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What You Did
What You Did | Claire McGowan
'A brilliant, breathless thriller that kept me guessing to the last shocking page'--Erin Kelly, Sunday Times bestselling author of He Said/She Said A vicious assault. A devastating accusation. Who should she trust, her husband or her best friend? It was supposed to be the perfect reunion: six university friends together again after twenty years. Host Ali finally has the life she always wanted, a career she can be proud of and a wonderful family with her college boyfriend, now husband. But that night her best friend makes an accusation so shocking that nothing will ever be the same again. When Karen staggers in from the garden, bleeding and traumatised, she claims that she has been assaulted--by Ali's husband, Mike. Ali must make a split-second decision: who should she believe? Her horrified husband, or her best friend? With Mike offering a very different version of events, Ali knows one of them is lying--but which? And why? When the ensuing chaos forces her to re-examine the golden era the group shared at university, Ali realises there are darker memories too. Memories that have lain dormant for decades. Memories someone would kill to protect.
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ClairesReads
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So. Much. Drama. Thought I might write a proper review at some point, but I think this one basically covers it. The domestic drama in this is STACKED and it was absorbing and undemanding.

Lauram 😻 1y
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Eggbeater
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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6th book completed for the #AwesomeAugust #readathon @Andrew65

This was an old Amazon First Reads that I never got around to. This book dealt with the difficult topic of rape in the context of a thriller, but I thought it was handled well because everyone surrounding the victim behaved as abominably as they would in a real life scenario. There were no likable characters here, but I liked the book.

TW: rape

Andrew65 Well done 👏👏👏 2y
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GreenGrl87
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lots of twists and turns, even though it was somewhat predictable at times. I did really like the way the author handled the shifting POVs, and also examined the discrepancy that can occur between who think we are and who our actions reveal us to be when when find ourselves faced with the unexpected.

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LiteraryinLawrence
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Looks like there are mixed reviews about this one, but I thought it was well done! There were enough surprises to keep me reading past my bedtime, and I liked how McGowan rolled out information about the characters‘ history as a friend group a little at a time. If you‘re in the mood for a fast-moving suspense novel, this is worth a read!

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TheLibrarian
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Mehso-so

Trigger warning - rape

Twenty years after graduating from university, 6 friends get together for the weekend. The fun and games stop when a vicious attack occurs and one of the guys is accused of rape.

I pretty much hated every single character but yet I still wanted to know what happened.

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guinsgirlreads
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Book 18/15 #bfcr4 #bookfitnesschallenge

Boy oh boy! I didn‘t see the twists in this one coming. Fun read! •Rape trigger•*

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guinsgirlreads
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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A new book and lots of veggies for dinner!

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shejustlovesbooks
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Mehso-so

What I Loved: Two mysteries at the same time
How I Felt: Not as great as her other books, but worth reading
Read or Not Read: If you enjoy Claire McGowan, you'll like this
College friends have a reunion and someone is raped. They are blaming the host's husband. The following events bring up the past murder from their college years. Ali begins to feel that she needs to solve the old one to solve this one.
Full review https://shejustlovesbooks.com/

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EadieB
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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#Scarathlon #WhatYouDid #ClaireMcGowan #TeamSlaughter
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1 point for #ScaryScavengerHunt - Book over 200 Pages

20 years later 6 friends have a reunion. shocking events. Is Ali‘s friend or husband lying? book switches timelines - present to 1993. unputdownable. plot moves quickly. kept me guessing. shocking ending. excellent writer. characters well-drawn. recommend. thanks NetGalley & Amazon Publishers UK.

TrishB I think I got this as my freebie- sounds promising! 3y
EadieB @TrishB Yes! It is very good! Where are you getting it from? 3y
TrishB I have it on my kindle - I think it was the Amazon prime free book recently! 3y
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RenePenn I have seen this one pop up a couple times now. Going to go ahead and add to my TBR. 3y
EadieB @TrishB Oh nice! Hope you enjoy it! 3y
EadieB @RenePenn Yes you should also check out her excellent series 3y
RenePenn Thanks! I don‘t think I‘ve read any of her books. I‘ll have to look her up. 3y
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MMFinck
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Wow. I am a pretty critical reader, and I am 100% hooked. I am surprised by how many so-so reviews and crits. I am wondering if a book being a free kindle read makes people more skeptical judges. What do you think??? Honest question. Looking forward to candid answers. Xo (pic is me and one of my daughters. Meant to be neutral. :))

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MMFinck
What You Did | Claire McGowan

I am loving this book. I am highlighting, like, all the time. ♥️ 📚

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Christine11
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Mehso-so

This thriller was a bit hit or miss for me. The premise was really intriguing but there were aspects that just didn‘t work. Still very readable though! Full review on my blog now!
https://lifewithallthebooks.com/2019/09/07/what-you-did-by-claire-mcgowan-review...
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I received this e-arc through Netgalley. My review is my own honest opinion.

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Ssnyder
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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This book catches you from the beginning and you never guess the ending. It was a pretty good book.

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cathysaid
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Mehso-so

Pros: Fast paced, interesting plot, a few twists and turns, Kindle sale purchase

Cons: Tried too hard to be politically correct, characters not fully developed, unlikeable narrator

Trigger warning: sexual assault

#crime #failedtobeapsychologicalthriller

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SW-T
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Ali gets her old college friends get together and then one of them is raped. Even worse, Karen says Ali‘s husband Mike did it. Secrets unfold, and relationships are tested. While it was predictable in places, it was well done enough to keep me reading. Plenty of tension between the characters, the backstory was revealed in flashbacks, and multiple narrators helped move things along. A fast and easy read.

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I_Like_Big_Books
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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4/5 ⭐️

This one kept me entertained. Parts were pretty predictable but finding one that isn‘t is rare. 🤷🏼‍♀️ I was interested in the moral dilemmas the main character dealt with and I thought she acted pretty realistically. #mystery #bfc #augustreads #suspense

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I_Like_Big_Books
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Two more miles this morning. I might need to go on another walk this evening so I can finish this book! It‘s really starting to pick up. I tend to get more engrossed in audiobooks that I listen to while walking/running. I‘m able to focus on the story more without interruptions. #audiobook #mystery #bfc

Heatherfeather Love listening to books while walking 3y
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I_Like_Big_Books
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Nice walk this morning. Slowly getting back into the habit. #bfc #audiobook

wanderinglynn Way to go! 🙌🏻 3y
TheSpineView Good job! 3y
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Eggs
What You Did | Claire McGowan
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Six college friends have a summer reunion-plenty of lies and secrets...and being habitually inebriated doesn‘t help
Free Kindle book

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