Category Archives: Thriller

A wild chase, a scary ride?

The Review: The Butterfly Garden

Book: The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison Publisher: Thomas & Mercer, 2016 Genre: Murder mystery, thriller Rating: Source + Date Read: Kindle Unlimited, June 2016 Recommend: For lovers of a visual thriller mystery Book Pro’s: Truly original concept Book Con’s: SO GRAPHIC Summary: For … Continue reading

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Review: The Body Reader

Book: The Body Reader by Anne Frasier Publisher: Thomas & Mercer, 2016 Genre: Murder mystery, thriller Rating: Source + Date Read: Kindle Unlimited, June 2016 Recommend: For quick read thriller lovers Book Pro’s: Quick burn novel with tons of intrigue Book Con’s: Some assault … Continue reading

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Review: Six Four

Book: Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama Publisher: Quercus, 2016 Genre: Murder mystery, thriller, Japanese Rating: Source + Date Read: Library, July 2016 Recommend: For fans of slow burn intrigue and mysteries Book Pro’s: Such great intensity (though slow building) and characters Book Con’s: It is reallllllllly … Continue reading

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Review :: Invisible Monsters

A review of Chuck Palahniuk’s Invisible Monsters SUMMARY “The book is invested with a cinematic sweep, from the opening set piece, which takes off like a house afire (literally), to a host of filmic tics sprayed throughout the text: Flash, Jump … Continue reading

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Review: The Historian

Book: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Publisher: Time Warner Books 2005 Genre: Thriller, Historical Fiction, Literature Rating: Source + Date Read: Personal copy + Summer 2005 & September 2015 Recommend: For those that would like a rich take on the Dracula myth. … Continue reading

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Review: Perfume

Book: Perfume by Patrick Susking Publisher: Penguin Books, 1987 Genre: Thriller, Historical Fiction, Literature Rating: Source + Date Read: Library + September 2015 Recommend: French historical fiction thriller with a sensorial element. Book Pro’s: All. ALLLL. Book Con’s: – Summary: Patrick Suskind’s classic novel provokes a terrifying … Continue reading

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Review: Codex

Book: Codex by Lev Grossman Publisher: Mariner Books 2005 Genre: Thriller, techie Rating: Source + Date Read: Personal copy + September 2015 Recommend: Techno-thriller bibliophile lovers. Book Pro’s: Uh, uh. Hmm… I’ll get back to you on that. Book Con’s: Oh just read … Continue reading

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Bitches Nikki Book Club Review :: Out (アウト)

The Book Club: “At the end of May I was feeling sort of “meh” about the Goodreads book clubs I’m part of. No offence meant to them at all! I like them. But they’re just so BIG that the books … Continue reading

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