Really gripping and menacing - compulsive reading
I was hooked from the first page, it was absolutely brilliant ... The twists came so quickly I almost got whiplash
I loved it! It's a breathless tour de force that left me hungry for more. I loved the strong female characters, atmospheric Cornish setting and the truly surprising ending. Psychological crime writing at its very best.
What a storyteller Rachel Abbott is... I was hooked from the start
I raced through this compelling, twisty novel. Loved it
Rachel Abbott is one of my favourite authors, and I'm reminded why every time I pick up one of her books... And So It Begins is an unnerving, twisting tale that you won't be able to put down
A truly compelling, twisty, enthralling and satisfying read... Absolutely AMAZING!
With And So It Begins, Rachael Abbott has delivered another intricately plotted thriller that never falters on tension or pace ... the suspense doesn't let up until the very last page
The definition of addictive - Rachel Abbott's best book yet. Kept me up until the small hours - and you won't see the ending coming
The case is complex, the courtroom drama intense and the shifting perspectives successfully undermine expectation in this novel of obsession, revenge and retribution
There's a clever twist, which Abbott carefully unveils... it's easy to see why readers keep coming back for this author's thrills
A Must Read
The queen of psychological thrillers does not disappoint with this dark and tense tale
Abbott's first traditionally published novel is a powerhouse combinaiton of psycological thriller and intense courtroom drama - and the twists just don't stop coming.
Abbott debuts in print with an explosive thriller. It's a minefield of surprises ... It twists and turns like a snake in an oil slick.
And So It Begins is a dark, extremely readable, well-plotted psychological thriller culminating in a courtroom drama... It's obvious why Abbott has attracted her huge audience.
If you're a fan of Gone Girl and The Girl On The Train, Rachel Abbott's And So It Begins won't disappoint ... Abbott leaves you guessing until the final few pages.
It's easy to see from this gripping story's frequent twists and bluffs, in a narrative that's rooted in psychology, how word-of-mouth recommendation from one reader to another allowed Abbott to stand out in a crowded market.
Abbott is a gifted storyteller and this book is a total delight
A twisty-turny plot that had my head reeling, and my mind full of intrigue. Superb plotting from the mistress of suspense.
A grand re-imagining of the best kind of crime caper, filled with underlying tensions, fancy rooms and a detective hungry for answers.
Fantastic and gripping - I loved the intriguing concept and the brilliantly atmospheric Cornish setting
This gallops along at a cracking pace, and manages to keep the twists and surprises coming thick and fast.
A brilliant read, full of suspense
The Murder Game plunges you slap-bang in the middle of a very dangerous game, and Abbott adds to a list of tales to take your breath away