It is such a pleasure to welcome you all to my stop on the blog blitz for Last Night and wish Kerry Wilkinson a happy publication day! My thanks to Noelle at Bookouture!
Author : Kerry Wilkinson
Title : Last Night
Pages : 340
Publisher : Bookouture
Publication date : March 28, 2018
It’s the early hours of the morning and Rose Denton wakes up behind the steering wheel of her car. She’s off the road, through a hedge and in a field.
There’s blood on the windscreen and bonnet – but it’s not hers and there’s no sign of anything or anyone she might have hit. The last thing she remembers is being in a hotel on a business trip but now she’s miles away.
Back home and her daughter’s boyfriend is missing. The last thing he did was argue with Rose over money. He left no note, no text, no clue as to his whereabouts.
The police have questions – and so does Rose’s family. But those are little compared to the ones she has for herself.
What happened last night? And, perhaps more importantly, does she really want to know the answer?
Kerry Wilkinson is one of those authors where you just know that as soon as you pick up one of his books, you’re in for a bumpy ride and a thrilling afternoon. Last Night is no different and it makes for one entertaining reading session.
Rose Denton wakes up behind the wheel of her car in the middle of nowhere, with absolutely no idea how she got there. She was in a hotel, wasn’t she? Why is she in her car? What’s all that blood on the bonnet and the windscreen? It’s not hers, thankfully, but it has to belong to something. Or someone. On her return home, Rose discovers her daughter’s boyfriend has gone missing. Surely Rose isn’t responsible?
As you can see, there are a lot of questions and very little answers. What Kerry Wilkinson does so well is create utter confusion and I mean that in the best way possible. It’s like this dense fog you can’t see through. Just when you think you know what’s going on, there’s a dead end and you’re steered into a completely different direction. I had theories left, right and centre. None of which came even remotely close to the ultimate conclusion!
This is a well-paced, gripping and twisty story. Full of red herrings, it left me feeling suspicious of just about everyone. I started to doubt everyone’s intentions and motivations, just like Rose does and she has the added bonus of even doubting herself. Because there are other things going on in her life that aren’t mentioned in the book description so I won’t either but it all adds up to a compelling read that had me guessing until the end.
If you haven’t yet read anything by Kerry Wilkinson, you really should. He always delivers the goods, always keeps you guessing and always comes up with the most satisfying conclusions and he should most definitely be on your radar! I thoroughly enjoyed his last offering and very much look forward to more.
Last Night is out now!
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Kerry Wilkinson has had No.1 bestsellers in the UK, Canada, South Africa and Singapore, as well as top-five books in Australia. He has also written two top-20 thrillers in the United States.
As well as his million-selling Jessica Daniel series, Kerry has written the Silver Blackthorn trilogy – a fantasy-adventure serial for young adults – a second crime series featuring private investigator Andrew Hunter, plus numerous standalone novels. He has been published around the world in more than a dozen languages.
Originally from the county of Somerset, Kerry has spent far too long living in the north of England, picking up words like ‘barm’ and ‘ginnel’.
When he’s short of ideas, he rides his bike or bakes cakes. When he’s not, he writes it all down.
Great review, Eva. Like you, I was also suspicious of everyone including the MC at some point. This definitely was a great read.
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Great review and one I thoroughly enjoyed as well. Not sure I was wholly sympathetic with the MC tho.
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Neither was I but I’m not sure if we were supposed to feel that way about her. Glad to hear you enjoyed it as well!