Many of the reviews for the novel describe the tension and suspense but I struggled to engage with the characters. I'm wondering if it is better in hardcopy.

But as her gratitude takes a twisted turn, Laura begins to wonder—did she trust the wrong person? Format: ebooks I am excited to say that, for me, this book completely lived up to its reputation. This is a dark, murky and atmospheric psychological thriller, it is a tale of Laura and her boyfriend, Kit, chasing an eclipse in Cornwall where Laura happens to see a violent attack being carrried out on Beth by Jamie.

Thanks for sharing. 15 years later, Kit and Laura married are living under new names and completely off the digital grid: no Facebook, only rudimentary cell phones, not in any directories. It is a real testament to Erin Kelly that she can weave such a tale sensitively but also with such darkness and edge. Juni 2017. After testifying at Beth’s trial, Laura and Kit think that they are …

-- Publishers Weekly, "A tour de force - a gripping, twisting, furiously clever read that asks all the right questions, and keeps you guessing until the very end. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. It is a real testament to Erin Kelly that she can weave such a tale sensitively but also with such darkness and edge. Jamie finally ends up being convicted, in a crime where there is such a low percentage of convictions. We have the tension of 1999, as details of what really happened at Lizard Point emerge, and more in the present, as Kit sets off alone to watch an eclipse in the Faroe Islands, leaving a heavily pregnant Laura in their London home, Googling obsessively and spiralling into panic. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Um der Nutzung mit Werbung zuzustimmen, muss JavaScript in Ihrem Browser aktiviert sein. The events of the 1999 are still echoing and effecting the lives of the main characters over 15 years later. This book started out with a bang but ended with a bit of a thud!

1999. There is a couple of killer twists which I didn't guess until we were right on top of them. Just as there are different phases in an eclipse, so are there different phases to this book! Kit is an eclipse chaser; Laura has never seen one before.

Laura befriends the victim, Beth.

Splitting the story between an evolving past narrative and one set in 2015, Kelly leaves the reader unsure where to focus much of their attention. -- Ruth Ware, bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10, "I'm calling it: THIS is the book I wish I'd written." In a book that has garnered much attention on Goodreads, Erin Kelly treats the reader to a unique spin on an oft presented scenario. The tension hooked me early on, built quickly, and was steady throughout. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. ISBN-13: 9781250113696 Summary In the summer of 1999, Kit and Laura travel to a festival in Cornwall to see a total eclipse of the sun. I am fed up with alternating POV, and tired of waiting for the twist. I almost don’t know how to discuss this tremendously affecting, tremendously disturbing book. I listened to the audiobook, and though the narrators were fine, maybe that had something to do with my disconnect to the story. Kelly is the author of the bestselling thrillers The Poison Tree and The Burning Air. I loved it." Ihre zuletzt angesehenen Artikel und besonderen Empfehlungen.

Kit and Laura witness the final moments of what looks to be a terrible assault. C.S. Source: Netgalley

Refresh and try again. The victim seems grateful.

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Within a year of the Lizard, I would envy those who could dry out in rehab. The story develops the themes of guilt, betrayal and trust.

Somehow it does all this not only well but in the context of a thriller that had me turning the pages, desperate to know what would happen next. -- Associated Press, "This first-rate psychological thriller and deft exploration of the delicate dance of marriage and the secrets people keep works on multiple levels, and the passages about the early days of Laura and Kit's relationship--filled with the gossamer promise of new love--make what's in store for them even more harrowing. This book was good. Or maybe it simply wasn't for me. 15 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich. Something about the look in the man’s eyes, the blankness in the woman’s, the harness of the scene. Note: I receive a small payment for purchases made through the amazon links at the end of posts. Cookies oder persönliche Identifikatoren, IP-Adressen sowie Ihres individuellen Nutzungsverhaltens erfolgt dabei zu den folgenden Zwecken: Für die Ihnen angezeigten Verarbeitungszwecke können Cookies, Geräte-Kennungen oder andere Informationen auf Ihrem Gerät gespeichert oder abgerufen werden. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Each time she is faced with choice of actions she always takes the obviously wrong choice. 3.5 Laura and Kit share a love of eclipses, travel all over to find the best spot to witness them, it is where they meet and fall in love.

Kit, while understanding Laura’s need to help Beth through this time is annoyed at Beth’s constant presence in their lives. An entertaining psychological thriller that provides readers with a chilling view into the power of perception.


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