In Cold Blood – Truman Capote

Rating:  8.5/10 Review: I have been wanting to read this novel for a very long time. Everyime I would look at the library stocks, inevitably the book would be out for loan. It is one of those novels that still, despite the years that have passed since it was released, inspires a kind of morbid … Continue reading In Cold Blood – Truman Capote


The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins

Rating: 6.5/10 Review:  Writing this review is a great distraction from the extremely loud conversation happening outside my apartment window. "She loves you. She does not love him. She told me that she is exhausted and that she is tired and that she needs help and I've been...."  Ah love... so passionate... so fiery so... LOUD. And … Continue reading The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins

Mr Mercedes – Stephen King

Rating: 7/10 Review I have a confession to make. *Cough* This.... this was my first Stephen King novel. I know. I KNOW. It's embarrassing to admit it. The strange thing about Stephen King novels are that the blurbs just don't seem to capture me. They're written as if people know what to expect and so there … Continue reading Mr Mercedes – Stephen King


Child 44 – Tom Rob Smith

Rating: 7.5/10 Review: On 14 February 1994, Andrei Chikatilo was escorted from his prison cell to a soundproof room  and executed by a single shot behind his right ear. What had this man done to warrant such a punishment? We have all heard of "Jack the Ripper', but there was another ripper in history that … Continue reading Child 44 – Tom Rob Smith