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Keep Your Friends Close: ‘The UK’s answer to Liane Moriarty’ Claire McGowan #2020

Keep Your Friends Close The UK s answer to Liane Moriarty Claire McGowan Fiendishly addictive GUARDIANYour best friend isn t who you think she is You ve been friends since university when you became the people you are today You don t see each other enough but when you do

  • Title: Keep Your Friends Close: ‘The UK’s answer to Liane Moriarty’ Claire McGowan
  • Author: Paula Daly
  • ISBN: 9780552169349
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Paperback
  • Keep Your Friends Close: ‘The UK’s answer to Liane Moriarty’ Claire McGowan By Paula Daly, Fiendishly addictive GUARDIANYour best friend isn t who you think she is.You ve been friends since university, when you became the people you are today.You don t see each other enough but when you do it s as if you ve never been apart.She s one of the family You would trust her with your life, your children, your husband.And when your daughter is rushed to hospital, you Fiendishly addictive GUARDIANYour best friend isn t who you think she is.You ve been friends since university, when you became the people you are today.You don t see each other enough but when you do it s as if you ve never been apart.She s one of the family You would trust her with your life, your children, your husband.And when your daughter is rushed to hospital, you re grateful that she s stepping in at home, looking after things.But your best friend isn t who you think she is You re about to find out just how wrong you were.

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    1. Find all of my reviews at 52bookminimum WARNING THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS MUCH LIKE THE SYNOPSIS BUT I M DOING YOU A FAVOR BY SAVING YOU FROM READING A GIANT CRAPFESTSometimes it s perfectly A okay to judge a book by its cover The cover of Keep Your Friends Close should have been my first clue that I would not end up raving about the high quality of the story contained inside Oh well, live and learn.The remainder of this review is brought to you bySeriously This book was like the worst [...]

    2. It is perhaps just as well that handguns are illegal in the UK Because if I had access to one, if I had it hidden in the wardrobe, kept in a box beneath the bed in case an intruder should break in during the night, I d have already taken that gun and put it to Eve s head I d have blown her pretty skull wide open in front of whoever happened to be nearby Probably blown apart her stomach, took her kneecaps off too while I was at it I pull out the honyaki knife from it s case and examine the steel [...]

    3. The novel, The Mistake I Made , by Paul Daly, comes out Sept 2015 I m excited to see people reading it when the book hits the stores I ve enjoyed every book by Paula Daly I like the pyschological suspense stories she writes with characters that feel All American ople with struggles In The Mistake I Made the story reminds me a little of the theme in the movie, Indecent Proposal with Demi Moore and Robert Redford but not exactly In this book, Keep Your Friends Close , the story reminds me a little [...]

    4. I rarely quote from books in my reviews, mostly because I m just too lazy to transcribe, but this sentence so clearly sums up the thesis of this Fatal Attraction esque novel that I couldn t resist and if you don t give marriage the attention it needs, cracks appear, and there s sure to be some ruthless woman in the wings, willing to put her integrity to one side, willing to take what s yours in a heartbeat.I read this book, as you can imagine, with a sort of delighted horror Could someone, in th [...]

    5. Before I even start this review, can we just talk about the cover Um.It might be a good idea to judge Paula Daly s Keep Your Friends Close by its cover Seriously, it goes to crazy town And not the good crazy town of Gone Girl, but like the half baked realm of Lifetime Honestly, this actually would have probably made for a better Lifetime movie than novel though, I guarantee they already have a film with this exact plot.Hard working mother who is focused on success career loses track of her marr [...]

    6. Another clever tale from Paula Daly She kept me guessing right to the end I listened to the audio version, and the narrator was very good I would have liked just a bit info on some of the characters at the end of the story This isn t to say that there were any loose threads, but I did want to know what happened to certain people A six months later chapter would have possibly bumped this up another star But I really liked it, and I definitely recommend this book and her other one, Just What Kind [...]

    7. A special thank you to Grove Atlantic, for a complimentary copy, in exchange for an honest review I also purchased the e book as could not wait Well worth it Paula Daly sKEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE is an addictive, intense, and riveting suspense of marriage, family, obsession, betrayal, lies, and dark secrets keeping you glued to the pages of this psychological thriller.Set in England s Lake District, Natasha Natty Wainwright is married to Sean, with two teenage daughters, 16 yr old Alice, and 14 y [...]

