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French Riviera, winter 1992.
On a freezing night, as her high school campus is engulfed by a snowstorm, 19-year-old Vinca Rockwell runs away with Alexis, her philosophy teacher.
No one will ever see them again.
French Riviera, spring 2017.
Formerly inseparable, Thomas, Maxime and Fanny - Vinca's best friends - have
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In 2017 there is a reunion at the school the friends attended. Thomas, now living in the States, receives an email from Maxime and finds himself revisiting both his old haunts, and his past. For the reunion is fraught with danger, as hidden secrets could be revealed. Ba ...more
THE REUNION is a twisty, suspense thriller.
How many of us would consider going to a school reunion?
I know I certainly wouldn't.
But what if...you didn't attend the reunion, it could spell disaster?
Well that's what happens to Thomas, Maxine and Fanny.
You see they are about to pull down their old school Gymnasium, but these walls have secrets hidden inside them, and they sure as hell don't want them getting out!
But is it all a little too late?!
THE REUNION is a ...more
I really loved it. It spins, and turns, and spins again. You can guess until the very last chapter what everything really is (and still, you think you got it, but... you don't.) It is an awesomely t ...more
How is that for a premise? I couldn’t have been more intrigued if I tried. It’s also an inte ...more
Every single time, you start reading one of his books and you're like "yeah, not bad" and them bAM, there, here is 7 plot twists in a row for you, enjoy.
"Le mâle blanc dominant, version gros beauf, qui n'avait pas compris que son monde avait déjà sombré." mh yes, this is the kind of tea i ordered, thanks.
On the other hand, Thomas being "relieved" that Vinca is dating someone that was manipulating and raping her and that this means that "she still cares about ...more
The story actually did come together well, I liked how there was different twists and I never actually guessed any of it.
This is just my personal opinion and I'm sure others will love the book, it's definitely worth a read, just not one I'd read again. ...more
The book is not that long, but it took me a while to finish it because I wouldn’t want to pick it up again.
Unlike La vie secrète des écrivains this one was a notch better. The writing was better, although I didn’t like all the throwing in the name of labels, groups, songs, that sounds amateurish to me, it’s like I don’t know how to describe it so let me just put a brand and if you want to know how it looks, well look it up. The plot was interesting, but by the end with so many twists and ...more
Alas, this one was a letdown given the premise. In a novel that’s more schlocky soap opera than true mystery thriller, a set of flat, unsympathetic characters futz around and fret about a heinous crime from their past. The bodies pile up rapid ...more
See the locations in the novel
Most of us have secrets buried back in our school days but none of us (hopefully) have actually secrets buried in the school yard. A whole body of a secret to be fair.
The story starts in 1992 with Vinca and Thomas who are both at the school where everything is going to start getting very dark indeed. Vinca tells him she’s been raped and that she is pregnant. However, before long the boy in question is dead. Where to bury the body? And what about Vinca? Where is she ...more
Most of the story is told in the first person by Thomas, a wildly successful potboiler writer who is based in New York, having left his Antibes home 25 years earlier. In the present day, he’s back home, ostensibly to go to a reunion at his international high school in Antibes, but in fact because of events from his days at the sch ...more
I'm afraid I gave up not ev ...more
If a crime story is remotely odd or set in the 90s, authors, publishers and reviewers are quick to invoke Twin Peaks, but forget Twin Peaks was the furthest thing from a cut-and-dry murder mystery as it’s possible to get within the parameters of a fictional crime. I need to stop being suckered in to buying books because som ...more
I mean, sure, a lot of people are probably going to be like 'Wow! Did not see that coming,' but for me, it felt a little messy and a bit like Oprah - 'You get to be involved in the crime! And you get to be involved in the crime!' So many things just got a bit too tangled up for my liking, so while I did enjoy this one, I also came away from it thinking 'What the hell did I just read?' ...more
The story is told in a rather chaotic fashion, jumping from time and narrative focus, but this actually allows us to pick up (albeit unwittingly) all manner of details to help piece together what may or may not have happened.
At its heart this ...more
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