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Nce ultimately reaching that fateful day at the climax Kate a neighbor who joins the search for Meredith and her daughter Delilah when she s first noticed missing Leo Delilah s brother in the present This is mostly second person as he addresses Delilah and tries to understand her with her pychological scarsThe narrative is so tantalizing as it ets closer and closer to explaining everything But on the way it s a story about people and what motivates them and how they deal with mistakes and make choices It was very hard to put down I did not One Too Many Blows To The Head guess the ending at allI wish there were details on what Delilah went through And I was really mad at Meredith for neglecting Leo for a job she didn t really needI assume the text willo through a final proofing before publication It had some weird formatting in my copyI received a free copy from NetGalley It was the weirdest thing They emailed me out of the blue and offered me the book I wasn t even a #NetGalley Member I Don T #member I don t how they found me or why I was chosen I was suspicious at firstLanguage Some moderate languageSexual Content Mostly implied off screenViolence Moderate amount of violence but not very The Dressmakers Gift graphicHarm to Animals view spoilerNo hide spoiler 4 stars Pulse pounding from start to finishA small town neighbourhood One womanoes missing leaving her newborn baby and husband behind Weeks later another local woman and her young daughter don t come home The town is shocked and devastated Could there be a link between these familiesThis story The Sudoku Code: 200 Sudoku Puzzles. 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Can You Find It? gripped me from start to finish I was hanging on every word feeling a strong sense of unease and tension The mystery is intense fast paced anxiety filled and something that I felt extremely invested in throughout The writing was outstanding I cared for each of the characters and the situations they found themselves in My mind was whirling with trying to piece the parts of this engrossing story together Warning that there are some deeply disturbing scenes involving children especially at the start Though the scenario is extremely upsetting and creepy it was written in such a way that I simply couldn t put it down I was completely consumed by this book The theme of motherhood is woven deep within this story I thought the author did a phenomenal job portraying the struggles and successes of the women within this story Very well developed characters overallMy one critiue would be the ending felt like it didn t fit with the amazing ness of the rest of the book The ending seemed unrealistic yet I was able to roll with it because the writing was so addictive and well done Overall an extremely entertaining and suspenseful novel that I highly recommendThank you to Edelweiss and Park Row for my review copy Expected date of publication is May 18 2021 My favorite Mary Kubica book yet This book kept meuessing the entire time and I was totally shocked when the twists were finally revealed This was well written and unputdownable from the first page I loved how the stories of Kate Meredith and Leo all interweave between 11 years ago and the present I do stories of Kate Meredith and Leo all interweave between 11 years ago and the present I do like some of the story was left undone and maybe some of the characters were left hanging but it didn t take away from the be book Local Woman Missing is due out May 2021 and it should be on everyone s tbr listThanks to Edelweiss for my advanced ebook copy An exciting new thriller which tells the story of a young woman who returns after disappearing eleven years earlier with her mother as part of a string of unsolved disappearances in their hometown Women are Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria going missing in the suburbs of Chicago First it s Shelly Tebow who disappeared while running Next Meredith Dickey and her six year old daughter Delilaho missing causing panic in friends and neighbors Thank you so much to Park Row Books and Mary Kubica for this book that comes out May 18 2021Local Woman Missing book opens with Delilah s point of view held captive in a dark basement She has no idea where she is and who her captors are She has been locked away for years and is nearing her breaking point Not sure of the day time or year all she knows is her name is Delilah Dickey The next perspective is Meredith eleven years earlier Mother of Leo and Delilah Meredith is a doula and yoga teacher with a seemingly perfect life But is everything perfect underneath her housewife veneer Meredith starts to receive threatening text messages saying she deserves to die because of what she did Another perspective from the past is Kate next door neighbor to the recently missing Meredith and Delilah After being so. Ful community Are these incidents connected After an elusive search that yields uestions than answers the case eventually oes coldNow eleven years later Delilah shockingly returns Everyone wants to know what happened to her but no one is prepar. .
