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Bring Me Back
Bring Me Back | B A Paris
The million-copy bestselling author returns with a breathtaking thriller
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Jess7
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Next up - Bring Me Back. I‘m tackling some of backlist arcs and TBR.

vlwelser 💖 this author now
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j.rye
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Panpan

Rage reading this all the way to the end. I hate that I can‘t stop listening. Around 50% of the way through, it got ridiculous. I couldn‘t put it away though. I had to figure out how B. A. Paris tied this all up. It‘s worse than I thought, but I do feel vindicated that I disliked Ellen from the start.

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j.rye
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I started this mystery novel on our walk today. 1.47 miles and only 10% into the book. I can‘t decide how I feel yet. For some reason, I‘m on edge about Ellen.

Crazeedi I love your view on your walk! And your sweet friends! 1mo
j.rye @Crazeedi thanks 🥰 1mo
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Loric
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While not my favorite B.A. Paris book, it was still quite enjoyable with its cleverly crafted tangled web that kept me guessing. More drama than thriller, this tale is full of obsession, secrets and suspense. The pacing was perfect with short chapters and mini-cliffhangers I couldn‘t put it down. The twist was disappointing for me but overall still enjoyable. Cathleen McCarron and Kevin Hely do a terrific job bringing these characters to life.

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jploves2read
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Mehso-so

I really wanted to like this. The build up was great but I hated the ending. The way it was wrapped up just didn‘t do it for me. I did figure out what was going on, but I had hoped there was something more to the story. The buildup was there so that there could have been more but there wasn‘t. I gave it 2 stars on Goodreads.

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jploves2read
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A little ‘light‘ reading. I started it a day or so ago. I had to fill in with something because I lost the other book I was reading so I have to wait for the bookstore to bring it in again. In the mean time... 🤷🏾‍♀️😉🙂

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Aliezah :)
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Psychological Fiction
Date Started: Nov 11
Date Finished: Nov 22
How did I choose this book: My favourite genre of books is thriller so I decided to read this book, especially because the summary got me interested in what would happen later on.

Aliezah :) Summary: These 2 young couples, Layla and Finn are in love and on vacation. One night, they were driving along the highway when Finn decided to stop at a station to go to the restroom but when he comes back, he discovers that Layla disappeared. 10 years later, he fell in love with Layla‘s sister, Ellen and they were soon to be married. 2mo
Aliezah :) His heart wants to believe that they are meant to be but it‘s as though he has a sixth sense that is telling him not to trust her. A few months before they were about to get married, Finn get a phone call that someone from his past saw Layla recently. There are odd appearances like Layla‘s long lost items are showing up at Finn and Ellen‘s house, emails from people who seem to know too much, secret messages that include clues and warnings. 2mo
Aliezah :) Now, Finn starts a journey trying to figure out whether Layla is alive or not.
Who is the protagonist: The protagonist in this book is Finn. (last name was not stated)
What was his problem? His problem was that he tried moving on but something inside of him was still afraid that he couldn‘t trust Ellen.
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Aliezah :) Therefore, months before they were about to get married, he noticed Layla‘s belongings in his house, clues and warnings from people who knew too much. Then and there, he knew that he had to find out what happened to Layla. 2mo
Aliezah :) How was his problem solved? Later on in the book, Finn found out that Ellen had sent emails to Layla from Finn‘s account saying he was going to kill Layla. When Finn found out, he knew everything that caused Layla‘s disappearance was Ellen. Finn never loved Ellen as much as he loved Layla which made Ellen jealous which caused her to lie to the people around her. 2mo
Aliezah :) Soon after, Ellen fainted and died later on. After that, Layla sent an email telling Finn everything that happened to her the past 10 years. Then, he brought Layla back. (edited) 2mo
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IamIamIam
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I won't judge the author by a single book but while the story was mildly interesting, I felt as if the entire story was being retold every few minutes. Finn's decade-younger girlfriend goes missing after a fight. Her sister turns up and after a while, they're getting married. Signs keep turning up that the girl isn't missing, chaos ensues but in a silly kind of way. I ended up listening to this on 1.75x just to finish it.

