Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Best Friends Forever/Margot Hunt - Book Review

Can you ever truly trust your friends?

Alice thought she knew everything about her best friend Kat, from the secrets of her wealthy family to the fact that behind closed doors Kat's husband Howard is a drunk and a bully.
But now Howard has been found dead, having plunged to his death from the balcony of their highly desirable mansion, and the police are convinced he's been murdered.

So why in her time of need has Kat stopped answering Alice's phone calls and texts. Why won't Kat's family allow Alice to visit her anymore? And why are the detectives looking directly at Alice in relation to Howard's death.

Review

I really enjoyed this book, the middle of the book did drag a little bit but the ending was well worth it. The novel goes back and forth from the present to Alice and Kat's first meeting telling the history of their friendship.


I liked the character of Alice, she was a mum who needed some excitement in her life and this is just what Kat gave her. She feels she really knows Kat and what makes her tick.

After Kat's husband dies Alice wants to be there for her best friend, but isn't allowed to be. When police start questioning her, Alice realises she might not understand Kat as much as she thinks.
This is definitely a novel for fans of psychological thrillers. 

The ending was quite something, and the last few chapters I couldn't put down until I knew what was going to happen.

A story of how well can you ever really know somebody?

Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for sending me an ARC for me to review.


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4 comments

  1. Sounds good Emma I like a good murder!! Don’t think I’ve heard of this author before love 💗 that you always introduce me to new ones 😊

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  2. This isn't the kind of book I'd normally pick up but I've got to say the story line sounds so intriguing and the way you've described it has definitely made me want to read it!
    Alice Xx
    www.blacktulipbeauty.co.uk

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  3. This sounds exactly like the type of book I'd enjoy! Just added it to my wishlist and I'm sure it will be purchased soon as if I don't have enough books to last me about two years haha! Great review

    Jess xx
    foundationsandfairytales.wordpress.com

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  4. Sounds like a fascinating book! I'll add it to my to-read list.

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