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Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney

Totally Absorbing

Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney is a gripping contemporary psychological thriller that captured my imagination from the start.

The snowy, cold setting in a converted chapel in Scotland mirrors the tone of the novel. It is told from alternating points of view as the reader tries to work out who is the silent figure who is coming and going.

Everyone has dreams but sometimes our dreams can morph into nightmares.

The reader becomes absorbed in the action. All is not quite as clear cut as we first believe. Alice Feeney manipulates the reader’s emotional responses. There were times when my jaw literally dropped. As a pet lover I also had an emotional connection to the dog who has unconditional love for his owners. “Dogs don’t hold grudges or know how to hate.”

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Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

Compulsive Reading

Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney is a contemporary psychological thriller which once I started I just could not put down.

The book is broken into three different time periods – ‘before’ in 1991, ‘then’ and a week later ‘now.’ The action alternates between them and the reader finds them self trying to join the dots.

What happened? What is the truth? Who can you trust? Just some of the questions that ran through my head as I read. All was revealed by the end of the book but I failed miserably in joining the dots correctly.

Sometimes I Lie was a compulsive read. The action was well paced, unlike my heart, whose beats sped up the more I read.

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