We recently received a complimentary copy of the book, “The Sisters” by Claire Douglas for our review. All opinions are our own.
I’ve often wondered what it would be like to be a twin. I could imagine the connection that twins have. Let alone the pain the other one would feel when the other one died.
There are two main sets of characters in this book, which also happen to be twins. Abi and Lucy and Bea and Ben.
Abi and Lucy are twin sisters, whose lives are changed forever due to a tragic accident.
Bea & Ben were twins who were separated when they were very young. They actually met in college and became involved without knowing they were siblings.
While reading this novel, you will go back and forth from current day to the past as the characters reflect on their pasts.
This was the first time I have read anything by this author. I thought the book read pretty fast. I thought I had figured out how the book would end, however, that changed the closer to the ending.
The only complaint that I have is that the consistent mentioning of the different brands of products.
Overall, it was a good book and I look forward to reading other books by this author.
About the Book:
“I see her everywhere.”
For fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train comes a striking new psychological thriller. Winner of the Marie Claire Best Debut Novel award—The Sisters will keep you guessing to the very end.
When one sister dies, the other must go to desperate lengths to survive. After a tragic accident, and still haunted by her twin sister’s death, Abi tries to get a fresh start. But when she meets siblings Bea and Ben, they quickly draw her into their privileged and unsettling circle. When one sister lies, she must protect her secret at all costs. But as Abi tries to keep up with the demands of her fickle friends, strange things start to happen—precious letters go missing and someone leaves threatening messages in her room. Is this the work of the beautiful and capricious Bea? Or is Abi willing to go to any lengths just to get attention? When the truth outs—will either sister survive?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Claire Douglas has worked as a journalist for fifteen years writing features for women’s magazines and national newspapers, but she’s dreamed of being a novelist since the age of seven. She finally got her wish after winning the Marie Claire Debut Novel Award with her first novel, THE SISTERS. She lives in Bath with her husband and two children.
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