Growing up, Kate Priddy was always a bit neurotic, experiencing momentary bouts of anxiety that exploded into full-blown panic attacks after an ex-boyfriend kidnapped her and nearly ended her life. When Corbin Dell, a distant cousin in Boston, suggests the two temporarily swap apartments, Kate, an art student in London, agrees, hoping that time away in a new place will help her overcome the recent wreckage of her life.
Soon after her arrival at Corbin’s grand apartment on Beacon Hill, Kate makes a shocking discovery: his next-door neighbor, a young woman named Audrey Marshall, has been murdered. When the police question her about Corbin, a shaken Kate has few answers, and many questions of her own—curiosity that intensifies when she meets Alan Cherney, a handsome, quiet tenant who lives across the courtyard, in the apartment facing Audrey’s. Alan saw Corbin surreptitiously come and go from Audrey’s place, yet he’s denied knowing her. Then, Kate runs into a tearful man claiming to be the dead woman’s old boyfriend, who insists Corbin did the deed the night that he left for London.
When she reaches out to her cousin, he proclaims his innocence and calms her nerves–until she comes across disturbing objects hidden in the apartment and accidentally learns that Corbin is not where he says he is. Could Corbin be a killer? What about Alan? Kate finds herself drawn to this appealing man who seems so sincere, yet she isn’t sure. Jet-lagged and emotionally unstable, her imagination full of dark images caused by the terror of her past, Kate can barely trust herself, so how could she take the chance on a stranger she’s just met?
If you’ve read The Kind Worth Killing and enjoyed it then this book is for you! I just had to read it as I loved his previous book. The book cover is gorgeous and makes you think what can be hidden between the pages of this story. I awarded four stars as I enjoyed it! Her Every Fear is written well, contains short chapters and is easy to read. I devoured the book within 2 days. I would highly recommend to you all if you haven’t read it already. Her Every Fear was released on the 10th of January 2017.
I must admit though that I did personally prefer The Kind Worth Killing compared to this story as it had a lot more within! Her Every Fear will grab your attention until the end but I felt it needed more within the story personally. I really felt for poor Kate (one of the main characters) but the ending kind of made up for all she went through… Well I don’t personally know as it the leaves the reader presuming for themselves what happens… Sounds interesting? Want to compare which you prefer? Then dive in! Enjoy.
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