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Wrong Place Wrong Time: Can you stop a murder after it's already happened? THE SUNDAY TIMES THRILLER OF THE YEAR AND REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK 2022

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She goes to sleep distraught and in despair, only to wake up to find its the day before the horrifying events. It might be scary to read that they even convincingly pass the polygraph test without getting caught.

If I was given a chance to go back in time and change the future, I never thought I would but this really makes me second guess that. At the start of the book I felt like I could see where the story was heading but within a few chapters I was completely at sea and unable to guess what might happen next - exactly how I like my thrillers! Unless you’re blowing smoke in your kids’ faces and dealing drugs in the living room, and forcing them to cheer for the Packers, or some other things you should definitely feel guilty about. I think I was just getting worn out with the jumping timelines and background details (a little too much happening).She sees him walking toward the house when a man suddenly appears out of the shadows and her son pulls a knife and kills him. There are plenty of surprises in this story and once I got into the swing of what was occurring (and once Jen accepted that it was taking place and stopped trying to figure out the how/why/trying to tell everyone around her what was happening) I was able to put on my puzzle solving hat and go with the flow of what Jen was trying to discover. The realisation of what was happening dawned on me not too early to ruin the story but not too late that I felt dumb for not seeing it coming.

Particularly as time passes, these people drift in and out of Jen’s life without making a real impression. La varietà e ricchezza dei riferimenti, sia letterari che cinematografici, trovo che sia un valore aggiunto.There simply is no rhyme nor reason to why she's moving backwards, but it doesn't matter – time travel is used to demonstrate how small seemingly insignificant details can add up to a disastrous event.

Channels Groundhog Day with an endlessly replayed murder, as a woman's unassuming son kills a stranger - over and over again. I would recommend this to anyone who loves thrillers and also those who want to get started with psychological thrillers. In comparison to these books (a fair comparison because the same marketing attention was doled out), this one stands head and shoulders above.I thought it was interesting to think about how you could have the knowledge that your kid murdered and then wake up the day before it happened and have to interact with your child. In fact, there is a place where she is so far removed from that date, that she even forgets what exactly she witnessed. With the clues surreptitiously laced into the story, each reveal shattered my preconceived ideas and ratcheted up well-organized tension. It's not often I come across a book that adds something new to the thriller/mystery genre, and this one sure does.

This begins a time loop as Jen travels back days, weeks, months at a time trying to solve the mystery of who this man was and stop her son's involvement. The author never committed to the time travel thing, never really explained how it happened, and there were massive plot holes related to this problematic (missing baby 20 years later? Then this British author decided to insert some snide political comments about the 2020 US election.

And thank fuck she didn't toss in the "catching up with a friend over coffee" epilogue – you know the ones that summarize what everyone's up to after the final act? This built a cloak of believability to the plot, which could have easily swerved into a territory that felt illogical or far-fetched. Jen will find herself living in past increments of time trying to retrieve the causal factor of Todd's crime. Beginning about a third of the way in, each resulted in just enough of a shift to the storyline that I could no longer guess what was to come (and I definitely didn’t anticipate any of them). I swapped books for awhile as I needed a mental break and around 60% the urge to skim a little was happening.

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