November 12

Guest Review: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

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I picked this one up and just had to buy it. From the moment I read the blurb I was intrigued by Leaving Time. I was hooked before I had even read the first page.

Jenna Metcalf’s mother – Alice Metcalf – mysteriously disappeared in an elephant sanctuary many years ago. Jenna was too young to remember anything but she’s desperate to find out what exactly happened. Many believe that Alice is dead; others believe that there are just too many loose ends concerning the day of the disappearance. As you delve deeper into the story you realise that there was much going on behind the scenes at the sanctuary. The various characters that worked there all had their own secrets and demons. There is a healthy (or shall I say unhealthy) dose of betrayal, mental instability and revenge thrown into the mix.

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March 10

Guest Review: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Published in 2012
Publisher: Phoenix
Genre: Psychological Thriller
Pages: 463
Source: Borrowed from The Mystery Corner
Summary:

Who are you?

What have we done to each other?

These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy’s friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn’t true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they weren’t made by him. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. 

So what did happen to Nick’s beautiful wife?

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