This one was interesting! Like many novels of this type, the chapters alternate between different perspectives, letting the reader in on the underlying plot.
Shay Miller witnesses an apparent suicide in the subway in New York one day. She’s lost her job and is generally feeling lost, and one day she sees a woman jump in front of a train. She doesn’t know why. She doesn’t know anything about the woman, but there is something familiar about her…
This leads Shay to spend her days trying to find out more about the woman. And in her journey, she catches the attention of some nefarious characters who have unclear, but clearly unsavory motives.
Two glamorous sisters take her under their wings – they give her a makeover, a new home, and a new social life. All of this couldn’t come at a better time because, in addition to being un(der)employed and experiencing PTSD from witnessing a suicide, she has been asked to leave the apartment she shares with a long-time-friend/secret crush (and his girlfriend…).
While Shay sees all of these things as a boon, it’s clear to the reader that something terrible is about to happen.
Why are the sisters making Shay over to look like the woman who jumped in front of the train? Why do the have such a close-knit group of female friends who all wear the same necklace? Why are they secretive about who’s apartment Shay is staying in? What is their motive?
It’s fun to read a thriller that has very few husbands/boyfriends involved. It seems like the new suspense is all about marriage and romantic relationships, but this one is all about the ladies. I would recommend this one – it’s a lot of fun.