Wow, Just Wow!
The Family by Louise Jensen is a gripping,
compulsive and absolutely brilliant psychological thriller. It had me consumed
and questioning from the start.
The beginning of the book is from the end of
the story. It drew me in as I wanted to know what had led up to this point.
The novel is told from alternating points of
view. The reader becomes intimately acquainted with the characters – or so I
thought – my line of reasoning proved to be incorrect!
Everyone has secrets, secrets that they want or
need to protect. Sooner or later secrets will come out, some with disastrous
We all want to belong. We may feel isolated.
“In a world where everyone was thinner, happier and more popular than I was.”
We want a family who will love and care for us. Just how far would you go to
protect your family?
Do I Even Trust Me?
The Gift by Louise Jensen is a fabulous contemporary psychological thriller that had me gripped from the start. The first chapter actually begins near the end of the action so I was asking questions and embroiled in the book from the start.
Grief can grab a hold of us. “Grief has sucked the life from her.” Grief consumes and will suspend us in time. When people face the death of loved ones, they often “prayed to a God they didn’t believe in.” People are desperate and cling to any hope that they can.
When money motivates, life often takes a downward turn. We need correct priorities. “There are worse things to lose than money.”
Dancing In A Pink Tutu
The Sister by Louise Jensen is a marvellous and gripping contemporary psychological thriller. It had me reading with my heart in my mouth. It is a fabulous, well thought out novel.
How well do we know people? One face is presented to the world but underneath it is quite different.
Family matters. How far would you go to find your family? What secrets will you unearth?
Love is what we are all searching for. At the end of the day. love is what matters most. We all want people to love us.
The novel is a study in grief. “Grief is crushing, isolating. lonely.” Grief hurts. For some grief consumes and “grief has pushed us apart like repelling magnets.” How do we recover from loss?