When Dr. Blake Hunter discovers Casey Edwards wandering along a Sweetwater, Georgia, road, she's a woman without a past, her memory stripped of the terrifying events that shattered her innocence a decade ago. The scrap of paper she clutches in her hand bears the address to Swan House, the magnificent mansio...more
This is a very powerful read from Fern Michaels which I thoroughly enjoyed as it kept my attention from start to finish.
Its not your usual chic lit, its got suspense, mystery and will keep you wondering throughout its many pages.
I saw a different style to this authors writing in this book, it was verging on the thriller type of read.
It starts off with something happening, but quite what, you just don't get to the exact bottom of it.
Then Casey is in a mental institution after being found wander ...more
I've received this novel via Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review.
This novel was filed under Women's Fiction/ Literary Fiction category in Netgalley, but it's a mystery/thriller.
The main protagonist is Casey Edwards, who's spent 10 years locked up in a mental institution. She's got a usual case of total amnesia. One comes across amnesia in soap operas and books relatively often, as it adds to the drama. But the thing is, amnesia, especially total amnesia is extremely rare. So I ...more
This was just ok for me. I had a hard time following the story due to the writing style. It skipped around from one person to another without and real segue to the next section. At one point, all of a sudden someone shows up about halfway through that I had not heard of before. A lot of things happen really quickly at the end and if you are not careful, you may lose track of what's going on.
Casey has been released from a mental hospital a ...more
Not only was the writing in itself terrible, but there were way too many characters and intersecting plots. It was utterly unbelievable, ridiculous, and frankly just trash. I could go on for days abou ...more
(view spoiler)[We open with our main character, Casey, 10 years prior to the main story. She is abused in more than one way. Flash forward 10 years and she is being released from a mental hospital with no memory of what happened to her. We th ...more
The story starts with Casey, who is engaged to be married, is visiting her family-to-be, who really do not want her in their family and her fiance does not want to wait till wedding any more. And she has a stepbrother Ronnie who has taken liberties with her for last nine years and now she has had enough and tomorrow will be her last day in that house, afraid of her mother Eve and her stepbrother. She will leave, will start a n ...more