Good Girl, Bad Blood

My advice about « Good Girl, Bad Blood » by Holly Jackson

Hi ! It’s Roseanne and for this new article, I want to talk about « Good Girl, Bad Blood », the sequel to « A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder » by Holly Jackson. I hope you’ll like this article ! Enjoy !

When I first cracked open Holly Jackson’s “Good Girl, Bad Blood,” the sequel to “A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder,” I was eager to dive back into the world of Pip and Ravi’s amateur sleuthing adventures. True to form, Jackson delivers another captivating mystery that kept me hooked from beginning to end.

Picking up where the first book left off, “Good Girl, Bad Blood” finds Pip grappling with newfound fame following the success of her true-crime podcast about the Andie Bell case. Despite her insistence that her detective days are behind her, Pip finds herself drawn back into the world of amateur sleuthing when someone she knows goes missing. With the help of her trusty sidekick Ravi, Pip sets out to unravel the truth behind Jamie Reynolds’ disappearance, uncovering a web of dark secrets that threaten to tear her town apart.

From the very first page, it’s clear that “Good Girl, Bad Blood” is cut from the same cloth as its predecessor. Jackson’s signature blend of suspense, intrigue, and clever plotting shines through once again, drawing readers into a world where nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide. As Pip delves deeper into the mystery, the stakes are raised to new heights, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as they race to uncover the truth alongside her.

One of the highlights of “Good Girl, Bad Blood” is the evolution of its characters, particularly Pip herself. No longer content to sit on the sidelines, Pip embraces her role as an amateur detective with newfound determination and resolve. Her growth as a character is both believable and compelling, adding depth and complexity to an already engaging narrative.

While “Good Girl, Bad Blood” shares many similarities with its predecessor, including its quick pacing and addictive storytelling, there are moments when it shines even brighter. Jackson’s exploration of themes such as friendship, loyalty, and the consequences of seeking justice is both thought-provoking and emotionally resonant, adding an extra layer of depth to an already gripping tale.

Overall, “Good Girl, Bad Blood” is a worthy successor to “A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder” that will keep readers guessing until the very end. While I still hold a fondness for the original, I can’t deny that the sequel holds its own and then some. For me, it’s a 4.5 out of 5. If you read the first one, you need to read this one.

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Now that I’ve talked enough, please let me know what you thought. See you soon for the next book !

My previous article : My advice about « A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder » by Holly Jackson

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