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I ve read all f Eliza Maxwell s books and was in love with The Unremembered Girl which stayed with me for weeks with the ache I felt for the main character still in my memory today I enjoyed this book also although it has a lighter feel for me even though the subject matter deals with murder manipulation and lies The chapters are from the point f view Surly Bonds of Graye Templeton Laura West and a few characters Graye had an abusive lonely childhood that included the murderf her mother when Graye was nine years Sex, Lies, and Videotape old Graye was then raised in anrphans home that included a kind nun that did her best to protect Gary encourage her to come ut f her shell and pursue her interest in writing Sprinkled throughout Graye s life was the loss f thers close to her which cemented her desired to not become attached to anyone Laura is an influential book blogger married to an acclaimed novelist who is now struggling to write a book that will match the popularity to his first novel Laura s father is a publisher and she daily receives manuscripts from writers who hope to have their writing noticed by influential Laura Despite Laura s wealth and standing among the book industry her marriage is failing as her alcoholic husband falls deeper into a downward spiral f being unable to produce publishable works Margaret the nun who loved and nurtured Graye after the murder f Graye s mother plays a big part in this book too I won t say about the story that is full Whore Stories: A Revealing History of the World's Oldest Profession of twists turns and discoveries because I don t want to give anything away Thank you to Lake Union Publishing and NetGalley for this ARC 35 rounded up to 4Aspiring author Graye Templeton will do anything to escape the horrific childhood crime that haunts her After a life lived in shadows she s accepted a new job as a prot g to Laura West influential book blogger and wifef acclaimed novelist Laura s connections could make Graye s publishing dreams a reality But there s to Laura than meets the eyeThis is the first book that I have read by the author and I can honestly say that I did not know what I was going to get ut f the book I wasn t disappointed This is a multilayered read that dark and makes you uestion who you really are Just when you think you know where the storyline is going you will find that your wrong This is a well written thought provoking readI would like to thank NetGalley Lake Union Publishing and the author Eliza Maxwell for my ARC in exchange for an honest review Favorite uotesShe signs the visitor s log and the receptionist passes her a neon green sticker to affix to her shirt Proof that Graye isn t some rogue criminal there to ravish ld ladies and steal pieces from the jigsaw puzzlesShe stares at him for a beat struggling to remind herself f the man she knows he can be when he isn t being this We, the People: Of Earth Elders one It s getting difficult every day to bring that man to mindWhom you choose to be married to is your business Laura I decided a long time ago that love must be an evolutionary adaptation It s nature s wayf allowing even mediocre men to find a mate Oh child How naive you are If procreation were reserved Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition only for extraordinary men the species would have died a slow sputtering death centuries agoA bad marriage is a forge Once you re in it yournly choice is to push forward and find your way ut f the flames scars and all hopefully stronger for it The alternative is to sit there and be burned to nothingShe knows dwelling n could have been and should have been doesn t change what is but some days that s a hard lesson to rememberMy ReviewThis was a twisty maddeningly paced brilliantly plotted and ingeniously written tale with a cast f intriguing and largely aberrant characters While it was soon evident that The Windy Season onef the main characters was mentally disturbed as she noted concern with losing track Oldies but Goodies of what s real and what isn t I just hadn t realized the extentr how far back the decimation went Ms Maxwell s evocative writing was uniuely compelling devastating diabolical and dauntingly engrossing I was taut with tension and transfixed to. Every writer has a story Some are deadlier than A Month of Sundays others Aspiring author Graye Templeton will do anything to escape the horrific childhood crime that haunts her After a life lived in shadows she’s accepted a new job as protégé to Laura West influential book blogger and wifef an acclai.
My Kindle while nearly insane with impatience and driven to know every deeply buried secret past and present I am Evangeline, a Master For Tonight Companion Novel on the hook and her devoted fangirl for life I covet her advanced levelf word sorcery and am greedily plotting to read her every word 35 well that was unexpected starsGraye Templeton wants two things in life first to escape her truly horrific past and second to become an author She wants to be real and seen and knows tha The Shadow Writer by Eliza Maxwell is a book that I will probably read again because there is so much going Beneath the Jolly Roger on in this novel that a second read would be beneficial Graye Templeton is a woman whose childhood was marred by a terrible crime that was so notorious that her name had to be changed to protect her She is hired as an assistant to Laura West a well known book blogger whose husband is a famous author The women uickly develop a strong friendship Upon moving to a Texas island in a guesthouse next door to her employer s home she soon realizes that the h The Shadow Writer has such a cool inventive premise Graye Templeton is an aspiring author She had a tough abusive childhood andne that still colors her darkest days Graye has been hired as a right hand to Laura West wife to an acclaimed novelist and big time book blogger Working for Laura might take Graye to the next level in writing and give her the connections she needs However Laura is not so simple Everything is falling apart for her Her marriage is in a tailspin Her husband has an alcohol problem Laura is about to lose it all and she s losing herself emotionally It s also important to her that everything looks like it sparkles Laura and Graye become uite close but they have dangerous secrets they are hiding Friendship and Merzbook: The Pleasuredome of Noise obsession becomene in the same and ne f them could wind up hurt and not just emotionally I loved that there were multiple layers to the story It really kept me guessing There s a darkness here too that I didn t expect There were some nice twists and turns that kept me Pig on my toes andverall this was a terrifically engaging suspenseful readI received a complimentary copy All Scipio Rising (Scipio Africanus opinions are mywn My reviews can also be found n my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom The Shadow Writer by Eliza Maxwell is a 2019 Lake Union publication Graye Templeton wants to be a writer but she also needs to live under the radar while she distances herself from an