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With all the great books of the psychological thriller and women's story genre out there these days, this read is a waste of time. It had all the right components, but the timeline is rough, uneven and therefore difficult to follow. Characters we're uninteresting and lines we're repeated over and over (I'm sorry, are you OK, I'm fine ) with no progression. These factors combine to make it very difficult to hold the reader's interest. Time after time, I would have to rewind and repeat because my mind had wandered. I struggled to finish. Just didn't care.
I usually enjoy Ms. Campbell's narrations and chose this book because of her, but her usually crisp, clear voice had been replaced by a ridiculous breathy, wispy version of Marilyn Monroe. Very annoying and difficult to imagine any kind of strength or intelligence behind it! Pass.
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This book had me hooked from the first chapter. I immediately felt in sync with the main character and couldn't wait to unravel her story.
The storyline reminds me of The Girl On The Train- dark deception that slowly reveals itself through memories and flashbacks. I loved the way the flashbacks were seamlessly intertwined into the present day narrative.
It was a tiny bit slow and repetitive in some parts and I would have liked the 'big reveal' (of Kyra finding out the truth) to go on a bit longer without Jacob finding out- the ending came very quickly for me. That being said I still really enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who's looking for a good and easy mystery read!
+ the audible narration is two thumbs up!
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