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Blog Tour: The Taking of Annie Thorne by C. J. Tudor

Reviews by Chloé

Hellllllooooooo there. Today is finally the day that I can share my thoughts on this book! I know a lot of you are already dying to read this book, so I hope this review gets you even more excited for it! And for those who haven’t heard of C. J. Tudor’s latest because you’ve been hiding in a cave or something, no worries – I got you, I’ll get you up to speed on its brilliance in this review and have you excited too!

The prologue sucks you in and sets the tone for what lies ahead in this plot: darkness, suspicion and violence; all pieced together with sharp edged twists that leave you wanting more, but also scared of what will happen next. My heart was racing and I finished this is in one long, satisfying sitting – Tudor’s writing took my breath away.

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The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Book Review:  4 out of 5 star rating

Alicia Berenson is a famous painter.  Her husband, Gabriel, is a well-known fashion photographer.  They have it all and Alicia loves her husband.  That’s what makes it hard to understand why she would have shot him five times in the face.  Alicia hasn’t spoken a word in years and has never explained why she did this terrible act.  Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who is determined to help heal Alicia and to get her to talk about the murder.

OK, I never saw THAT ending coming!  Quite an interesting book that moves along quickly.  I became very engaged in the story and liked the characters.  I can’t say it was very suspenseful because it’s one of those books that’s more interested in the “why” since we already know the “who” and the “what” but the…

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