ARC Review: Last Breath by Karin Slaughter

Posted August 16, 2017 by Francesca in Reviews / 3 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
ARC Review: Last Breath by Karin Slaughter
Last Breath
by Karin Slaughter

3 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: July 11, 2017
Series: Good Daughter #0.5
Published by Witness Impulse
Pages: 48
Format: eARC
 

“I think this was a quick taste but I don’t think it’s necessarily enough to have hooked me into the story had I not already been wanting to read the book.”
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So I recently took the plunge and started reading Karin Slaughter and I loved how twisted her story ideas are.  I was looking forward to reading THE GOOD DAUGHTER and when I saw there was a prequel I didn’t want to miss a bit of the story, so I waited until I had read this first.

LAST BREATH wasn’t necessarily creepy or scary.  It does draw you into the story but I didn’t really connect with the main character.  Charlie has been through a lot due to her father’s actions.  She’s gone on to make a life for herself for all intents and purposes.  Now as a lawyer, she feels that connection to help the ones that seem to need it most.  Flora is such a young woman.  A teen being taken advantage by her grandparents after her parents died.  Seems as if they are just using her for her inheritance and she seeks Charlie’s help with emancipation.  But things quickly turn upside down and not everything is as it seems.

This was just a quick taste of the story and I’m not sure if it’s just a glimpse into the character of if there will be more to come from this storyline.  We do know that her childhood still holds secrets and I am interested to see those unfolding more in the full length book.

I think this was a quick taste but I don’t think it’s necessarily enough to have hooked me into the story had I not already been wanting to read the book.

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Thanks for the review.

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Kathy Valentine

Never read this writer,but will check her out.thanks Francesca! Shared on my socials!!

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Nice cover….thanks for the review.