Kara Winthrop is a marine biologist suffering from a complex form of memory loss after a diving accident. Her husband Jacob, moves her to an island and is patient while she tries to recover her memories. Each day is a constant struggle as Jacob must remind her of their wedding, their past struggles with fertility and Kara’s questions as she begins to have memories into the past. She is beginning to remember bits and pieces; a rocky marriage and cryptic relationships. As Kara begins to uncover her past, the truth becomes a nightmare. Sometimes you cannot trust the people you love.
Kate, reeling from a complicated past, decides to get away from her life and move across the ocean to participate in a house swap with her cousin, Corbin. He has a new job in London and she has never been to America; it seems like the perfect fit. Upon her arrival to Boston, Kate is shocked to find out that the neighbor next to Corbin’s apartment, Audrey Marshall, has been brutally murdered. When the police question Kate about her cousin and the relationship to Audrey, she is unable to give them many answers but begins her own investigation into the murder. As she digs deeper and deeper into the investigation, she begins to see maybe she is in danger and when the danger Kate imagines isn’t as twisted or deadly as what is about to happen, her every fear becomes very real…
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Iris and Will are living a peaceful, married life: a nice, Victorian home, careers they love and the plan to start a family. Iris is shattered when she hears the word that Will has died; he was aboard a plane heading towards Seattle that crashed. Iris finds herself with so many questions: Why was Will on a plane to Seattle when his business trip was in Orlando? What else has Will been lying about? Desperate to find answers, Iris begins digging into Will’s past. She soon finds out that even the perfect marriage has its dark side.
‘Tis the season for new reads! December is bringing out a whole lotta books that I cannot wait for their release! Some of them have already passed (woo hoo!) and others I’ll have to wait until the end of the month, but, either way, I’ll be reading these babies as soon as I can get my hands on a copy.
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena was the smash hit of the summer. I kept seeing the book review for this domestic thriller everywhere! The back of the book had praise from one of my favourite authors, Tess Gerritsen; she had said this book had her “turning pages like a madwoman”. After reading that, it sealed the deal. I knew I had to give this one a read. Since I have really been into these types of novels as of lately, I didn’t even bother read the synopsis of this one before I purchased it. I was going into this one blind….
Amanda Thorn is living a blissful, married life with her husband, Will. They have a beautiful home, stable jobs, and a bright future ahead of them. One night, Amanda answers the phone to be hounded by the caller; he is asking for another man and won’t take no for an answer. Amanda brushes this off, but the next morning, when Will has disappeared without a trace, she begins to wonder if this call could be linked. As Amanda sinks deeper and deeper into a web of lies, she begins to try and unravel her marriage. What is real? What is fake? And begins to make the distinction of whether or not you could ever really know the person who lays beside you… Continue reading “Upcoming Books 2017: Book Review- Wrong Number (Carys Jones)”