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Flawed people and flawed circumstances and one murder. The book caught my attention with the beginning when the husband and wife were both in prison for a murder.
Kiersten Modglin’s books are fast-paced and twisty. This book too was a fast read, could be read in a couple of hours easily. But it needed a bit more oomph to make it a perfect thriller. This was more of a domestic drama to begin with where the murder plot line was brought in earlier.
The story could keep me guessing, as I didn’t know who was murdered. I liked the pitting off a husband against a wife. That kept the pages turning. This was more of a breezy read where I didn’t have to keep the characters in track. There were only two of them.
The suspense came about in gentle waves and brought the story to a good close. Not the author’s very best, but on the whole, quite entertaining.
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The word that brought me such great joy and, eventually, such heartbreak.
When Mark asked me out for the first time, I didn’t have to think twice.
I said, “Yes.”
When he asked me to marry him just a year later, the answer came as easily as the breath that followed it.
When he asked me to keep his secret, my response came too quickly.
Now, in front of a judge and jury, I’ll be asked the question I never anticipated.
“Did you know who the killer is?”
The answer is second nature by now.
Publication Date: 2020
I downloaded the digital version of the book from an online retail, and this is my journey down its pages, straight from the heart. STRICTLY HONEST and UNBIASED.
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