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Publisher's Summary

An Amazon Charts bestseller.

In Paris, her twin sister has vanished, leaving behind three chilling words: Trust no one.

Shayna Darby is finally coming to terms with her parents’ deaths when she’s delivered another blow. The body of her estranged twin sister, Angela - the possible victim of a serial killer - has been pulled from the Seine. Putting what’s left of her life on hold, Shayna heads to Paris. But while cleaning out Angela’s apartment, Shayna makes a startling discovery: a coded message meant for her alone...

Alive. Trust no one.

Taking the warning to heart, Shayna maintains the lie. She makes a positive ID on the remains and works to find out where - and why - her missing sister is hiding. Shayna retraces her sister’s footsteps, and they lead her down into Paris’s underbelly.

As she gets closer to the truth - and to the killer - Shayna’s own life may now be in the balance...

©2020 Elle Marr (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

Critic Reviews

"Marr’s debut novel follows a San Diego medical student to, around, and ultimately beneath Paris in search of the twin sister she’d been drifting away from. Notable for its exploration of the uncanny bonds twins share and the killer’s memorably macabre motive." (Kirkus Reviews)

"[A] gritty debut...the intriguing premise, along with a few twists, lend this psychological thriller some weight." (Publishers Weekly)

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Tedious

I’ve tried to read this twice and just have to give up. Firstly the narrators voice is jarring and drilling into my brain. The story dull. For me to enjoy a book I have to like the characters and in this I find the main character really uninteresting. I have hung out for 5! Hours left. I can’t waste 5 hours of my life. Would rather stick pins in my eyes.

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  • Chrissy Derriso
  • 03-04-2020

Terrible

This was the worst book that I have ever wasted a credit on. It is so long and drawn out. It ridiculously stupid. The main character who is a self proclaimed "intellectual ", is one of the dumbest characters I've ever read. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME!!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 20-06-2020

Twin for the Win

I loved this book. It had lots of twists and turns always good in a great mystery.

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  • Office Lady
  • 09-06-2020

somewhat predictable, but good

Story set in Paris. I enjoyed the intrigue and was eager to continue reading it.

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  • veronique Brown
  • 29-05-2020

good

enjoyed listening. good narrative, story ended well. No hoky ending. Loved how just enough details given to keep you guessing

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  • Amy C
  • 28-05-2020

must read

Excellent mystery that keeps you guessing. I would recommend this book to those that like a good mystery.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-05-2020

Gripping

As a twin I related to these sisters so much, I felt as though my sister and I were part of them and how we would have naviagted the events that unfolded.

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  • Maryann K.
  • 22-04-2020

Thought it was awful

I listen to a LOT of audio books and read a lot as well. This has got to be one of the worst books I've ever suffered through. Often I considered stopping it, but I kept hoping something would improve. After a while it got to be a personal challenge to see if I could finish it. This story just dragged on and on and on. The plot was dull, the main character very annoying. Blech is all I can say. And I rarely leave a bad review but I just had to on this one.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-08-2020

Stirring!

This book will keep you thinking. It will take you on paths so intricate that you May miss some intriguing signs. An excellent and thrilling read.

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  • Ken Lewis
  • 12-07-2020

Prepare to suspend any sense of reality

At every turn the main character takes a path that nobody with an ounce of common sense would take. The author’s use of long felt emotional trauma as the reasons why Shana plows the course she takes made me cringe with incredulity. I kept thinking that there would be some sort of Sixth Sense explanation at the conclusion that weave things back together. As the author might write: “but alas, that was not to be.”

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  • Taryn M
  • 07-07-2020

Not for me

The idea for the story was okay, but the execution was lacking. Nothing interesting happened until the end, then it all happened at once and the frayed ends were tied into a neat little bow while still leaving plenty of unanswered questions. I feel like I wasted a credit on this.

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  • jan maclean
  • 11-09-2020

Not my cup of tea

Boring is about the bes I can say about this book.. I didn’t much like the bland characters anti the story was weak. I made myself finish this book but found I really grudges the time as I could have been reading something much more enjoyable.

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