Release Date: November 25th 2019
Genre: Psychological Thriller
‘I keep feeling like I’m being watched – dropping the boys off at school, choosing wine at the supermarket – but when I turn around there’s nobody there…’
When single mother Darcy’s son falls from a rope bridge at a local playground, life stands still. She clutches his small, limp body, frozen, until a pair of strong hands push her aside, and she watches as George, a local doctor, saves her son’s life.
George is a single parent too, and with his twinkling hazel eyes, easy charm, and lack of wedding band is almost too good to be true, but coffee becomes lunch, lunch becomes dinner, and soon they can’t go an evening without seeing each other. When he invites her to move into his beautiful home with its sprawling garden for her boys, Darcy doesn’t hesitate.
But as Darcy is settling in, she receives a bunch of flowers with a chilling message. George says they’re from an obsessed ex-girlfriend, Opal, and days later Opal turns up at Darcy’s son’s football match. She claims to have shocking information that could threaten George’s custody of his daughter.
Darcy doesn’t know who to trust, but she’s starting to suspect that, whatever the truth, she might have put her beloved boys into terrible danger …
Everyone has secrets and some aren’t who they appear to be. Single, is a suspense filled read that will have you guessing till the last page.
This book is a pretty good read. It has some twists. The characters were hardly likable. Kind of refreshing. I know, weird right? That is part of why the story worked for me. Some of the things that happen cannot be pulled off by likable characters. This is my first K.L. Slater book and it won’t be the last! I loved the author’s style of writing. I can’t wait to check out more! I give this 4 stars.
*I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion*