{Book Review} The Nothing Man

Posted December 15, 2022 by shooting in Book Review / 3 Comments

The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

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Eve Black was just a child when she survived the attack on her family – The Nothing Man came into her home, murdered her family, and left her alive. Now that she’s an adult and truly facing her past for the first time, she is desperate to find The Nothing Man. She writes a top-selling true crime memoir with the hopes that it will open up new leads or help her find new clues.

The book goes back and forth between Eve’s book and the POV of Jim Doyle, a supermarket security guard, who years ago, was The Nothing Man. He sees the book on his supermarket shelves and knows he has to read it, because what if she knows it’s him? Or someone figures it out?

The Nothing Man reminded me a lot of the Golden State Killer, so if that true crime case interested you, then you might be just as intrigued by The Nothing Man. I wouldn’t say it’s a fast-paced book, but it’s also not terribly long, so pretty easy to get through. I did like it, but I wouldn’t say it was the best thriller.

3 responses to “{Book Review} The Nothing Man

  1. Jen

    Thanks for your honest review. It does sound like a great storyline. I might kind of like that it is slow-paced rather than hitting me in the face with it all at once, so maybe this is the one for me 🙂

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