The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger is a compelling contemporary psychological murder suspense. It will keep the reader on their toes as they read with heart racing.
Lisa Unger has created a marvellous well thought out plotline that both entertains and horrifies. She presents a world that is not a clear cut black and white but comprised of various shades of grey.
Life is a lottery, a series of choices. If we had chosen differently, the outcome would have been vastly altered.
Monsters lurk around in various guises, some we recognise, others surprise us.
Traumatic events haunt lives. We seem like we can never break free. PTSD does not just happen to service men and women, it can happen to anyone at any time.
The novel deals with the question of nature or nurture. Are monsters made or are they a product of their genes? Do we continue to commit the sins of the fathers?
A name change signifies a change in character. The past is behind, the future ahead.
We cannot forget our friends from childhood. Friends may be torn from us cruelly but friendship bonds are harder to break.
The Stranger Within was a fabulous read. It was creepy, sinister and marvellously put together. The characters were realistically drawn and believable. The Stranger Within was a compulsive read… not to be read alone or at night. It was my first read by Lisa Unger but I shall be seeking out more, more, more.
I received this book for free. A favourable review was not required and all views expressed are my own.