Friday, July 6, 2012

Review - Richard Godwin's Mr. Glamour

Richard Godwin is another of those talented British crime writers I've come to love. His style is unique--bold and gritty and entirely compelling. His second novel, Mr. Glamour (Black Jackal Books), is a dark and disturbing murder mystery with just the right amount of terror and suspense to keep you up late at night.

The police are on the trail of a cunning serial killer hunting London’s rich and famous, leaving a blood bath in his wake. A psychologically broken serial killer (aren’t they all?) and yet the investigators tracking him might be just as sick as he is, as the line between good and evil blurs. Godwin excavates the darkness that lives where you least expect it to.

Visually descriptive with well-rendered characters, each damaged in their own way, Mr. Glamour is a frightening and violent novel that’s hard to forget. I love how Godwin mixes an erotica flavour in his writing, almost lulling you into this salacious voyeuristic place and then in the next moment someone gets murdered. Truly Chilling. Highly recommended.

Get it on Amazon and Amazon UK.

Visit Richard Godwin at his website


  1. One of the most well written and thoughtful reviews I've seen of Richard's excellent novel, Julia. Wish I could write 'em as well. Thank you.

  2. Blogspot needs a like button so I can just hit "like" without having to leave a comment. So here's my comment in the meantime, AJ: Julia likes this. (picture little thumbs up symbol here) :)