Book Review: Close to Home (DI Adam Fawley #1) by Cara Hunter

November 7, 2018 Book review 1 ★★★★½

I’ve heard various mutterings about how good this author’s books are lately.  So I decided it was high time, I test drove Close to Home by Cara Hunter for myself.  And I can confirm this is one binge worthy gripping book that you’ll want to devour as fast as possible.

Book Review: Close to Home (DI Adam Fawley #1) by Cara HunterClose to Home (DI Adam Fawley, #1) by Cara Hunter
Published by Viking on December 14, 2017
Genres: Police Procedural, Suspense, Thriller
Pages: 480
Format: Audiobook
Source: Library
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four-half-stars

Someone took Daisy Mason.
Someone YOU KNOW.

Twists galore, a gripping race against time, and police characters you'll love - if you were addicted to Broadchurch and Line of Duty, then CLOSE TO HOME is for you.

How can a child go missing without a trace?
Last night, 8-year-old Daisy Mason disappeared from her parents' summer party. No one in the quiet suburban street saw anything - or at least that's what they're saying.

DI Adam Fawley is trying to keep an open mind. But he knows that nine times out of ten, it's someone the victim knew.
That means someone is lying.
And that Daisy's time is running out...

!@#$ AUDIOBOOK CRIME Murder Mystery suspense

My Thoughts on Close to Home by Cara Hunter

My thought process during this book:

– this is a good book
– omg what!, *sits up straight, reads faster*
– Detours to Amazon to buy next book in series
– holy moly, this book is unexpectedly brave, unexpectedly sad, but mostly unexpected.
– closes book, reopens it again, to reread last few pages. *pushes jaw back into closed position*

Cara Hunter, you have a new fan!

 

Rating Report
Characters
four-half-stars
Setting
four-half-stars
Pace
five-stars
Did I feel it?
five-stars
Overall: five-stars

 

Who should read Close to Home by Cara Hunter

I’d highly recommend this to you if you enjoy authors such as Jane Harper, Samantha Hayes or Lucy Dawson.  And also if you enjoy lots of suspense and police procedurals where you get drawn into the detectives personal lives.

 

About Cara Hunter

Cara Hunter is a writer who lives in Oxford, in a street not unlike those featured in her series of crime books.

four-half-stars

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