2016 Book Reviews with Links

Classic

An Awfully Big Adventure – Beryl Bainbridge (1989)

Harriet Said – Beryl Bainbridge (1972)

The Murder at the Vicarage – Agatha Christie (1930)

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie (1926)

The Shrimp and the Anemone – L.P. Hartley (1944)

Sweet William – Beryl Bainbridge (1975)

Contemporary

The Accidental Life of Greg Millar – Aimee Alexander (2016)

Beside Myself – Ann Morgan (2016)

The Closet of Savage Mementos – Nuala Ní Chonchúir (2014)

The Facts of Life and Death – Belinda Bauer (2014)

Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain – Barney Norris (2016)

I Found You – Lisa Jewell (2016)

The Museum of You – Carys Bray (2016)

My Name is Leon – Kit de Waal (2016)

My Name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout (2016)

The One-in-a-Million Boy – Monica Wood (2016)

Other People’s Secrets – Louise Candlish (2010)

The People in the Photo –  Hélène Gestern (2014)

Small Great Things – Jodi Picoult (2016)

The Stranger in My Home – Adele Parks (2016)

The Things We Keep – Sally Hepworth (2016)

Truly Madly Guilty – Liane Moriarty (2016)

The Twins – Saskia Sarginson (2013)

The Versions of Us – Laura Barnett (2015)

The War of the Wives – Tamar Cohen (2012) 

Crime

A Deadly Thaw – Sarah Ward (2016)

A Man With One of Those Faces – Caimh McDonnell (2016)

A Savage Hunger – Claire McGowan (2016)

A Tapping At My Door – David Jackson (2016)

The Bad Things – Mary-Jane Riley (2015)

The Beautiful Dead – Belinda Bauer (2016)

Blackwater – James Henry (2016)

Blood Lines – Angela Marsons (2016)

Buried Angels – Camilla Läckberg (2014)

The Chemistry of Death – Simon Beckett (2006)

Coffin Road – Peter May (2016)

The Coffin Trail – Martin Edwards (2004)

Cut To The Bone – Alex Caan (2016)

Daisy In Chains – Sharon Bolton (2016)

The Dead Hour – Denise Mina (2006)

Dead Pretty – David Mark (2016)

Die of Shame – Mark Billingham (2016)

The Ex – Alafair Burke (2016)

The Field of Blood – Denise Mina (2005)

For All Our Sins – T.M.E. Walsh (2011)

Found Near Water – Katherine Hayton (2014)

In Bitter Chill – Sarah Ward (2015)

Kill Me Again – Rachel Abbott (2016)

Laidlaw – William McIlvanney (1977)

The Last Days of Summer – Vanessa Ronan (2016)

Lie In Wait – G.J. Minett (2016)

Little Bones – Sam Blake (2016)

Love You Dead – Peter James (2016)

The Missing Hours – Emma Kavanagh (2016)

My Sister’s Bones – Nuala Ellwood (2016)

The Narrow Bed – Sophie Hannah (2016)

No Man’s Nightingale – Ruth Rendell (2013)

Out of Bounds – Val McDermid (2016)

Pariah – David Jackson (2014)

Pictures of Perfection – Reginald Hill (1994)

Play Dead – Angela Marsons (2016)

The Promise – Alison Bruce (2016)

Rat Run – Caro Ramsay (2016)

Shot Through The Heart – Isabelle Grey (2016)

The Siren – Alison Bruce (2011)

Standing in the Shadows – Jon Stasiak (2015)

Tastes Like Fear – Sarah Hilary (2016)

They Did It With Love – Kate Morganroth (2007)

The Trespasser – Tana French (2016)

The Two O’clock Boy – Mark Hill (2016)

Without Trace – Simon Booker (2016)

The Woman in Blue – Elly Griffiths (2016)

Historical

Another Day Gone – Eliza Graham (2016)

The Ballroom – Anna Hope (2016)

The Blood Card – Elly Griffiths (2016)

Burial Rites – Hannah Kent (2013)

Death at the Seaside – Frances Brody (2016)

The House of Birds – Morgan McCarthy (2016)

The Jeweller’s Wife – Judith Lennox (2016)

