Welcome to my stop on the TLC Book Tour for Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt! This morning, I am thrilled to be able to bring you a review of this psychological-domestic thriller!
When I first read the synopsis of this book, I was intrigued instantly. Two women (Alice and Kat), best friends after a chance meeting at an airport, are rocked when one of their husbands end up dead and police begin an investigation into the suspicious death. Who is the master manipulator? How well do you REALLY know your best friend? From the first pages, as Alice is explaining how she has been arrested for murder, Hunt had me on edge and I read this one late into the night. A bingeable read? Absolutely!
Told through back and forth narration as Alice deals with the police investigation in the present and showing how their friendship unfolded in the past, I found Alice and Kat to be deliciously addictive characters; I was hypnotized by Kat’s charisma and felt sorry for Alice’s plight. Hunt did a phenomenal job at making both character relatable and I felt like I could have known each of these women at some point in my life. I felt like this was one of the strongest points of Hunt’s writing; the realism of the prose brought the psychological suspense to a whole other level.
Giving me a vibe between Big Little Lies and Making A Murderer, I found myself growing increasingly paranoid as Hunt builds to the final twist. I was a little bit underwhelmed by the ending, as I had my suspicions about the ending and I was correct. However, Hunt delivers a well-written thriller that is completely entertaining!
You want a chick-lit inspired thriller that will keep you up late into the night? Are you a fan of Liane Moriarty or Michele Campbell? Then, look no further, this one MUST be your next read!