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What Lies Between Us by John Marrs - Book Review
It’s strange when you read a book that everyone else seems to love, but you don’t. That’s what happened to me last week when I finished reading 'What Lies Between Us' by John Marrs. I’ve read two previous books by this author and enjoyed both, especially 'The Passengers' which I thought was a fantastic book. When I got the opportunity to read his latest release via NetGalley, I was excited to see where he'd take me next.
However, this book didn’t do it for me. It involves the relationship between a mother and a daughter. Their relationship has become toxic for reasons I won’t share so I don’t spoil it for you. Other than to say things are so bad that the daughter is keeping the mother captive in the house they share. I felt this story could have been captured in a novella and perhaps even a short story. It went on and on, and I found it hard to pick up and keep going. It started well, and the end also had more pace, …

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