    8. Having read and favourably reviewed Paula Daly s first novel Just What Kind of Mother Are You last year, it was with a great sense of anticipation that Keep Your Friends Close dropped into my lap And remained there for the course of one night and early hours of the morning as this wonderfully warped tale of familial loyalty, and twisted friendship, kept me reading and reading and reading I think what Daly achieves with this book is the sense of how ordinary and humdrum domestic life, with its in [...]

    9. Open the book and meet the rather intimidating, controlled woman who is Natty Wainwright whose marriage is so successful she runs an upmarket hotel with her husband Sean Married young, the couple have two teenage daughters, Alice and Felicity and an enviable lifestyle completed by a beautiful home and expensive cars.Dr Eve Dalladay beautiful and always perfectly dressed she is also successful psychologist with her own practice is one of Natty s oldest friends Eve is visiting when Natty gets the [...]

    10. This book grabbed me from beginning The characters are great Paula Daly writes the protagonist and antagonist so well You root for the victim and detest the villain The author is also clever with the twists and turns weaved throughout I wanted from the ending but alas, I m not the author Still a great book 4.75 stars rounding to 5

    11. Coming March 2014 from Bantam PressThank you to both author and publisher for the Advance Reading Copy.Natty and Sean Wainwright are happily married Rock solid in fact So when Natty s oldest friend, Eve Dalladay, appears just as their daughter collapses on a school trip in France Natty has no qualms about leaving Eve with Sean to help out at home.This was one of those times Last year I read Paula Daly s first novel Just What Kind of Mother Are You and I loved it in fact I would say it was one of [...]

    12. Natty, her husband Sean and daughter Lily lead a wonderful life Natty and Sean have a rock solid mariage and life is ideal But how solid is solid Sometimes it doesn matter how things seem, they can be broken, enter Natty s long term friend Eve Lily becomes ill in France and Natty leaves to be with her, leaving Sean at home with Eve What could go wrong Eve is not a nice girl, she knows what she wants and she goes after it This really was a page turner, full of suspence, a very satisfying read.

    13. Keep Your Friends Close Seriously Twisted Seriously BrilliantKeep Your Friends Close by Paula Daly is one seriously twisted seriously brilliant psychological thriller that hits all the right buttons so close to the real world it is frightening There are twists and turns than on your average mountain path with just as much danger that keeps you on edge throughout the book Paula Daly hits a nerve early in the book with an seriously ill child on a school trip, every parents nightmare, from there t [...]

    14. Another really good read from the pen of Paula Daly I enjoyed her first book Just What Kind Of Mother Are You and equally enjoyed this one A book about a mother of two girls who works herself into the ground to keep up the facade of perfection Everything has to be just so, from the girls, her place of work to her house However, the one thing she sometimes puts on the back burner a little is her husband which as is turns out is going to be a big downfall Enter stage left, Eve, a supposedly good l [...]

    15. I was sent a copy of this novel by Alison Barrow, publicist for Transworld in exchange for an honest review as part of Paula Daly s Blog Tour.Where do I begin wow I truly loved this book it was gripping from almost the first page, so much so that I felt bereft when it had finished I took this book away with me for the weekend and found it difficult to put down I hadn t read Paula s first novel but now have it on my kindle ready to devour when I know I have a free afternoon If it s anything like [...]

    16. I read What Kind of Mother are You by this author and was blown away Truly, I was hooked So when this book came up for me to read and review as a complimentary book I took it with both hands and started reading it almost right away I can honestly say that this book is just as good as the one I read before It had the same gripping effect on me, I was truly quite moody when I had to put my Kindle down when I had things to do It was like interrupting me in the middle of a movie I will be following, [...]

    17. Great story I read Paula Daly s first novel and enjoyed it immensely This one as well It kept me riveted and reading intensely to the last page And while I feel I should be horrified by Natty s last act of revenge, I found myself smiling and elated that Eve would finally get what she was due After all, do we really know how far we would go to protect our family, how far we would go to hurt or react to someone who you knew but couldn t prove was evil And you were the only one that believed it I c [...]

    18. After reading loving Just What Kind of Mother Are You, I couldn t wait to read this latest release Keep Your Friends Close is a brilliantly written psychological drama, I was drawn into the story from the first page and totally gripped throughout If you re looking for a gripping, unputdownable read and also enjoy psychological page turners, I can highly recommend this book I have read some superb books in this genre recently and this is my favourite to date I can t wait for the next book by this [...]

    19. This book was wicked fun It had betrayal, lies, adultery, a sick child, death of a father it was packed with so much and grabbed me right away This is my second book by Paula Daly and this one was even better than the first It reminded me a little bit of Liane Moriarty in the way that it combined humor and serious topics I look forward to reading books by this author.

    20. 2.5 Started out strong but quickly became an overwrought and over done cliche Something with the writing did not resonate and the characters remained very one dimensional Loved her first boo, will read her again but hope for a better offering than this oneC from NetGalley.

    21. How I Came To Read This Book I received a free copy for review from the publisher.The Plot Natty and Sean Wainwright have an idyllic life they run an extremely successful inn, live in a massive home, and have two wonderful children, Alice and Felicity In fact, they ve basically been able to prove everyone wrong that was aghast when they announced they were pregnant at 19 Just as Natty s old college mate Eve Dalladay shows up for a visit, Natty is torn away to resolve a family crisis elsewhere Wh [...]

    22. Keep Your Friends Close is a great psychological thriller and I was absorbed into the story straight away I was completely gripped and read the book in a couple of hours during one quiet Saturday afternoon.Natty and Sean think they have a happy marriage until her old university friend Eve decides to pay them a visit When their teenage daughter Felicity is suddenly taken ill in France, Natty rushes to be by her side leaving Sean and Eve together at the family home with Felicity s older sister Ali [...]

    23. I read this author s first book, Just What Kind of Mother Are You It was fine what drew me to this one was the book cover, the book summary, and again the fact that the prior novel was fine I have to say this book was by far way better then the prior one If you are wanting to know what this author is like then check out this book I could not stop reading this book Although to be honest, I thought that Sean was a douche and thus did not feel that sorry for Natty I thought she could do way better [...]

    24. Non ho mai odiato tanto un personaggio come quello di Eve Ho divorato questo libro perch volevo troppo arrivare alla fine e vedere come andava a finire sorrisino sul finale Recensione completa su The secret life of a book

    25. Not amazing classic fiction but a good psychological tale, with believable characters and good plot twists that keep you guessing to the end.

    26. My copy of Keep Your Friends Close arrived yesterday, sent by Alison Barrow from the publisher Transworld In the early hours of this morning I was still reading, utterly gripped and with those conflicting feelings that all bibliophiles will recognise the desperate need to get to the end, so see what is going to happen, and that feeling of loss that once it s finished, it s finished.I did haul myself off to bed and resumed reading this morning at 7.30am and didn t look up again for another two ho [...]

    27. Many reviewers compared this book to a bad Lifetime movie but I totally disagree This kept me on the edge of my seat, reading late into the night, wanting to know what crazy Eve was going to do next to ruin Natty Although there were some sudden leaps into action that probably wouldn t happen in the real world and both women had reactions to each other s behavior that was over the top, you have to remember that the book is about a woman Natty whose college friend Eve drops in from a visit from th [...]

    28. I feel humiliated I feel embarrassed I couldn t keep hold of my husband I don t feel wronged, or righteous, I m ashamed I can hear what people will be saying If he was getting some at home, he wouldn t have gone elsewhere And She s always looked down her nose, it s about time she got was coming to her 2.5 stars Has my heart calmed down after that ending Will I be able to pick my jaw up off the floor If Keep Your Friends Close , was a movie I took a date too, he probably would have leaned over an [...]

    29. After sixteen years of marriage, Natty and Sean have an unbreakable bond That s what Natty thinks, anyway But she s wrong She also thinks her old college pal Eve is a true blue friend who would never ever hurt her Wrong again When Eve shows her true colors, she turns out to be psychotic than psychoanalyst, and Natty s dream life quickly unravels and turns into a nightmare.When their younger daughter gets critically ill while on a school trip to France, Natty hops on a plane to be with her in th [...]

    30. L unica certezza che dalla sua bocca escono solo bugie Fidarsi bene Non fidarsi meglio Non un libro di proverbi, ma un thriller psicologico che, ancora una volta, ci porta a riflettere su chi abbiamo intorno.L AMICA PERICOLOSA il secondo romanzo di PAULA DALY, dopo DA QUANDO SEI SCOMPARSA Ancora una volta, l ambientazione quella dove vive la scrittrice la Cumbria, la contea del Regno Unito che ospita il Lake District National Park, un luogo splendidamente malinconico e suggestivo che parla all a [...]

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