Your Deepest Fear by David Jackson
Source:*EARC from Netgalley
A dark, shocking and relentlessly gripping thriller that will keep you up all night, until the final page has been turned.
‘Sara! Remember! Victoria and Albert. All I can say. They’re here. They’re-‘
These are the last words Sara Prior will ever hear from her husband.
As DS Nathan Cody struggles to make sense of the enigmatic message and solve the brutal murder, it soon becomes clear that Sara is no ordinary bereaved wife. Taking the investigation into her own hands, Sara is drawn into a world of violence that will lead her in a direction she would never have suspected.
For Cody, meanwhile, things are about to get personal in the darkest and most twisted ways imaginable . . .
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Trigger Warning for this book:Death,mutilation,clowns!
Thank you to Netgalley and Bonnier Zaffre for the E-ARC. All opinions are my own.
I totally didn’t know that this book is the 4th book in the series until I was looking at the reviews on goodreads. That being said, i think it can be read as a standalone. It never really felt like I was missing something, I thought it was a backstory I would find out. It was explained well, so it didn’t hinder my reading experience and added even more mystery to it. I’m not even sure if that particular backstory is even talked about in previous books.
So anyway, this book is about Sara who finds her husband brutally murdered and the detectives trying to solve the case.This is all I’m going to say. Also that this is an adult book and not YA.
I really liked the way the story was told. It was told in 3rd person so we got a wider view of the story than just what the narrator told us. It had glimpses of things we otherwise would not have known. It added to the story but didn’t make it any less mysterious.This book is dark! I know it was a murder mystery but I didn’t expect it to be this dark and gruesome. I liked that the stakes were high and I was wondering what would happen next. One thing I was disappointed in was that I thought it would have more of the detectives solving the case,which it didn’t have. I thought the ending was a bit rushed and could have had 20 or more pages to tie the loose ends.
I was frustrated with Cody a lot of this book but I understand why he did what he did. I was really invested in the story and wanted what was best for him. I liked that Sara stood up for herself and wasn’t a damsel in distress. She knew how to fight! I’m interested to know the history between Cody and Webley!
This book has definitely made me want to go back and read the other 3 stories following this detective! I will also be on the lookout for future releases.
Overall, I would recommend this book if you enjoy murder mysteries but not if your squeamish.
Have you read this book or series?Does it interest you?
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