Book Review #135: Someone Must Die

Author: Sharon Potts

Genre: General Fiction, Mystery &Thriller

Language: English

Series, if any: NA

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

Date of publication: 28 June 2016

No. Of pages: 340


Aubrey Lynd has always lived her life in blessed ignorance, clinging to the illusion of a protective bubble wrap. And then, her nephew is kidnapped from the middle of a carnival while he was with his grandmother and her mother Diana Lynd.  With the notion that her family comes first, she decided to amke a trip back home. But as the clock ticks by, her dysfunctional family start appearing more stranger than what she believed. Secrets starts unraveling that makes her start questioning how far can morality go, especially when lives are at stake?


It is one of those books that have to be read simply because the story is damn good. The plot is brilliant and the narrative style has helped in carrying it to success. The characters are well built and play their roles brilliantly and as you progress through the book you can see how there is no wastage of character of the storyline.

Everything complemented each other in this book; the plot, the characters, the style of narration, the title, the cover image. What I didn’t like was the fact that the moments of flashbacks experienced by the characters were lost in narration; if they had been italicised, it would have been easier as a reader to get more involved with the book.

My opinion: Pretty damn good book tonrecommend further. Definitely interesting!

My rating: 4 out of 5


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