Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

Daisy Darker was born with a heart condition and has never really felt at home in the Darker family. When her Nana’s 80th birthday comes up, the entire family is invited to Seaglass, their family home on a Cornish island. Soon after everyone has arrived, Nana is found dead. This marks the unravelling of aContinue reading “Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney”

The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf

Wylie Lark is a true-crime writer. So what if her writing retreat comes at the cost of being isolated in a farmhouse with a grisly history of murder, and there’s a snowstorm that has sealed her in? It’s nothing she can’t handle. But that’s until a little child is found nearly frozen at her doorstep,Continue reading “The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf”

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Ben and Jess are half-siblings. They don’t have the closest bond, but when Jess rings up him, asking to crash at his place in Paris, he hesitatingly agrees. Only that when Jess arrives at his house a few hours later, there’s no sign of Ben. And suspiciously, none of his neighbours seems too fond ofContinue reading “The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley”

The Maid by Nita Prose

Molly takes great pride in her job as a maid at the Regency Grand Hotel. As her gran says, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” Distinctly aware of how people consider her to be odd, Molly doesn’t have a lot of friends. So when a colleague asks her to help him out, she readily agrees withContinue reading “The Maid by Nita Prose”

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

Set in the French countryside in the 20th century, The Scapegoat is a story of doppelgängers, John and Jean. When the two meet by accident, John had been leading a life as a university professor; his lack of motivation and low self-worth marring all his actions. But when he wakes up after a night ofContinue reading “The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier”