HE SAID/SHE SAID ***

BY ERIN KELLY (HODDER & STOUGHTON) R235*

DRUM - - Chill Out - – NATALIE CAVERNELIS

Laura is at­tend­ing a so­lar eclipse fes­ti­val with boyfriend Kit in 1999 when she in­ter­rupts what looks to her to be a rape. They call the po­lice and it leads to the ar­rest of Jamie.

He claims he and the girl, Beth, were hav­ing con­sen­sual sex and Laura mis­un­der­stood what she saw.

The case goes to trial with re­porters call­ing it a typ­i­cal “he-said-she­said” sit­u­a­tion. It’s a creepy thriller that moves back and forth in time be­tween 1999 and 2015, and it’s told in al­ter­nat­ing chap­ters by Laura and Kit who marry in 2015, change their names and go into hid­ing.

The tension mounts and it’s worth the pa­tience as you try to work out why they’re scared of Beth and what ex­actly is go­ing on.

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