All the best psychological thrillers have an irreducible, inexplicable element, beyond their cleverness and craft and such is the hold Terror Bay has from its opening pages with Towles her flair for gripping twists with narrative style.
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, Siren Song is an epic mosaic of interrelated characters and the ripples their actions leave in their wake.
Fourteen-year-old Brady is ‘in’. In a neighbourhood where alcohol and drugs are what makes the world go round, it’s not a bad position to be in. However, the arrival of a new and cocky kid of the block, Alex, spells disaster.
A gratifyingly good page-turner with depth, intrigue and an edgy narrative Ashley Addison leads her readers on another superb investigative caper in Book Three of her Vivianne Murphy Mystery series.
Hanley carefully leads her reader through a minefield of deception, half-truth and emotional wreckage as aunts and cousins unravel in a fascinating spider web of cat and mouse, with Lloyd placed firmly at the helm of its development.
Another jackpot for Keating in the form of his new novella, For Better, For Worse, as we re-join Pastor Steven Grant in another nail-biting, wholly original tale of retribution and revenge.
Rich Wyatt creates a past from the future in his scarily believable fascinating science fiction odyssey.
Readers already drawn to Davis’ Medford Haley series will know it’s the strengths and foibles of human beings that Davis excels in writing about and ‘Shaper’ Medford Haley is one of the most vividly etched characters you will come across in fiction.
Polished and engrossing, ‘Lethal Connections: The Poison ID Unit delivers in every way a crime thriller should with a novel that gives its readers a classic slice of intrigue, suspense and stylistic verve.
With its uniquely structured narrative, ‘Bonanzaville’ takes us from the humdrum of existence to an ever increasingly bizarre and disturbing world someway between real life and T.V fantasy.