In the isolated estate she’s found the perfect getaway. But there’s no escaping the past in this chilling novel from the bestselling author of The Unremembered Girl.
Filmmaker Tessa Shepherd helped free a man she believed was wrongly imprisoned for murder. When he kills again, Tessa’s life is upended.
She’s reeling with guilt, her reputation destroyed. Worse, Tessa’s mother has unexpectedlyupended.She’s ...more
She’s reeling with guilt, her reputation destroyed. Worse, Tessa’s mother has unexpectedly passed away, and her sister, Margot, turns on her after tensions from their past escalate. Hounded by a bullying press, Tessa needs an escape. That’s when she learns of a strange inheritance bequeathed by her mother: a derelict and isolated estate known as Fall ...more
Perhaps the similarities would not have been so blatantly obvious, but I literally closed Jewell's book and opened this one, and in many ways it felt like the retelling of the same story using different words.
Having said t ...more
This is perfect if you're wanting to dip your toes into something mysterious, with plenty of suspense. Each character in the book is believable and compelling; while the story follows the protagonist Tessa, you'll care about everyone she interacts with as well.
Maxwell takes her time with the plot - nothing feels rushed, which is essential for this genre. Often endings can f ...more
I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review volunta ...more
Thank you to Lake Union Publishing and NetGalley for the chance to read this book!
Loved the book, the way a chapter flows to the next with a connecting line or subject, amazing! And the last chapter was brilliant! There were some plot twist I didn’t see coming, a very mysterious book, I didn’t want to stop reading!
*arc provided by netgalley*
Thank you to the publisher, author, and NetGalley for the opportunity to preview the book.
Anyone who likes a great mystery or historical fiction, this book is for you.
The author did a wonderful job keeping you in suspense and taking you back to the beginning of Tessa's family but not giving anything away!
Thank you to the publishers and NetGalley for the ARC.
At the reading of their mother’s will, Tessa and Margot, twin sisters who have been estranged for many years (Tessa blaming herself for a terrible accident that left Margot severely injured), they learn, to their astonishment, that their mother had been adopted and that they are heirs to a dilapidated estate somewhere in the wi ...more
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