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In Alyssa Richards’s break-out new novel, a woman who trusts no one has to believe someone—but a shocking finale will turn everything upside down.
After running from her past for so long, Harper Brown is finally in a good place. She’s renovating a beautiful old home in Savannah, has lined up a dream job appraising Civil War antiquities, and is falling in love with the debonair Nick Chamberlain. Most importantly, her anxiety and paranoia are finally under control. But when she sees a vision of her sister shrouded in fog in the square across the street, Harper’s carefully assembled life begins to crumble.
It’s time. The warning has Harper questioning everything Nick tells her. He does seem to be rushing their engagement. Digging deeper reveals a decade-old murder and an ex-wife in a coma after falling down a grand staircase. But was it an accident as he claims, or was she pushed? And what does the cryptic note wedged in Harper’s window mean?
As more “accidents” happen, Harper doesn’t know who to trust—including herself. She’s convinced the past has caught up with her, that someone knows she’s not Harper Brown, and that she’s the next to die.
Blending classic Mary Higgins Clark and Alfred Hitchcock with the rich Gothic atmosphere of Savannah,Forced Perspective is domestic suspense at its page-turning best!
5 out of 5 (exceptional)
Independent Reviewer for Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!
I was hooked from the get-go. This is part of the Chasing Secrets series but, as far as I can tell, you don't have to read both. I think they are stand-alone.
Harper has been on the run for a long time, hiding her identity to stay safe from the drug cartel she was kidnapped by when she was younger. I don't want to say too much as I feel it would take away from the suspense that the story gives. It is so cleverly written, I found myself being pulled so far in that I was getting anxious that things wouldn't be fixed.
It is a recommendation by me. A fantastic mystery that keeps you on your toes.
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Adventurous or cautious? Adventurous!
Antique or brand new? Love antiques
Asking questions or answering questions? Asking! I love answering that question.
Bagels or muffins? Love a good muffin.
Black and white or colour? Ooooo Black and white.
Black leather or brown leather? Brown
Books or movies? Gimme books!
Boots or sandals? Bring on the boots.
Bright colours or neutral tones? Neutral
Cake or pie? Cake. No, pie. Wait—
Call or text? depends on who you are…
Chinese or Italian? Italian. Carbs can be your friend.
Chocolate or vanilla? Can I have both? In separate bowls? On different days?
Cowboys or aliens? Cowboys, definitely.
Dancing or singing? Mmmm. Always singing.
Dogs or cats? Dogs
Drawings or paintings? Paintings
Dress up or dress down? Down.
Dresses or skirts? Pretty dresses!
Facial hair or clean-shaven? Love the beard.
Favourite colour? Blue. Red. Blue. Red.
Fiction or non-fiction? Fiction
Football or Rugby? Baseball
Freckles or dimples? Dimples
Fruit or vegetables? Veggies, especially the green ones.
Glasses or contacts? Glasses
Hardwood or carpet? Hardwoods
Hugs or kisses? Hugs!
Ice cream or yoghurt? Ice cream
Internet or cell phone? Internet
Introvert or extrovert? Introvert
Ketchup or mustard? These must go together.
Leather or denim? These go together, too.
Light or dark chocolate? Milk!
Light side or dark side? Always go to the Light.
Long hair or short hair? Long
Morning, noon or night? Yes.
Numbers or letters? Letters, of course!
Orange juice or apple juice? Just give me the whole apple. With peanut butter.
Pancakes or waffles? Pancakes.
Pen or pencil? Pen
Pepsi or Coke? No sodas!
Personal chef or personal fitness trainer? Trainer
Picnic or nice restaurant? Picnic!
Raisins or nuts? These need to be mixed with chocolate.
Rural or urban? Rural
Sausage or bacon? Bacon, baby.
Saver or spender? Saver.
Sci-Fi or fantasy? Probably fantasy.
Scrambled or fried? Doesn’t matter as long as there’s bacon.
Silver or gold? All the colors of gold.
Spicy or mild? Spicy!
Spring or fall? Ahhh, fall.
Tan or pale? Ridiculously pale.
Tea or coffee Coffee. Must have coffee.
Think before you talk or talk before you think? Let me think about that.
Truth or dare? Double dog dare.
Washing dishes or doing laundry? Laundry, actually.
Whole wheat or white? Grains and I are not speaking to one another at the moment.
Wine or beer? Wine.
Winter or summer? Winter, but at the beach.
ALYSSA RICHARDS is the USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR of mystery, thriller and suspense novels.
She loves living in the South with her husband and two children. She also loves good espresso, her rescue dogs, magnolias and gardenias, and, of course, reading a great book. She grew up running barefoot in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, where her favorite weekly adventure was a trip to the library with her mom.
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