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MY REVIEW

Nicole Trope is a brilliant author. This book was emotional, suspenseful, UNPUTDOWNABLE. The beginning was so powerful that I had to take a few breaths to calm my heart down.

What happened to Zoé? At 8:30am, Zoe was lost from school camp. 23 hours later she was dead. Her mother needed answers.

A mother’s love – strong and powerful – the author could capture this with a few strokes of her pen, making this book a heart wrenching tale. Suspense was weaved in, curiousity popped up when different characters close to Zoé spoke about their relationship with her.

Capturing a character in all angles within the pages of the book, bringing out the good and bad, was often insurmountable, but the author made it so easy. The scenes gelled in smoothly, revealing the various snapshots of Zoé’s life seamlessly. Only by seeing a person through everyone’s eyes, I got the idea of who Zoe was. We are human, a mix of good and bad and filled with emotions.

This was a book read at one go. How could I stop myself? Like the mother Lydia, I needed to know what happened to Zoé. I had to take a few minutes hugging myself before I could write this review.

The author’s command over words, her sensitivity to nuances, her characterization left me awed. And the emotions… Oh the feelings, they left me overwhelmed. My heart just overfloweth. One of the most fantastic reads of 2020.

MY RATING

Rating: 5 out of 5.

BOOK LINKS

AMAZON USA: https://amzn.to/3esK59b

AMAZON UK: https://amzn.to/3oZkHNq

AUDIBLE USA: https://amzn.to/360CcUM

AUDIBLE UK: https://amzn.to/38dvoGb

BOOK BLURB

They find her just as the sun is beginning to rise in the early morning mist. They had begun at dawn, the group of searchers keen to get going. A missing child spurred everyone on. In the end, it was a flash of colour, a bright neon pink that caught her eye. They had been looking for pink.

Nothing tests your faith like being a mother. The first time your children walk to school alone, their first sleepover, when they finally fly the nest. As a parent, you have to believe that everything will be OK.

It’s why, when Lydia’s sixteen-year-old daughter Zoe goes on a school camping trip, she has no idea of the horrors that will unfold. It’s why, when Lydia gets a call saying that her daughter has disappeared, she refuses to give up.

As she searches the mountains, her voice hoarse from calling Zoe’s name, she imagines finding her. She envisions being flooded with relief as she throws her arms around her child, saying, ‘you gave us such a scare’. She pictures her precious girl safely tucked in bed that evening.

It’s why, when they find Zoe’s body, Lydia can barely believe it. It is unthinkable. Her little girl has gone.

Something terrible happened, she is sure of it. Something made Zoe get out of her sleeping bag in the middle of the night, walk out of the warmth and safety of the cabin, into the darkness of the mountains. Driven by the memory of her youngest child, Lydia needs to find out the truth. What kind of mother would she be if she didn’t?

BOOK DETAILS

Publication Date: November 2020

I received an ARC from NetGalley and the publisher, and this is my journey down its pages, straight from the heart. STRICTLY HONEST and UNBIASED.

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