The Doll’s House (Helen Grace #3) By M J Aldridge


Book Description:

The Doll’s House is the new twisting and terrifying thriller in the Detective Inspector Helen Grace series from M.J. Arlidge.

Arlidge is the author of Eeny Meeny and Pop Goes the Weasel, and has been dubbed ‘the new Jo Nesbo’.

A young woman wakes up in a cold, dark cellar, with no idea how she got there or who her kidnapper is. So begins her terrible nightmare.

Nearby, the body of another young woman is discovered buried on a remote beach. But the dead girl was never reported missing – her estranged family having received regular texts from her over the years. Someone has been keeping her alive from beyond the grave.

For Detective Inspector Helen Grace it’s chilling evidence that she’s searching for a monster who is not just twisted but also clever and resourceful – a predator who’s killed before.

And as Helen struggles to understand the killer’s motivation, she begins to realize that she’s in a desperate race against time . . .

My Thoughts:

I have to say I went into this book with very mixed views. I absolutely loved the first two books in this series but had heard so many mixed reviews for The Doll’s House I have to admit that I put off reading it.

The Doll’s House goes to show why you really shouldn’t take to heart all the mixed reviews and you should read the book yourself to make up your own mind. I did and I am grateful to say that I loved this book as much as the first two in the series.

Helen Grace is back with yet another heart in your throat read.

After a girls body is found buried on a beach, Helen and her team have their work cut out to solve the murder that happened three years ago. When more bodies are found on the same beach, Helen realises they have a serial killer on their hands and after another girl is reported missing by her family it is very much a race against time to find the killer before he can kill again.

The author has yet again delivered a fast paced read that readers have started to expect from this series. Not only does Helen have her work cut out trying to catch a killer she also has to deal with a certain jealous work colleague who is hell bent on ending Helen’s career.

I love Helens character she is strong, independent and compassionate. She is very much loyal to the people she can depend on and in return they repay the favour.

If you like a detective series that is fast paced and full of crime and action, you would be hard pushed to look any further than this series. Highly recommended.


The Dolls House is available to purchase from Amazon

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