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This was a police procedural, but I would say it was a perfect thriller.
A woman came crashing out of the woods with a lost memory. She was placed in a secure facility until a man came in search of her. From there on, it was a race against time. The woman Zoe wanted to protect herself from the man and get back her memory. The cops with Jo as the lead Detective had to get to the truth.
My second book by the author M. M. Chouinard, a rollercoaster of a book which gave me dual perspectives from the cop and the victim. I had to agree that Zoé’s was far more interesting. With amnesia, it was wonderful to see how her brain worked to remember the survival techniques, and at the same time, forget the immediate past. The author got that right.
The cops’ banter was the first thing that caught my eye and made me smile. There was something so comfortable about them. They got work done, but could tease each other. Both Zoe and Jo worked well in the story, the last 20% was quite chilling, I must say. I was excited to know how the cops would come to the right conclusion.
The author’s writing had great detailing to the investigation and the survivor skills along with some interesting characterization that kept me engrossed the entire morning.
A good way to start the day, methinks.
I received a free ARC from NetGalley and publisher, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.
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Someone wants her dead, and she can’t remember why.
Zoe is a wife and a mother. Or so she’s been told. Ask her for more than that and she couldn’t tell you. The blow to her head wiped her memory clean.
Zoe knows the blood on her shirt isn’t just her own. After she was found stumbling out of the woods, the police ran tests. They say it belongs to her missing daughter.
Zoe is trying to piece together what her daughter’s face looks like, but all she can conjure up is a white-hot panic. A fear that her child is in desperate need of her help.
When a man claiming to be her husband turns up looking for her, she knows she can’t trust him. Until she gets her memories back, she can’t trust anyone. Not the stranger, not the police investigating, not even herself…
Publication Date: January 2020