I Let You Go

I Let You Go

Book - 2016
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I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past. At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run. As they chase down one hopeless lead after another, they find themselves as drawn to each other as they are to the frustrating, twist-filled case before them.
Publisher: New York :, Berkley Books,, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781101987490
Branch Call Number: FICTION MAC
Characteristics: 369 pages ; 24 cm


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Sep 18, 2018

I enjoyed this book and it was full of suspense. I recommend it.

Jul 30, 2018

An emotional read. On a rainy afternoon a mothers life is shattered by a driver. Jenna tries to start a new life and finds love with a gentlemen at the beach. The things she ran away from come back to tear her life apart. I could not put this book down and the end will be great read for anyone. July 2018

PimaLib_JB Jun 11, 2018

A postcard of any message you like, written on a picturesque beach, to be washed away by seafoam. Someone stumbling across that website would never guess the dark, intertwining stories leading to that charming conceit. A good psychological thriller for people who also appreciate a cozy setting and slower pace.

May 29, 2018

At the end I find out the author was a police officer and lost her son. This book she can relate to and it is very well written. Hard to predict where it is going next. I will have to check out some of her other books.

TashD Apr 11, 2018

A very intense and emotional read. The deep wounds of the main character unfold throughout the book. A thriller that keeps you guessing and wondering until the end.

Mar 14, 2018

Excellent book! This is the first time I have read this author and I will definately read her books again! This is a very well written story with an amazing twist! This story is told from the perspective of three people and so well done that it is not difficult to keep the three people separated. The description of the landscape is so vivid I could see it and almost feel the sea spray. All the characters in the book are completely believable and I found myself "talking" to them. ie: to the police officer.... 'don't get involved'! Recommend this book!

Mar 13, 2018

Far more complex and interesting than your average suspense novel (Grisham, Patterson, etc.). Character development is much better than expected. Forewarning of an impending plot twist was a bit heavy handed, but it kept me reading and still managed to feel surprising.

Mar 11, 2018

I read this book just after reading The Woman In the Window which I really liked. The problem I found is that compared to The Woman In the Window I didn't find I Let You Go as well written. The book started out really well, but as it went on I was disappointed at how slowly it unfolded and I found that I would have liked to see a stronger character in Jenna. Her life circumstances led her to be in an abusive relationship, however I would have liked if she would have stopped punishing herself for losing people in her life, and advocate for a healthier self. I also found the ending twist regarding Ian to be just too contrived. The only person that I found likable in the book was Patrick, the vet and her new friend in the community she moved to.

Feb 25, 2018

After a horrible car accident, Jenna Gray runs away from her troubled past and begins a fresh start in a small seaside village. The novel closely follows two parallel stories: how Jenna builds an entirely new life, and how the police investigators uncover the truth. This thrilling crime novel focuses more on character development than most similar crime novels, but this one still has a few surprise plot twists.

Jan 08, 2018

Perhaps what’s difficult to get through with this book is the subject matter - abuse. But it also brings to light a lot of what happens in our world that we don’t think about or choose to leave up to others to address.
There are people who are as conniving and villainous as Ian. You can hear his deviant mental wheels turning at almost every point........such an insecure person with an unsurprisingly bad upbringing. Too many excuses are made.
It was a good read and I appreciate the perspective the author had with her own personal experience and the lasting impression it left on her.

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Jul 08, 2016

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Aug 19, 2018

Jenna or Jennifer is married to Ian; a very creepy, clever, controlling man. Her life becomes somewhat of a nightmare, and she ends up almost being convicted for killing a five year old boy, whom she confesses she has killed; but through various twists and turns she is released into a nail biter ending.
Had a tough time getting into the book but eventually it lured me in, and then I couldn't put it down.


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