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Three Little Lies by Laura Marshall.

Three Little Lies by Laura Marshall.

I received my copy of Three Little Lies from a book loving friend that I often swap books with. She loved it so I was hoping I would too. Also as I saw it was the same author that wrote Friend Request, I was expecting it to be good…….and it was…….very good.


Description

Someone told a lie.
Someone knows the truth.

Someone is watching you.

*****

When Sasha North comes into Ellen’s life, Ellen falls under her spell. As Ellen is welcomed into Sasha’s family, she doesn’t see the darkness that lies beneath their bohemian lifestyle. Not until a brutal attack changes all their lives forever.

Ten years later, Ellen and Sasha share a flat in London, still bound together by that night. When Sasha disappears, Ellen fears the worst. The police won’t take her seriously, but the events of the past give Ellen good reason to be frightened.

What really happened that night? Who is telling the whole truth? These are the questions Ellen must confront when searching for her friend. But someone knows Ellen is looking. And they don’t want the answers coming out . . .





My Thoughts:

Three Little Lies was a brilliant page turner of a read. A mix of friendship, lies and wondering if you really know someone as well as you think you do. We all have secrets, maybe we all tell the odd white lie. But what if those lies have life long consequences?

The book alternates between characters view points. But we mostly hear from Ellen who is best friends with Sasha who has disappeared.  Ellen is extremely concerned about Sasha and takes on the responsibility to try to find her. As Ellen’s hunt continues, she finds out that maybe she didn’t know her best friend as well as she thought she did.

The characters bring about a range of feelings for the reader. Some characters I didn’t like, some I felt sorry for. For an Author to invoke feelings about characters, I know that she has written them well.

The plot took me on a hunt for a girl, her secrets and her lies. What I found shall remain unsaid ( by me). Read Three Little Lies and let Laura Marshall tell you. You won’t regret it



Links:

Amazon.co.uk

Goodreads

lauramarshall.co.uk

 
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Posted by on March 15, 2020 in Uncategorized

 

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Guest Review: 15 Seconds by Andrew Gross.

Guest Review: 15 Seconds by Andrew Gross.

Today, I am really delighted to be able to host my very first Guest Reviewer. One of my lovely readers Florence has written her first review EVER! and I am the lucky blogger who gets to share it with you. So please welcome and show how friendly we all are to my guest reviewer Florence.

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Description:

Henry Steadman is a successful Florida plastic surgeon on his way to deliver a keynote address at a conference when his world falls apart. Stopped by the police for a minor traffic violation, the situation escalates and he is pulled from his vehicle, handcuffed, and told he is under arrest. Several other police cars arrive and the questioning turns scary, but after it subsides, and Henry is about to move on, the officer is suddenly killed in his car and there is only one suspect: the very person he was about to arrest not ten minutes before. Henry! When a second friend turns up dead, Henry realizes he’s being elaborately framed. But in a chilling twist, the stakes grow even darker, and he is unable to go to the police to clear his name.

15 Seconds is a story of how even the best of lives can be destroyed in just an instant– and of an innocent man, framed for murder, who has to save the person he loves the most, and who cannot go the police to clear his name.

 

15 SECS


Florence’s Thoughts:

Dr Henry Steadman is a well regarded plastic surgeon living in Florida.   On his way to a conference to deliver a keynote speech he is pulled over by traffic police accused of speeding.  This minor violation escalates when the arresting officer is brutally killed causing Henry to run for his life.  His position grows increasingly worse and he realises he is being set up and has to figure out why. 

His only way out of this situation is to find someone who believes his story, someone he can trust –  his attempts keep backfiring putting him under more pressure and further developments make it impossible for him to contact the police.

His face is on every newspaper, he is top news and he becomes a fugitive unable to trust anyone.

A truly gripping read, I really enjoy a good mystery and that is exactly what ‘15 Seconds’ is.  With little twists throughout the book it is definitely one of those ‘cant put down’ books.

Links:

GOODREADS

AMAZON UK

AMAZON USA


 

Thank you Florence, I must say the book sounds fantastic and I shall be putting it on my ‘to be read’ list. I hope to feature more of your reviews as you read more books and process your thoughts.

If any other of my readers would like to feature on ChocolatePages as guest reviewers, then please contact me via comments or TWITTER

Happy Reading.

Keep Calm and Carry On Linking Sunday
 
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Posted by on December 13, 2015 in Books, Uncategorized

 

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