‘What an opening scene!’ #bookreview SNAP, Belinda Bauer

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‘A different slant on a detective novel’

THEY SAY

SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS . . .

On a stifling summer’s day, eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them. Jack’s in charge, she’d said. I won’t be long.

But she doesn’t come back. She never comes back. And life as the children know it is changed for ever.

Three years later, Jack is still in charge – of his sisters, of supporting them all, of making sure nobody knows they’re alone in the house, and – quite suddenly – of finding out the truth about what happened to his mother. . .

I SAY

What an opening scene! It has everything: vulnerability, heart, tension, fear…. From then, I HAD to keep reading.

Being somewhere between detective novel and psychological thriller, this book is a different slant on both, and…TO READ IN FULL, CLICK HERE

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