I Want You Gone by Miranda Rijks 

Published:  April 13, 2019 by Inkubator Books 

Genre/Category: Mystery & Thrillers, Womens Fiction  

Read For:   NetGalley Review 


3 1/2 stars 

 Book synopsis from Amazon: The one obituary you never want to read – is your own. 

Laura Swallow is dead. 
A life cut tragically short, says the newspaper obituary.
But that’s a lie. 
Estate agent Laura did not die in a car accident. She is alive and well.
At first, Laura thinks it’s a sick joke. 
But multiple announcements of her death are followed by increasingly sinister real-life events. Already fragile, struggling to recover from a recent divorce, Laura is plunged into a living nightmare. 
Who can she trust? Her new lover? Her clients and work colleagues? What about her ex-husband and his smug fiancée? Can Laura even rely on her best friends? And why is it that Laura’s present troubles are so tied up with her sister’s sudden death all those years ago?
But one thing Laura is sure of – someone out there wants her to suffer. Wants her gone.

 Review:  Mysteries and Thrillers are probably my favorite genre, I love to read them, and jump at the chance when I can.  I was given the opportunity to read I Want You Gone and of course I didn’t pass it up.   

This one was a pretty fast paced thriller with a decent plot.  It will definitely pull you in from the beginning, which is imperative when reading any type of thriller/mystery book. Unfortunately, it was very predictable for me and I was able to guess the plot and ending fairly quickly, but I still wanted to read on. (Normally when that happens, I have a hard time wanting to continue with the book).  So, I would definitely call it a page turner.   

The authors writing was decent, though not always the smoothest, but I would certainly give her another try if she publishes again.  The main character could be a bit annoying, but that depends on your personal preference. I think I would have liked an epilogue to just wrap things up a little better at the ending, but overall, this one wasn’t bad.       

Thank you to NetGalley and Crown Publishing for the copy of this book and the opportunity to review this book for my honest and unbiased opinion.   

Published by ReadingGirlReviews

Serious book loving critical care RN dealing with RA, being married to a surgeon, my 2 crazy dogs, an obsession with crafting, and a mad desire to swing golf clubs (although quite poorly).

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