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Our overall verdict "Brilliant"
The 7th Day Book Cover The 7th Day
Nika Lubitsch

The 7th Day" has topped the German Kindle´s best-selling list for several months.

Sybille and Michael are a happy couple, finally expecting their first baby. But then Michael disappears without a trace, and Sybille finds herself living a nightmare. When her husband is found, stabbed to death, there is only one suspect: Sybille. While listening to the witnesses´ testimonies during her murder trial, Sybille recollects her life with Michael. On the seventh day of the trial, Sibylle realizes the truth. But how can she ever prove it?

This clever mystery is set in both Berlin and at a secret place, a place so terribly secret that some readers recognized it anyway.

I am not one for reading translated books as most of the time they are never really translated all that well and pardon the pun but a lot is lost in the translation.

This book however, did not lose any and it seemed seamless translation.The story is about Sibylle who is accused of murdering her husband though she has no recollection of doing so. It follows the 7 days of her murder trial as well as flash backs to her life with her husband and close friends.

I didn’t expect it go how it did, and without giving away too much of a spoiler, I wasn’t expecting what happened to happen.

It is a good crime, mystery novel that will keep you wanting to know more.

Buy it here

2014 Reading challenge
[Review] 39 weeks - Terri Douglas