Completely absorbing. A smart, speculative twist on domestic suspense.
When did I last read a thriller this cool, this confident? This clever? A novel so hard-charging yet light on its feet? But best and most of all, this book is F-U-N.
I couldn't have inhaled My Murder more ravenously. Beautifully written, eerie, and darkly comic, with an irresistible premise flawlessly executed . . . My Murder is a revelation.
Startling and original, My Murder is a gripping speculative twist on the crime novel.
Katie Williams' My Murder is a sly, captivating twister of a novel. Darkly funny, deeply scary and utterly original, it will keep you guessing until its final, haunting pages.
Captivating and provocative, My Murder is at once a tense mystery and a bracing take on the realities of early motherhood. It's a sinister, daring thriller, with an absolute corker of an ending that I never saw coming.
An intelligent murder mystery. Acerbic and disturbing in equal measure.
Fans of feminist, speculative fiction will devour My Murder
Ingenious ... Williams deftly swirls science fiction and domestic suspense plotlines into this fresh and unpredictable tale. Imbued with a sharp feminist consciousness, "My Murder" cheekily invokes and subverts the conventional serial-killer-stalking-terrified-women plot.
With this suspenseful, smart sophomore effort-a briskly paced story with charming characters at its core-Williams has delivered an intelligent, insightful murder mystery that illuminates her imagined world and our own.
My Murder is one of those rare emotionally intelligent books that are also fun reads, and it even manages to perform two or three plot turns that are so masterly that they would make Ira Levin blush. It's a book that's going to keep readers turning pages late into the night.
You've never read a thriller like My Murder. With this murder mystery in the style of Kazuo Ishiguro...Williams offers deft commentary on the commercialization of true crime, trauma, motherhood, and fame, with the pacing of a breathless thriller. It's a twist on the genre you won't be able to stop reading.
One of the most original, smart, funny and thought-provoking books you'll read this year
So imaginative, so twisty - and so ORIGINAL - I am blown away by it.
For all its twists and turns, My Murder is grounded in character development, and Lou's uneasy, complicated feelings about motherhood and domesticity shine through.