Callemarie Was this your first ba Paris book? 4mo
IamIamIam @Callemarie It was and that's why I'd give Paris another shot. This wasn't awful, just clunky and repetitive. Are you a fan? If so, what do you suggest for a redeeming book choice? Lol 4mo
RachelAmphlett I haven‘t read this one, but I enjoyed Behind Closed Doors when I read it earlier this year if that helps 4mo
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Callemarie Yeah her other two are crazy but good. This one was the least favorite of mine. Def read one of her others. 4mo
IamIamIam @Callemarie @RachelAmphlett Thanks so much for the suggestions! I'll be checking my library for more audio. Any other good suspense/thriller authors you enjoy? I do like Harlan Coben and Ruth Ware so I'm flexible ad long as there's minimal romantic nonsense, lol 4mo
Callemarie I love me some riley sager, I just finished an arc by Steven Cavanagh called 13 I FREAKING LOVED that one... fiona barton is good, jennifer mcmahon is great-- hers are more like supernatural suspense but still good, good me bad me was a interest and crazy book, jt ellison is great too. I could probably go on and on hahaha 4mo
IamIamIam @Callemarie Great recs!!! Thanks! Feel free to go on!!! Lol, my TBR only has about 750 books on it... let's get to 1000 today!! 😂 I love horror but it's hard to find really good horror that isn't plain gore for shock value. I find thrillers give me the same edginess without the gore. Lol 4mo
RachelAmphlett @IamIamIam I really enjoy Robert Crais‘s novels featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike - and I tend to read all of those as they‘re released! Which books do you do that with? 4mo
Callemarie Omg please read penpal by dathan Auerbach and the meadows by London clarke then 4mo
IamIamIam @Callemarie I need to grab a few Auerbach books! Our library doesn't carry them and I've only heard wonderful things about them!!! 4mo
IamIamIam @RachelAmphlett Excellent suggestions, thank you! I'm not familiar with any of those authors! I'm way behind on current releases but Carl Hiaasen is an auto buy and so is Richard Russo. I feel like I plow through mysteries & thrillers so quickly, I like to pick them up second hand. 😁 4mo
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IamIamIam
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This book is going in circles so fast that I'm getting dizzy!!! The story is interesting but it's really drawn out and circular... I feel like they're only saying a few words over and over... 🤪

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IamIamIam
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Giving this a listen while I count up Box Tops for Education. 😁 The PTA is killing me slowly!!! Lol

rachelm LOL I just finished that this weekend! Hi five fellow coordinator 4mo
IamIamIam @rachelm Whoo hoo! Congrats on getting it all done under the wire! Hopefully you guys had a decent submission! 😁 4mo
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bookladyreads
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I read this book today. It was pretty good. Some parts were predictable, but I still enjoyed it. #TeamSlaughter

Clwojick ☠ ☠ ☠ 4mo
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Andrea4
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I enjoyed the narration and listened to this in about 3 main chunks so I would say I obviously found it compelling. I had 2 possibilities for the end result and my 2nd choice turned out to be correct. I liked Finn because I found him to be complicated and not completely likeable, nor necessarily reliable.

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Avanders
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Check out @Nessavamusic ‘s giveaway! (This also serves as my own entry 😁😁)

Last week to play for a box of advanced reading copies of some great books and some assorted goodies! I‘m celebrating making 40,000 Litfluence with a #40kARCGiveaway
Repost this post and tag me for an entry before Saturday September 14! #giveaway

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Bookjunkie57
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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BookDee
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Mehso-so

The end was predictable and I‘m not use to reading mystery books 🤷🏾‍♀️it was still an okay read .

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MinnieDaMoocher
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Mehso-so

A quick read. Enjoyed it until I got to the end, then it all got a bit silly. Preferred the alternate ending.

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BookDee
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Great way to start another book. Friday night plans for me!