unbelievably shocking childhood However it seems that luck is finally shining n Graye when she backs into a dream job working for Laura West a star blogger who has catapulted authors from Rim of the Pit (Rogan Kincaid, obscurity to bestsellers Now if Graye cannly get Laura to realize she is not They Also Serve only a great assistant but a promising author as well Laura takes an instantaneous liking to the vulnerable and worshipful Graye Templeton She is just the bright light she needs in her life after her insecure husband David a famousne hit wonder she single handedly made famous becomes embittered drinking to excess nearly teetering Conversations From The Neighborhood Ice Cream Shop: 8 Keys To Rediscovering Lost Dreams And Finding Your Life's Calling on the edgef a full blown breakdown The two women forge a strong bond while David does everything in his power to undermine the friendship But Graye desperately needs Laura s reputation and expertise to realize all her hopes and dreams before her past comes home to roost This is a solid thriller centered around fixation and No Time for Sergeants obsession These themes areften verused staples in psychological thrillers and are hardly riginal In fact I was concerned this book was about to take an all too familiar path as well ne I ve traveled down many times before However the story proved to be atmospheric with a few interesting and surprising plot twists which kept me interested and maybe a bit n edge I will warn readers however that the characters are not easy to like but to me that is part f what made the novel so effective and why the conclusion worked so well The plot is not always completely plausible and that s kay but the depiction Large Catechism of Martin Luther of human nature and the character s self absorption and manipulations were uite realistic which is why this story is so. Med novelist Laura’s connections could make Graye’s publishing dreams a reality But there’s to Laura than meets the eyeBehind the veneerf a charmed life Laura’s marriage is collapsing Her nce lauded husband is descending into alcoholism and ruin and bringing Laura nearer to the.
Disturbing Overall this was a nice introduction to Eliza Maxwell for me I have been curious about her books so now I will have to check ut Ceux de la posie vcue of her work in the future 4 stars I was really disappointed in thisne because I actually liked the author s ther book The Unremembered Girl The characters just fell flat which is a shame because there was a pretty decent backstory for Graye As the story progressed I cared less and less about each person It s like the book had the basic elements f what should be an interesting story but lacked any meat and therefore came across as lackluster Graye Templeton has tried to move n from her horrific childhood and aspires to be a writer She takes a job working for Laura West a fairly well known book blogger and wife to a novelist who has had his wn fair share Troublemaker:: One Man's Crusade Against China's Cruelty of success As Graye and Laura become closer and closer they might discover a secretr two the tireless: otherne has been hiding My first feeling Teach Them Spanish!, Grade 1 of uneasiness came when the story shifted to Texas and Graye started working for Laura The transition just felt disjointed and that feeling popped up multiple times throughout the coursef the book The bare bones Toque de Veludo of a good story were here and there were some good plot twists but the book could use some polishing up Both the plot and the characters need to be well developed inrder to make a book a compelling read and that just didn t happen here So basically in summary it had potential but the execution fell shortThank you to the Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with a free advance digital copy in exchange for an honest review Obsession Manipulation Lies This book was in a word UNPREDICTABLE A crazy ride A plot full f twists and turns and characters with agendas you are never privy to Eliza Maxwell has crafted a dark disturbing tale about bsession and manipulation Unreliable unlikable self serving narrators who left a bad taste in my mouth I am still baffled as to how we got from that first chapter to the last but it sure was entertaining getting there Here is a uote from the book I think all my book reviewingbloggingBookstagramming friends Will appreciate A person writes a book ut f ego reads a book ut f hope and recommends a book ut f love This book really is about the confounding needy Phantoms Monsters: Mysterious Encounters obsessive relationship between Laura and Gray Laura is an influential book blogger who is married to a successful author Graye is a grad student with aspirationsf being an author and a dark past Neither Smithereens of these characters were tremendously likable and I had a hard time connecting with them I felt as though neitherf them really let the reader see inside As a rule I am a fan The Book of Not Knowing: Exploring the True Nature of Self, Mind, and Consciousness of unlikable characters but I need them to be completely fleshedut I felt as though Laura and Graye were always keeping me at arms length this might have been by design but it kept me disconnected In spite Dark Diversions of this I could not put this book down I needed to know where it was going This wasne Lili a un chagrin d'amour of those books that kept zigging and zagging swirving allver the place I never knew what was coming next Enthralling unsettling and ultimately satisfying710 many thanks to Lake Union for my copy Yamashita's Ghost: War Crimes, Macarthur's Justice, and Command Accountability of this book To begin with I really enjoyed The Shadow Writer by Eliza Maxwell The story was interesting and I was intrigued Unfortunately it slowed down and I started to lose interest The characters were all rather unlikeable allut to get what they could from each Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds other I had hoped for from this book but it fell a bit flat for me A decent ending thoughGraye Templeton had a horrific childhoodne that she hoped to escape and put behind her She gets a job working with Laura West a blogger and influential name in the publishing industry She hopes to use her connections for herself to get herself published Laura s marriage is falling apart and is hiding many secrets I struggled to connect with this story and the characters It wasn t for me as much as I tried Thanks to Lake Union Publishing and Netgalley for my advanced copy f this book to read All pinions are my wn and are in no way biased. EdgeAs the two women form a bond that seems meant to be long buried secrets claw their way into the present and the line between friendship and bsession begins to blur forcing each to decide where her loyalties lie Running from the past is a dangerous game and the loser could end up dea.
Eliza Maxwell lives in Texas with a patient man two impatient children and a bird named Sarah When she's not working on her next novel she stays busy trying to keep her children from some future therapist's chair You can reach her at theelizamaxwellgmailcom