Tasha Coryell's debut thriller Love Letters to a Serial Killer is one to read this summer

Love Letters to a Serial Killer will be added to everyone's TBR this summer.
Love Letters to a Serial Killer by Tasha Coryell. Image Credit to Berkley.
Love Letters to a Serial Killer by Tasha Coryell. Image Credit to Berkley. /

Tasha Coryell's first novel, Love Letters to a Serial Killer is sure to have everyone talking after its release on June 25th.

This book is a dark romance meets crime podcast. Readers will be using their investigative skills to solve the mystery before they get to the shocking ending.

Thanks to Berkley, I was lucky enough to get my hands on the book early. As a crime junkie and lover of romance novels, this book had me instantly curious by the title. After reading the very first page, I was fully invested and along for the ride.

Love Letters to a Serial Killer takes you inside the mind of a woman falling for an accused killer.

Love or hate it, there will be some strong feelings after reading this one. The story is told from a young woman's point of view, who may be a polarizing character to some. Hannah is a woman navigating her early 30s with a mundane job and an unsatisfying dating life. From insanely relatable inner thoughts to infuriating life choices, her narrative keeps you on your toes the entire time.

Hannah's life changes when she gets wrapped up in the serial killing of women happening states away. Hannah's intrigue only heightens after seeing the good looks of the accused killer, William. She decides to write him a strongly worded letter expecting no response only to be shocked by what William has to say.

Hannah takes it upon herself to investigate further by flying to Georgia and seeing the trial unfold firsthand. Upon arrival, she is greeted by two sides, William's family and the loved ones of the murdered women.

"Oh my god. Utterly brilliant. Hannah is so painfully relatable I didn't know whether to shake her or hug her, but what I could not do was take my eyes off her. I was glued to the very end and I am begging for a sequel!"

Jesse Q. Sutanto, author

This story takes you through the thoughts of a woman obsessed with solving a case while simultaneously falling in love with the accused killer. It gives the perspective of one of a woman who can't help but involve herself in a murder investigation.

"A delightfully dark and deranged romp through the mind of one of 'those women'—you won't be able to look away from this high-stakes trainwreck of a relationship between Hannah and William, a match made in heaven for the true-crime obsessed."

Rachel Koller Croft, author

This thriller will leave you questioning everything from the start. It is funny and twisted and you won't want to put it down until you get the answers. Once you finish it, you will be wishing for a sequel.