As Jess’s paranoia grows, it becomes clear that she can no longer trust what in her life is real, and what is one of Dr. Shields’ manipulative experiments. Caught in a web of deceit and jealousy, Jess quickly learns that some obsessions can be deadly.
Question #3: Should a punishment always fit the crime?
From the authors of the blockbuster bestseller The Wife Between Us comes an electrifying new novel about doubt, passion, and just how much you can trust someone.
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Release Date: January 8, 2019
Genre: Thriller. Suspense.
An original and tense read
After reading The Wife Between Us last year I knew I had to get my hands on An Anonymous Girl. Why? Because these two authors working together are a powerhouse. But I will also admit that even though I knew I needed this book I also felt a bit of hesitation because I didn't know if this one would be able to top the former. I mean TWBU blew me away! It had a massive twist that truly boggled my mind and had me jumping for joy simply because it surprised me so much. This one, it doesn't have a massive twist. It's more of a slow burning, edge of your seat thriller that keeps you puzzled from beginning to end. There were times I felt truly exasperated and wanted to go in and slap a few characters for their stupidity. I wanted to ask them why they were so naive! But then I really thought about it in terms of what the story was subtly telling and I gained an enormous understanding of it. You can read my spoiler if you want to know what I'm talking about (view spoiler)
Anyway, I won't go into the plot of the story as it may giveaway the core elements and meaning behind it but I will say that it is a clever and tense read that had me utterly glued to the pages. This book certainly stands apart from other thrillers out there and I think the authors did a wonderful job in researching the job behind Dr. Lydia. I myself have a masters degree in psychology and can tell that they did the work they needed to make this seem as realistic as possible.
If you are looking for a taught and edgy read for the new year, I very much recommend reading An Anonymous Girl. It's a brilliant novel that is bound to make you question your own morals.
You can find all the latest book reviews I have posted on the blog! I read various genres depending on my mood so there is a little something for any reader. xox Elle xox