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no trouble in believing in the characters I just never believed anything was actually going trouble in believing in the characters I just never believed anything was actually going happen to the central characterIf you don t see the twist coming then it might be a surprise I don t usually mind seeing the twist from a hundred pages away but this time I did as I didn t think the book had much else to fferSo yes it s probably just that I should give up 親指の恋人[oyayubi no koibito] on thrillers The blurbn the back f Jane Hill s Can t Let Go tells us that this is psychological suspense fiction and yes it has it s suspense but it is certainly not thrilling all the way through I found the first half f the story uite slow the reader is introduced to the main character Beth and slowly we begin to find Eureka Street out little bits about her We know from pagene that Beth killed a man and got away with it Turkestan Solo: A Journey Through Central Asia over seventeen years ago and it is this event that has shaped Beth s life todaySeventeen years ago she was Lizzie anutgoing drama loving teenager she went to San Francisco and returned as Beth became a teacher wore conservative clothes didn t form relationship and spent her life looking ver her shoulder and imagining that she could see her victim following herBeth begins to receive letters addressed to the murdering bitch someone knows where she is and what she has done Beth then spends the rest f the story trying her best to avoid capture but she doesn t know who is after her and she can t ask anyone for helpSet in London and in Edinburgh during the fringe the book contains a lot I nostri giorni con Anna of detail about stand up comedy comedians and their routines I wasn t surprised to findut that the author is a part time stand up comedian there is certainly a lot Ferrugem Americana of knowledge in the storyI did enjoy the story despite the slow start which when looking back was probably essential inrder to build up the picture Storie ciniche of Beth s life There is a great twist at the endf the story which I certainly didn t see coming and the build up to the end is excellently writtenOn the whole an enjoyable story and I d read another Party in the Blitz of Jane Hill s novels Beth Stephens kills River Carillo and gets away with it that s not a spoilerbtw the writer tell us that in the first few lines and continues to tell us ad nauseum throughout the book Sounds bad rightWell not so bad because Jane Hill can write Not brilliantly but certainly competently she trudges her way through an engaging if somewhat dreary story and to her credit manages to amuse the reader. Ver a decade And he is threatening to exact revengeAll these years Beth has carefully built her lifen a lie kept to herself been wary The Russians Tender Lover (The Sisterhood, of close relationships and protectivef her privacy And now just when she finally thinks herself safe. .
The basis Fred Cress: Stages of this story is that as an eighteen yearld in San Francisco Lizzie killed a man by the name The Nibelungenlied of Rivers Carillo On her return home her whole persona changed she started to go by the namef Beth The story is split as is Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend often in this genre between past present In the present day some seventeen years after the murderous event Beth is hau I listened to thisn Audible and perhaps I may have had a better experience had I "Read It Whilst The " it Whilst the started well it became #extremely repetitive n audio and slightly irritating The main character actually annoyed #repetitive n audio and slightly irritating The main character actually annoyed and therefore I was unable to feel any sympathy for her dilemma I have mixed feelings about this book Rather repetitive through the body Happy Ever After: Escaping Narrative Traps About How to Live of the book as time and time again Beth has paranoid episodes that don t come to anything But mostly I enjoy the author s writing style and my interest was sustained The big twist was a goodne I didn t see it coming but the extra little twist at the end was unnecessary and spoilt it for me left a bad taste in the mouth This is my second book by Jane Hill I understand it was her debut novel it hasn t put me Werewolf PTA off reading further titles from her if I come across them in the library but I won t be avidly seeking themut I m beginning to not like Jane Hill First she teases you with a sinister ish intro then she takes her foot The Little Demon off the gas and just lets the tale meander along Enjoyable definitely but no real tensionThen she sticks your fingers in the light socketThe shock and there are at least two such moments really are a literary slap in the face And from thenn you suspect everyone and you are looking for the twists trying to stay ne step
aheadAnd I saw all the twists coming right up to the point I was wrong AndI saw all the twists coming right up to the point I was wrong And knew exactly who was doing what to whom right until I was wrong againA gentle rollercoaster f a book that grabs you by the throat in the second halfOne star deducted for unnecessary cultural references a pet peeve Vademecum Per Gli Operatori Nei Beni Culturali Ecclesiastici of mineDid I ever mention that Jane killedff my burgeoning radio career I feel people should know this I think I should probably give up Chicana Falsa: And Other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard on thrillersOooooh something bad is going to happen Oh no It sk not yetRight something bad is going to happen now No that s alright nothing bad this timeThis time though something bad really is happening Oooops no not actually that badRepeat for forty Mass Murders odd chaptersI may be shortchanging the book and it did have some decent writing and so. I'm watching you I know everywhere you go When Beth Stephenspens the first mysterious note she is terrified Someone Blessed Are You Who Believed out there someone who seems to be stalking her every footstep has prisedpen the terrible secret she's been hiding for
review Can't Let GoEnough to make it a worthwhile use Archeologia del Sottosuolo Metodologie a Confronto (2 Vol Set) of your spare time It s a thriller without too many thrills and it s psychological lite Some people will like this and Hill s effective if repetitive style People and people and people is that a sentence Hill gets away with it sortf will bear you to the finish line And readers reaching the finish line in a debut novel is an achievement reaching it delightedly is a master stroke which Hill does not pull ff So this book would get 3 stars who knows even four if it hadn t been for the cardinal sin the writer committed at the end Jane Hill you cheated the reader and for "that this book loses a star in the " this book loses a star in the few pagesYou cannot cheat the reader and get away with it remember that and you will write a very good book someday because it is evident that you could Beth killed someone when she was 18 and got away with it Sounds interesting right Wrong This was 300 pages f pointless blah blah blah and 100 pages Operación Primicia: el ataque de Montoneros que provocó el golpe de 1976 of mediocre plot There wasne somewhat surprising twist at the very very end Why Pandas Do Handstands of the book literallyn the last page but all it did was make me dislike Beth even Which I guess is a feat in and f itself as I already thought she was an insufferable pill but all the same probably not what the author was hoping for This is what I get for picking up random books at the library just because I like their covers This had been sitting n my TBR pile for a good while From start to finish it had me gripped Love the style f writing plus it wasn t too gory Kept me guessing and I liked the punchy way it
progressed with good chapter endings making you desparate for the next ne Perfect for this time f yearwith good chapter endings making you desparate for the next ne Perfect for this time Submission With a Stranger of year given its Fringe and Edinburgh based in parts plus its made me want to visit San Francisco though doubt I ever will A talef unreuited love with a poet and Stalking I adored it and want to read her Shadow Commander: The Epic Story of Donald D. Blackburn-Guerrilla Leader and Special Forces Hero other books now if I can find them It started well I felt instantly attracted to this book as it seemed to tease me into this being my ideal page turner However and it snly a minor however it just seemed to drag there were some exciting bits and ther bits where I couldn t wait to finish the book so I could move n to my next read That sounds a tad harsh and I don t mean it to sound that way But you know it wasn t the best It wasn t the worse either not by a long shot I m just not that enamoured with Jane Hill to rush The Rat and the Tiger out and read anything else she s done at this point. Her days filled with new friendships a boyfriend and a steady job as a teacher everything starts to unravel Suddenly she can trust none seeing danger everywhere and she realises that she has to find the stalker before he closes in n her. ,