The Hit List by Holly Seddon

The Hit List

Holly Seddon

352 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction mystery mysterious fast-paced


‘A compelling and original story with clever and unexpected twists to the very end.’ Rachel AbbottWhat would you do if you found your name on a hit list? And your late husband put it there?When Marianne’s husband Greg is knocked off his bike and k...

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Community Reviews Summary of 107 reviews


dark 85%
mysterious 70%
tense 70%
adventurous 18%
challenging 14%
sad 14%
emotional 11%
reflective 7%
funny 3%


fast 48%
medium 44%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 33% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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