Publisher: Hodder & Sloughton
Publishing Date: 07 March 2019
Genre: General Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Format: E-Book , Netgalley Arc
Jenna thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home. Then she finds her stepdaughter murdered; her partner missing.And the police think she did it…
Locked up to await trial, surrounded by prisoners who’d hurt her if they knew what she’s accused of, certain someone close to her has framed her, Jenna knows what she needs to do:
Clear her name
Save her baby
Find the killer
This is the story of young women who has been imprisoned for the murder of her 14-year-old stepdaughter who not long after, being in prison finds out she is pregnant with her fiancé Roberts baby. She was framed and her fiancé is missing and the police think she did it.
Jenny ( Jennifer Burns) or as known as in the press/prison as ‘The BlondeSlayer’ Her character is beyond believable and even likable but you sort of hate her all at the same time. She claims to be innocent so you do indeed I guess feel sorry for her in many ways but there’s this little bit of hate thinking maybe she is a murderer.
She is absolutely frightened of being in prison and she keeps what she did a secret out of fear of the other prisoners finding out in a prisons world a ‘Nonce’. Prison is not at all very welcoming to those who kill children, child sex offenders or pedophiles.
You can feel every emotion she has, every Anxiety, worry etc and her life in prison is overly scary and incredibly true to prison life. It is shockingly amazing just how real is it and it has been well researched.
It had me completely gripped from the very first page, it is a very unique plot, the characters were so very real and the ending I did not see coming at all. It was wonderfully done and honestly frightening, harrowing and stomach twisting.
It was an intriguing, interesting and certainly a learning curve of how it really is in women’s prisons in the U.K. Certainly nothing like what is portrayed in so many of the prison dramas On Tv.
I recommend this book to anyone who loves a good twisty thriller, realistic portrayal of characters and life in prison. A plot which has your stomach twisting and muscles cramping.
This book is being published in E-Book on Saturday 2nd March 2019.
I got this book for free from NetGalley in return for an honest unbiased book review. All opinions are my own.
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