Thursday, March 23, 2017

I see you by Clare Mackintosh

4.5 Star

You do the same thing every day.

You know exactly where you're going.

You're not alone.

When Zoe Walker sees her photo in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, she is determined to find out why it's there. There's no explanation: just a website, a grainy image and a phone number. She takes it home to her family, who are convinced it's just someone who looks like Zoe. But the next day the advert shows a photo of a different woman, and another the day after that.

Is it a mistake? A coincidence? Or is someone keeping track of every move they make . . .

Sabrina-Kate - 4.5 Star

I really love this genre, the whole detective whodunit schtick and especially when it involved England, which this one does. Written with alternating points of view, this book largely focuses on Zoe, one of the potential victims of a crime and Kelly, the flawed police officer trying to help her and fight her own demons. I enjoyed having the different perspectives, from the victim, to the savior and then back again, interspersed with the actual criminal's thoughts as well.

The story was fairly creepy and probably so much so as I could imagine something like this happening. Most of us are creatures of habit, so for someone to be able to stalk us or let others know about our routines would be fairly easy. I was also reading this book in the subway and found myself looking around to see if there was anything strange happening. I also found myself wondering how well you can really know someone or is it normal to be like Zoe and doubt those around you.

I liked how diligent and tenacious Kelly was especially when it came to being able to help and save these new victims while reliving the brutal attack on her twin sister years earlier. It must not be easy to be so close to a situation and yet put others ahead of your own needs. At least most of the time.

I know that this author's first book was a smashing success and having read this one, I am very much looking forward to picking it up considering I suspect I may read it as quickly as this one, which was only a day!

Thank you to Penguin Random House for our review copy.  All opinions are our own.

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