I Let Her Go
Some secrets should have stayed buried…
Lucy Mitchell had a troubled past, was abandoned by her mother and left to fend for herself in foster care. This is where she met Amber and Josh, but living in a strict foster home brought fears of its own. Fears that brought Amber and Lucy closer together.
Amber and Lucy formed a pact. They said they would be friends for life and often found solace in the local woods to escape from their foster carer, Linda. This was a place they used to hide together, but when only one girl had returned from the woods, the note said Amber had run away.
Fifteen years later and Lucy is planning the wedding of her dreams with Josh until a body is found, then the trauma of Lucy’s past comes back to haunt her.
Tensions mount as Lucy, Josh and Linda all have secrets to hide and distrust makes them question each others story around Ambers disappearance. As the body’s identity is soon to be exposed, life for Lucy takes a terrifying turn for the worst.
The note says Lucy is next!
Lucy has had a tough life. She was abandoned by her parents and grew up in foster care where she lived with and became friends with Amber. When Amber disappears, Lucy is obviously a suspect since they left for the woods together and only Lucy returned. As a reader you don’t know because Lucy has gaps in her memory.
After such a hard life, it is sad to see that Lucy is still surrounded by people that aren’t nurturing and supportive of her. You would hope she could break the cycle.
You then fast forward and a body is found in the woods. The reader is left wondering if it is Ambers and what happened to that body.
There are twists and turns along the way. The first 2/3rds to 3/4s of the book moves at a slow pace, but the last piece picks up and hops along as you learn everyone’s secrets.
Author Bio –
JA Andrews is from Devon in the UK and the author of gripping twisty psychological thrillers. As well as writing fiction, he enjoys reading a mix of genres, watching reality TV and spending time with family and friends. He is a member of the Crime Writers Association and is often plotting his next novel…
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