In SIX WEEKS TO LIVE Catherine McKenzie readily demonstrates what a deft storyteller she is Suspicion reigns supreme in this twisted and sinister domestic suspense and your allegiances are guaranteed to shift faster than a ping pong match Cleverly plotted and expertly paced with an ending that s sure to have you gasping out loud Do yourself a favour and pop this on your 2021 reading list now Special thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for a free electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review Expected publication date May 4 2021 Catherine McKenzie s eleventh novel Six Weeks To Live is a pulse pounding medical drama about family secrets so deep and dark it takes a tragic
diagnosis to bring them to light miranda aline to bring them to light Miranda Aline Emily were famous triplets in their youth reveling in the free vacations TV spots and swag given to them merely for being born sharing a uterus Now they are adults and their life is shattered when their mother tells them she has gliobastoma an incurable brain cancer and has only six weeks to live After that news the triples are still in shock when their mother reveals that she believes her cancer is a result of lead poisoning and that someone in her inner circle poisoned her The obvious suspect is Jennifer s ex husband and the girls father Jake but not all of the girls are convinced Jake would go to such lengths But who else would want Jennifer dead And has she really been poisoned at all Six Weeks has all of the plot twists and turns that you come to expect from McKenzie With the realistic undertones of mental illness specifically Manic Depression Munschausen s by Proxy and Postpartum depression this is a novel that will pull you in and keep you dangling on the edge of your seat until the very endAll of the characters in this novel have a dark side with secrets that make any and all of them realistic suspects When the ending is revealed not only is it believable but it is also unexpected the perfect combination The uniue triplet plot line was creative and entertainingMcKenzie continues to deliver engaging suspenseful stories with honest and realistic characters and after eleven novels under her belt she shows no signs of slowing down Jennifer thinks she may have been poisoned by her evil ex husband After receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis she grapples with processing the information and how to inform her family Every moment dissected leading up to her doctor visit including the abnormal blood testsAline Emily and Miranda are Jennifer s grown triplet daughters in various stages of adulthood Failure to launch Miranda lives at home Emily is a devoted mom and wife and Aline a career woman Each daughter approaches their mother s illness differently and the road to acceptance spurs many conversations among them They don t seem to agree on anything except that they talk around each other but don t communicate important matters As the book progresses the ghosts of family dysfunction emerge and things get very interestingI had no problem tracking the multiple characters in the and things get very interestingI had no problem tracking the multiple characters in the Each had a distinct position and the titled chapters alternated between several different viewpointsThe subject of death and getting your affairs in order was sad at times but I enjoyed the book overall I was undecided about my stars because the payoff ending made this solid for me Totally unexpected I loved itI would recommend this to those read. A gripping psychological suspense novel about a woman diagnosed with cancer who sets out to discover if someone poisoned her before her time is upJennifer Barnes never expected the shocking news she received at a routine doctor’s appointment she has a terminal brain tumor and only six weeks left to liveWhile stunned by the diagnosis the forty eight year old mother decides to spend what little time she has left with her fam. .
Er her lab results she sees some unusual things could someone have poisoned her One of her triplet daughters or her ex husband This book is full of twists and even though I figured out the who dun it it didn t take away from the story seeing it unfold was a nail biter The ending did fall a little flat for me as I wanted of a resolution but overall this book was awesome Add to
your tbr for May 2021Thanks to Edelweiss for my advanced ebook copy I am so excited to announce the publication oftbr for May 2021Thanks to Edelweiss for my advanced ebook copy I am so excited to announce the publication of 11th novel SIX WEEKS TO LIVE It s coming out May 4 2021 I hope you like and it and please consider adding it to your to read shelf Are you fan of classic black and white thriller Movies Like Me Did You Watch D like me Did you watch D A 1949 It s a story of a man named Frank Bigelow who has been poisoned and he has only few days to live Clock is ticking and he has to find the perpetrator who commit this crime and the reason behind it There s also remake on the movie which was shot on 1988 Dennis uaid and Meg Ryan were the leading actors But I truly recommend the original movie This book s plot line is reminding me of that movie But of course the genre of the book is not action packed thriller This is mostly emotional intense family drama meets mystery and domestic thriller It opens with Jennifer s appointment at the hospital Her doctor gives him the worst news of her life she has glioblastoma in her brain a grade 4 cancer But this is not even the worst part She has only six to eight weeks to live and her disease is incurable They re too late to diagnose it How could it be possible She is not ready to leave behind her adult triplet daughters and her twin grandsons And as she digs further she finds out there s a possibility she might have been poisoned a year ago But who and why The person could be in her close circle to have an opportunity to reach what she eats or drinks Her husband is the first person