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Rock Paper Scissors

In the secluded, affluent community of Blackheath, a group of friends gathers for their annual New Year's Eve party. As the night progresses, a series of disturbing events unfolds, leaving the friends questioning each other's motives and wondering if one of them is capable of violence.

  • Rating:
    4.00 out of 5
  • Author: Alice Feeney
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Year of Publication: 2018
  • Genre: Mystery
  • No of Pages: 368

Summary and Reviews


In the secluded, affluent community of Blackheath, a group of friends gathers for their annual New Year's Eve party. As the night progresses, a series of disturbing events unfolds, leaving the friends questioning each other's motives and wondering if one of them is capable of violence.

Among the guests are a disgraced politician, a troubled journalist, a social media influencer, and a mysterious stranger who seems to know more about the group than they do. As the tension escalates, the friends find themselves trapped in a deadly game of Rock Paper Scissors, where the stakes are higher than ever before.

Feeney masterfully weaves together multiple perspectives, creating a suspenseful and twisty narrative that will keep readers guessing until the very end. With its sharp psychological insights and chilling atmosphere, Rock Paper Scissors is a must-read for fans of mystery and suspense.

Themes: Betrayal, Revenge, Secrets

Critical Reception:

Rock Paper Scissors has received critical acclaim for its suspenseful plot, well-developed characters, and clever twist ending. The Times called it "a gripping and twisty tale of suspense," while The Guardian praised its "clever plotting and sharp psychological insights."

Awards and Honors:

Rock Paper Scissors was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Crime Fiction Award in 2018.

It was also named one of the best books of the year by several publications, including Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews.