The Trespasser

by Tana French

Quick take

An intricately-plotted thriller and a love letter to strong-willed women.

Why I love it

Tana French’s novels about the Dublin Murder Squad are among the most unique and beloved of contemporary crime fiction series. Rather than feature the same hero over and over again, in each book a new detective takes center stage. This allows the tone and perspective to change, even though the fast-pacing and intricate plotting remain consistent.

The Trespasser, the sixth novel in the series, come...

Member thoughts

42% Love
44% Like
12% Dislike
  • Christine H.

    Denham Springs, LA

    "quick read"

  • Kara H.

    Stamford, CT

    "Love all of Tana French's books - they definitely keep you hooked and it was great to see a female lead character! "

  • Kelly W.

    Bel Air, MD

    "LOVED this book. So good. I couldn't put it down! A bit slow to start but once it got rolling I was sucked in completely. "

  • Courtney M.

    Wauwatosa, WI

    "French has done it again. If you haven't read her other books, I would highly recommend it."

  • Karissa L.

    South Easton, MA

    "Really loved this book. The plot kept me guessing and even though I knew the main character was flawed and not always a reliable narrator, I still enjoyed her."

  • Dannielle H.

    Renton, WA

    "A little slow in the middle but the end made it all worth it!"

  • Kathy R.

    Napa, CA

    "The detectives in this book were working hard. I think they really got what they deserved in the end. the rouge detective was reprehensible!"

  • Jennifer V.

    St Louis, MO

    "It took a long time to get into, but once I did, it was hard to put down! Such a great book."

  • Amelia P.

    Brighton , MA

    "I loved this book. Tana French has always written engaging sleuth fiction but the political and gender roles in this particular novel took it to the next level for me. Would highly recommend! "

  • Florence C.

    Pittsburgh, PA

    "Tana French doesn't disappoint. Not my favorite Tana French, but I enjoyed it nonetheless. "

  • Gretchen S.

    Berlin, PA

    "I loved this book! Although I believed the sudden appearance of the main character's father was unnecessary, I loved every minute of trying to solve this case. "