BOOK covers sometimes go overboard in trying to entice readers to buy. The Dinner Guest by BP Walter is an excellent example. It should carry a “spoiler alert“ sticker. Before opening a single page we are told “four people walked into the dining room that night, one would never leave”. Synopsis complete. Not much more to say. End of story, almost. For those needing more enticement, it does reveal that the dinner of the title “ends in death” and there was “a stranger at the table”. Although this is being somewhat lax with the truth as all four diners are quite… Continue reading

Join my ‘Read. Write. Run. Repeat.’ newsletter

Receive regular updates of my reviews and commentary direct to your inbox.