A Slow Fire Burning
Laura has spent most of her life being judged. She's seen as hot-tempered, troubled, a loner. Some even call her dangerous.
Miriam knows that just because Laura is witnessed leaving the scene of a horrific murder with blood on her clothes, that doesn't mean she's a killer. Bitter experience has taught her how easy it is to get caught in the wrong pl ...more
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I thought the title was very apropo because of the slow burn of anger, hatred, jealousy and deceit brewing within these characters.
We start in this book at the ending and follow through the back stories of all of the characters, switchi ...more
her follow-up, Into the Water, was a ...more
still no title? So mysterious... I LOVE IT
This book comes out in four months and there's no title, synopsis or cover. Why do I sense that this will be pushed back.
October 2019!? Can't she wrote instead of... You know... Eating or sleeping? Is that too much to ask?
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While initially slow, Hawkins builds a web of unlikable characters that keep the plot twisting and turning until, like a runaway train, you crash into a fiery ending.
A twisted tale of secrets, lies, resentments carried, revenge plotted, and culminating in murder... this thriller is sure to be a scorching end of summer treat.
Though Hawkins always gets mixed reviews, I will tell you that she is one heck of a story teller, and you ...more
We are introduced to the characters one by one and at first you can’t see how they are connected. Sisters, neighbours, the damaged and the lost.
Daniel is found dead on the house boat he is renting. A nasty stabbing and his throat was cut. The police have not a lot to go on. There is the busy body of a neighbour, the young girl who was the last to see him, his aunt and uncle who don’t have anything to do with hi ...more
the wait is still so long but at least now we have an amazing title and cover omggggg i preordered the second i found out it was up on amazon 😂
I added this back in Feb and then I thought Oct was a long way away.....and now that it’s a MONTH AWAY there’s still no info about it 😭 I want some updates pleeeeeease I’m dying for more Hawkins!!
Publication date : August 31, 2021
*Previously published at https://www.mysteryandsuspense.com/a-...
A Slow Fire Burning, the latest from Paula Hawkins, is about a young man found brutally murdered on a houseboat. The story follows Laura, a career criminal with a traumatic brain injury, who has a one-night stand with the victim the night before he dies.
There are a plethora of characters, many with their own chapters, includi ...more