Reviews by Author A-L


Abbs, Annabel – The Joyce Girl

Adam, Claire – Golden Child

Adams, Michelle – My Sister

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi – Americanah

Adeyemi, Tomi – Legacy of Orïsha Trilogy

  1. Children of Blood and Bone
  2. Children of Virtue and Vengeance

Ahlborn, Ania –

Allan, Claire – Her Name Was Rose

Amphlett, Rachel – Detective Kay Hunter Series

  1. Sacred To Death
  2. Will To Live
  3. One To Watch
  4. Hell To Pay
  5. Call To Arms
  6. Gone To Ground

Arden, Katherine – Winternight Trilogy

  1. The Bear and the Nightingale
  2. The Girl in the Tower
  3. The Winter of the Witch

Arlidge, M.J. – DI Helen Grace Series

  1. Eeny Meeny

Ashdown, Isabel – Little Sister


Baart, Nicole – Little Broken Things

Bacigalupi, Paolo – The Water Knife

Backman, Fredrik – Beartown Series

  1. The Scandal (also titled ‘Beartown’)
  2. Us Against You

Bardugo, Leigh – Six of Crows Duology

  1. Six of Crows

Bardugo, Leigh

Barker, J.D. – Detective Sam Porter Series

  1. The Fourth Monkey
  2. The Fifth to Die

Barton, Fiona – The Widow

Bauer, Belinder –

Blanchard, Alice – A Breath After Drowning

Beard, Susanna – Dare to Remember

Beck, Haylen – Here and Gone

Bennett, Brit – The Mothers

Berry, Lucinda – Phantom Limb

Beverly, Bill – Dodgers

Bishop, Lauren – Bleeding Heart (mini review)

Bitto, Emily – The Strays

Bjork, Samuel – Munch and Krüger Series

  1. I’m Travelling Alone
  2. The Owl Always Hunts at Night

Blackhurst, Jenny – The Foster Child

Bolton, Sharon –

Bolton, Sharon – Florence Lovelady Series

  1. The Craftsman

Bouchard, Roxanne – We Were the Salt of the Sea

Bradley, Rebecca – Three Weeks Dead (short story)

Braun, Theresa – Dead over Heels (short story)

Bristow, Su – Sealskin [audiobook review]

Brittney, Lynn – A Death in Chelsea (Mayfair 100 #2)

Broadribb, Steph – Lori Anderson Series

  1. Deep Down Dead
  2. Deep Blue Trouble
  3. Deep Dirty Truth

Brodie, Alison – Zenka

Brown, Liam – Broadcast

Bryant, Anabelle – The Bastards of London Series

  1. The Den of Iniquity

Bryndza, Robert – DCI Erika Foster Series

  1. Dark Water
  2. Last Breath
  3. Cold Blood
  4. Deadly Secrets

Buchan, Elizabeth – I Can’t Begin to Tell You (rapid review)

Buchanon, Kalisha – Speaking of Summer

Buist, Anne – Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist Series

  1. Medea’s Curse
  2. Dangerous to Know
  3. This I Would Kill For

Burnet, Graeme Macrae – His Bloody Project

Burns, Catherine – The Visitors


Caine, Rachel – Stillhouse Lake Series

  1. Stillhouse Lake
  2. Killman Creek
  3. Wolfhunter River

Cameron, Graeme – Normal

Campbell, Michele – It’s Always The Husband

Capote, Truman – Other Voices, Other Rooms

Carpenter, Emily – The Weight of Lies

Carreira, Jackie – Sleeping Through War

Carver, Will – Good Samaritans

Castillo, Mary – Dori O. Paranormal Mystery Series

  1. Lost in the Light
  2. Lost in Whispers

Chirovici, E.O. – The Book of Mirrors

Clare, Alex – DI Robyn Bailley Series

  1. He’s Gone

Clark-Platts, Alice – The Flower Girls

Clark, Polly – Tiger

Cleave, Paul – Trust No One

Cline, Emma – The Girls

Cockburn, Lee – Devil’s Demise

Cole, Daniel – Detective William Fawkes

  1. Ragdoll
  2. Hangman

Cotterell, T.A. – What Alice Knew

Crane, Pamela – Pretty Ugly Lies

Crouch, Blake

Cummins, Fiona – DS Fitzroy Series

  1. Rattle


Dalcher, Christina – Vox

Daly, Paula – Clear My Name

Danielewski, Mark Z. – House of Leaves

Dawson, Juno – Clean

Dazieri, Sandrone – Torre and Caselli Series

  1. Kill the Father
  2. Kill the Angel

Dean, Will – Tuva Moodyson Series

  1. Dark Pines

Delaney, J.P –

Delargy, James – 55

Denfeld, Rene – The Child Finder

Denzil, Sarah A. – Silent Child

Dionne, Karen – The Marsh King’s Daughter

Donlea, Charlie – The Girl Who Was Taken

Doughty, Louise – Black Water

Downing, Samantha – My Lovely Wife

Duckworth, Charlotte – The Rival


Edwards, Mark – The Magpies

Ellis, Joy – Beware the Past

Ellison, J.T. – Lie To Me

Ellroy, James – The Black Dahlia (rapid review)

