Should a person leave: Without Saying Goodbye (Laura Jarratt)

Readers of suspense and thriller novels who enjoy those that feature female protagonists and lots of twists will want to give this title a look. The plot, characters and setting will all draw the reader in.

Two women meet seemingly at random. Both have had children. While Cerys no longer has any to care for, Lily has a four year old…and a violent husband. These three go to live with a widow in Wales where Cerys acts as her housekeeper. What happens from here will keep readers riveted until the final twist.

Recommended to those who enjoy domestic suspense. There are secrets, complex pasts and a need to survive in these pages. Publishers Weekly gave this title a starred review, always a good sign. PW says that it is this author’s best work yet.

Many thanks to NetGalley and Sourcebooks for this title. All opinions are my own.

Pub date: 07 May 2023

From the Publisher

Praise from Publishers Weekly, Starred review
Praise for Laura Jarratt from Daily Mail, Manchester Evening News, New York Journal

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