Author – Rachel McLean. My name’s Rachel McLean and I write thrillers that make you think.
What does that mean?
In short, I want my stories to make your pulse race and your brain tick.
Do you often get through a thriller at breakneck pace but are left with little sense of what the book was really about? Do you sometimes read literary fiction but just wish something would damn well happen?
My books aim to fill that gap.
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Publisher – Catawampus Press
Pages – 352
The Blurb –
He abducted her. He fell in love with her. He helped her escape. Can she trust him?
Sarah Evans has returned home after being abducted and held in a dilapidated farmhouse by a group of men.
With her is Martin, who turned against the other men to help her escape. He says he’s not like them, and claims to be in love with her.
Can Sarah trust Martin? Does she share his feelings? Or should she listen to her father, himself deceitful and abusive, and turn her back on the relationship?
Sea of Lies is a chilling psychological thriller about secrets, trust, and a family falling apart.
A standalone sequel to Thicker Than Water
Today is my stop on the Sea of Lies blog tour. Many thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources for the chance to read and review.
My thoughts – I thoroughly enjoyed the follow-up to Thicker Than Water, it was good to catch up with the village in the aftermath of the abductions. Although this is a sequel, you can read it as a stand alone as the author puts enough information in so you can follow the story.
After the women escaped from the farm, they are back in their village and Sarah is back living with her violent father and subservient mother. At her request one of her abductors is also brought back, much to the disgust of the village and her mother and father.
After leading a life of being controlled, the abduction has proven to be the last straw for her. She is determined to start making her own decisions, so when the police start coming to the village to enquire about murders, she decides she must act so that an innocent party doesn’t pay for a crime they didn’t commit. However her parents have other ideas. Can she finally stand up to her dad?
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