At the heart of Origin by Dan Brown there are two questions: Where do we come from ? Where are we going?
Both equally fascinating but also very much controversial. I'm someone who loves controversial topics. Critical thinking. Stepping outside the box. It fascinates me. And Origin by Dan Brown had all of the above. I totally agree with the author.
The Wife Between Us is an angst driven, clever, gripping, suspenseful and not your typical domestic psychological thriller novel that was an absolutely thrilling and exciting read. Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen have done such a fantastic job here in The Wife Between Us with this complicated, complex and compelling storyline, creating a fascinating unreliable character here with Vanessa.
Told from the Point of Views of Tom, Jake, DI Amanda Beck, and DI Pete Willis, The Whisper Man by Alex North is a deftly crafted and compelling thriller, where the author has grasped the importance of pace, combined with a narrative that wastes not a single word, each word being designed to hook you into the next, ensures that it’s a winner.
Gripping psychological thriller about the disappearance of 15-year-old Ellie Mack. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell is not about what happened to Ellie, it’s more about the how and the why she disappeared, as well as the after-effects of her disappearance on her family.
The Woman in the Window by A J Finn was undoubtedly a huge hit in 2018, leaving fans everywhere inspired to read even more gripping stories about unreliable narrators, thrilling plot lines, and harrowing secrets. The book is being adapted into a film starring Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, and Julianne Moore. If you're hungry for another intense psychological thriller that will get your heart pumping, these books like The Woman In The Window will fill the void.
One of the greatest aspects of Dan Brown books are the historical elements. There are times that it feels like you're watching a documentary, but an exciting one at that! Sometimes it feels like all those information are too much, but after you are done with the book you will still find yourself wanting to learn more about them.
In Inferno, Dan Brown takes us on his version of Dante's Inferno, the first of three poems in The Divine Comedy. The argument is you have to go through hell before you get to heaven. In Brown's work, the "hell" humanity has to go through is another plague to knock out a chunk of the population, while heaven or paradise would be a world without depleting resources.
I found Defending Jacob to be an original, gripping, complex, and an interesting crime thriller as well as emotional and a thought provoking family drama. What made this an interesting read for me was the combination of the legal side of the crime, the courtroom drama and the emotional family drama of a family in crisis after their son Jacob is accused of a violent crime.
Poirot Investigates is the third volume in the collection of Christie's Poirot series, a collection of short stories, better than most mystery collections, having been written by the best selling author of all time. The collection features the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and his powerful, little grey cells.
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