When Paul Reeve comes home to find his wife in the bathroom, bloodied and shaking, his survival instinct kicks in.
Alive never meant to kill the intruder. She was home alone, and terrified. She doesn’t deserve to be blamed for it. Covering up the murder is the only option.
But the crime eats away at the couple and soon they cant trust anyone -even each other…
This book is a psychological thriller about two people caught in a life-altering situation they can’t see their way out of.
Its told via three different perspectives – Paul’s, Alice’s and the police detectives.
Being told the story from both Alice’s and Paul’s was interesting several times you are shown a scene twice from both sides and you get to see what they individually take from whats occurring and how it both affects them.
To be clear this is not a police procedural the detectives view is minimal but gives a way to show another side to the story and show the background investigation.
It’s very much a book watching two people spiral slowly into a very dark place – leaning towards, madness, depression, anger. Each lie leading them further into the descent and further into trouble.
This was a faced paced thriller that explores the connections between a husband and wife.
3 out of 5 Biscuits
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