[Book Review] Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight by Riku Onda

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By Riku Onda

Set over the course of one night, in Tokyo, Aki and Hiro are in a troubled relationship. As the two are reflecting on a hiking trip they took the year before where their guide fell to his death, each becomes increasingly suspicious the other may have had a hand in the guide’s untimely end.

This was so much more than a psychological thriller. The story takes twists and turns that I did not see coming. Onda kept me engaged from beginning to end. I had a hard time putting this one down.

Onda manages to pack a great deal of detail into a single night, in a single setting. This is a difficult premise to work with but Onda paces it masterfully.

I was pleased to receive an advanced copy of this book from Meryl Zegarek Public Relations in exchange for my honest review. Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight is scheduled for release on July 26, 2022.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

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