Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Split by Sharon Bolton, thank you to Trapeze Books and Orion publishing for organising it, inviting me to take part and providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.
Synopsis: SHE’S GOT NOWHERE LEFT TO HIDE.
A year ago, in desperation, Felicity Lloyd signed up for a lengthy research trip to the remote island of South Georgia.
It was her only way to escape.
AND NOW HE’S COMING FOR HER.
Freddie Lloyd has served time for murder. Out at last, he’s on her trail.
And this time, he won’t stop until he finds her.
BECAUSE NO MATTER HOW FAR YOU RUN, SOME SECRETS WILL ALWAYS CATCH UP WITH YOU…
My Rating: 🐧🐧🐧🐧🐧
My Thoughts: this book was a slow burner at first, which helped build the atmosphere really well.
Felicity is running away from her ex husband who she thinks she has seen after her. She’s a glaciologist and has taken a job in Antarctica on the last boat of the summer with the think that he won’t find her and she’ll be safe, little does she know that no matter how far you run, some things will always catch up with you.
The story is told within 2 timelines, eventually meeting up so it’s just the one, the first is the ‘before leaving where we follow felicity through her therapy and slowly start to see how she’s got to the point where she feels she has to run, the second is the present day, where we see her getting ready for her trip.
The book is told from different perspectives, all people who seem to have felicity’s best interests at heart, but are they all as they seem?
Once the story got going I couldn’t stop reading, and devoured it pretty quickly because I needed to know where it would end, would she get away? Would Freddie find her? would we ever find out why she felt the need to run in the first place?
This story was full of so many twists and turns that I didn’t know wether I was coming or going, but I’m the best way possible.