Ellwood, Nuala –

Ensor, Jennie – Blind Side

Engel, Amy – The Roanoke Girls

Enger, Thomas – Henning Juul Series

  1. Cursed
  2. Killed

Eskens, Allen – The Life We Bury


Ferencik, Erica – The River at Night

Finn, A. J. – The Woman in the Window

Fisher, Clare – All the Good Things

Flatland, Helga – A Modern Family

Flint, Emma – Little Deaths

Flynn, Gillian –

Fortune, Jan – This is the End of the Story

Fountain, N. J. – Painkiller

Fowles, John – The Collector

Fraser-Sampson, Guy – Hampstead Murders Series

  1. Death in Profile
  2. Miss Christie Regrets

Frear, Caz – Sweet Little Lies

Fuks, Ladislav – The Cremator


Gardiner, Meg – Unsub Series

  1. Unsub
  2. Into the Black Nowhere
  3. The Dark Corners of the Night

Gratz, Alan – Refugee

Guerriero, Cheryl – Girl on Point

Gustawsson, Johana – Roy & Castells Series

  1. Block 46
  2. Keeper

Gyasi, Yaa – Homegoing


Hall, Araminta – Our Kind of Cruelty

Hall, Lisa – Between You and Me (Guest Review)

Hamdy, Adam – Pendulum Trilogy

  1. Pendulum
  2. Freefall
  3. Aftershock

Hamer, Kate – 

Hammersley, Heleyne – DI Kate Fletcher Series

  1. Closer to Home

Hammesfahr, Petra – The Sinner

Hamilton, Karen – The Perfect Girlfriend

Hannah, Kristin – This Nightingale

Harper, Elodie – The Binding Song

Harper, Jane – The Lost Man

Harper, Jane – Aaron Falk Series

  1. The Dry
  2. Force of Nature

Harris, Joanne – Different Class

Hawley, Noah – Before the Fall

Hay, L. V. –

Heaberlin, Julia – Paper Ghosts

Hendricks, Greer & Pekkanen, Sarah

Henry, Christina – Lost Boy

Hickie, Amanda – Before This Is Over

Hiekkapelto, Kati – Anna Fekete Series

  1. The Humming Bird
  2. The Defenceless
  3. The Exiled

Higashino, Keigo – Journey Under the Midnight Sun

Hill, Joe –

Holahan, Cate – Lies She Told

Holliday, SJI – The Lingering

Honeyman, Gail – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Hope, Anna – The Ballroom

Howells, Debbie – The Death of Her

Hunter, Cara – DI Adam Fawley Series

  1. Close To Home
  2. In The Dark
  3. No Way Out


Isaac, Jane – DI Will Jackman Series

  1. Before It’s Too Late
  2. Beneath The Ashes
  3. The Lies Within


James, Ed – DI Simon Fenchurch Series

  1. The Hope That Kills
  2. Worth Killing For

James, Maggie –

Jameson, Hanna – The Last

Jenkins Reid, Taylor – The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Jennings, Kerensa – Seas of Snow

Jeong, You-Jeong – The Good Son

Jewell, Lisa –

John, Justine – Gilding the Lily

Johnson, Katharine – The Silence

Johnson, Tyrell – The Wolves of Winter

Jonas-Hill, Sophie – Crooked Little Sisters Series

  1. Nemesister
  2. Broken Ponies

Jonasson, Ragnar – Hidden Iceland Trilogy

  1. The Darkness
  2. The Island

Jordan, Jack – Before Her Eyes


Kanon, Joseph – Defectors

Katsu, Alma – The Hunger

Kay, Sanjida – The Stolen Child

Kent, Hannah – Burial Rites

Keogh, Valerie – Garda West Series

  1. That One May Smile

King, Stephen –

Kirk, Shannon – Method 15/33

Klefstad, Dan –

Kristoff, Jay – The Nevernight Chronicle Trilogy

  1. Nevernight
  2. Godsgrave
  3. Darkdawn

Kurniawan, Eka – Beauty is a Wound


Lackberg, Camilla – Fjällbacka Series

  1. The Ice Princess
  2. The Preacher
  3. The Stonecutter

Land, Ali – Good Me Bad Me (mini review)

Lapena, Shari –

La Plante, Lynda – Tennison Series

  1. Tennison
  2. Hidden Killers
  3. Good Friday

Largercrantz, David – Millennium Series

5. The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

Lawler, Liz – Don’t Wake Up [audiobook review]

Laws, Peter – Matt Hunter Series

  1. Purged

Lemaitre, Pierre – Three Days and a Life

Lepucki, Edan – Woman No. 17

Letts, Elizabeth – Finding Dorothy

Levley, Ana – Beasts: Beginning of the End

Lewis, Beth –

Lloyd, Amy –

Lotz, Sarah – The White Road

Lotz, Sarah – TThe Three

Lucius, Walter – Heartland Trilogy

  1. Butterfly on the Storm