Wednesday, 14 September 2016

I See You by Clare Mackintosh Book Review


When Zoe Walker sees her photo in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, she is determined to find out why it's there. There's no explanation, no website: just a grainy image and a phone number. She takes it home to her family, who are convinced it's just someone who looks like Zoe. But the next day the advert shows a photo of a different woman, and another the day after that.
Is it a mistake? A coincidence? Or is someone keeping track of every move they make . . .
I See You is an edge-of-your-seat, page-turning psychological thriller from one of the most exciting and successful British debut talents of 2015


From the Sunday Times bestselling author of I Let You Go comes a new, gripping page turner that will keep you reading well into the night.

Travelling on the Underground will never be the same again after reading this book. When Zoe Walker finds her picture in the classifieds section of a London newspaper, her world and everything she knows about it is turned upside down. Her family is trying to convince her that it is just someone who looks like her, but Zoe is less than convinced. The advert is for a website called but the most disturbing detail is that other women, who appear on the site, have had terrible crimes committed to them and Zoe is certain that she will fall foul of whatever sick game it is that the website owner is creating. She believes that whatever is happening to her and a series of other women is linked to the recent murder of a young woman.

Zoe reports her concerns to the police and Kelly Swift, a British Transport Police officer is assigned to the case and is a real champion in the police force. Kelly has had her own problems in the past and she is working hard to overcome them and to prove to her boss’s that she is a good detective. This was after she was sentenced for beating a child molester whilst he was in custody. It isn’t going to be easy for Kelly but once she lands a job she is determined to see it through and she is a real force of nature.

I really liked how Mackintosh built a strong background for of the female protagonists in her novel. There was tension on every page of the novel and I got a real sense that time was running out to catch whoever was behind the crimes. Mackintosh delivers a clever ending with a twist I didn’t see coming. But you will be thinking to yourself, the next time you go work, perhaps you’ll want to consider changing your route, just to put your mind at ease. I See You is a brilliant, on the edge of your seat psychological thriller which will keep you turning the pages. It is a book that will stay with you for a long time after you have finished. 

Publisher: Sphere

Print Length: 384 pages

Publication date: 28th July 2016

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