Category: Mystery/Crime

His Bloody Project – Graeme Macrae Burnett

READ FOR BOOKERTHON After Roderick Macrae admits to a triple murder in a remote Scottish community in 1869 the police and courts try to uncover his motive. ➤ “So, a crime story is shortlisted for the Man Booker. A crime story disguised as true crime no less. “Burnet purports…

The Shadow Of The Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Jo Set in post-war Barcelona, in this suspense novel a young boy choses a book from the Cemetery of Forgotten books and must protect it for life. ✎ “This book started with a bang with the main character Daniel visiting…

The Turn Of The Screw – Henry James

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Rachel A gothic ghost story from 1898 set around an old English house and the governess who comes to take care of the motherless children. ✎ “Spine-chilling and riveting from the outset. There were so many possible outcomes and I…

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Suzy Considered Agatha Christie’s masterpiece, this whodunnit is set on an island where the invitees of a party must work out who is killing off the guests. ♥ “An absolute classic of the genre! My Dad recommended this to me…