Book Review: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

by Holly Jackson

4 Stars

Holly Jackson's A Good Girl's Guide to Murder – is an enthralling and thrilling mystery that will leave you breathless with anticipation.   


From the moment you dive into the pages of this novel, you will find yourself completely absorbed in the story. Holly Jackson's expert storytelling weaves an intricate web of suspense that will keep you guessing until the very end.   


The protagonist, Pippa Fitz-Amobi, is a force to be reckoned with. Her determination and intelligence leap off the pages, drawing you into her world of unravelling secrets and unearthing the truth. You'll find yourself rooting for Pippa every step of the way as she fearlessly embarks on a mission to solve a murder case the police have deemed closed.   


The characters in A Good Girl's Guide to Murder are richly developed and jump off the pages with authenticity. Their complexities and hidden motives will keep you guessing as you navigate the maze of secrets in a small town. Jackson's keen insight into human nature shines through, adding layers of depth and intrigue to the story.   


The writing style is extremely engaging. It includes vivid descriptions that effortlessly transport you into the heart of the narrative. The pacing is impeccable, keeping the story moving at just the right tempo to maintain the tension and suspense. Beyond its thrilling plot, the book delves into thought-provoking themes such as justice, friendship, and the impact of social media. It raises important questions about perception and the lengths people will go to protect their secrets.   


Overall, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder is a triumph of the mystery genre. Its enthralling plot, well-crafted characters, and masterful storytelling make it a must-read for anyone who craves an adrenaline-filled and immersive reading experience. With its heart-pounding twists and turns, this book will leave you eager for more. 


Reviewed by Javaria T. 

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