Book review: Jo Spain’s rip-roaring new thriller flits from the Caribbean to London and Donegal

Don’t Look Back is unlikely to win any literary awards but that doesn’t mean it’s not ideal for picking up in an airport as you jet away on your holidays

Jo Spain: The author has become a stalwart in the bestseller lists

It’s not hard to see why Jo Spain has become a stalwart in the bestseller lists. The Dubliner’s 12th novel is exactly what you’d want from a thriller: a rip-roaring, twisty ride that keeps the reader guessing pretty much every step of the way and doesn’t stretch the boundaries of credulity beyond breaking point.

The story begins in September 2022 on the idyllic Caribbean island of Saint Thérèse, where Luke and Rose have been enjoying ...