Mother: A dark psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist

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About this ebook

‘I am struggling to put into words exactly how good this book is… downright chilling… I truly can't wait for her next one!! I have no doubt that this will be in my top reads of 2017! 5 MASSIVE stars.’ Goodreads reviewer

‘Gave me goosebumps, made my heart race and my blood run cold… it is pure genius… A very easy five stars from me, I'd give it more if I could.’ Goodreads reviewer

Wow! What a book!… So many twists, none of which I saw coming!… One of the best thrillers I have read!’ Renita D’Silva

How far would you go for the perfect family?

When Christopher Harris climbs into his family’s dusty attic, he finds a battered old suitcase containing a letter. Inside the letter is a secret; a secret about his mother that changes everything.

Every mother loves their child. Every child deserves to be loved. But Christopher has grown up so lonely it hurts.

Finally, Christopher thinks he has a chance at happiness. A happiness he will do anything to protect, whatever the cost…

From Amazon number one bestselling author S.E. Lynes comes an unputdownable thriller about the lies we tell and the secrets we keep which will hold you breathless until the very last page then leave you reeling. Perfect for fans of The Girl on the TrainThe Sister and Apple Tree Yard.

What readers are saying about Mother:

‘I was so engrossed I raced through it and read it in one day... outstanding. I highly recommend it.’ Goodreads reviewer

‘S.E. Lynes has the ability to create a dark, looming suspense with absolute finesse – subtle, but chilling. It creeps up on you until you find yourself devouring the pages.’ Novels and Teacups

‘I finished Mother yesterday evening and am still reeling… I was hooked from the start… I can't wait to see what S.E. Lynes has in store next!’ Goodreads reviewer

‘Has you holding your breath and gasping with shock at every new revelation… 5 stars from me, but I would give more if possible!!’ Goodreads reviewer

Utterly gripping.’ Ignite Books

‘The twists and turns of the story! This is a book packed with “didn’t see that coming” moments.’ In the Reading Corner

‘The ending took me completely by surprise and kind of summed up the whole book with a loud “WOW” as I read the last word… exciting, dark, fast paced and thrilling.’ Goodreads reviewer

Mother ticked every single box for me… it had the perfect mix of spine-chilling intrigue, suspense and unease… I found myself completely consumed by this book.’ Chapter in My Life

You need to read this book… creepy and unpredictable, you definitely have to experience it for yourself… truly a dark, twisted, addictive psychological thriller.’ A Haven for Book Lovers

Oh this book! What an emotional rollercoaster ride it is… a deliciously dark, unsettling and clever read.’ Brew and Books Review

Amazingly gripping… I loved it.’ Postcard Reviews

Ratings and reviews

41 reviews
lilian peracchi
February 13, 2021
I am mot sure if I liked this book or not. After having read "The housewarming" nothing could surpass it. This book left me feeling uneasy. It was sad, distorted and twisted and made me unhappy.. A good story but too warped for me.
Sandra Asare
April 28, 2019
For me this book took a very long time to become interesting and I nearly gave up on it altogether a few times. I decided to continue with it and I am glad I did because it eventually developed into a an absolutely fascinating and very gripping thriller with a genuinely surprising twist at the end, but for me it just took a very long time to get going.
2 people found this review helpful
A Google user
November 17, 2017
This book was definitely not my cup of tea. I thought it had a good storyline but wasn't executed properly. It was so slow throughout the whole entire book. I did enjoy the the last few chapters as the story finally made sense. You finally get to know who the person is telling the story and finally get to know the truth of what Christopher did. I'm not quite sure why they had all the references about Jack the Ripper as it really didn't fit well with the storyline. I got the references but really wasn't needed. I needed something more than this book offered. Maybe more edge of your seat thrills rather than the snooze fest it offered. It was very hard to get through. I hope someone else can see what I didn't see in this book. Happy reading!!!
7 people found this review helpful

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