How well do you know your neighbors?
The Therapist was my first B.A. Paris novel, and I enjoyed this fast-reading domestic suspense. The premise: After dating a few months, Alice and Leo move together into a home on a gated circle Leo bought before Alice saw it. Soon she discovers a shocking fact about the home that jeopardizes her relationship with Leo. Much fear and suspicion ensue.
I liked that Alice's thought process was spelled out so I could compare my theories to hers. For once, I figured out the perpetrator before the end â¦ but didn't anticipate the additional twists so I was still surprised. It was challenging to track the numerous characters - the neighbors on The Circle as well as Alice's friends. And a couple of things about the mystery didn't make sense to me.
Thank you to St. Martin's Press and Macmillan Audio for the review copies; all thoughts are my own.
I looked forward to this book but it turned out to be just ho hum
Alice and Leo move in together after buying a house that Alice hadn't see yet, neighbors are distant and secretive, husband has a secret too that takes forever to learn, Alice discovers a woman, Nina (same name as her deceased sister) was killed in their house and from that point it just turns long and drawn out, Alice also carries around a secret that I didn't see coming, the investigator looking into the murder of Nina was a complete mystery for a while
I couldn't read every page as it just seemed to drag and drag and I skipped a lot of pages just to find 'the spot' to wind down the story
I'm not sorry I got the book from the library and I can understand why some will give it a 5 rating but for me it only gets a 3 rating as I think it could've been written better with not so many boring pages of nothing,