A trio of unputdownable reads
It starts with a teenage runaway. But it’s not the first time Isabelle Rossiter has run away. And when Aidan Waits, a junior detective, starts retracing her steps, he finds out the 17 year old was scared to death of something, and probably quite right to run. Sirens by Joseph Knox is gripping from start to the very last page. Doubleday, R295.
Lisa Gardner fans will be up all night. In Right Behind You, a retired FBI profiler and his wife take in Sharlah, a young girl, offering her a new, safe life. Sharlah knows the first time her bother killed someone was eight years previously … but now he’s killed again. And it appears no-one will stop him from getting to her! Chlling, thrilling and terrifying. All we want in a read, really. Headline, R315
Heartbreak Hotel is the new Alex Delaware thriller by Johathan Kellerman. This time, the criminal psychologist and his homicide detective sidekick Milo Sturgis have to dig into nearly a century of secrets to solve the murder of an almost 100 year old woman. Headline, R315