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Black and Twisted

A Twist of the Knife by Peter James (2015-06-04) - Peter James

I'm not much of a short story reader. To me, most short stories feel like random excerpts of a longer story that don't make sense because the context is missing. I quite often come away thinking "what did I miss?". Well, not in this case. As with the few novels of Peter James I have read so far, every story has a sting in its tale tail and it contains some of the shortest short stories I have ever read: Knock being just four lines long. Although, some of the stories can be a little repetitive (it felt like the author was trying variations on a theme with some of them) I enjoyed every single one of them, even the ones that made me swallow very hard. There is a little bit of everything in there, supernatural, crime, sci-fi (ish) and the darker side of relationships. These are the kind of short stories I love.