July 09, 2015

#Review #Giveaway of Run You Down by @juliadahl

Aviva Kagan was a just a teenager when she left her Hasidic Jewish life in Brooklyn for a fling with a smiling college boy from Florida-and then disappeared. Twenty-three years later, the child she walked away from is a NYC tabloid reporter named Rebekah Roberts. And Rebekah isn't sure she wants her mother back in her life.

But when a man from the ultra-Orthodox enclave of Roseville, N.Y. contacts Rebekah about his young wife's mysterious death, she is drawn back into Aviva's world. Pessie Goldin's body was found in her bathtub, and while her parents want to believe it was an accident, her husband is certain she was murdered.

Once she starts poking around, Rebekah encounters a whole society of people who have wandered "off the path" of ultra-Orthodox Judaism-just like her mother. But some went with dark secrets, and rage at the insular community they left behind.

In the sequel to her Edgar Award finalist Invisible City, Julia Dahl has created a taut mystery that is both a window into a secretive culture and an exploration of the demons we inherit.
 About the Author
JULIA DAHL is a journalist specializing in crime and criminal justice. Her first novel, Invisible City, was named one of the Boston Globe's Best Books of 2014 and was a finalist for an Edgar Award and a Mary Higgins Clark Award. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. and writes for CBSNews.com.



At first when I got this I was like why does this sound like something I've read?  Well that would be because I've read book one. Yes just slap me lol.  

Ok so this one picks up really well.  It is fast paced and really gives Aviva the change to tell her story from her own pov. It also give us the inside look at the ultra-orthodox judaism. Which I found out is very closed off to outsiders. 

After reading this one I really want to know what happens next.  This one brings Aviva back into the life with her mom so it will be interesting to know if they can repair the damage that was done.  Or will they go their own ways. 


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