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First Born - Will Dean (30)

 
  • ASIN: ‎ B09JPKNT4N
  • Publisher: ‎ Atria/Emily Bestler Books (July 5, 2022)
  • Kindle: ‎ 1766 KB
  • Print: ‎ 365 pages





Sisters. Soulmates. Strangers.

Molly Raven lives a quiet, structured life in London, finding comfort in security and routine. Her identical twin Katie, living in New York, is the exact opposite: outgoing, spontaneous, and adventurous.

But when Molly hears that Katie has died, possibly murdered, she is thrown into unfamiliar territory. As terrifying as it is, she knows she must travel across the ocean and find out what happened. But as she tracks her twin’s final movements, cracks begin to emerge, and she slowly realizes her sister was not who she thought she was and there’s a dangerous web of deceit surrounding the two of them.


Will Dean grew up in the East Midlands of the United Kingdom and lived in nine villages before the age of eighteen. After studying law at the London School of Economics and working in London, he settled in rural Sweden where he built a wooden house in a boggy clearing at the center of a vast elk forest, and it’s from this base that he compulsively reads and writes. His debut novel, Dark Pines, was selected for Zoe Ball’s book club on ITV, shortlisted for the National Book Awards (UK), The Guardian’s Not the Booker prize, and was named a Telegraph book of the year.



REVIEW:
So this book starts out at a snails pace. I almost didn't have it in me to keep reading at one point. I kept pushing through, and in the end I am happy that I did. It was an interesting story, to say the least.
I'd not read any thrillers with twins before. I have twin sisters though, so the premise appealed to me. Now, I am not so sure.... LOL... I'm kidding. These two are twisted. The story around them is twisted.
I thought I was sure who killed who, then BAM! I was wrong. Then it gets even more twisted up near the end. You think you know but do you really?!
I literally give this story 3 stars for the last bit of the book. It was intense and intriguing. The beginning sucked though and went no where for far too long.
I would still read more from the author. I like twisted minds. 


3/5





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