Review: Trust Me, by Angela Clarke



What do you do if you witness a crime…but no-one believes you?

When Kate sees a horrific attack streamed live on her laptop, she calls the police in a state of shock. But when they arrive, the video has disappeared – and she can’t prove anything. Desperate to be believed, Kate tries to find out who the girl in the video could be – and who attacked her.

Freddie and Nas are working on a missing persons case, but the trail has gone cold. When Kate contacts them, they are the only ones to listen and they start to wonder – are the two cases connected?

Dark, gripping, and flawlessly paced, Trust Me is the brilliant third novel in the hugely popular social media murderer series.

Although this is the third in Angela’s social media murderer series, Trust Me works well as a standalone. Freddie Venton, working in a civilian consultant type role, and DS Nas Cudmore are both strong female leads, and whilst previous books give you their history, it’s easy to pick up and see how their almost dysfunctional partnership works well.

As you would expect, the dark side of social media plays a big part here. Kate’s a reliable type, but she’s had some wine and the police find her less than credible when she reports seeing a murder take place online. But Freddie and Nas are the perfect duo to take up the case, even if Freddie will often speak (and act) before she’s really thought about it – the perfect trait for an author to place her in jeopardy.

Trust Me is a great read, and the perfect filler to tide you over until Angela’s next book, the highly anticipated On My Life, is published on 7 March 2019.


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