The Cellar by John Nicholl is a horrifying contemporary psychological crime suspense.
This is not a read for the faint-hearted. There were scenes that I had to skip over as I found the detail too much for me. I do recognize that this was for realism and some readers may prefer the gruesome details.
The plotline was well thought out and executed. The action made my heart race. As the clock was ticking down, I was hoping for a positive outcome – what happened next, I never predicted!
All the characters were well drawn and realistic. The leading lady was a mixture of physically weak but mentally strong. She was courageous in her desire for all or nothing. The perpetrator was definitely a character with a black heart whose head had been influenced in a previous line of work.Continue reading