- Title: The One I Left Behind
- Author: Jennifer McMahon
- Published: January 2013- William Morrow Paperbacks
- Source: Review copy from publisher via NetGalley
A gut-wrenching mystery about an architect whose troubled mother has been found 25 years after being kidnapped-by a killer who is still on the loose.
Reasons why I chose this book:
I love thrillers and stories that have a menacing hum throughout the book. This one delivered on all counts and absolutely creeped me out.....and I loved every minute!
Reasons I liked or disliked the book:
I really enjoyed the way the author weaved the story from the present day to the past when the gruesome murders were taking place. The characters were fully fleshed out and I felt that I truly got to know them in an almost intimate manner. This is one of the first times where I let my gut instinct lead me to the killer and I was right!!!
Recommend? If you enjoy suspenseful stories that border on the edge of macabre, with twists and turns that have you doubting people you "thought" you knew, then this just may be the right book for you. I think if you like Chevy Stevens or Gillian Flynn, then this would be a good book to add to your reading stacks!
Bookish Thoughts #100
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