Book review Books

Forgive Me: #bookreview

https://amzn.to/3sXMzSL

Forgive Me Book Blurb

A secret video tape. A painful truth. A quest for revenge.

Investigative journalist, Susan ‘Stripe’ McLachlan, is constantly hounded by eager documentarians for interview requests about the Night Scrawler murders. One of the victims of the mysterious serial killer was a member of her own family, her father.

Review

Quite a bit of “Forgive Me” by Kateri Stanley is set in the forests of Washington. Susan ‘Stripe’ McLachlan is an investigative journalist who has been asked by Isaac Payne, founder of a fairly successful website, to do an article for the website.

Stripe also gets requests to do articles or interviews about The Night Scrawler murders that occurred in 1996-97. Stripe’s father was one of The Night Scrawler’s victims so she is very familiar with the case. The trip to Washington reminds her of the cabin that she would go to with her parents. Fun fact: There are three national parks and nine national forests in Washington.

In high school, Stripe was friends with a girl named Cameron. Stripe wasn’t usually attracted to females but Cameron was the exception. It turns out that Cameron was not who she appeared to be.

No one in this novel, except Stripe, is who they pretend to be. Stripe has to use her investigative skills to reveal all sorts of secrets that she may or may not want to know. For awhile, Isaac Payne chains her to a bed. It was kind of weird. I guess he didn’t want her to run away while he was revealing his secrets and a few of Stripe’s father’s secrets.

Who was her father? What type of work was he really doing? Will she find out who the Night Scrawler is after all of this time?

Most people would need therapy after all of the things that Stripe goes through in this book. She seems to be doing alright with all of the revelations and even takes on motherhood. I swear I won’t reveal any more secrets.

If you have Xylophobia, the fear of wooded areas, then this book might be too scary for you.

If you like mysteries about fictional serial killers then you might enjoy “Forgive Me.” Washington sounds like a beautiful place with an adequate amount of creepiness. I could say the same thing about the book. It was enjoyable with the right amount of scariness.

Purchase Link

http://mybook.to/forgiveme  

Author Bio

Kateri Stanley graduated from The Open University with a degree in Arts and Humanities and worked for the National Health Service for eight years. She started off writing fanfiction as a kid, moved to short stories, created some audio plays and eventually sat down to write her first novel. When she’s not writing, you can find her binge-watching films and TV shows, making tons of playlists and dabbling in the occasional video game. She currently resides in the West Midlands, United Kingdom with her partner, they are hoping to be cat parents.

Social Media Links

Author’s website: http://www.kateristanley.com  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sal_writes

Instagram: https://instagram.com/sal_writes

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/salwrites2/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/21272876.Kateri_Stanley   

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Lucy's Works and Co

A Little Writing Workshop of Horrors.

The Wild Heart of Life

Creative Nonfiction & Poetry

mybookishblogspot

Just books, more books and some other stuff too

Maria Vincent Robinson

Photographer Of Life and moments

Book Craic

Children’s book reviews

Myrela

Umjetnost, zdravlje, civilizacije, fotografije, priroda, knjige, recepti, itd.

Guitar Mafia

All About Guitars

For Book Lovers and Random People

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde

Trans Ottawa

News, Views & Reviews from Transgender Ottawa

Peachy Books

Forthright and Fruitful

chasing destino

#freemomhugs

The Aphantasia Bookworm

A Literary Love Letter : Book Reviews

elancharan gunasekaran

a repository of experimental haiku & poetry

Triangle Writes...

Poetry/Poems, Photography, Travels, Musings, Quotes, Challenges, Awards, Reblogs, Uncategorized

Wild Like the Flowers

Rhymes and Reasons

Fashoonia

Get the best outfit of your life.

TheKop Curva CrossOver

All Things Milan & Liverpool

%d bloggers like this: