A postcard of any message you like, written on a picturesque beach, to be washed away by seafoam. Someone stumbling across that website would never guess the dark, intertwining stories leading to that charming conceit. A good psychological thriller for people who also appreciate a cozy setting and slower pace.
At the end I find out the author was a police officer and lost her son. This book she can relate to and it is very well written. Hard to predict where it is going next. I will have to check out some of her other books.
A very intense and emotional read. The deep wounds of the main character unfold throughout the book. A thriller that keeps you guessing and wondering until the end.
Excellent book! This is the first time I have read this author and I will definately read her books again! This is a very well written story with an amazing twist! This story is told from the perspective of three people and so well done that it is not difficult to keep the three people separated. The description of the landscape is so vivid I could see it and almost feel the sea spray. All the characters in the book are completely believable and I found myself "talking" to them. ie: to the police officer.... 'don't get involved'! Recommend this book!
Far more complex and interesting than your average suspense novel (Grisham, Patterson, etc.). Character development is much better than expected. Forewarning of an impending plot twist was a bit heavy handed, but it kept me reading and still managed to feel surprising.
I read this book just after reading The Woman In the Window which I really liked. The problem I found is that compared to The Woman In the Window I didn't find I Let You Go as well written. The book started out really well, but as it went on I was disappointed at how slowly it unfolded and I found that I would have liked to see a stronger character in Jenna. Her life circumstances led her to be in an abusive relationship, however I would have liked if she would have stopped punishing herself for losing people in her life, and advocate for a healthier self. I also found the ending twist regarding Ian to be just too contrived. The only person that I found likable in the book was Patrick, the vet and her new friend in the community she moved to.
After a horrible car accident, Jenna Gray runs away from her troubled past and begins a fresh start in a small seaside village. The novel closely follows two parallel stories: how Jenna builds an entirely new life, and how the police investigators uncover the truth. This thrilling crime novel focuses more on character development than most similar crime novels, but this one still has a few surprise plot twists.
Perhaps what’s difficult to get through with this book is the subject matter - abuse. But it also brings to light a lot of what happens in our world that we don’t think about or choose to leave up to others to address.
There are people who are as conniving and villainous as Ian. You can hear his deviant mental wheels turning at almost every point........such an insecure person with an unsurprisingly bad upbringing. Too many excuses are made.
It was a good read and I appreciate the perspective the author had with her own personal experience and the lasting impression it left on her.
got to 1/4 through this book and had to return. Someone else wanting it.
Not sure want to borrow again - not that exciting.
I loved this book, the plot twist and turns hold your interest. I was up the entire night reading this book just could not put it down. While the story line of this novel is sad and tragic, it shows how people deal with tragedy in different ways. We have to move on but you can never forget!! Look forward to more from this author.
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