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A Walk at Midnight

4.27  ·  Rating details ·  44 ratings  ·  10 reviews
Jane Ronson is the epitome of a dutiful, devoted wife and mother. She has, with grit and grace, supported her husband, Colin, through the scandals and setbacks that have dogged his career as the Governor of New York State. After years in her restrictive role as the governor's wife, Jane achieves her own success as a writer, and is offered a publishing deal for her debut no ...more
Paperback, 322 pages
Published September 1st 2019 by Pan MacMillan
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Catherine
Oct 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Honestly I feel like my words won't do this book justice, But I'll try anyways. It was one of those "sorry I can't adult today" I'm to busy trying to read fast enough books. I could not put this book down! It was absolutely beautiful written and such a gripping read. You guys know I'm a romance reader at heart but this psychological thriller ticked all the boxes. Do yourself a favor go and put this book on your must read asap TBR, You won't regret it. ...more
Jeanette Verster
Brilliant!
I got thrown by the main characters year of birth in the beginning but soon forgot about it.
Amy
Nov 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Source: Thank you so much to Pan Macmillan SA for sending me this book in exchange for an honest review. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book. All thoughts are my own.


I'm always up for a twisted thriller, especially one that promises messy relationship dynamics. But another reason I was so excited to read this particular book: it's written by a local South African author!


Alex van Tonder writes brilliantly. The chapters are short, the sentences have a stron
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Joy Watson
Jun 11, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A well written book with characters that are so well depicted, they feel real. It was hard to put down, I was so invested in the characters. As a feminist researcher, I highly recommend it as a social commentary on the horror of domestic violence. A toast to South African writers doing great things!
Deborah Du
Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Riveting!
Aliasgher Janmohammed
Apr 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
A very good book indeed. Disappointed with the detail at the end though. I feel it could have been different
Angelique Van Der Hoogen
It's easy to see where the story is going from the beginning. I found the ending to be predictable but thoroughly enjoyed it anyway! ...more
Anne Dolinschek
Jan 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A Walk at Midnight by local author Alex van Tonder sheds the spotlight on abuse and sexual assault against women. It’s brilliantly written and an important book to put on your reading or book club list.

A Walk at Midnight is a fantastic narrative of what an infinite number of women go through daily. It’s about abuse against women; about powerful men getting away with abusing and sexually assaulting women, purely because they can afford fancy lawyers and PR consultants to sweep things under the ca
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Lynn
Feb 02, 2020 rated it liked it
I was quickly absorbed with this story and it's hectic subject matter and found myself racing through it to find out what happened but was a tad disappointed at the end as I thought it was a bit far-fetched. ...more
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