Long Synopsis from Goodreads:
All her life, Sara Gallagher has wondered about her birth parents. As an adopted child with two sisters who were born naturally to her parents, Sara’s home life was not ideal. The question of why she was given up for adoption has always haunted her. Finally, she is ready to take steps and find closure.
But some questions are better left unanswered.
After months of research, Sara locates her birth mother—only to be met with horror and rejection. Then she discovers the devastating truth: her mother was the only victim ever to escape a killer who has been hunting women every summer for decades. But Sara soon realizes the only thing worse than finding out about her father is him finding out about her.
What if murder is in your blood?
Never Knowing is a complex and compelling portrayal of one woman’s quest to understand herself, her origins, and her family. That is, if she can survive…
First thought after finishing this book: OMG...she did it again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This book had me in its clutches from the very first page and did not let go of me until I closed it at the end. Heck, I'm lying that it let go of me....I've had nightmares two nights in a row and it all goes back to the riveting, chilling, and damn scary book!!!!!!!!!!!! I loved how Chevy used the same style of writing as in her first book having Sara tell her story as she's talking to her therapist. This works for me and she used it very cleverly once again. There were more than a few times where I wanted to smack Sara and tell her don't pick up the phone, grab your kid and run far far away, but overall this story kept me on the edge of my seat. The whole idea of finding out that your birth father is a serial killer scares me to death...and Chevy twisted and turned the story so much that you were never quite sure what he was going to do or say. My anxiety level kept going up and up while I was reading this one and now I can't wait for her next book!!
Scare me again, Chevy!!! Please!!!
Recommend? Oh yes!! Especially if you enjoy a real thriller!! But I don't recommend reading this one too close to bedtime...or else you may have nightmares like me!!! If you loved Still Missing then run to the bookstore and buy this one immediately!!!
Author: Chevy StevensPublished: July 5, 2011Publisher: St. Martin's PressGenre: Fantastically creepy Thriller fictionSource: St. Martin's Press (*uncorrected ARC)Pages: 418ISNB: 9780312595685
Disclaimer: I was not compensated for my review. My thoughts on this book were in no way influenced by the author or publicist.They are my personal reflections based solely on MY experience while reading this novel
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