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The One You Love (Emma Holden Suspense Mystery #1)

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Emma Holden's nightmare has just begun. Her fiancé vanishes, leaving the battered and bloodied body of his brother in their London apartment. Someone is stalking her, watching her every move. And her family are hiding a horrifying secret; a secret that threatens all those she loves. In a desperate race against time, Emma must uncover the truth if she ever wants to see her ...more
Kindle Edition, 299 pages
Published April 27th 2011
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Ritesh
Apr 22, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
You want to read a book, don't know which one. It is too late to get to the library and do not want to spend any money or time browsing through a catalogue and buying one. THAT is when you get this. A typical fiction that is a suspense/thriller wannabe. Don't expect much from it in terms of challenge. None of the characters really make any impact, you do not feel sorry or excited about anything that is happening, but at the same time you want to complete the book. You are more than likely to for ...more
MartyAnne
May 09, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Don't read this book. Seriously. Unless you are bored, the book is free, and you don't mind torture.

I am a person who, if the book entertains me, I am all happy to give a 4 or 5.
For me to rate a book a 1 something has to go tragically wrong on many levels.

This book is torture to read. Honestly, this book, THIS book makes me want to take the author, the editor and the publishing staff all to an undisclosed location with some former government operatives and have all of them tortured. It is only
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Anna
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-freebies
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Liz Greer
Oct 21, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I am at a loss to understand why this book is averaging 3 or 4 stars. A kidnap mystery that believes in quantity rather than quality - everyone has a dark secret, everyone is a suspect, everyone is lying...it's entirely overdone. Awful, cringey dialogue that feels as though it has been written with a made-for-tv film in mind. I was skimming by the end just to find out whodunnit. And then I realised I really didn't care. The one star is for the unintended hilarity of the rotting chicken in the ba ...more
Joan
Jul 11, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: abandoned
I got this kindle book simply because it was cheap on Amazon and the blurb was well-written. If a high-school student had written it, he/she would have received an A; but for a professionally-written and published book it was pretty amateurish to my eyes and ears. The plot was so loosely-woven it frequently was puzzling and confusing; the dialog was stilted, and the narration was sometimes circuitous, leaving the reader more aware of the technique than the actual story. I found myself continuall ...more
Maxine
Dec 20, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
really enjoyed this book.
for the start it had me wanting to turn the pages to find out more an easy read that filled the boredom. . personally I felt that the story line was great and got you thinking and guessing the end along the way.
there was a few points in the book I felt that I got lost with time frames of what was happing when but could have been just my lack of concentration on my part and also how well the main character was coping with what was happening I felt was a bit unrealistic..
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Susan
Jul 30, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm cutting "The One You Love" by Paul Pilkington some slack since it was a FREE Kindle book and since it pretty much saved my life as I could read it over the weekend on my iPhone when I had to lie flat on my back with eyes toward the ceiling after eye surgery Friday. That's not all that comfortable for hours and hours. I've decided this would make a wonderful Lifetime Channel movie. Characters are somewhat memorable and story is definitely interesting with some twists and turns. The ending...c ...more
Beverley
Aug 19, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: uninteresting
The plot in the story is reasonable but the actions of the characters are SO far-fetched at times. The author's writing style is incredibly bland and uninteresting, can't believe he is classed as a novelist - the language used is around high school standard - correct but totally unimaginative. There were several occasions when I nearly gave up reading it. The characters are not developed at all and the reader doesn't get involved with them or have any empathy towards them. Just proves that a dec ...more
Melissa Levine
I had a really hard time finishing this book. I think at any point I could have just stop reading it and not cared how it ended.

A few questions or things that stuck out to me:

1. I can't remember which chapter it was in but at one point it was a male character talking to himself. Not sure who it was, even after finishing it. All that was known at that point was him getting ready to cut himself with a knife.

2. Why would Lizzie be surprised that Emma wants to protect Dan? I don't get it? They're
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Subramanyam K.V.
Jun 15, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Looks like I am reading a lot of mystery stuff these days. After L.L.Bartlett’s “Murder on the mind” I picked up “The one you Love”. This book, written by Paul Pilkington is one of the top kindle downloads (1 million +) in the last one year. This has actually prompted me to take the book up.(Quite obvious isn’t it?)

Emma Holden, a starlet with big aspirations is stung when her life goes topsy-turvy over night. Her fiancée is missing, his brother is found in her apartment with grave head injurie
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Paul Pilkington is from the UK. He is the author of the Emma Holden suspense mystery trilogy, which has topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic. The first novel in the trilogy, The One You Love, has been downloaded over three million times, and has spent over two and a half years in the UK and US Kindle top 100 free chart, reaching number one in both countries. The bestselling second book ...more
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