My Sister, The Serial Killer

Posted 20 June 2020 by Kim in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

My Sister, The Serial KillerMy Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Published by Doubleday Books
Release Date: 20 November 2018
Genres: thrillers
Audience: adult
Pages: 226
Source: library
Format: Hardcover
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Rating: five-stars


from the back cover

When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of Nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. Until, that is, Ayoola starts dating the doctor where Korede works as a nurse. Korede's long been in love with him, and isn't prepared to see him wind up with a knife in his back: but to save one would mean sacrificing the other...
My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker - and more difficult to get out of the carpet - than water...

About Oyinkan Braithwaite

OYINKAN BRAITHWAITE is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo, a Nigerian publishing house, and has been freelancing as a writer and editor since. In 2014, she was shortlisted as a top-ten spoken-word artist in the Eko Poetry Slam, and in 2016 she was a finalist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. She lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

  • 2020 Currently Reading
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  • 2020 PopSugar Reading Challenge

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