Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam
Twenty-one-year-old Vancouver student Elisa Lam was last heard from on January 31, 2013, after she checked ...more
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Elisa had been reported missing at the beginning of that month, but interest in her case increased when the Los Angeles Police Department released video of the last time Elisa was known to have been seen, on the day of her disappearance, by an ...more
Jake Anderson delves into mental health issues (one of the scenarios), which gave me a better understanding of this once taboo subject. He touches upon his mental health but does not make it the center of his book.
Another area of interest that Mr. Anderson writes about are ...more
Having said that, I can honestly say that I cannot remember the last time I read a book that held such potential, only to fall apart, almost from page 1.
The author is literally all over the place with this story. He is in the past (when the event happened), then he goes even further back in time, then he mixes the past with his current timeline, then we are in a "what if" ...more
The author takes a fascinating case and makes it as boring as watching paint dry. He goes off on tangents and asks more questions then answers.
This was a complete and utter waste of my time.
I learned nothing new of the case and I strongly urge anyone thinking of reading this book to just watch the Youtube video of the young lady in the elevator.