Tuesday, November 26, 2019
The Last Affair by Margot Hunt
The book opens with a dead woman in her back yard face down and bloody.
Who could the attacker have been?
It could have been a number of people...the flirty neighbor, the wife having an affair with Gwen's husband, the husband, or even the daughter. Who is the most likely one?
And....this isn't the only crisis in this book...it is only the beginning.
We have two families, two unhappy marriages, unhappy children, unhappy adults, an affair between one of the husbands and one of the wives, and a lot of drama with both the children and the adults.
The characters all seemed to be distant with each other and focused on themselves with little regard for the other family members.
I originally thought THE LAST AFFAIR would be about solving the murder even though the title should have been a clue, but the book is more focused on families.
Most of the book was about family relationships more than the murder, but once the affair was revealed to the non-participating spouses and the murder scene described, the book’s tension ramped up and concluded with a chilling ending.
This is my first book my Ms. Hunt. Her writing draws you in and creates situations that have you wanting to continue to see how everything turns out.
I did enjoy this book and would recommend it to mystery readers who need a change of pace for a lighter take on a mystery.
The ending definitely turned the entire book around for me.
I hope you enjoy THE LAST AFFAIR if you read it. 4/5
This book was given to me by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Margot Hunt is a critically acclaimed author of psychological suspense. Her work has been praised by Publisher's Weekly, Booklist and Kirkus Reviews.
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Enjoy if you read this book.ReplyDelete
Thanks for stopping.
Sounds like an entertaining book! Good review, as always. Thanks!ReplyDelete
Thank you, Gillon.Delete
It was a good read.
Thanks for commenting.
Probably not for me but I am glad you found it good.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Judy, and thanks for commenting.Delete