Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen (Giveaway Closed)

Title: Gone Without a Trace
Author: Mary Torjussen
Published: April 2017, Berkley
Format: ARC E-copy, 352 pages
Source: Netgalley via Publisher

GONE WITHOUT A TRACE by Mary Torjussen is a chilling psychological thriller about a woman whose boyfriend has vanished. Fans of I LET YOU GO and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN will be gripped.

No one ever disappears completely...

You leave for work one morning.

Another day in your normal life.

Until you come home to discover that your boyfriend has gone.
His belongings have disappeared.
He hasn't been at work for weeks.
It's as if he never existed.

But that's not possible, is it?

And if he has gone without a trace
why do you still feel that someone is watching you?

My thoughts: As soon as I read the premise of this book, I knew I had to read it...it just seemed like my type of read - and it so was! I devoured this book and haven't stopped thinking of it since!!!

I loved the premise of this book - so unique! Can you imagine living with your significant other and then one day coming home and not only are they not there, but there is no trace of them ever being there? Nothing! And, as if that's not enough, they go as far as to erase all pictures, texts, and emails from your phone, computer, Facebook, etc. It's as if he didn't exist! Well, consider me hooked!

This book had me completely engaged, wondering what was going on, questioning every character that was introduced, everyone's motives. And then's there's our narrator, Hannah - she's a deeply flawed character who now becomes completely obsessed with finding Matt, to the detriment of everything else in her life. Did I love her? Did I connect with her? Not really, but there was something about her that kept me reading - I had to find out just how far she was going to go to find him, because it seemed like she wasn't going to stop until she did. And let me tell you - things definitely weren't as they appeared to be!

This book takes you on quite a ride and will have you coming up with all sorts of possible guesses as to what is really going on. I definitely did not see the ending coming at all - that was brilliantly done! I will say the book starts off a bit slow, but then it rachets up and doesn't let go. This is one of those reads that you will either love it or not, and I for one loved it! I cannot wait to see what comes next from this author - she is one to keep an eye on, for sure!


Giveaway Details -- (US Only)
Thanks to the publisher,  one reader will win a copy of Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen. To enter the giveaway, please fill out the rafflecopter by April 18th.  

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This giveaway is open to US residents only and ends April 18th.

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  1. I'm glad you enjoyed this one! I thought it was a pretty good read too though I did think it dragged a little in the middle. It's definitely true that nothing is as it seems!

  2. Your excellent review made the book come alive. i would enjoy this enthralling novel. thanks.

  3. The title captures me first, then the great review. Sounds like a must read.


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