Spoiler alert!

Wow, one newspaper article gives away the surprises in no fewer than eight crime novels. Don’t read if you haven’t read:

Daphne Du Maurier: Don’t Look Now
Susanna Moore: In the Cut
Agatha Christie: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Alice Sebold: The Lovely Bones
Tana French: In the Woods
P. D. James: Death Comes to Pemberley
Denise Mina: The Dead Hour
Heather Gudenkauf: The Weight of Silence


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5 Responses to Spoiler alert!

  1. Margot Kinberg says:

    Rich – I so dislike it when blogs, reviews and articles give spoilers away! Thanks for your warning.


  2. Maxine says:

    Well, giving away the shock ending of In the Cut is just, well, Beyond the Pale! (Has anyone used that for the title of a novel?) At least they seem to have missed out on A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin.


  3. westwoodrich says:

    Yes, who’d have thought it was the dog? Oops.


  4. Rebecca says:

    What an odd piece. If you’re trying to get people to check out more books, don’t ruin a large batch of them, even if they were published years ago.


  5. Sarah says:

    It’s a slightly odd piece with the wrong PD James title and the Agatha Christie comment is wrong, Hercule Poirot does solve the case – it is the reader who finds out the murderer through the suicide note but Poirot has already solved it. Oh well.


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