Book review: Rules For Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

I was instantly attracted to this story of a bookseller who gets drawn into an FBI investigation because of the books he’s read. A series of unsolved murders appear to have one thing in common: each bears a resemblance to one of those depicted in the classic crime mysteries listed in Malcolm Kershaw’s blog post … More Book review: Rules For Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

Book review: The Guest List by Lucy Foley

I was immediately grabbed by the premise for this book: a wedding on a remote island – which one guest wonโ€™t leave alive. From the first chapter itโ€™s beautifully written, full of brooding tension and hints in the language of a violent incident to come: โ€œClots of wine spatter the wooden floor; a crimson stain … More Book review: The Guest List by Lucy Foley