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She’s Not Sorry by Mary Kubica

Wow – Gripping

She’s Not Sorry by Mary Kubica is an absolutely gripping contemporary psychological thriller that had my pulse and heartrate pounding throughout. It was suspense out of the top drawer.

There is the question as to how well do we know anyone? There are secrets within that have been well hidden – unburdening oneself will have far reaching consequences.

We see the loneliness of single parenting. Everyone needs a friend with whom they can share experiences. It makes life less lonely.

There is a realistically portrayed mother-daughter bond. Life is not always rosy with a teen but love is strong.

The action is written in the first person enabling the reader to share the highs and lows of life with the lead character. We ‘experience’ what she experiences which gives us a roller coaster ride of emotions.

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Just The Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica

Wow – Jaw Dropping!

Just The Nicest Couple by Mary Kubica is a marvellous psychological suspense that totally consumed me.

The action is set in suburbia and seen through two different points of view, one on either side of the situation.

The reader is completely immersed in the action. We believe what we are being told but as time goes on, we start to question as events seem more and more unbelievable.

There is a search for the truth by both the reader and characters. The deeper into the novel we go, the deeper the truth seems to be buried. This is mirrored by the location of Langley Woods – the deeper you walk in, the darker the atmosphere.

How well do we really know someone? Characters hide their true selves even from their nearest and dearest. We think we really know a person, only to be blown out of the water, with jaw-dropping revelations.

Suburbia – safe, secure, uneventful. Let go of all your pre-conceived ideas as you enter the world of Mary Kubica’s Just The Nicest Couple.

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Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica

Wow, Oh Wow!

Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica is an absolutely mesmerizing psychological thriller that completely consumed me and I could not put it down.

The action spans now and eleven years earlier. The reader ‘hears’ the events through various voices as we try to piece together what happened.

I found my heartrate rising as I read. Local Woman Missing definitely fell into the category of – wow, oh wow, did I just read that?

Ordinary suburbia. Ordinary lives. But one is never quite sure what is going on behind closed doors or in the minds of others.

Family is important. Love and hope help us to get through dark days. A community comes together to help a family recover from tragedy.

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The Other Mrs by Mary Kubica

Heart Racing Action

The Other Mrs by Mary Kubica is a thrilling contemporary psychological suspense that will have your heart racing as you speed towards the conclusion.

I found The Other Mrs to be a slow burner. I settled down for a comfortable read – and then the roller coaster of a read kicked in. Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow – what a ride – My pulse raced, my heartbeat rose as I read with heart in my mouth. Mary Kubica clearly has a great talent as an author as she manipulated my emotions this way and that.

The novel is written in the first person from several points of view. The reader becomes intimately involved and invested in lives. The various characters elicited different emotional responses from me. My favourite was six year old Mouse, although there were hard to read scenes of abuse. There is the theme of manipulation. Sometimes it is so subtle that it is difficult to recognise.

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