Monday, August 19, 2019

The Perfect Son by Lauren North

 
We meet Tess in the hospital after she had an accident at her son's birthday party and after coping with the death of her husband a few weeks ago.

Something is going on since her husband’s death, and Tess doesn’t know what it is.  All she knows is that she is happy she has her son.


Her brother-in-law, Ian, says Tess needs to pay back the 100,000 her husband lent him, flowers are left on her doorstep with no note, her son is being very difficult, and an appointment with a social worker that Tess doesn’t remember making do not add up and make things worse for Tess.

We learn of all these things in between the time we meet Tess in the hospital and the flash backs to the days before her son’s eighth birthday party where Tess was stabbed.

There was a lot going on as Tess grieved for Mark, and what was going on wasn’t good.  She thought she saw Mark in the grocery store, heard people in her driveway at night, had a social worker stopping by and looking through her mail, had questions about what Ian told her, had hang-up phone calls at all hours, and other odd happenings.


You can feel there is something going on and plenty of hints that seem to go in the wrong direction not allowing you to be able to figure out what is really happening.
 
If you enjoy the feeling of something not quite right growing underneath it all, THE PERFECT SON shouldn’t be missed. 

If biting your finger nails keeps you reading because of the choices a character makes and doesn’t make and other characters that don't really have another character's best interest in mind, THE PERFECT SON should be your next read. 


THE PERFECT SON will lead you down the wrong path as you read, but a terrific book and a surprise ending await you.  5/5

This book was given to me by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

It's Monday!! - What Are YOU Reading? - 8/19/2019


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I hope you had a great reading week.  
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This is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at BOOK DATE!

Post the books completed, the books you are currently reading, and the books you hope to finish at some point.
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Books Completed:

THIS TENDER LAND by William Kent Krueger - review will be on September 3  - finished on August 17.

A marvelous, beautiful read.

https://www.amazon.com/This-Tender-Land-William-Krueger/dp/1476749299/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?crid=18SVW37KTCCHZ&keywords=this+tender+land+william+kent+krueger&qid=1557613893&s=gateway&sprefix=this+tender+land%2Caps%2C143&sr=8-1-fkmrnull
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VERSIONS OF HER by Andrea Lochen - review will be on August 29 - finished on August 15.

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THE OYSTERVILLE SEWING CIRCLE by Susan  Wiggs - review is in the book's title.


https://www.amazon.com/Oysterville-Sewing-Circle-Novel/dp/0062425587/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_4?crid=9UNEGAP3J9O&keywords=the+oysterville+sewing+circle&qid=1557613788&s=gateway&sprefix=the+oystervi%2Caps%2C146&sr=8-4-fkmrnull

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CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR by Hallie Ephron - review is in the book's title.

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THE PERFECT SON by Lauren North - review will be on August 19 - finished on July 31.

 
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THE WINEMAKER'S WIFE by Kristin Harmel - review is in the book's title.

LOVED it!! 

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Book Currently Reading:

THE WORDS BETWEEN US by Erin Bartels - review will be on September 6.

 
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Books Up Next:

29 SECONDS by T. M. Logan - review will be on September 10.


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THE LAST TRAIN TO LONDON by Meg Waite Clayton - review will be on September 11.


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LOST IN THE SPANISH QUARTER by Heddi Goodrich - review will be on September 16.

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ELEVATOR PITCH by Linwood Barclay - review will be on September 17.

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THE MURDER LIST by Hank Phillippi Ryan - review will be on September 12.

https://www.amazon.com/Murder-List-Hank-Phillippi-Ryan/dp/125019721X/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=the+murder+list&qid=1557614159&s=books&sr=1-3
  
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RED SKY IN THE MORNING by J. Walter Ring - review will be on September 26.

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CILKA'S JOURNEY by Heather Morris - review will be on October 1.

 
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COLD WOODS by Karen Katchur - review will be on October 10.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07GVJQNH4/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B07GVJQNH4&linkCode=as2&tag=silsrev-20&linkId=d8e14b197288f28d035fc8adc6231a06
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TAHOE DEEP by Todd Borg - review will be on October 9.

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HOUSE OF BRIDES by - review will be on October 22.

 
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NOTHING TO SEE HERE by Kevin Wilson - review will be on November 4.

I hear this was THE BUZZ at the Book Expo.

 
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THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS by Lisa Jewell - review will be on October 29.

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THE LAST AFFAIR by Margot Hunt - review will be on November 26.

 
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REPUTATION by Sara Shepard - review will be on December 2.  Not a fan of this cover.

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THE GERMAN HOUSE by Annette Hess - review will be on December 3.

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THE TENANT by Katrine Engberg - review will be on January 13, 2020.

 
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HOW QUICKLY SHE DISAPPEARS by Raymond Fleischmann - review will be on January 14, 2020.

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THE VINEYARDS OF CHAMPAGNE by Juliet Blackwell - review will be on January 21, 2020.

 
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