She says she's innocent. But everyone lies. It was Emma’s first summer away from home. She made friends. She played games. She learned how to lie. But then three of her friends went into the woods and never returned. Now, fifteen years later, Emma has been asked to go back to the newly re-opened Camp Nightingale. She likes to think she’s laying old ghosts to rest but really she’s returning to the scene of a crime.
* This review does not contain any spoilers* Genre: Mystery Publishing Date: March 19th, 2020 Point of View: First-person, multiple pov's, dual time-line Pages: 320 (US paperback) On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television … Continue reading The Guest List || A Secluded Island Wedding, Classic Murder Mystery Style
* This review does not contain any spoilers* Genre: Mystery Publishing Date: March 19th, 2019 Point of View: Multiple third-person Pages: 416 (US paperback) You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by chance, you see her playing … Continue reading Run Away || An Action Mystery about a Dad Trying to Save his Daughter
* This review does not contain any spoilers * Genre: Mystery | Thriller Publishing Date: January 2nd, 2019 Point of View: First Person, dual time line Pages: 384 (US paperback) No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. These are … Continue reading Lock Every Door || The Most Eerie Apartment Building Ever
One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma.
A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged.
I was a little afraid to read this book. I had really high expectations due to the crazy amount of hype this book got last year. But I was not disappointed. I loved all aspects of this book. But what really stood out to me was the characters, the dual point of view and the way the plot line was built.