Book Review: The Chalkman by C.J. Tudor


I want to thank NetGalley and the publishers for providing me with an eARC in exchange for an honest review. I appreciate this opportunity and all views and opinions expressed are my own.

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In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one another as messages only they can understand. But then a mysterious chalk man leads them right to a dismembered body, and nothing is ever the same.

In 2016, Eddie is fully grown and thinks he’s put his past behind him, but then he gets a letter in the mail containing a single chalk stick figure. When it turns out that his friends got the same message, they think it could be a prank–until one of them turns up dead. That’s when Eddie realizes that saving himself means finally figuring out what really happened all those years ago.

Man, what a BOOK!!! I just loved this riveting and suspenseful thriller!😍 This story untold by alternating from the 80s to the present and I loved that aspect of this book. I picked this book up because I have always been intrigued by cold cases and I was so glad I received this through NetGalley!

This is a fantastic read that had me on the edge of my seat. From the first chapter you are sucked in with some crazy intensity and the plot continues to hold you throughout. There were so many twists and turns that I didn’t see coming especially the ending TWIST! WOW!

The characterisation was great all around. I can’t sing enough praise for this fast paced and intense thriller! Highly recommended!

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30 thoughts on “Book Review: The Chalkman by C.J. Tudor

  1. Whoa! Four reviews in one day…or I should say, half a day! You are on a roll today Dani. Wonderful to see 😘😘❤️❤️ Out of all the reviews from today, this is the book that appeals to me the most. It is set in part in the 80’s which as you know I love, and the premise of the chalk men sounds seriously cool. This really sounds like an amazing novel! 😀😀
    Terrific review by an amazing lady 😘😘❤️❤️

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      1. Really no thanks are necessary at all 😘😘❤️❤️ It’s very easy to be thoughtful to such an amazingly kind soul that you are 😘😘❤️❤️
        I’m definitely adding this one to my timeless list…this is a book that I’m pretty much convinced that I would love 😊😊

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