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User Review  - bdgamer - LibraryThing

Great characterization, interesting premise, and intriguing mystery - they're all done expertly by Michaelides. However, I have one gripe with the story - and it's a bit of a spoiler so beware - why ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maydacat - LibraryThing

The premise of the book drew me in right away. Alicia shoots her husband, and stops talking. It’s obvious she is unbalanced, but there are other flawed characters whose mental problems are not quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - alanna1122 - LibraryThing

I always enjoy reading a big blockbuster thriller - especially in the summer. I did really enjoy this one - it was twisty and turn-y - but not in an unfair way. The whole story was pretty engaging ... Read full review

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User Review  - holdenkillfield - LibraryThing

A delightful slow buildup that explodes in your face when you least expect it. This book is a great example of its genre (thriller/mystery/suspense) that any fan would enjoy. I'm still thinking about the story and the many elements the author used to make this story so unique and captivating. Read full review

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User Review  - judithrs - LibraryThing

Darkness at Noon. Arthur Koestler. 1941. This is a novel of the Moscow trials during the 1940s when Stalin was consolidating his power in Russia. We are taken through the arrest and trial of a man who ... Read full review

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User Review  - mainrun - LibraryThing

The book was a "this could be really good but something is just missing." The ending was unexpected, but did not blow me away. It was just "oh well." Probably not really liking many characters was the real problem. 6/13/2021; 2,855 members; 3.78 average rating Read full review

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User Review  - brookiexlicious - LibraryThing

I admit, I’m picky with thrillers. Too many tend to promise a twist or big reveal and it’s one that you can detect or at least suspect early on, so when that Aha! moment comes, it arrives with a dull ... Read full review

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User Review  - Completely_Melanie - LibraryThing

So good! Never saw that twist coming! Read full review

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User Review  - thiscatsabroad - LibraryThing

Sadly didnīt live up to its hype: the predictable denouement - the trope of the unreliable narrator - didnīt make this worth the effort. Read full review

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User Review  - Beth.Clarke - LibraryThing

A fun read if you like thrillers with a twist at the end. Read full review


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