My boss would always remind us to read a good book everytime we end work for a long break. I’ve heard her parting words many times and everytime I do, I naughtily grimace because in the back of my mind is a question like, would she say it’s a good book if I say I read thriller novels? Because to me it is. Although I read books in different genres, the pull of thriller or crime novels has been so intense since I started to read one. As a matter of fact, I’m hooked into finishing my thriller novel now which I started reading a few days ago. And as fall is drawing near, I’m up into finding another book to read under my quilt in dark, autumn nights.
I’m not a physical bookshop shopper actually. I rely the internet to search for the latest novels around, which one is worth reading and who the author is. Most of the time, I go for upcoming novels of the authors I adore. And just in time for fall release, Chelsea Cain, the same author who wrote Heartsick and Sweetheart, is filling the bookshops with another thriller novel, Evil at Heart on the 1st of September. I also read the reviews of the book in question which help give me a more elaborative synopsis of the book. To my satisfaction, Evil at Heart has already been reviewed by publishers weekly.
Starred Review by publishers weekly:
In Cain’s superb follow-up to Heartsick, damaged detective Archie Sheridan is back home in Portland, Ore., trying to resume a normal life. Archie’s ties to serial killer Gretchen Lowell still run deep, even if he’s stopped their weekly visits in prison. Meanwhile, reporter Susan Ward is finishing an article accusing a beloved U.S. senator of seducing his children’s 14-year-old babysitter a decade earlier. When three bodies are discovered in a local park—where Archie’s team found Gretchen’s first victim 12 years earlier—Archie worries another serial killer is at large. After the senator’s unexpected death, Susan discovers links between the sex scandal and the bodies in the park. When Gretchen escapes from prison, Archie knows he’s the only one who can stop her from killing. In Cain’s capable hands, Gretchen is both a monster and the only person who truly understands Archie’s pain. With its brisk pacing, carefully metered violence and tortured hero, Cain’s sophomore effort will leave readers desperate for more.”
Now, there is no reason for me not to buy this book because the trailer below justifies how novel thriller can give me creeps while reading and engaging my thoughts in every details described and telling me not to stop. Chelsea Cain can (again) be one of the hot authors for fall with her upcoming release, Evil at Heart.