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White Bodies

by Jane Robins

Books with reviews by our Reader Review Panel Crime / Mystery Debut Books of the Month eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on White Bodies

January 2018 Debut of the Month

Terrific, a two-sitting read if you can give it the space. Twin sisters, chalk and cheese; Callie, the narrator, plain and ordinary, Tilda, beautiful, ambitious and a successful actress. Tilda falls for an OCD controlling hedge-fund manager Felix, very rich. The book opens with Felix’s funeral and then we race through 211 pages finding out how and why he died but we are still a hundred pages from the end.  So, does this then become a police procedural tale?  No. It follows Callie trying to unearth what really happened, contrary to what the police believed. From the start she has worried about Felix’s influence over Tilda. She becomes active on an internet site, controllingmen.com where she corresponds with a couple of women whose advice she finds useful. Then she meets them, tries to help them and now the book becomes complicated and truly compulsive through to its unpredictable end. Highly recommended. ~ Sarah Broadhurst

Sarah Broadhurst

White Bodies Synopsis

Sometimes we love too much. Callie loves Tilda. She's her sister, after all. And she's beautiful and successful. Tilda loves Felix. He's her husband. Successful and charismatic, he is also controlling, suspicious and, possibly, dangerous. Still, Tilda loves Felix. And Callie loves Tilda. Very, very much. So she's determined to save her. But the cost could destroy them all...

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White Bodies Reader Reviews

In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.

A twisted and suspicion-filled narrative about love, narcissism, possession and obsession. Full review

Charlotte Walker

White Bodies Press Reviews

`White Bodies will keep you up all night and have you turning to your sleeping soulmate with the thought, Who ARE you?  Julie Burchill 

`Immensely gripping'  Sophie Hannah

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780008217556
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Publisher: HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780008217549
Publication date: 18/09/2017
Publisher: HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008217549
Publication date: 18th September 2017
Author: Jane Robins
Publisher: HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

About Jane Robins

Jane Robins began her career as a journalist with The Economist, the BBC & the Independent on Sunday. She has written three previous books of non-fiction, The Rebel Queen (Simon & Schuster) The Magnificent Spilsbury and The Curious Case of Dr. Adams (both John Murray).

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