Karen / Mainstream Fiction / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

Talk about the unexpected! The Mother-in-Law is one of those novels that with every chapter, you never know what is about to happen. Told in dual narratives between mother-in-law Diana and her daughter-in-law Lucy, as well as dual timelines, you can never tell what the next page will bring. The novel starts off with a … Continue reading

Books-to-Movies / John / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Towards the beginning of Patricia Highsmith’s The Talented Mr. Ripley, Tom Ripley is looking at checks he has collected fraudulently. He has been calling people and telling them they owe back taxes. However, instead of cashing the checks, he simply collects them, as if he is performing the whole ruse for his own amusement or … Continue reading