I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

1 Mins read

The posthumous publication of Michelle McNamara’s research into the serial rapist and murderer she dubbed the Golden State Killer is one of the highlights of 2018 true crime writing. Even if you are not particularly keen on true crime, you will very likely be won over by this sympathetic account of the victims’ lives and their families’ sorrow, as well as the investigators’ desperate search for justice many years after the crimes were committed. Despite being unfinished, the book reveals a moving, enthralling story, recommended to fans of both true and fictional crime. It is destined to become a classic in its field. Read our full review here.

Related posts

True Crime Story by Joseph Knox

True Crime Story is Joseph Knox’s fourth novel. It’s his first standalone after three instalments of his urban noir series featuring Detective Constable Aidan Watts of Greater Manchester Police. The ‘true’ in the title and the ‘novel’ in the subtitle immediately establish a tension between…

The Beresford by Will Carver

Will Carver’s literary thriller has more than a dollop of devilish doings. The author’s last few novels such as Good Samaritans, Nothing Important Happened Today and Hinton Hollow Death Trip have loosely or more closely focused on the work of his darkly troubled police detective…

A Man Named Doll by Jonathan Ames

Jonathan Ames is perhaps best known for his tense and emotionally draining psychological drama You Were Never Really Here, published in 2013. It was his first noir novel and told the story of a man driven by his own childhood trauma to rescue victims of…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Crime Fiction Lover