The Breakdown

The Breakdown THE NEW CHILLING, PROPULSIVE NOVEL FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS If You Can T Trust Yourself, Who Can You Trust Cass Is Having A Hard Time Since The Night She Saw The Car In The Woods, On The Winding Rural Road, In The Middle Of A Downpour, With The Woman Sitting Inside The Woman Who Was Killed She S Been Trying To Put The Crime Out Of Her Mind What Could She Have Done, Really It S A Dangerous Road To Be On In The Middle Of A Storm Her Husband Would Be Furious If He Knew She D Broken Her Promise Not To Take That Shortcut Home And She Probably Would Only Have Been Hurt Herself If She D Stopped.But Since Then, She S Been Forgetting Every Little Thing Where She Left The Car, If She Took Her Pills, The Alarm Code, Why She Ordered A Pram When She Doesn T Have A Baby.The Only Thing She Can T Forget Is That Woman, The Woman She Might Have Saved, And The Terrible Nagging Guilt.Or The Silent Calls She S Receiving, Or The Feeling That Someone S Watching Her. Last year, I read and enjoyed Paris s Behind Closed Doors I made it clear in my review that it wasn t a clever, twisty thriller of the Gone Girl variety In fact, the book quickly gave up all its secrets and wasabout what happened to the characters after that And yet, it was very compelling.The Breakdown isof a traditional mystery and, in my opinion, it is less compelling I feel like the author simply didn t play to her strengths Paris is fantastic at creating dramatic scenes fil Last year, I read and enjoyed Paris s Behind Closed Doors I made it clear in my review that it wasn t a clever, twisty thriller of the Gone Girl variety In fact, the book quickly gave up all its secrets and wasabout what happened to the characters after that And yet, it was very compelling.The Breakdown isof a traditional mystery and, in my opinion, it is less compelling I feel like the author simply didn t play to her strengths Paris is fantastic at creating dramatic scenes filled with horror She can even master the villainous psychopat
4.5 Stars because I would not, COULD NOT, put this down There are no profound reasons as to why this book was so much fun for me It certainly doesn t shatter any psychological thriller molds, and to be quite honest, there wasn t much shock value in its pages There were some seemingly mundane moments that some could even call repetitive So why, oh why then, could I Not Stop Reading It boils down to an exhilarating execution The quick pacing the heavy buildup of anticipation the spark of 4.5 Stars because I would not, COULD NOT, put this down There are no profound reasons as to why this book was so much fun for me It certainly doesn t shatter any psychological thriller molds, and to be quite honest, there wasn t much shock value in its pages There were some seemingly mundane moments that some could even call repetitive So why, oh why then, could I Not Stop Reading It boils down to an exhilarating execution The quick pacing the heavy buildup of anticipation the spark of mistrust in everyone, and the
My reviews can also be seen at Stars To say I was excited for this novel is an understatement I loved Behind Closed Doors so I couldn t wait to see what B.A Paris had in store for me this time If you can t trust yourself, who can you trust The beginning of The Breakdown is like a scene out of a horror movie I could picture it Cass Anderson is in a rush to get home.it s raining and the weather is only getting worse She speaks with her husband My reviews can also be seen at Stars To say I was excited for this novel is an understatement I loved Behind Closed Doors so I couldn t wait to see what B.A Paris had in store for me this time If you can t trust yourself, who can you trust The beginning of The Breakdown is like a scene out of a horror movie I could picture it Cass Anderson is in a rush to get home.it s raining and the weather is only getting worse She speaks with her husband, Matthew and he cautions her to drive carefully and makes her promise not to take the shortcut through the woods It s not safe at night H
Let me preface my review by saying, I was not one of those readers that was over the moon for this author s first book, Behind Closed Doors While I liked the characters, especially memorable Millie, and found myself engrossed in the storyline, the execution didn t wow me in fact, I felt there was something major missing Against my better judgment, I let my twitchy and often overeager ARC requesting finger take charge where this book was concerned will I ever learn self control , resulting i Let me preface my review by saying, I was not one of those readers that was over the moon for this author s first book, Behind Closed Doors While I liked the characters, especially memorable Millie, and found myself engrossed in the storyline, the execution didn t wow me in fact, I felt there was something major missing Against my better judgment, I let my twitchy and often overeager ARC requesting finger take charge where this book was concerned will I ever learn self control , resulting in a potent dose of regret and a pinch of dread when it came time to pick it up I
