Book Review – The Girl Who Came Back

by Susan Lewis (Century) ISBN: 9781780891835

Three years ago, Amelia Quentin destroyed Jules Bright picture perfect life. Jules has spent the past three years rebuilding herself from the ruins and memories of her losses, now her life is about to be turned upside down once again. Amelia Quentin is being released from prison.

Amelia had always been a troubled young woman known to Jules and her family. A spoilt rich brat, Amelia’s obsession with Daisy, Jules beloved daughter becomes dangerous and eventually takes a tragic turn. With all the money in the world at her disposal, Amelia is able to slip the bounds of a long prison sentence. Once freed, Amelia sets out to reconnect with Jules. Despite her friends and family rallying around her to protect her from Amelia, Jules is determined to ensure the truth about what happened to Daisy be revealed. She will stop at nothing to expose Amelia for the dangerous psychopath she is, even if the law is against her.

This is a well-balanced story that is part murder mystery, part psychological thriller that delves deep into the nature of crime and the people left behind in its aftermath. Cleverly weaving between present and past, The Girl Who Came Back delivers a thrilling, satisfying read.

Merissa Himraj

Posted on: 15th August 2016