Trust and fear trade places in a love triangle that defies readers’ expectations at every turn.
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Release Date: January 29, 2019
Genre: Domestic Drama/Thriller
Actual Rating: 3.75 stars
The Temp is an absorbing domestic drama/thriller that I devoured in a day. While I didn't love the book I did find myself compulsively reading it until I hit the end. The book had me absorbed and I didn't want to stop until the final twist. One of the main reasons I have it a 3.75 stars (rounded up to 4) is because everything develops so slowly. Sure, it works for the story but I think had it been paced a little faster I would have enjoyed it more. What bogged it down for me was the technicalities of being a TV producer and writer being talked about over and over again. Other than this, I think the characters were developed well, and while I didn't connect with them on a deep level, they were interesting enough to hold my attention for the entire book. The twist is killer too. I think many people will enjoy it. I certainly didn't see it coming!
If your looking for a propulsive thriller that will slowly wind you up until the incredible twist, this is a book for you in 2019. I'm excited to see how the authors writing started and plan to read her debut in the near future.
You can find all the latest book reviews for 2018 right here on this page! I read various genres depending on my mood so there is a little something for any reader. xox Elle xox