[ Ebook ] ➩ I Let You Go Author Clare Mackintosh – Lucywhitedrycleaners.co.uk

I Let You Go A Tragic Accident It All Happened So Quickly She Couldn T Have Prevented It Could She In A Split Second, Jenna Gray S World Descends Into A Nightmare Her Only Hope Of Moving On Is To Walk Away From Everything She Knows To Start Afresh Desperate To Escape, Jenna Moves To A Remote Cottage On The Welsh Coast, But She Is Haunted By Her Fears, Her Grief And Her Memories Of A Cruel November Night That Changed Her Life Forever.Slowly, Jenna Begins To Glimpse The Potential For Happiness In Her Future But Her Past Is About To Catch Up With Her, And The Consequences Will Be Devastating. I Let You Go is a very smart, very clever psychological mystery by new British author Clare Mackintosh This is an extremely impressive debut novel.The story involves a hit and run killing of a 5 year old boy and is told from the POV of 3 characters our main protagonist Jenna, the lead detective on the case Ray, and a man named Ian Ms Mackintosh is an excellent writer She knows how to capture the reader s attention right off the bat Jenna and Ray are well characterized and Ms Mackintosh had me rooting mightily for both, though they each had flaws Jenna, in particular, I cared deeply about Ian, on the other hand, I abhorred He is absolutely loathsome, and I was disappointed every time one of his chapters appeared The highlight of the story for me was the gobsmacking twist like a tornado that hit just before the halfway mark Wowzers I do believe this was one of if not THE biggest twist I have ever come across in my fictional reading I was momentarily disoriented as I went back to reread the paragraph a couple of times before I was convinced that what I thought I had read was indeed what I did read This was by all means not the end of the surprises, but it sure packed the most powerful punch Other positives included an interesting side story involvi WOW I just finished this book about 10 minutes ago and I m very impressed I m also very tired as it s now after 5am I will be so very tired today but it is totally worth it I have so many good books that I want to read right now I keep adding to my collection faster than I m reading I ve gotten into a bad habit of reading a couple of pages of new books and forgetting which one I wanted to read next Because of that this novel had been forgotten about until today When I picked it up again today I did find it a little bit hard to get into at first but once I was a little ways in I was hooked Jenna the main character is desperate to escape from her past after a tragic hit and run accident destroys her life Feeling lost she finds her way to a small Welsh community where she attempts to pick up the pieces and start anew She is haunted by her fear and grief Memories pulling her back and forcing her to face things that cannot be ignored Investigator Ray Stevens and his team work hard to seek justice for a mother who is living every parent s worst nightmare This psychological thriller had me captivated and I real Jacob, a five year old boy is killed at the start of the novel NOTHING PLEASANT SO FAR Then for the next 400 or so pages we feel nothing for this poor child We never knew him to begin with His death is a shock incident we have no emotional connection with him whatsoever So the story is about who killed him why did the driver hit Jacob and drive away And why the hell after a year, are there no leads about the case And why is it taking so long to tell this story when some of us me , can see the ending in the first 20% of this book A sculptor not sculpting..and a mother without a child NOTHING TOO INSPIRING ABOUT THAT about JENNA Our main character, Jenna, is the sculptor, no longer sculpting and mother without a child Jenna is intended as a sympathetic character.but mostly I found her passive and irritating Her little boy dies yet within three months she is feeling alive drawing her name in the sand, taking photos with her camera on the beach YOU VE GOT TO BE KIDDING FISHY FISHY FISHY She runs away goes off grid throws her cell phone away hides out less that 3 months after her child is killed In 6 months she s happy about a new photography business Odd She is completely out of communication with the police Dept the people who are trying to find HER son s killer They have no idea where she is living or how to reach her for much of the book Jenna s new boyfriend is one hell of a Bravo Bravo Ms Mackintosh for completely blowing my mind and making me an emotional wreck 4.5 Stars rounded up to 5 5 Stars for phenomenal narration I didn t figure this one out Fantastic book Wonderful audio I can t believe this was a debut This is a hard book to review without giving away spoilers What I will say is that this novel starts out as a simple but devastating crime of hit and run A five year old boy is dead Jenna Gray s life is changed forever She runs off to a seaside town in Wales and begins to start her life over again Then bam A major twist happens in the story and everything changes The book then takes off and twists and turns T

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