Rock'n'Roll Suicide

I finished Rock’n’Roll Suicide in the early hours of this morning clearly having no respect for everything I have to do today. West’s well written descriptions of his settings, situations and characters are beautiful and realistic. Jack Lockwood is very likeable and I quickly found myself caring about what happened to him – and a lot did.

I won’t give any spoilers but he’s had terrible problems in the past and I found myself having great empathy with his struggles through this book. He gets into trouble, a lot of trouble and one particularly terrifying scene will stay with me for a long time. This story is written with a great deal of knowledge and skill, it kept me guessing right to the end and even when I thought I’d worked it out there was another twist – brilliant! Fortunately for me I shall not have to wait too long before indulging in Jack Lockwood again as I’ve already bought West’s second book, Doppelganger.

The review was originally posted on the 2 April 2014

If you’d like to read more reviews here are the purchase links:-

Amazon UK

Amazon US

My review for Doppelganger is here.

My review for The Jack Lockwood Diaries (a book of short stories) is here.

Geoffrey West can be found on Twitter @GeoffreyDWest

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