Welcome to the Heady Heights; authentic, comic and dark

I finished this book a few days ago and I’ve not stopped thinking about it since. Yes, Welcome to the Heady Heights is seedy, unsettling and shocking, but it is also funny and authentic. At…

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Beton Rouge; a dark thriller full of wit & sarcasm

You’ll know that if you’re a regular reader of my blog that I love crime fiction, especially noir. As well as the unraveling of a good plot, I love the moral ambiguity and seediness of…

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Evil Things; a new Nordic thriller

As a reader that loves Nordic noir and historic fiction, I was so excited to read Evil Things by Katja Ivar. I wasn’t disappointed. The added tension for gender equality that runs deep throughout this…

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Good Samaritans: dark, disturbing and sexually charged

My God, Good Samaritans is so dark, so dirty and utterly immersive.  It is twisted; I mean really twisted. I have never read a book like this before. I think I still feel filthy from…

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She Chose Me: a new psychological thriller that needs to be read

I know they say that the relationship between mothers and daughters can sometimes be complex, but crikey, She Chose Me takes this complexity to a new level. It is an original, chilling psychological thriller that…

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