He Said She Said

He Said She Said

eBook - 2017
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"A tour de force – a gripping, twisting, furiously clever read that asks all the right questions, and keeps you guessing until the very end. I loved it." --Ruth Ware, bestselling author of The Woman in Cabin 10

In the summer of 1999, Kit and Laura travel to a festival in Cornwall to see a total eclipse of the sun. Kit is an eclipse chaser; Laura has never seen one before. Young and in love, they are certain this will be the first of many they’ll share.

But in the hushed moments after the shadow passes, Laura interrupts a man and a woman. She knows that she saw something terrible. The man denies it. It is her word against his.

The victim seems grateful. Months later, she turns up on their doorstep like a lonely stray. But as her gratitude takes a twisted turn, Laura begins to wonder—did she trust the wrong person?

15 years later, Kit and Laura married are living under new names and completely off the digital grid: no Facebook, only rudimentary cell phones, not in any directories. But as the truth catches up to them, they realize they can no longer keep the past in the past.

From Erin Kelly, queen of the killer twist, He Said/She Said is a gripping tale of the lies we tell to save ourselves, the truths we cannot admit, and how far we will go to make others believe our side of the story.



Publisher: Minotaur Books,, 2017
ISBN: 9781250113702
1250113709
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks

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kmstanton
Nov 03, 2017

This book was very good. A little slow in the beginning, but a power house at the end.

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Newmommy09
Jul 11, 2017

A great read from a fantastic author. Enjoyed this story. The last two sentences gave me chills.

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williamoliver1315
Jul 08, 2017

Found the first half of this book a bit if a chore. I'm glad I persevered though, it got better.

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MartineVK
Jul 05, 2017

I'm tired of books like this where the whole selling point is that like Gone Girl there is an unreliable narrator and the suspense involves finding out who that it. I found it hard to get into this as one of the narrators is a science and maths geek, possibly with a touch of Aspergers, and I just didn't find him attractive. In the end I didn't find the work worth the effort.

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4catsdogs
Jun 28, 2017

Oh my gosh this book is boring. It plods on from page to page with far too much unnecessary detail. The plot is not believable and insults the reader. I flicked through the second half as it was too tedious to plough through. Seriously, don't waste your time, there are so many really good books out there.

JCLGreggW Mar 10, 2017

In a year full of GREAT psychological thrillers, Kelly's latest is a standout, with lies, secrets, and different points of view all colliding together in a chilling, compulsive mix. You never know QUITE who to trust as Kelly changes viewpoints, and she handles the characters and plot masterfully.

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stephaniedchase
Feb 28, 2017

At times shows promise, but most of the time gets bogged down under ridiculous plot twists, uneven pacing, too many subplots, and eclipse arcana.

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