I Did a Bad Thing: Now It’s Back to Haunt Me
'Utterly compulsive' Amazon reviewer. From the #1 bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed.
Sarah Roberts used to be good. Then she did something bad. Very bad. Now, years later, she's living a good life. She works as a local newspaper reporter and lives with her saintly boyfriend Jonathan. She has no reason to think her guilty past will ever catch up with her. Until
This book made me cry tears of anger that should have been tears of sympathy, compassion and empathy of a pain I know is all to real. The way she wrote it brought back too many unhappy and heartbreaking memories.
I didn't ...more
Sarah has indeed done a bad thing, but is not guilty of the others she is punis ...more
Where a non ...more
The main character Sarah is pathetic; "oh no a man might not love me I can't eat I spilt spaghetti sauce on me it's a physical representation of how my soul feels, oh wait this poor girl I know has anorexia maybe I should eat even though I'm sooooo tormented"
Other low reviews explain it better than me but none of the emotions or relationships felt real; in summary the book is entirely forced, cliche and crass.
The main character, Sarah, is easy to identify with, both in present day and flashback (the story alternates between present day and back to when she 'did a bad thing'). The love interest, Nick, is the perfect man for this type of book; good-looking, funny, caring, but real, not someone who is portrayed as perfect.
The storyline is fantastically realistic, not ...more
Admittedly I was a little bored at first with the politics waffling - but I actually think that was t ...more
what I liked about the book was the revealing of the history between Sarah and nick, and the contrast of past Sarah and current Sarah and how Nick plays a roll in her personality change.