A race against time to save her child…
In seven days, Maggie’s son, Seb, turns three. But she’s not planning a party or buying presents or updating his baby book. She’s dreading it. Because in her world, third birthdays are the days on which the unthinkable happens… she loses her child.
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The subject matter of this book is not always the easiest to read. Maggie Cooper is ...more
Maggie was abducted at the age of fifteen by Mr Best and has spent twelve years in a basement, she gave birth to three sons but two were taken from her on their third birthday.
She has a son Max soon to be three, she is counting down the days until his birthday, as her abductor always takes her sons when they reach three. Seb and Leo were taken, never to be ...more
The story is told mostly from Maggie's perspective but every character has a voice. We hear how her mum, dad and ...more
2 elements make this one of my favourite books of the year
The quick element of shock at the story and the wonderfully simplistic but engaging story telling style
We start by meeting Maggie who is held captive in a ‘cell’ by a ‘Mr Best’ we soon find out this has gone on for years and she has had 3 sons whilst there...2 have been taken by her captor on their 3rd birthdays and the 3rd son is due to be 3 in 7 days...hence the title, Maggie has 7 days to save him
The story bobs back and forth from ...more
...go out and buy this book NOW! Read it! You won't regret it!
Maggie has SEVEN DAYS before her son Max's 3rd birthday. Seven days before he will be ripped from her arms, never to be seen again, just as her two other sons - Seb and Leo - before him were taken on their 3rd birthdays. Seven days to devise a plan to thwart the man's intentions. Seven ...more
.... go buy and read this book now, it is that AMAZING!
I've literally just sat in my garden for two hours and have devoured every last word of this book - there is great amounts of tension and the question that keeps driving the story forward is, will Maggie be able to save her son in 7 days time, and if so how.
She was kidnapped and imprisoned 12 years before that and the man who took her, has fathered three children with her, and each one was taken away on ...more
Maggie was abducted twelve years ago and has been kept in a basement all this time.
She’s had two children taken away from her by her captor when they reached three years old and now she has Max, she’s desperate that he’s not taken as well.
We learn a bit about Maggie’s past and how her family deal with the abduction, but I was just desperate to know if she was going to outsmart her captor or ...more
Abducted at fifteen Maggie ...more
In Seven Days, we follow Maggie, a young woman who was abducted 12 years ago and is now held captive in a basement. She has had several children since she’s been there and on their third birthdays they have ...more
Twelve years later Maggie is still being held captive in an underground room with her almost-three-year-old son and she is counting down the last seven days till ...more
Maggie Cooper is dreading her son Max's third birthday in seven days time when he turns three. Maggie was abducted twelve years ago and has been imprisoned in a basement, ever since. Aged only fifteen when she was captured, she gave birth to two sons before Max and on their third birthdays her captor took them both from her. She is determined that it will not happen again, to Max. But the clock is ...more
I would highly recommend this book if you’re looking for a thrilling read.
Thank you to Netgalley for a copy of this book ...more
Can she let the man take yet another child away from her?
What a fabulous read this is! My heart was in my mouth throughout this story. What I really liked was seeing how the rest of ...more
I was literally glued to my phone racing my way through this brilliant psychological thriller. I can’t wait to read more by Alex Lake. Highly recommended.
Seven Days is powerful and intense and the characters were fantastically written.
It's a chilling read that will have you turning the pages and staying up late at night to read more.
Maggie has seven days, seven days before her son Max is 3, she knows that on his birthday he will be ripped from her arms, she knows this because when Seb and Leo reached 3 they were taken away, she doesn’t know where he took them, whether they are still alive. Maggie has been here ...more
Dark, thrilling, gripping, harrowing, breathtaking... just an absolute WOW of a book.
This had me gripped from the prologue, I literally felt like I'd been sucked into a dark hole and in all honesty I didnt want to claw my way out until the very last page.. I was more than happy to sit away from the world. This story grips you around the heart and squeezes tightly.
I'm unsure whether its because I'm a mum or whether I'm close to ...more
This is one hell of a gripping psychological thriller, one of the best I have read this year. I genuinely loved it, and hesitated to put it down for tea breaks while I read it in bursts across a few days.
Maggie, the lead protagonist of the novel, was abducted 12 years ago. She was raped by her abductor and had 3 children by him. She managed to escape. But something sinister has been happening. Her ...more