E-mailing a long-lost friend about getting together seemed like the right thing to do, and Abi knew Mel wouldn’t resist her plea about needing her.
Abi e-mailed Mel with her story of how her husband had cheated on her and how she wanted to re-connect.
Abi arrived, it seemed she had more on her agenda than getting
re-connected with Mel. I actually sensed the true evilness of her
plan. She definitely was an excellent actress.
Abbi kept up her
plan since it was working and didn’t seem to want to change anything.
She was in a friend’s house with a lovely family. She was away from her
ex-husband. She had Mel, the all-trusting friend, and there was no
reason to leave this cozy, rent-free existence.
Mel made me want to tell her to open her eyes and see what Abi was actually doing.
We follow Abi and
Mel in alternating chapters that tell of their present and past lives as
we piece together what had happened and why Abi pretended to be a friend
when in fact was seeking revenge and was jealous of Mel.
The more I read about Abi and
what she was doing, the more I disliked her. She wasn't a friend at
When the reader finds out just what is actually going on, you will question if that had been Abi's plan from the beginning or if it was something else that brought her to Mel's doorstep.
She did things to destroy Mel's life. She ruined the family life that Ben and Mel had carefully put together, cherished, and enjoyed.
I INVITED HER IN
pulled me in from the beginning, and the intrigue didn't stop as the
twists and revelations came to the surface.
If you enjoy tension, a conniving main character, and secrets many characters are keeping, this book is for you. 5/5
This book was given to me by the publisher as an ARC in exchange for an honest review.