Hunting For The Conclusion
Traces Of Her by Amanda Brittany is a fabulous
heart racing contemporary psychological suspense. I was intrigued and glued
from the start.
The novel is very cleverly constructed drawing
the reader in immediately. It is set in 2001 and present day, from alternating
points of view in the first person. As we ‘hear’ different voices, we know who
they all are except one. I was gripped and guessing as to who this was, but
failed in my attempts.
A cold case murder comes alive as a daughter
searches to solve who killed her mum when she was young. She travels to
Cornwall and unleashes a can of worms.
Family is important. Love binds members
together. Twisted love blows relationships apart. A mother’s love is fiercely
There is the theme of control. Control may be
exercised in a number of ways but it is never good.
Secrets Will Out
Tell The Truth by Amanda Brittany is a fabulous contemporary
psychological thriller that will have your heart racing as you read towards its
conclusion. Your suspicion level will rise as you try to predict the outcome
before the ‘wow’ jaw-dropping moment.
Amanda Brittany is a new author
to me but I am now a big fan and cannot wait for her next book. Her style is
engaging, drawing me in from the start, as I began to question who was the
The novel has two different time
periods – the 1980’s and now – and three different voices including the killer’s,
who opens the novel. The reader then spends the novel trying to decipher the
voice. Once again I was completely barking up the wrong tree.
Twisting this way and that, Amanda
Brittany holds the reader’s attention with her well thought out and intricate
plotline. The two distinct voices, one in the third person in the past and one
in the first person in the present, both invite confidences from the reader who
questions the truth.