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For me, this was a different read, most unexpected as the protagonist Kay was neither a cop or a detective. She worked in a PR firm and a body floating in a canal thrust her into memories of the past where she knew the victim but could tell no one. She monitored the investigation from the sidelines giving me the story from her POV.

My first book by author Helen Trevorrow, quite a clever bit of writing, I would say. I was pushed into the deep end and had to swim with the main character to understand her past and get to the present. Kay was complexed, who muddled through her relationships, yet was committed to her job.

The writing caused the suspense to ebb and flow as I became quite eager to know how Kay was connected to victim. I was shocked, to say the least. I wouldn’t say I liked any of the characters, but they all played their parts to make the story exciting. Kay especially tried to right the wrong in ways possible, some parts were quite chilling.

I liked how the author explored the dark side of life with her writing. Quite an unexpected read.

I received a free ARC from NetGalley and publisher, and this is my journey into its pages, straight from the heart!! STRICTLY HONEST AND UNBIASED.

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When a body is found floating in London’s Royal Albert Dock, successful public relations expert Kay Christie is sent to quiet the media, but things get complicated when it emerges that she knew the victim.

As events spiral out of control, Kay discovers that those close to her may be harbouring another secret – the story of a missing girl. Can Kay discover the truth before her life unravels and she risks losing everything?

In the Wake questions whether we can ever truly leave our pasts behind and explores the lengths that we will go to protect the people that we love.

Publication Date: June 2018

10 Responses

  1. Definitely does sound different having to follow the investigation from the POV of a character who isn’t directly involved in the case. I really like the sound of this one. Great review!

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