Meg Ashley is the daughter of famous novelist Frances Ashley. The anniversary of the horror novel that made her name is coming up and someone makes Meg an offer to write a book of her own – a tell all memoir about growing up with her famous yet distant mother. As part of it, the publisher would want her to go to the island that started it all – the resort where Frances Ashley worked for the summer, and then based her first novel on a local murder.
Ever since then, obsessive fans have been trying to figure out whether the local resort owner’s daughter killed another child or was been the victim of a writer’s imagination. Surprisingly, Kitty has agreed to let Frances’s daughter stay as she writes her book and does research.
Meg quickly discovers that certain things she always took as the gospel truth were not entirely correct, and notices some oddities going in with the current residents of the island.
Overall, I thought the plot and story behind this one were entertaining and made me want to keep reading. However, it’s not the perfect novel and I am glad it was Kindle Unlimited. Some of the pacing was off, the way the characters interacted didn’t always make sense, and there were a few weird jumps between chapters and in conversations that probably could have been fixed with more editing. As I said, the overall plot line made up for the weaknesses for me from an entertaining mystery perspective, but it also means it could have been better if the flow had been better.