The Night Before
In the dark shadows of a sultry southern town, a serial killer strikes. It's an act of sinister precision that has happened many times before. . .every victim an offering to a hunger that can never be sated. . .
Night After Night. . .
The next morning, Caitlyn Montgomery Bandeaux wakes covered in blood. But Caitlyn has no memory of the night before, ...more
this is the first book i've read of hers, and liked it. it wasn't gushy, had good twists. i'll definitely read more of hers. the only real fault was the psychiatric medical angle. not real accurate, but to my understanding, she knew that. it was played up for the book.
This book is chock full of the makings of Korean makjang (see: Dramabeans - Glossary, scroll down to the makjang entry) as each new, deep dark Montgomery family (and extended family) secret is revealed. There's the "Montgomery Curse", mysterious deaths, family secrets that weren't secrets, gossip about incest in the family... that wasn't really gossip, more and more deeper secrets...
But I’ve got to hand credit where credit is due: I got sucked in.
As much as I was trying not to roll my ...more
I usually like books by this author but the relationship and unprofessional conduct between Adam and Caitlyn was too much. I don’t think that was necessary for the story and it was just a broken she too far.
Also, there was too much going on here - the family was all over the place, way beyond dysfunctional! And the extended family - just bizarre!
Sorry, I w ...more
This book was a miss for me. But, I enjoy Jackson as a writer, this one just didn't grab me.
The book started out slow,and to many characters introduced at one time. As soon as I figured out who was who and how they intertwined I could not put the book down. It was a roller coaster of who done it, right down to the last page. As usual I cannot wait to go to the next book in this series. I recommend this book to everyone.
Lisa Jackson is the number-one New York Times bestselling author of more than 85 novels, including Afraid to Die, Tell Me, You Don’t Want to Know, Running Scared, Without Mercy, Malice, and Shiver. She is also the co-author of the Colony Series, co-written with her sister, Nancy Bush. There are over 20 million copies of Lisa Jackson’s books in print in twenty languages.
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