Tag Archives: Crime

The Trespasser

Tana French       Pages: 449        Published: 2016

The book: Detective Antoinette Conway and her partner Stephen Moran are assigned a new murder case. Initially, it looks like a typical lovers’ quarrel gone wrong.  Other detectives on her squad are pushing her to close the case and not look beyond the obvious. However, something is bothering Antoinette.  She is convinced that things are not as straightforward as they appear. Will Detective Antoinette and her partner, Detective Moran, work out what is really going on and solve the crime? Read more

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou     Pages: 303    Published: 2018

The book: Elizabeth Holmes founded Theranos in 2003. She claimed to have a blood testing machine that would make blood tests faster and less painful for patients: only a pin prick of blood was required, instead of a traditional needle draw.
By 2015 Holmes was the new darling of the tech world. Her company was valued at $9 billion. Holmes net worth was estimated to be $4.5 billion. Read more