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RedComet Thu 22-Jun-17 15:05:14

99p on kindle today. Not read it yet, just picked it up. Just in case someone else is looking for a bargain. :-)

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MycatsaPirate Thu 22-Jun-17 15:20:41

How strange! I decided to buy a couple of actual paperbacks today for the beach and that's one of them. Looking forward to it.

SmokingGun Thu 22-Jun-17 15:26:51

I enjoyed this book so much when I read it that this post has prompted me to read again even though I know the ending

RedComet Thu 22-Jun-17 19:29:46

Looking forward to reading it now. Been ages since I managed to bag myself a bargain.

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beepbeepimasheep Thu 22-Jun-17 19:33:22

I got it too but I've not started it yet

Clalpolly Thu 22-Jun-17 19:46:03

May many bounties fall upon you.

Ta.

SorrelSoup Thu 22-Jun-17 19:52:33

Wow! This has been on my wish list and ive read the sample. Thank you!!

Clawdy Fri 23-Jun-17 22:33:53

Sorry, but read it a few weeks ago, and found it unbelievably awful. I know you expect some unlikely bits in a thriller, but this was just ridiculous.

kimlo Fri 23-Jun-17 22:34:56

I didn't like it.

MrsReacher85 Fri 23-Jun-17 22:36:02

I agree Clawdy, it was recommended to me so I finished it, but I really hated it. It didn't live up to the premise at all.

SheGotOffThePlane Fri 23-Jun-17 22:36:05

Is this recent? I bought it today but I'm almost convinced I've already read it.

On the other hand, I've just finished The Girlfriend and I enjoyed that one.

boobyooby Fri 23-Jun-17 22:38:30

I've just bought a new authors first book to try: Anything is Possible by Rob Osbourne on Amazon. Early reviews seems to say it's good - hoping to start it this weekend smile

Ohb0llocks Sat 24-Jun-17 17:24:12

I finished this a few days ago, not the best book I've ever read but would definitely worth a read.

AgentProvocateur Sun 25-Jun-17 23:38:56

I thought this was one of the worst books I've ever read.

SorrelSoup Mon 26-Jun-17 06:51:53

OH no!

ChessieFL Mon 26-Jun-17 07:06:42

I didn't like this one either.

MargotMoon Mon 26-Jun-17 07:19:22

Oh darn, I've got this on my kindle waiting for holiday read. Sounds like I need some backup in case I have to abandon it!

Vistaverde Tue 27-Jun-17 14:36:29

Sorry, I'm another one who really didn't like this. I didn't find it particularly engrossing and thought it fairly predictable.

Margot back up read sounds like a good plan.

sm40 Tue 27-Jun-17 14:51:11

I've just read it and must have thought it was ok as read it in a few days! Some bits are a bit far fetched but perfect thriller bubblegum for the beach. Currently reading a book called The Trap and finding that hard work. Also recommend The Dry which is just out in paperback for a slightly different who did it.

WillowWeeping Tue 27-Jun-17 14:54:15

Perfectly enjoyable beachside reading.

I'm on hols at the moment - it's been the best of three "best sellers" I've got through in the last few days.

StarHeartDiamond Tue 27-Jun-17 15:10:22

I've read it! Lightweight whodunnit with two-dimensional characters, somewhat far fetched but perfectly acceptable for poolside reading and satisfactorily ties up all the loose ends, I will say that for it smile

KeithLeMonde Tue 27-Jun-17 17:03:07

I bought it for 99p and just finished it.

Have to admit it was a page-turner, but fairly awful. Disliked the use of mental health issues. However, it would be a decent enough sun lounger book - it was certainly an easy read.

CoffeeCoffeeAndLotsOfIt Tue 27-Jun-17 17:05:58

I'd give it 3/5 stars. Characters weren't very well developed - or likeable.

I also felt the author was trying to put in twists whenever she could.

But as a beach read it was ok.

userblahblahwhatever Tue 27-Jun-17 19:05:45

Well I've jus finished this and it was surprisingly satisfying, though completely unbelievable! Very pacy, I read in a couple of days. Just what I want from a trashy psycho thriller really.

I'm actually going to miss it.

Wouldn't read it again though, dear me!

userblahblahwhatever Tue 27-Jun-17 19:06:57

I'll get The Dry.

Willow- which other books did you read?smile

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