Monday 29 August 2011

Book: Creep by Jennifer Hillier

Fatal Attraction meets Misery in the debut thriller form Jennifer Hillier.

Dr. Sheila Tao is about to get married and because of that fact she puts an end to the short fling she’s been having with her teaching assistant. Unfortunately the assistant, Ethan Wolfe, doesn’t handle this very well and embarks on a campaign to ruin Sheila’s life.

What starts out as petty acts of revenge soon take an altogether darker turn as Ethan’s true nature is revealed.

Sheila’s own tumultuous past also comes to the fore and secrets that she has strived to keep hidden soon become common knowledge to all involved. This has a particularly unsettling effect on her fiancé, Morris.

This appears to be a familiar tale of obsession but there are some deliciously dark surprises and the characters all have their own issues adding just the right amount of depth.

It’s a cool, easy read that manages to successfully mix different elements from the broad spectrum of today’s crime fiction. There is murder, kidnap, police procedure, love and betrayal all wrapped up in a sexually charged story that revolves around a slightly off-the-wall main character.

You can visit Jennifer’s blog via the link in the ‘visit these places’ section on this page for information on the sequel and loads more cool stuff.

Creep is available in the USA and on Kindle now and is released in paperback in the UK on 08/12/11.

Ric’s Rating: 78%


  1. I like the sound of this one.

    (Are you on your hols, Ricky? That's 2 posts in the one day.)

  2. A fast paced easy read Michael, I'm sure you'd enjoy it.
    .....well spotted mate, I get the English Bank Holidays so I'm off today and spending it at home. Unfortunately that means I'll be working on September Monday when most of Scotland is off.

  3. Very good book. It's very classy and doesn't fall into the graphic clichés of the genre.

  4. Thanks so much for the review, Ric!

  5. Can't wait to read it.... looking forward to this one. Good thing I'm visiting the UK on the 9th Dec so will be able to pick up a copy...

  6. Yep, good timing for your visit John. Thanks for the comment.


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