Hi guys 👋🏼
So, we have had book club meeting number one of 2023.
(A little later than planned as the madness of Christmas/January meant we all, for the most part needed more time to finish up)
This book was chosen as our December/January read – hence the Christmas theme. Although this was far from my usual cheery, festive fiction jaunt.
The Christmas Murder Game is by Alexandra Benedict.
Here is a brief overview of the plot:
Twelve days of Christmas.
But who will survive until Twelfth Night?
Lily Armitage never intended to return to Endgame House – the grand family home where her mother died twenty-one Christmases ago. Until she receives a letter from her aunt, asking her to return to take part in an annual tradition: the Christmas Game. The challenge? Solve twelve clues, to find twelve keys. The prize? The deeds to the manor house.
Some opinions on the book:
- A different, interesting twist to a Christmas book.
- Easy to read.
- An interesting plot which made for a really good story.
- Short chapters.
- Something different to what I have read before.
- It would make a really good film.
- Some points are a little unbelievable.
- The bonus riddles are so hard to find!!
Out of 5 stats I would give this a ☆☆1/2.
Simply, for a Thriller it wasn’t that thrilling. It was an easy read for sure and it was a good story… we were all in agreement that actually it would make a really good film, but I wasn’t personally gripped by it even though it is very easy to read.
Have you read this book? What did you think of it?
Until Next Time,