Tag Archives: Thriller

The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson and J.D. Barker (2020)

Page count:
560

ISBN:
9780316457422 

I generally pride myself on being able to sniff out a red herring, but James Patterson and J.D. Barker have weaved so many great ones into The Coast-to-Coast Murders that you know something is fishy but can’t quite pick what it is.  Continue reading The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson and J.D. Barker (2020)

The Sixth Wicked Child by J.D. Barker (2019)

Page count:
532

ISBN:
9780990694977 

The final showdown between Detective Sam Porter’s team, the FBI and 4MK Anson Bishop. In this game of cat and mouse the body count continues to rise and tables turn in ways no-one could have imagined. 

The Sixth Wicked Child is the third novel in the 4MK Thriller series. Continue reading The Sixth Wicked Child by J.D. Barker (2019)

The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
336

ASIN:
B079LMYL1P 

 

When Taylor Bishop breaks up with and is then humiliated by her abusive, cocaine addicted boyfriend Angus, she decides it’s time for revenge and seeks to destroy him. But after Taylor commits her acts of revenge, she finds herself unsure which role she plays in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

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The Meg (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jon Turteltaub

Starring:
Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson

Other notable appearances:
Masi Oka, Cliff Curtis, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Winston Chao, Robert Taylor, Jessica McNamee

Running time:
113 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Deep Blue Sea, Jaws, Jurassic Park

 

Five years after a mission where two of his men died, deep sea rescuer Jonas Taylor (Statham) is a shell of his former self and filling the void with beer. He is snatched out of retirement when his ex-wife and her crew become trapped at the bottom of the Mariana Trench in an exploratory submersible. The crew are not alone though and saving them releases an ancient creature with an insatiable appetite.

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The Open House (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote

Starring:
Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton

Other notable appearances:
Patricia Bethune, Sharif Atkins, Aaron Abrams

Running time:
94 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Strangers

 

After the death of his father, Logan (Minnette) and his mother (Dalton) fall on hard times and move in to his aunt’s mountain holiday home. The holiday home is for sale so the family 

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