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Find out what Mumsnetters thought of The Trap by Melanie Raabe

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SorchaMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 23-Jan-17 12:12:50

We gave away 50 copies of The Trap, a twisted debut thriller from Melanie Raabe.

Twelve years ago, Linda's sister Anna was murdered. Her killer was never caught, but Linda saw his face. Now, all these years on, she's just seen him for a second time – on TV. He has since become a well-known reporter, and Linda, a famous novelist and infamous recluse. What will happen when they meet again?

We ask all winners to share their thoughts about the book on this discussion thread. However, you don't have to win a free book to take part in the discussion - you're welcome to grab a copy of The Trap and post a review on this thread.

Everyone who posts detailed feedback on the book by midday Monday 13 March will be entered into a prize draw to win a £100 Love2shop voucher.

Obsessed with crime and thrillers? The Trap is the first in Mumsnet and Thin Blue Spine's Crime and Thriller book club. Get involved and find out what other books you could win, plus enter the competition to win a £100 Waterstones voucher.

This giveaway is sponsored by Thin Blue Spine crime writing blog

whatwoulddexterdo Mon 23-Jan-17 18:16:14

Looks good have applied, fingers crossed

ChoccyJules Mon 23-Jan-17 18:19:30

Like the sound of this :-)

glenka Sun 29-Jan-17 07:29:29

This sounds a very interesting book.

janeyf1 Sun 29-Jan-17 09:14:55

I love thrillers and the premise of this novel is suspenseful, intriguing and a must-read from start to finish

iut044 Sun 29-Jan-17 12:13:55

This sounds like a must read .

blondie123c Sun 29-Jan-17 14:01:39

I love to read a good thriller and this sounds great

vonniebab2 Sun 29-Jan-17 14:27:26

A clever psychological thriller with many twist and turns a book that is very unpredictable, a clever page turner brilliantly written book

stewaris Sun 29-Jan-17 17:34:03

Keep my fingers crossed as this looks a cracking read and I'm going on holiday in the next few weeks.

emmmaaa26 Sun 29-Jan-17 17:37:20

Sounds good. Im guessing it has a lot of interesting twists and turns which sounds gripping.

Cailin7 Sun 29-Jan-17 18:01:37

sounds good fingers crossed

Sid98 Sun 29-Jan-17 18:44:23

Seems intriguing

RACHELSMITH45 Sun 29-Jan-17 22:16:39

Sounds a great read!

sbruin1122 Sun 29-Jan-17 22:50:49

Wonderful plot idea. Can't wait to get into this one!

bugzie92 Mon 30-Jan-17 08:48:43

A brilliantly written book that's hard to put down. Full of mystery and does make you think what could be around the corner for you!

jacqui5366 Mon 30-Jan-17 11:51:49

I saw this post and waited until I have read the book. The Trap has 3 stories going on at once, and it keeps you reading and wondering.. There so many nail biting moments where what I thought would happen - actually does not. The book has twists and turns which kept me turning the pages. The book plot has Linda believing that a television journalist who she saw on the evening her sister died and she tries to entice him into an interview so she can get a better picture of his mind and intents to try to work out if he was the killer. I won't give the ending away on here.

crimeworm Mon 30-Jan-17 18:16:22

Got everything crossed for this one! It's SO my cup of tea. Can imagine it being an all-nighter. Love a twisty book that screws with your head - just wish I could write one! Lol!

Andrews55 Mon 30-Jan-17 19:38:24

Sounds like another cracking read.

sweir1 Wed 01-Feb-17 19:34:02

What a fab book. It was more twistier and turnier than a twistier turnier thing

horseyrider Fri 03-Feb-17 12:32:27

Received my email saying I've won a copy! Really looking forward to reading this, it looks really good. Thanks Mumsnet!

ChoccyJules Fri 03-Feb-17 12:59:05

Also just had an email saying a book is on its way, perfect timing as I head off to a spa (present) soon!

RabidHarpy Mon 06-Feb-17 13:02:25

Thank you, I received a copy today.

hippyhippyshake Mon 06-Feb-17 21:44:47

Thanks for my copy. Perfect timing - just finished my last book. Going to have an early night and get cracking on it!

juleslucas Tue 07-Feb-17 09:08:54

Received my free copy in the post yesterday. Looks a good read.

Lilaclily Tue 07-Feb-17 14:54:43

Received my copy today : first impressions are front cover looks intriguing and has piqued my interest a d will be starting it tonight at bedtimesmile

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