Monday, January 25, 2016

Island of Lost Girls by Jennifer McMahon ~ Review

Title: Island of Lost Girls

Author: Jennifer McMahon
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Length: 272 pages
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Release Date: April 22, 2008
Rating: 2
Heat Rating: 1
Reviewed by: Cerridwen

While parked at a gas station, Rhonda sees something so incongruously surreal that at first she hardly recognizes it as a crime in progress. She watches, unmoving, as someone dressed in a rabbit costume kidnaps a young girl. Devastated over having done nothing, Rhonda joins the investigation. But the closer she comes to identifying the abductor, the nearer she gets to the troubling truth about another missing child: her best friend, Lizzy, who vanished years before.

From the author of the acclaimed Promise Not to Tell comes a chilling and mesmerizing tale of shattered innocence, guilt, and ultimate redemption.
Hmmmm...wasn't as impressed with this McMahon book but it is one of her earlier ones. It was still creepy with the whole kidnapping scenario. That's every parent's worst nightmare, but it still took me a good 70+ pages to get going and decide I needed to find out what happened to these missing children.

True to McMahon style though she delivers a twist and punch with the end you don't see coming.

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