Blog Tour: Come Back For Me by Heidi Perks

July 12, 2019 Book review 0 ★★★★½

I’m delighted to join this blog tour today with a book that I’ll be recommending me all round me this summer. I loved it!

Thanks to Century for giving me for giving me a copy of this book for review consideration. As always, no matter what the source of the book, you get my honest, unbiased opinion.

Blog Tour: Come Back For Me by Heidi PerksCome Back For Me by Heidi Perks
Published by Century Genres: Crime, Suspense
Format: eARC
Source: Received from Publisher
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four-half-stars

A shocking discovery. An island wrapped in secrets.

A tiny island community is stunned by the discovery of a long-buried body.

For Stella Harvey the news is doubly shocking. The body has been found in the garden of her childhood home - the home her family fled without explanation twenty-five years ago.

Now, questioning her past and desperate to unearth the truth, Stella returns to the isolated island. But she quickly finds that the community she left isn’t as welcoming as she remembers – and that people in it will go to any length to protect their secrets. One thing rings true…You can’t bury the truth forever.

addictive ARC REVIEW Page-Turner suspense

First Line of Come Back For Me

We left in a storm.

My thoughts on Come Back For Me

This book delighted my senses, especially the part of me that longs to up sticks and move to a tiny island.

5 Things I Loved:

  • Intrigue: I had no clue what direction the book would take, and I love when a book surprises me. Why did the family up and leave the island so quickly? So many questions, so many complex answers.
  • The setting: I adore Island settings, and I loved all descriptions that made me vividly picture the Island. The map was the icing on the cake for me.
  • The main character – Stella: I really enjoyed how fleshed out she was, and I love when an adult character has to revisit their childhood and try to make sense of it. We get to see the events unfurl when Stella was a child, and also in the present timeline, and tying them together hooked all my attention.
  • Complex family dynamics: You immediately sense that nothing is straightforward in this family’s history and you would be right. Ditto every other family on this island.
  • Rising Tension: Nothing is uncovered quickly in this book, and I loved the tantalisingly slow reveal as it kept me gripped to the pages.

Overall a great book to keep you entertained and flipping the pages quickly.

Rating Report
Characters
four-half-stars
Setting
four-half-stars
Pace
four-half-stars
Did I feel it?
four-half-stars
Overall: four-half-stars
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About Heidi Perks

HEIDI PERKS lives by the sea in Bournemouth with her husband and two children. Heidi graduated from Bournemouth University with a BA (Hons) in Retail Management, and then enjoyed a career in Marketing before leaving in 2012 to focus on both bringing up her family and writing. Heidi is a graduate of the inaugural Curtis Brown Creative Online Novel Writing Course (the only creative writing school run by a literary agency).

She has a huge interest in what makes people tick and loves to write about family relationships, especially where some of the characters are slightly dysfunctional.
Her second novel, Now You See Her was published by Century, part of the Penguin Random House group in 2018 and became a Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard and Judy book club pick. Her third novel Come Back For Me is out July 2019 and she is now writing her fourth to be released in 2020.

four-half-stars

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