It has been around two weeks since I’ve finished this book and frankly, its taking me some time to conjure up details of the book. Not to say that it’s bad, maybe just a bit generic? I’m sure I’ve read a lot of psychological thrillers like this. You know that ones where the bad guy could be anyone, and there is definitely a *SPOILER ALERT* big twist or some misunderstanding. This one book just hangs along the with the rest of them and does not really rise above.
Emily met the man of her dreams. Adam seems to be the perfect man. His brother James is also perfect (maybe too perfect) but his mother Pammie is the mother in law from hell. And he seems unhealthily attached to her. But Emily is never really sure that her Pammie is actually being horrible. Everyone seems to think she is wonderful. What is up with all that?
Like I said above, it is a serviceable psychological thriller and it is a function of the genre that they must be compulsively readable, even if just to confirm if your theory is correct. In that sense, it is a success. However, I think it fails in giving is a heroine that is fully characterized. Her characterization is very superficial. I know nothing of her except that her ex fiance cheated on her and she is super in love with Adam. And she makes some fairly stupid choices. But I do appreciate that unlike most books like this, her bestfriends and her family completely believe her, even when her assertions seem paranoid at times. So that’s a plus. Makes it less frustrating to read. Anyway, it’s not bad for what it is, just a bit forgettable.