Don't Believe It by Charlie Donlea
About the Book
Kensington (May 29, 2018)
Hardcover: 304 pages
Digital ASIN: B075CBLSDX
Audio ASIN: B079VRWSRY
Review: I loved all the twists and turns in this book. I thought I knew what was going on for about the first half of the book, and then I started to doubt myself. After a few red herrings, I realized my first impression on the killer was the right one.From acclaimed author Charlie Donlea comes a twisting, impossible-to-put-down novel of suspense in which a filmmaker helps clear a woman convicted of murder—only to find she may be a puppet in a sinister game.The Girl of Sugar Beach is the most watched documentary in television history—a riveting, true-life mystery that unfolds over twelve weeks and centers on a fascinating question: Did Grace Sebold murder her boyfriend, Julian, while on a Spring Break vacation, or is she a victim of circumstance and poor police work? Grace has spent the last ten years in a St. Lucian prison, and reaches out to filmmaker Sidney Ryan in a last, desperate attempt to prove her innocence.As Sidney begins researching, she uncovers startling evidence, additional suspects, and timeline issues that were all overlooked during the original investigation. Before the series even finishes filming, public outcry leads officials to reopen the case. But as the show surges towards its final episodes, Sidney receives a letter saying that she got it badly, terribly wrong.Sidney has just convinced the world that Grace is innocent. Now she wonders if she has helped to free a ruthless killer. Delving into Grace’s past, she peels away layer after layer of deception. But as Sidney edges closer to the real heart of the story, she must decide if finding the truth is worth risking her newfound fame, her career . . . even her life.
The author did a fantastic job of drawing me into the story and keeping me interested. The last sentence of the book left me hungry for more...plus I would love to know the whole story of Sidney's father's case.
I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and Kensington Books in exchange for an honest review.
Rating: 4 stars
About the Author
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USA Today bestselling author Charlie Donlea was born and raised in Chicago. He now lives in the suburbs with his wife and two young children. Readers can find him online at http://charliedonlea.com
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