In the third section, Jewell alternates narrators and moments in time: The narrator switches to alternating first-person points of view (told by Poppy’s mother and Floyd) interspersed with third-person narration of Ellie’s experiences and Laurel’s discoveries in the present.


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GENERAL THRILLER & SUSPENSE She must pay a ransom and kidnap another family’s child, and then that family must do the same for her daughter to be released. For every child kidnapped, another must be taken.

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The Chain by Adrian McKinty has an overall rating of Rave based on 17 book reviews.

And because McKinty hangs on to his wit and literacy even under duress ... Where McKinty succeeds, in a book that feels heavily worked over to ensure no tangents detract from main events, is in making sure the premise isn’t the main event. [McKinty] has proven a dozen times over that he knows how to write people enduring long-term trauma of terrorism, occupation, and kidnapping without cheapening the reality of it.

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takes what at first seems like a fantastical scenario and imbues it with all the terror, stress, trauma, and messiness of reality. The Chain belongs in the elite company of world-class thrillers like Gone Girl and The Silence of the Lambs. ... isn’t as silly or one-note as it initially sounds.

Brooks is a pro at building suspense even if it plays out in some rather spectacularly yucky episodes, one involving a short spear that takes its name from “the sucking sound of pulling it out of the dead man’s heart and lungs.” Grossness aside, it puts you right there on the scene. RELEASE DATE: July 9, 2019.

RELEASE DATE: April 24, 2018.

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RELEASE DATE: June 16, 2020. If you love the fantasy genre, this is the season for you!