It is every book reviewer's nightmare.
Belleno had read Patrick Reagan's latest book and it was just not as
good as his previous ones. She wrote a critical review. “Everything
from the plot to the dialogue seemed to fall flat. I felt like
grabbing the book by its jacket cover, shaking it, and saying, 'Don't
tell me it's terrifying. Terrify me!'” (9)
day after the review is blogged, Jules goes missing. She has been
kidnapped and drugged by Patrick. When she awakens, her eyes drift to
the ceiling. She gasps as she reads, DON'T TELL ME IT'S TERRIFYING.
is another great novel from Gutteridge. The action is constant, the
characters are well developed, and the scenes are done so well I felt
like I was there, waiting to be terrified. I was especially impressed
at the dual development of the plot lines. Jules begins to understand
why she is where she is at the same time Chris Downey, policeman and
best friend of Jules' murdered husband, uncovers the same
information. It is a clever way to reveal the plot.
great novel, well written and full of suspense.
is the author of nineteen novels. She and her husband
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