She not only guards her clients’ confidences but also expertly hides her own pain after being disinherited by her dying mother. As fresh personal challenges begin heaping on top of professional ones, Natalie’s best friend, Camille, confides that she thinks someone is stalking her. Natalie suspects that stress, not a stalker, is shadowing Camille—but Camille’s fear only continues to grow when the widow of a local businessman starts whispering that her husband was murdered and a new client of Natalie’s seems to be concealing something much more frightening than her inability to stand up for herself. Soon a shattering crime proves the danger is real. But when everyone has something at stake, is there anyone Natalie can trust? Or will she fall victim to a killer who will do anything to keep secrets hidden?
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Natalie Marsh is a psychologist whose life is about to get completely turned upside down and she's not going to know who to trust. I'm not saying anything else about that because I don't want to accidentally spoil it for anyone. There are a lot of twists and turns in the story. There are quite a few characters in this book and as you read you find out their lives are intertwined more than you originally thought they were. I liked Natalie's character--she's easy to like. I didn't like her sister, Andrea, at all. A couple of characters surprised me and at one point I wondered if everyone but Natalie was crazy. I was completely shocked to out who did it. Another great suspense/thriller from Stephanie Black. I listened to this one more than I read it because I didn't want to put it down, and I could get things done or drive while listening to it.
NOT A WORD was an intense suspense that continued to build through the climatic end. There were some quirky characters, a light romance, and plenty of crazy drama to add some character to the story. This is one story that is sure to entertain suspense readers from beginning to end! It took me a couple chapters in before I felt I had all the characters straightened out, but then once I did, I followed the story easily. There are definitely some seriously quirky and crazy characters in this story. It was a little mind-boggling at times. I really liked Natalie and Gideon. They were unique, consistent, and worked well together. I suspected the villain at a certain high society event, but I wasn't quite sure what all the details were or who else might be involved. It really was quite heartbreaking when everything is unveiled and then reading what happens to Natalie, which was quite terrible. I loved the ending, as it just felt spot on for these characters and story! In the end, was it what I wished for? I enjoyed this story the further I got in the book and the more the underlying tension built. And that ending was intense and then ended perfectly sweet, which I loved. This was the first book I've read from this author, but definitely won't be my last. Content: Some violence, but clean for the genre. Source: Received a complimentary copy from the publisher, which did not require a review nor affect it in any way.