The Suspect by Fiona Barton
May01

The Suspect by Fiona Barton

The Suspect by Fiona Barton is the third novel featuring reporter, Kate Waters, and her police contact, DI Bob Sparkes. It follows her earlier novels, The Widow and The Child, both of which I really enjoyed. When two 18-year-old girls travelling in Thailand fail to contact their parents for their A Level results, the girls’ parents grow frantic with worry. With very little news on the horizon, Kate is determined to give this...

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The Widow by Fiona Barton
Jun29

The Widow by Fiona Barton

Earlier this year, I read The Child, the second novel by Fiona Barton. I really loved it and more or less binge read it in a day, thanks to a return train journey to London (always the best time for reading), so I knew I had to read her first book – The Widow. When a man dies suddenly in an accident, his widow is suddenly free. Her husband had been accused of a terrible crime and now she no longer needs to stay quiet. Did he...

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The Child by Fiona Barton
Feb02

The Child by Fiona Barton

Just before Christmas, I had a panic, because I was onto my last book. What if I ran out over Christmas? That is pretty much my worst nightmare. So I dashed to Sainsbury’s to buy a book and, like a true bookworm, I bought three. One of them was The Child by Fiona Barton. A short paragraph in the evening paper, about the discovery of the skeleton of a newborn baby, affects three middle-aged women in different ways. For...

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