who is extremely volunteered to get rid of her She has the leverage a uiet disturbing information about him rejecting to divorce without getting paid This means he may chosen easier way to solve his problem permanently But what about her daughters Emily seems like the most responsible one but she seems like struggling with her med school twins There s something off about her Aline and Jennifer s estranged relationship also increase suspicion of her intentions Miranda who recently moved back to house also struggling financially keeping big secrets from her family She is definitely acting weird What secret she keeps eating her alive Nobody is honest in this family They have trust issues preferring to sweep things under the rug acting like everything is so normal We re introduced to bunch of broken damaged characters and their sad traumatized stories You may guess who poisoned Jennifer from the beginning but it was still well written psychological family drama with lots of twists and aw dropping moments satisfying conclusion I can only say about this ruined family at the end
apple does not fall from the tree you ll understand when you reach the last %10 of the book Idoes not fall from the tree you ll understand when you reach the last %10 of the book I giving four surprising heart wrenching whodunnit dysfunctional family and motherhood stars I loved Catherine McKenzie s books and her incredible talent I m looking forward to devour the next book she ll write Special thanks to NetGalley and Atria Books for sharing this amazing digital reviewer copy with me in exchange my honest thought. T Emily is there for whatever Jennifer needs Moody scientist Aline who keeps her mother at arm’s length nonetheless agrees to help with the investigation Even imprudent Miranda who has recently had to move back home is being unusually solicitousBut with her daughters doubting her campaign against their father Jennifer can’t help but wonder if the poisoning is all in her head or if there’s someone else who wanted her de. ,
Ers liking psychological thrillers with a heavy helping of family dramaThank you "To The Author Atria "the author Atria and NetGalley for my advance review copy This is a hard 25 for me I didn t HATE reading it as much as I thought it was very very dumb Six Weeks to Live is what I can only I thought it was very very dumb Six Weeks to Live is what I can only as an airport thriller It has very short chapters in POV form The writing style lingers closer to middle grade than it does adult It s really a perfect book if you need a distraction but Every book by Catherine McKenzie is a treat Don t miss this one This novel starts with a bang and doesn t let upIn chapter one we meet Jennifer Barnes a 48 year old mother of three being told she has an inoperable brain tumor and has about six weeks to live Initially she wants to spend the time with her daughters who are 25 year old triplets and her two grandsons But when she discovers she had been poisoned with lead about a year ago she thinks it s her husband who left her two years earlier for a much younger woman She becomes and convinced that she was poisoned and she asks her daughter the scientist to help as well as the daughter the medical student The other daughter has been to help as well as the daughter the medical student The other daughter has been and living with Jennifer and she helps tooThis is super fast paced and well written Thanks to NetGalley for the opportunity to read this novel which RELEASES MAY 4 2021 Jennifer is a 48 year old mother to triplets with twin grandsons After a series of episodes leads her to a doctor s appointment she finds out that she has a brain tumor It s terminal and she only has approximately six weeks to liveWhen Jennifer reviews her medical records she sees that she had a high amount of lead in her blood a year ago during her last appointment She is convinced that someone was trying to kill her a year ago and that is the reason for her terminal brain tumor The only person she could imagine doing that is her husband Jake whom she is separated fromCould he really have done that to Jennifer Her daughters don t think so but she determines to find out before it s too late I went into this one thinking it would be a psychological thriller but it s of a domestic drama with suspense sprinkled throughout I enjoyed it but at no time was I blown away The story is told from the POVs of Jennifer and her three daughters and author Catherine McKenzie does a phenomenal Dals job of giving each of them their own distinct voice I am a HUGE fan of this author having loved everything I ve read of hers My expectations were maybe a bit too high The pace is steady but never really ramps up The revelations while interesting never really shocked me I do expect a lot of people will enjoy this one than I did so please check out other reviews as well As for me I will anxiously await McKenzie s next release As for this book it may not take much longer than six weeks for me to forget One last thought Jennifer s daughters use the word fork instead of the F bomb What the fork Are you forking kidding me After about 20 times I was about ready to stick a fork in it 35 starsThank you to Atria Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review This book will be published on 5421Review also posted at Holy Cow This book is a wild ride From the very first page I was hooked and drawn into the story Catherine McKenzie is definitely a favorite and must read author for me Jennifer hasust been told she has 6 weeks to live because of brain cancer Looking ov. Ily her adult triplets and twin grandsons close by her side But when she realizes she was possibly poisoned a year earlier she’s determined to discover who might have tried to get rid of her before she’s gone for goodSeparated from her husband and with a contentious divorce in progress Jennifer focuses her suspicions on her soon to be ex Meanwhile her daughters are each processing the news differently Calm medical studen.