Throwback Thursday is a weekly meme created by book blogger extraordinaire, Renee at It’s Book Talk. She started this weekly feature as a way to highlight old favourites and read books that have already been published. I have been using this as an excuse to be able to dive into my TBR pile and try and get caught up on all my poor, lost books on my shelves!
Today, I’ll be bringing you Still Missing by Chevy Stevens.
When I first discovered the work of Chevy Stevens, I was constantly being told by basically everyone that I HAD to read Still Missing (an abduction thriller which happened to be her debut!). The general consensus was that it was her BEST work; needless to say, I was incredibly excited!
The novel opens with Annie O’Sullivan, a real estate agent, as she is abducted during one of her open houses. She spends the next year of her life as the captive of a psychopath in a remote cabin in rural British Columbia. Following the events of her escape, Annie, through sessions with her psychiatrist, reveals her experiences, her struggles and her will to survive.
Initially, I really loved the narrative style. Told through sessions with her therapist, the narrative style is relaxed and raw as Annie struggles with her feelings, her relationships and the memories of what happened to her during her captivity. I felt like this was a really original voice; in fact, I have never read a novel narrated in this manner and that was a welcome change.
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Throwback Thursday is a weekly meme created by book blogger extraordinaire, Renee at It’s Book Talk. She started this weekly feature as a way to highlight old favourites and read books that have already been published. Sometimes, I feel like I need a serious kick in the pants to get some of my poor book babies that have been sitting lonely on my shelf. Following the mantra of my friend Amy at Novel Gossip, I figure participating in Throwback Thursday will help me to read at least one older title a week!
This week, I decided to tackle a book by Chevy Stevens, Always Watching. I read my first Chevy Stevens novel earlier this year and was instantly obsessed with her writing style and addictive storylines. I binge purchased every single one of her books….and then I got distracted. Now that I read Always Watching, I am kicking myself for not getting to this book sooner. I loved it.
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Never Let You Go, the newest release by Chevy Stevens (out TODAY!), was a novel that I sat down to read one chapter and ended up devouring in an afternoon. And at 400 pages, this was something that is no easy feat! Emotional, thrilling and suspenseful, there wasn’t much this novel left me wanting.
This was actually my first experience reading a Chevy Stevens novel, but my friend Chelsea at The Suspense Is Thrilling Me was always singing her praises. She was right and I have been majorly missing out!
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