His Bloody Project – Graeme Macrae Burnet (2015)

The Kill Fee – Fiona Veitch Smith (2016)

Kindred – Steve Robinson (2016)

The Lake House – Kate Morton (2015)

The Little Stranger – Sarah Waters (2009)

The Shadow Hour – Kate Riordan (2016)

The Silent Hours – Cesca Major (2015)

The Unseeing – Anna Mazzola (2016)

The Woman on the Orient Express – Lindsay Jayne Ashford (2016)

Novella

Moon in a Dead Eye – Pascal Garnier (2013)

Psychological

A Mother’s Confession – Kelly Rimmer (2016)

A Suitable Lie – Michael J Malone (2016)

The Beauty of the End – Debbie Howells (2016)

Before I Let You In – Jenny Blackhurst (2016)

Behind Closed Doors – B.A. Paris (2016)

Blind Side – Jennie Ensor (2016)

Blood Wedding – Pierre Lemaitre (2016)

Bloody Women – Helen FitzGerald (2009)

Chosen Child – Linda Huber (2016)

The Couple Next Door – Shari Lapena (2016)

Don’t You Cry – Mary Kubica (2016)

Distress Signals – Catherine Ryan Howard (2016)

The Girl With A Clock For A Heart – Peter Swanson (2014)

The Girl You Lost – Kathryn Croft (2016)

The Good Mother – A.L. Bird (2016)

I See You – Clare Mackintosh (2016)

The Ice Beneath Her – Camilla Grebe (2016)

In Her Wake – Amanda Jennings (2016)

In Too Deep – Bea Davenport (2013)

Intrusion – Mary McCluskey (2016)

The Last Thing I Remember – Deborah Bee (2016)

Lie With Me – Sabine Durrant (2016)

Lying In Wait – Liz Nugent (2016)

The Marriage Lie – Kimberly Belle (2016)

The Missing – C.L. Taylor (2016)

Missing Pieces – Heather Gudenkauf (2016)

The Mistake – Wendy James (2012)

My Husband’s Son – Deborah O’Connor (2016)

My Husband’s Wife – Jane Corry (2016)

No One Knows – J.T. Ellison (2016)

The Perfect Girl – Gilly Macmillan (2016)

Reconstructing Amelia – Kimberly McCreight (2013)

The Stepmother – Claire Seeber (2016)

The Swimming Pool – Louise Candlish  (2016)

Viral – Helen FitzGerald (2016)

Ward Zero – Linda Huber (2016)

Watching Edie – Camilla Way (2016)

When She Was Bad – Tammy Cohen (2016)

While You Were Sleeping – Kathryn Croft (2016)

White Is The Coldest Colour – John Nicholl (2015)

The Widow – Fiona Barton (2016)

The Woman in Cabin 10 – Ruth Ware (2016)

You Should Have Known – Jean Hanff Korelitz (2014)

Short Stories

Case 48: The Kidnapping of Isaiah Rae – Emma Kavanagh (2016)

Here Be Dragons – Sharon Bolton (2016)

The Intruder at Number 40 – Louise Candlish (2016)

Manipulated Lives – H.A. Leuschel (2016)

Non Fiction

A Gallery of Poisoners – Adrian Vincent (1993)

A Life Discarded – Alex Masters (2016)

The Apprentice of Split Crow Lane – Jane Housham (2016)

Castles in the Air – Alison Ridley Cubitt (2015)

The Curious Habits of Doctor Adams – Jane Robins (2013)

Death Comes Knocking – Graham Bartlett with Peter James (2016)

Did She Kill Him? – Kate Colquhoun (2014)

Last Woman Hanged – Caroline Overington (2014)

Mrs Maybrick – Victoria Blake (2008)

The Poison Principle – Gail Bell (2002)

Pretty Jane and the Viper of Kidbrooke Lane – Paul Thomas Murphy (2016)

Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady – Kate Summerscale (2013)

The Secret Poisoner – Linda Stratmann (2016)

Tea by the Nursery Fire – Noel Streatfeild (1976)

Testament of Youth – Vera Brittain (1933)

The Wicked Boy – Kate Summerscale (2016)

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