulous blue carbuncle and five orange pips tax Sherlock Holmes’ intellect alongside some of his most famous cases, including A Scandal in Bohemia and The Red-Headed League” Continue reading “The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle”