The Choice - Alex Lake

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"An incredible new psychological crime thriller from the Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author "


A kidnap… Matt Westbrook only turned his back for a moment. But when he looks around, his car – with his three young children inside – has vanished.

A ransom… Panicked, Matt assumes a car thief has got more than he bargained for, but then he starts to receive text messages: This is a kidnap. If you want to see your children again, you will exchange them for your wife.

A choice… Matt and his wife Annabelle are horrified. They can’t involve the police, or their children will be killed. Which means they have to choose: Annabelle, or their children. Either option is unthinkable. But one is inevitable. And they have only hours to make their decision… The gripping new thriller you won’t be able to put down!

My Review

this read had me hooked from the blurb! but I was not expecting the roller-coaster of a story that this developed into! Wow!

In this read we meet Matt, Annabelle and their 3 children, living an perfectly idyllic life.

When one day while out with the kids Matt nips into the local shop to grab a couple of bits, he's only going to be 2 minutes so he leaves the 3 children safe in the car.

but there not, when Matt returns he discovers the car and children and missing.

A parent worst nightmare, all of his children kidnapped.

Racing home to tell his wife of what has happened, Matt his head all over the places tells Annabelle what has happened, them the true nightmare starts when the kidnapper makes contact Matt and Annabelle children will be returned safely, under two conditions, 1) the police are not contacted and 2) Annabelle herself is exchanged for the children.

if your not already gripped this read real gets its claws into you now, told from several points of view including Matt, Annabelle and the kidnapper, we move from the present day to flashbacks of the past as the true reason behind these events starts to unravel.

I can say no more as a no spoiler blog but this is a rea that has you flying through the pages just to find out the ending, gripping, chilling and with some fantastic twists in the tale, this is a captivating thriller that is a must read for fans of this genre!

Author Bio

Alex Lake is a British novelist who was born in the North West of England.

After Anna, the author’s first novel written under this pseudonym, was a No.1 bestselling ebook sensation and a top-ten Sunday Times bestseller.

The author now lives in the North East of the US.

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Thank you to the Publisher and Author for sending me an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of this novel and for the opportunity to review these works.

All reviews are my own unbiased opinion.

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