Absolutely loved The End Of Us, it reminded me of Hitchcock at his best. Tense, twisty, dark and so unpredictable I couldn't read it fast enough to see how it all played out. The ending gave me shivers. My favourite Olivia Kiernan book yet!
The End Of Us is that rare book - beautifully written and impossible to put down. A dark, complex and nuanced thriller, its protagonist Myles Butler is a Ripley for the 21st century, rotten to the core of his luxury lifestyle, but impossible to resist
The End of Us is exactly the type of book I love to read: witty, dark, unpredictable, well-written and with great insight into the darker side of human nature. A book to be devoured in one sitting
I loved it - easily Kiernan's best yet
I loved everything about this stylish, addictive thriller from Olivia Kiernan. The End of Us entertains, it shocks, and it asks fascinating moral questions of its characters - and readers (my sympathies and allegiances were all over the place!) Beautifully written, masterfully executed. And THAT ending . . .
A deliciously dark domestic noir - twisty, unpredictable and gripping
A golden couple whose reach exceeds their grasp, and their new neighbours who suggest a deal-with-the-devil solution. Beautiful prose and a plot that tightens like a vice
Sickeningly good cat-and-mouse game of fraud with a spot of murder for good measure, in a bougie enclave of Wimbledon. Delicious right down to the last killer line.
Tense and twisty, this novel sits at the intersection of Hitchcock and Ripley - really enjoyed it. And that ending. Deliciously dark
Intoxicating, classy, twisty and just a total joy to read . . . I adored it
The characters jumped out of the pages and the chilling twists just kept coming.
An unputdownable, gulp-in-one-sitting, utterly brilliant read
This super chilling, heart-stoppingly suspenseful psychological thriller is not to be missed
Dark and compelling, with complex relationships that reveal shocking twists, I was sucked into the world of Belvedere Court and its wealthy inhabitants, where the gloss of respectability is only a veneer.
Kiernan's greatest achievement is to make Myles such a sympathetic character that his increasingly violent actions seem almost sensible.
Kiernan has delivered a standalone of style and substance.
A nerve-jangling thriller.
If you love the old-style Hollywood glamour of films like Double Indemnity, this domestic noir tale, set in the contemporary opulence of a luxury Wimbledon housing estate, will do the trick.
Strong characterisation, an unpredictable plot and an unexpected conclusion will keep readers gripped. Kiernan has proved she won't be confined to one genre and we look forward to what she does next.
A gripping thriller
Beware, this psychological thriller is definitely a sit-up-all-night read
It's a dark, twisted and satisfying read, which never lets up its pace. It's unpredictable, ingenious and brilliantly written. Read it.
Hitchcock and Highsmith would both have been proud if they'd written suburban horror-story The End of Us . . .You won't be able to stop reading. Each unfolding episode is unbearable. A bravura thriller.
Kiernan proves she's every bit as good at depicting the dark side of our interior lives as she is with her rollercoaster police procedurals.
Tom Ripley would see the narrator of this deliciously Highsmithian chiller as a soulmate. . . .
I really enjoyed this! Switchback Highsmith
I couldn't stop reading. Perfect for fans of Louise Candlish and Patricia Highsmith