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You love them both, but can you trust them?

Twelve years ago, Nick’s brother, Rob, drowned. His body was never found. When Nick met Susie at his brother’s funeral, he thought it was destiny.

But when Rob suddenly re-appears, Nick is forced to examine everything he once knew. Why do the police want to talk to Rob? And what is he running away from?

Nick wants to find his brother but if he does, he risks losing the woman he loves. Because Susie has her own secrets, and as the truth emerges, Nick finds it is those closest to us we should fear the most…

©CJ Carver 2018

Author Info
Winner of the CWA Debut Dagger for her first novel Blood Junction, CJ Carver has written a further ten critically acclaimed novels. Spare Me The Truth, the first in the Dan Forrester series, was shortlisted for the Ngaio Marsh Award 2017.

Half-English, half-Kiwi, CJ lived in Australia for 10 years before taking up long-distance rallies, driving London to Saigon, London to Cape Town and covering 14,000 miles on the Inca Trail in South America.

CJ began her writing career by writing about her adventures, eventually becoming a travel writer for various national publications including The Telegraph, The Independent, The Guardian, Autocar. She is co-founder for the Women’s World Car of the Year Award

CJ has been a judge for the Thriller Awards in the USA. Her books have been published in the UK, USA and translated into several languages. She lives just outside Bath.

My Thoughts

I found this book hard to out down however it’ll was also one of those books that was also hard to get into as well. What I mean by that is that the good points certainly outweigh anything negative about the book.

The characters were very entertaining which made this book great however i got lost with some of the plots and felt that in that case it was hard to follow.

I really liked the premise of the book and loved how it ended just felt that dome items could have been handled better especially in the middle.

In total this was a very positive read and I would pick up this author again. I definitely think that the topic of the story could be seen in a very negative way but was handled well.

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