BOOK REVIEW THE BOYFRIEND BY KERRY WILKINSON

He went missing when you were sixteen. Was it all your fault?

Trembling with shock, Jodie picks up the old T-shirt. She hasn’t seen it for twenty years. Her boyfriend had been wearing it – her Ben – the day he went missing. The last time anyone saw him alive.

After her dad’s funeral, all Jodie wants is to clear out her childhood home as quickly as possible and get back to life with her son. But a terrifying discovery changes everything she knew about her kind, loving father.

Her boyfriend Ben went missing when they were just teenagers. His parents still stare out the window desperately waiting for him to come home. So how did the T-shirt he was wearing when Jodie saw him walk away from their last date end up in her father’s attic?

The search for answers leads Jodie to an old family friend who knows all her father’s secrets. She can’t shake his questions about her older brother, and the real reason their dad left everything to Jodie, not him. But when a stranger begins to follow her around their little town, and a deadly fire breaks out in her home, it’s clear someone will do anything to stop Jodie finding the truth about Ben’s disappearance. Has Jodie unknowingly put her own son in terrible danger?

Firstly a big thank you to the publishers for my copy to review on netgalley.

This is a new author for me but yet another fantastic writer from bookouture.

I raced through this as it had me absolutely hooked!

Twists and turns and more secrets than a eastenders episode. Brilliantly written.

What happens when you discover things aren’t what they seem and the person you looked up to may not be who he says he was.

Tense and chilling this is a great psychological thriller.

Published 13th June

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