Did you ever have a main character that you just couldn t stand I m leaning over my desk, raising my hand high and wiggling it madly me me me Cass, a young schoolteacher wife, sniveled her way through the whole book She was beyond annoying, with her constant over the top worry about a murder, memory loss, and a fear of being stalked Monotonous, boring, a stuck record Her anxiety made her seem sickeningly weak, and the way she kowtowed to her husband made her seem unliberated and outdated I Did you ever have a main character that you just couldn t stand I m leaning over my desk, raising my hand high and wiggling it madly me me me Cass, a young schoolteacher wife, sniveled her way through the whole book She was beyond annoying, with her constant over the top worry about a murder, memory loss, and a fear of being stalked Monotonous, boring, a stuck record Her anxiety made her seem sickeningly weak, and the way she kowtowed to her husband made her seem unliberated and outdated I wanted to stick a sock in her mouth, give her a giant chill pill In fact, when she was given pills to treat her stress, I was elated, relieved, like magically, finally, I had gotten a fussy baby to quiet the eff down Now I know people who like dear little Cass are going to get their hackles up because I m bad mouthing her, but I m sorry, I just wanted her to shut up C
oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for best mystery what will happen well, that was fast i can t remember the last time i blitzed through a book as quickly as i did this one EDIT yes, i can it was Gemina i had about fifty pages to go in the book i was reading The Three Heretics which i knew would not be enough to last me my whole day, and i didn t want to carry TWO books into the city like some donkey, so i grabbed this one on my way out the door, and by the time i went to bed oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for best mystery what will happen well, that was fast i can t remember the last time i blitzed through a book as quickly as i did this one EDIT yes, i can it was Gemina i had about fifty pages to go in the book i was reading The Three Heretics which i knew would not be enough to last me my whole day, and i didn t want to carry TWO books into the city like some donkey, so i grabbed this one on my way out the door, and by the time i went to bed that evening, i had finished it with time to spare, and with time to finish those final 50 pages ordinarily, on my way to work in that sleepy time of the morning when the sun s not even up yet, i use my subway time to doze a little over my book, but with this one, i was too sucked in to nap, which is pretty remar
Wow this Knocked my Socks Right Off What a Crazy Wild Roller Coaster of a Ride 5 Stars This has to be the thriller of the year There were times when I was holding my breath, gripping the book so intensely I thought I would break my e reader It was that crazy B.A Paris The Breakdown is an emotional psychological thriller It grips you from the first sentence and keeps hold till the last The main character, Cass is a teacher who, after leaving a party, drives down a poorly lit, wooded Wow this Knocked my Socks Right Off What a Crazy Wild Roller Coaster of a Ride 5 Stars This has to be the thriller of the year There were times when I was holding my breath, gripping the book so intensely I thought I would break my e reader It was that crazy B.A Paris The Breakdown is an emotional psychological thriller It grips you from the first sentence and keeps hold till the last The main character, Cass is a teacher who, after leaving a party, drives down a poorly lit, wooded road and sees a car stopped on the side of a road
Cass is about to make the worst decision of her life when she decides to take a shortcut home on a dark and stormy night The drive home takes her on a rural road through the woods during a torrential rainstorm She passes a car parked near the woods with a woman inside, and she stops the car momentarily, thinking the woman will approach her if she needs help The woman doesn t get out so Cass drives off The next morning she discovers that the woman was later found dead in the car and had bee Cass is about to make the worst decision of her life when she decides to take a shortcut home on a dark and stormy night The drive home takes her on a rural road through the woods during a torrential rainstorm She passes a car parked near
3.75 Stars If you read and enjoyed this author s debut novel, Behind Closed Doors , you might consider trying this one as well, because this one was just as fantastically written and gripping Since I enjoyed B.A Paris s first novel, I was eagerly looking forward to read this one ever since I ve heard about it The Breakdown is a psychological thriller that really sucked me in from the very beginning.Cass is a teacher who lives with her husband, Matthew, in a great, but isolated house in a 3.75 Stars If you read and enjoyed this author s debut novel, Behind Closed Doors , you might consider trying this one as well, because this one was just as fantastically written and gripping Since I enjoyed B.A Paris s first novel, I was eagerly looking forward to read this one ever since I ve heard abou
Yikes When those ol marbles start rollin around inside your head and they seem to shift and move back and forth as if on cue..you know you re in trouble.big trouble.Cass Anderson feels that crazy rotation Battling a torrential downpour late one night, she takes the shortcut home Her headlights are cast upon a car parked to the side with what appears to be a blonde woman behind the wheel Stalled Cass pulls ahead of her and waits for a few brief seconds The woman never indicates Yikes When those ol marbles start rollin around inside your head and they seem to shift and move back and forth as if on cue..you know you re in trouble.big trouble.Cass Anderson feels that crazy rotation Battling a torrential downpour late one night, she takes the shortcut home Her headlights are cast upon a car parked to the side with what appears to be a blonde woman behind the wheel Stalled Cass pulls ahead of her and waits for a few brief sec

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  • The Breakdown
  • B.A. Paris
  • English
  • 09 August 2018
  • 1250122481