Close with her neighbors she takes it hard when they Disappear And Decides To Start Looking Into Their Mysterious Disappearances and decides to start looking into their mysterious disappearances starts to learn that maybe everything wasn t as perfect as it looked in Meredith s life and she tries to balance her investigation with being there for Josh Meredith s husband and her young son LeoThe final perspective is Leo in the present right after his long lost sister is found Leo has had a hard and lonely life since the disappearance of his mother and sister and is having a hard time believing
she is reallyis really She is nothing like she was eleven years ago and Leo is slow to trust that Delilah is really his sisterThe alternating perspectives ive a comprehensive version of what happened in the past and what is currently happening in the present of this story From the very first page this book captures you with an interesting plot and a well written story I read this book in only a few hours and couldn t put it down for a minute Each chapter draws the reader deeper into the plot and each layer of mystery There were so many suspicious characters to keep readers on their toes Right when I thought I knew where this book was oing a new detail would come to light completely changing my point of view This domestic thriller is fast paced and as always Mary Kubica weaves a uniue and interesting narrative This is my personal favorite book by Kubica with the characters being relatable and intriguing I had no idea where this book was oing to end up but I truly did enjoy the journey 5 stars from meReview first available on mysteryandsuspensecom Not sure where I land on this one I whipped through it stayed up wayyyyy too late to If It’s Monday It Must Be Madurai: A Conducted Tour of India go from 45% to the end but ultimately I don t know if the answers were completely satisfying Still aood read so 4 stars but I m not 100% on the final third But overall the conceit is super compelling I Maker Lab: 28 Super Cool Projects got sucked in by the first POV which is a youngirl being held captive in a basement and her harrowing escape Then it flips to multi POV both in past and present which all dances around this The Monk as Man: The Unknown Life of Swami Vivekananda girl who she is and how she came to be kidnapped You know upfront her mom died and youet the mom s POV in the past a neighbor s POV after mom and kid disappeared and then the POV of the The Tomb of Iuchiban girl s little brother in the present he s a teenager now What sucked me in was trying to figure out how all the pieces connected There were a LOT of balls up in the air a lot of intrigue and shady stuffoing on That said I did have in the back of my mind this feeling like why are we in the neighbor Kate s POV Like I knew it was leading to something but it took a while to et there Meredith s POV that s the mom who we know ends up dead was the most interestingreally spiked my blood pressure repeatedly God she has this one confrontation with someone and I was just SO MAD on her behalf and I was coming up with all sorts of clapbacks lol She s an excellent tragic POVI was and am less sure of Leo s POV that s the 15 year old son through whose perspective we et dribs and drabs re the missing Advanced First Aid, CPR, and AED (Orange Book) girl returning to her family There was a weird distance to his POV in part because he addresses theirl as you so it s you wouldn t look at me and it was annoying like that but combined with some of his own moments and reflection but I never felt fully immersed in his character I know the point was angry bullied teenage boy but something about it didn t land for me It was fine but especially Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow given this is my 2nd Mary Kubica book I know she s capable of really intense close POVs But that s the thing there was distance in both Leo and Kate s POVs which impacted the reading experience It was stillood But it didn t feel as close as The Other Mrs did large swaths of this book felt a bit tell yBut like I said I zipped through it I HAD to know how everything connected Some answers were satisfying others less so I ll cover specific thoughts via spoiler tags view spoilerthe Shelby twist was satisfying enough There were some clever sleights of hand and it was ood conflict That section of the novel was harrowing I did suspect that the irl wasn t really Delilah but the reveal of the detective lying to spare the dad s feelings felt a little bit Norte: A Novel grafted on suddenly Leo s weird focusbackstory re the detective and his dad makes sense And then I was bummed that she was just someirl That the couple who took her were just stock idiot villains who kept a child in a pitch black basement for years because That s it OKThe actual Delilah reveal was reat though man my kingdom for a POV chapter Ed for what they’ll findIn this smart and chilling thriller master of suspense and New York Times bestselling author Mary Kubica takes domestic secrets to a whole new level showing that some people will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried.