The Blame Game
The gripping new thriller from the author of I KNOW MY NAME
He said he’d do anything to protect her.
She said she’d do anything to protect her family.
And they both said they would forget what happened twenty-two years ago.
But now it seems that there is someone who will stop at nothing to make them remember…
Who is playing the blame game?
We follow one family, on holiday, where things start to become a little strange. It becomes obvious that this is a family hiding from a past that is about to come back to haunt them…
Often an emotional read, C J Cooke explores themes of survivor guilt and responsibility, family ties and inner personalities, at the same time ...more
Helen and Michael are on holiday trying to put behind them a fire that has ruined their livelyhood but the surprising thing is that they seem to have someone following them and whilst they had a great holiday with the children Reuben and Saskia they were on edge the whole time and when it came to returning home there ...more
Whilst in hospital their family and lives begin to fall apart. As the story moves between Helen and Michael’s past and the whole family in the present, we slowly discover the underlying plot when Michael and Helen initially met. This has a dramatic ...more
Well, Helen has ...more
From the moment I turned on my e-reader, I was totally absorbed in this book! I loved that it was written from the perspective of different characters who find out that maybe they didn't know each other as well as they first thought. The Blame Game was a powerful and very suspenseful story with increasingly surprising twists and turns. Set in Belize, it was an atmospheric family drama with a great psychological thriller element and a story ...more
This is a very light read which promised much but just didn't set the world on fire for me. I think the trouble is that the big "secret" isn't really a secret and was not only predictable but actually should never ...more
I disliked the characters. They were boring and could have been any other person in the story except for their relationship with one another, which was their only defining feature. I think it's this one that did it for ...more
As a mother of a son with ASD, I ...more
The author has made sure the book is well researched all aspects and because of this you feel the real life situations as if living them.
The plot for the story holds you fast. With each twist and turn of the story you feel that you have some ideas of were the story is going. The complexity of the characters and their reasons for being bring home a deeper understanding of just what you will do for those ...more
‘They both said they would forget what happened Twenty two years ago. But it seems that there is someone who will stop at nothing to make them remember’. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
My second novel from this author and it was another cracker. An absolute crazy thrill ride set in the Beautiful country of Belize, which was a nice refreshing change. A family on the run but from whom? A fast paced and creepy psychological ...more