#All Reviews #AltRead 2017 Book Reviews 2017 British Book Challenge 2017 Reviews All Reviews Amazon VINE Book Amazon VINE Review Amazon Vine Reviewer ARC copy Article First Quarter Review Roundup GoodReads GoodReads Review Psychological Thriller Review

Review: My Sister’s Bones @NualaWrites @DeadGoodBooks #AltRead #PsychologicalThriller #Psycho #Thriller


512NLBEoXWL._SX323_BO1,204,203,200_

My Sister’s Bones by Nuala EllwoodMy Sister's Bones

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This review is from: My Sister’s Bones (Hardcover) Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme

I am reviewing the book My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood. Here are my thoughts:

^^ The story line has a similar Gone Girl/Girl on the Train theme, but with that added punch of characters dealing with the psychological fallout of the trauma of reporting in dangerous conflict zones around the world, highlighting the chaos of war and the bravery of all those involved.

^^ The book starts with Kate being questioned by the police, for a crime that we only understand as we read through the book. It alternates this with gradually revealing the events of a week earlier leading up to the reason why Kate is being questioned, making me eager to race through the book for answers. In fact, I read “My Sister’s Bones” in under two days and thoroughly enjoyed it.
^^ Written in first the person point of view initially and then splits into three parts; the first being the main character, Kate, then her sister Sally, and finally the gripping conclusion is handed back to Kate again as all is revealed.

^^ I found splitting the book up in this way (like a three plot structure) was great idea as it provided the ability to really get inside the minds of each character, allowing Sally to provide a few answers brought up from Kate’s side of the story, and vice versa.

^^ This has to be one of my favourite reads this year, and I will look out for more work from author, Nuala Ellwood.

Overall: A gripping book with everything I love in a story; fully rounded characters facing realistic challenges, an engrossing back story, and a surprising twist at the end that I did not see coming.

View all my reviews at GoodReads

Visit my Amazon VINE PRODUCT and BOOK reviews on Amazon.co.uk – My Profile – http://bit.ly/MyAmazonReviews

###

Share your book cover, an excerpt, blurb and your buy now links on this site for free book promo — click here!

For an author spotlight and to join in with the weekly, ‘What’s on your desk, Wednesday’ free book promo feature –click here!

Author Promos:

Also featured on site and on most of the feeds sent out to email subscribers and social media marketing sites. Thousands!

If you have any queries at all, or would like to find out about book cover advertising rates, please get in touch! ›

3 comments

Comments are truly appreciated. New here? Leave your link, I'll visit you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s