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Soulthirsty63
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4/5

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Twainy
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Audiobook - loved the narration. I enjoyed how the story is slowly developed. A bit of a thriller mystery. I waffled between liking the main character and being a afraid and hating him. It was great!! There‘s a sad lesson to be learned. Perfect ending. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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BeaG
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Excellent book. I can't write a good review without spoiling it, but this book got me. I was out done. LOL
I had the audiobook.

Lovesbooks87 The ending! I didn't see that coming at all! 7mo
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Mdargusch
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My husband and I figured out the twist in this book halfway through but it was still very entertaining to listen to on our road trip. It can be a struggle to find something that we are both interested in. The audio version is well done and there are many twists and turns to keep things interesting.

Reviewsbylola Glad you found a good one! 7mo
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Bookbinger
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Mehso-so

Started off really gripping and I wanted to love it however the ending felt a bit absurd to me and completely ruined my overall feeling of the book. Characters were great, writing was great, basically everything was great except that ending.

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BeaG
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These were gifted to me today. Has anyone read any. I think I'm going to start with B.A. Paris

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Outofcontroltbr
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This book was really good. Very well written and I could not put it down. So many different twists and turns and the ending was not what I had expected at all. I give 11 out of 10.

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Outofcontroltbr
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I love this author. I read behind closed doors and the breakdown and now I can‘t wait to read this book

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Samwise_Gamgee
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First day of summer vacation means I‘m still lounging in bed at 9:30, sipping coffee and enjoying my book.

JSW The absolute best. 8mo
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NatalieR
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I enjoyed this psychological thriller and give it a 4/5 🌟 rating. I was surprised by the ending. I didn‘t see that last twist coming and can understand why it didn‘t seem to impress others based on the reviews I‘ve read. It was a bit weird, but I can appreciate the effort to create something different for a very popular genre.

StayCurious Lovely flowers 💐 8mo
MrBook Great review! Love this pic! (edited) 8mo
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That-Bookish-Hiker
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After 10 years of Layla missing, Finn has moved on and is about to get married when he gets a phone call saying someone has seen Layla. A game starts and Finn can‘t tell if someone is messing with him or if it really is Layla.

This thriller has me hooked from the first page but I figured out the twist pretty early on. I think it could have ended 50 pages earlier because Finn got redundant and all I wanted to know if I was right!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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RiseoftheReader
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Bailedbailed

I loved her other two books but this one was a DNF it was just silly, choppy, and just blah.

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Lauranahe
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Mehso-so

Finn and Layla go for a drive, and at a rest stop Layla disappears. 12 years later, Finn is engaged to Layla‘s sister Ellen...and pieces of his past with Layla start popping up.
Super quick read, fairly predictable, not realistic. But fun for what it was!

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Nessavamusic
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Mehso-so

A quick read on a rainy day, with my dog cuddled up. I figured out the twist fairly early and the main characters were just blah. Not a fan of this unlikeable protagonist trend in suspense lately. #suspense #dogsoflitsy

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mandi1082
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Nope nope nope and NOPE!!! What the heck did I just read🤦‍♀️ A little ridiculous can't really talk about it without giving away the book🤷‍♀️ It was a little unrealistic but the pace was fast!📖
2⭐⭐

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Exterminate1977
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4/5

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rjsthumbelina
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I finished a book! I have been dealing with a lot, and haven't been reading. I don't think I have finished a book yet this month - but I did it! I needed a good thriller to get me engaged.This one was interesting. The beginning was kind of strange, but once I got more than a quarter of the way in, I was hooked!The characters are so interesting.I did guess the twist before it was revealed, but there were enough things that I didn't quite figure out

GingerAntics I had the same thought. 11mo
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TaciturnWhenReading
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Nothing picks me up on an otherwise lackluster Wednesday like finding a package from BookOutlet on the doorstep! #bookhaul 😍🥰👍🏻

erank58 Great picks!! 11mo
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Elma
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Mehso-so

A bit too predictable for my taste and I didn't like any of the characters. But the suspense was good in the beginning.