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Review: Confessions on the 7:45


Title: Confessions on the 7:45

Author: Lisa Unger

Release Date: October 6, 2020

Rating: 4/5 Stars

Find it here: Goodreads


Synopsis from Goodreads: Selena Murphy is commuting home from her job in the city when the train stalls out on the tracks. She strikes up a conversation with a beautiful stranger in the next seat, and their connection is fast and easy. The woman introduces herself as Martha and confesses that she’s been stuck in an affair with her boss. Selena, in turn, confesses that she suspects her husband is sleeping with the nanny. When the train arrives at Selena’s station, the two women part ways, presumably never to meet again.


But days later, Selena’s nanny disappears.


Soon Selena finds her once-perfect life upended. As she is pulled into the mystery of the missing nanny, and as the fractures in her marriage grow deeper, Selena begins to wonder, who was Martha really? But she is hardly prepared for what she’ll discover.


Expertly plotted and reminiscent of the timeless classic Strangers on a Train, Confessions on the 7:45 is a gripping thriller about the delicate facades we create around our lives

My Review: This is one seriously twisty book. I liked both main characters right away though I had absolutely no clue how the second main character came into play. The story is told in two alternating points of view that come together astonishingly well in the end. I loved how the mystery played out and though I guessed a few twists the others I didn't see coming. The story is very fast paced and will keep you reading long past your bedtime!

*I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the publisher. All opinions are my own.*

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