[Review] The 7th day – Nika Lubitsch

The 7th Day Book Cover The 7th Day
Nika Lubitsch
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
June 27th 2013

The 7th Day" has topped the German Kindle´s best-selling list for several months.

Sybille and Michael are a happy couple, finally expecting their first baby. But then Michael disappears without a trace, and Sybille finds herself living a nightmare. When her husband is found, stabbed to death, there is only one suspect: Sybille. While listening to the witnesses´ testimonies during her murder trial, Sybille recollects her life with Michael. On the seventh day of the trial, Sibylle realizes the truth. But how can she ever prove it?

This clever mystery is set in both Berlin and at a secret place, a place so terribly secret that some readers recognized it anyway.

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I am not one for reading translated books as most of the time they are never really translated all that well and pardon the pun but a lot is lost in the translation.

This book however, did not lose any and it seemed seamless translation.The story is about Sibylle who is accused of murdering her husband though she has no recollection of doing so. It follows the 7 days of her murder trial as well as flash backs to her life with her husband and close friends.

I didn’t expect it to go how it did, and without giving away too much of a spoiler, I wasn’t expecting what happened to happen.

It is a good crime, mystery novel that will keep you reading wanting to know more.

Buy it here

About the Author

Nika Lubitsch lives in Berlin, while her soul lives in Florida. Having been rejected by all German publishers, „The 7th day“ was at the top of the bestselling list only one week after its publication at Kindle, surpassing even „Shades of Grey“. The novel stayed number one in Germany for 100 days, making Nika Lubitsch the most successful KDP author of the year in 2012. The „Queen of E-Books“, as a major German magazine dubbed her, again landed a number one hit in the Kindle charts with her second mystery „Das 5. Gebot“ (The Fifth Commandment). A major production company has already bought the film rights. „The 7th day“ is currently translated by publishers throughout the world. The manuscript also has been reviewed by Amazon crossing, but didn´t correspond with their „idea of what a best seller in English should be like“. However, a thumbs-down is the biggest motivation an author can get: Just you wait …


I am Fee, a 30 -something SAHM bookworm! I love to read, and will read almost anything and everything. I am not afraid to try new genres of books and my main genre is horror, thriller.

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