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OMG. This domestic thriller with its drama and suspense was exactly what I needed to keep my mind occupied. Author Mary Torjussen kept me so focused on the story that I hardly blinked. I just had to know the truth. And wow. Just wow.
With the world crisis and suffering from vertigo today, Siri read out the story for me. I thought this book would work out brilliantly as an audiobook. Ruby and Harry were going to leave their spouses and spend life together. Harry didn’t turn up after Ruby bid goodbye to her controlling husband. Later she found some truths about Harry which threw her off.
The Closer I Got, the farther the truths were. I thought the author played me brilliantly when she made me chase after the characters to get to their truths. Each one wore a cloak made of shadows where the truth and lies shone at different times.
The Closer I Got, the more intrigued I was. The author had sprinkled the prose with suspenseful scenes which came just at the right moment to make this book a cut above the routine domestic thrillers. Each character lied, yet spoke the truth.
The Closer I Got, the more I couldn’t leave my kindle alone. I had to know the truth at any cost, that was the most fun I had over the weekend. A midnight read/listen that it was, the story was well worth the sacrifice of my sleep. An entertaining read.
I received a free ARC from NetGalley and the publisher, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.
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They promised to tell their spouses they were leaving and then meet to begin their new life together. But he never shows up.
A new twisting novel of psychological suspense from the acclaimed author of Gone Without a Trace.
Coworkers Ruby and Harry are in love–but they’re married to other people. They decide to tell their spouses that their marriages are over and to start their new lives together. Ruby, who has wanted to leave her controlling husband for a while, tells him she’s leaving him and waits at the hotel where she and Harry are to meet. But Harry never shows up.
Suddenly, Ruby’s life has fallen apart, and she’s lost everything. Harry won’t answer her calls, and she’s fired from her job. She finds a cheap apartment in a run-down part of town, all the while wondering what happened to Harry.
Just as Ruby thinks she’s hit rock bottom, strange and menacing things start to happen–someone is sneaking into her apartment, and someone is following her home late at night–and she is going to have to fight for her survival.
Publication Date: April 2020