by Jenny O’Brien
When a stranger leaves step-sisters, Victoria and Ness, a half-share in a house in Holland, they think it must be a mistake.
But there’s no mistake when Ness goes missing.
Desperate for the truth, Victoria heads to Holland to find out what happened to her. Has she, as her texts show, embarked on a whirlwind romance? Has someone abducted her or even worse?
But there’s someone watching, and that person wants her dead.
Can Victoria find out the truth before it’s too late?
Prepare to have your mind blown with this book! Jenny O’Brien had my mind and stomach in knots throughout this brilliantly written novel!!
This review will not be a lengthy one because I don’t want to spoil this wild ride for anyone. Victoria and Ness are stepsisters who have inherited a home in Holland from a complete stranger, and this is where the story really begins. Victoria wanted no part of this, but Ness was determined to go to Holland to see the home herself. Not long after being there, she disappears and Victoria has no choice but to go looking for her. What she finds only leads to more questions and a lot of danger.
This is a psychological thriller, but it’s also a story about two women thrown together when they are just children and how that affects them each individually and as sisters. That background figures pretty heavily into the storyline and adds even more to it in my opinion.
It most definitely is a thriller. I never knew what secret or twist was coming next. O’Brien did a fabulous job of that in the very beginning of the book! That was a brilliant hook! She also did a wonderful job of connecting the dots and the entire story itself…the cover even tied in. Art is connected the book also, and I loved how the illustrator reflected that in the cover.
I will warn you that once you begin reading, you won’t be able to do anything else until you have finished the very last page. Excellent read, and I’m looking forward to reading more from this author!!!!
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Jenny O’Brien was born in Ireland and, after a brief sojourn in Wales, now resides in Guernsey.
She’s an avid reader and book reviewer for NetGalley in addition to being a RoNA judge.
She writes for both children and adults with a new book coming out every six months or so. She’s also an avid collector of cats, broken laptops, dust and happy endings – two of which you’ll always find in her books.
In her spare time she can be found frowning at her wonky cakes and even wonkier breads. You’ll be pleased to note she won’t be entering Bake-Off.
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Readers can find out more about Jenny from her blog: https://jennyobrienwriter.wordpress.com
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