March 18, 2015

2 Star #Review #Giveaway of In a Split Second (Split Second #1) by Sophie McKenzie

Two lives. One explosive moment. And a secret that could end it all... A riveting, romantic thriller from the author of Girl, Missing.

Charlie’s life is torn apart by a terrorist bomb in a London market. Months later, she meets Nat, whose family was devastated by the same explosion. But as Charlie gets closer to Nat she uncovers secrets and a whole cast of shady characters that lead her to believe Nat knows more about the attack than he is letting on. In a Split Second is a breathtaking thriller that shifts between the perspectives of its two main characters as their courage and their loyalties are tested to the limit.
 About the Author

Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son. She has worked as a journalist and a magazine editor, and now writes full time. Her debut was the multi-award-winning Girl, Missing, and she is also the author of Blood Ties and its sequel, Blood Ransom; The Medusa Project series;, and the Luke and Eve trilogy. She has tallied up numerous award wins and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

I tried so hard to love this book.  This one really reminded me of a book called BlackOut by Robinson Wells but where that one had some yummy plot twists and well a paranormal aspect.  In a Split Second was bogged down by a lot of gilt and well just ended up being boring. 

The characters didnt work for me and well I would have loved to learn more about the world they lived in.  There was no mystery in the book as you know who the bad guy is. So this one just didnt work for me. 

 Go Into This One Knowing 
Insta love, no real world building, boring, predictable 

"All opinions are 100% honest and my own." 


Giveaway is for that Finished copy of In a Split Second! 

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