Book Cover of A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

If you’re a fan of suspenseful murder mysteries, A Slow Fire Burning might be a great read for you! When a young man is found savagely murdered on his houseboat just weeks after his own mother’s mysterious death, the police immediately suspect the two deaths to be connected. But how? Who is to blame? The obvious suspect is Laura, a troubled girl with a dark past who was last seen with the victim. Then there is the nosy neighbor, Miriam, who clearly knows more than she is telling. And what of the victim’s aunt Carla and her ex-husband Theo who, as the investigation progresses, get more and more antsy? As their stories clash, it becomes clear that everybody is hiding something and no one is safe from suspicion. This is a great mystery that keeps you on the edge of your seat and keeps you guessing until the very end!