- Title – The Twins
- Author – J.S Lark
- Pages – 448
- Publisher – Harper Collins
- Publication Date – 20.11.2020
Susan and Sarah. Sisters. Best Friends.
Nothing could break them apart.
Until they meet him.
And he can only chose one…
Now Susan is back. Determined to reclaim everything Sarah has taken from her.
Her home. Her husband… Her life?
Firstly I would like to thank Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for my spot on this blog tour and to NetGalley and the Publisher for my copy of this e-book and what an incredible book it was.
You know how they say twins are double the trouble, well that is clearly evident in this book, these two girls left me with my head spinning, and one hell of a book hangover.
The story follows the twins through three separate times in their life – the 1980’s when they were growing up and as thick as thieves. 2018 when they found each other again and 2019 the aftermath.
This book took me on one hell of an emotional rollercoaster, it was incredibly well written, with an amazing storyline and fabulous well thought out characters.
I would have to say my favourite parts of the book were the chapters from the girls growing up, as horrific as their lives were I just loved how close they were, and well growing up with the likes of the Olsen Twins and Sister Sister, I so desperately wished I had a twin at that age too. Now, however, i am so relieved that wasn’t the case. There is always one evil twin – this line is stated quite a lot in this book and it would seem to be true. But the question is, who really is the evil one?
There is no doubt what so ever that these twins had a lot of ordeals to encounter, but were they just as evil as each other, honestly I’ve not quite come to a conclusion yet, my head is still spinning from all the twists that were thrown into this story. But throughout the story I felt equally sorry and heart-broken for each of them, but gun to my head – I would have to say my favourite character was Sarah – The real Sarah.
Although this book was mainly focused around the twins, it did not stop the author from creating all the other characters in a strong, relatable and life-like way. This is probably a first for me but I connected with each of the characters and felt a strong connection to them all, there wasn’t one that stood out from the rest, they were all incredibly well written and thought out, making them some of the most life-like characters I have read, making me feel like I was there and a part of their family, and I guess it was because of this that by the end of the book I felt hurt with tears welling up in my eyes. Wishing it could have turned out differently.
This is one of the most gripping thrillers i have ever read, with a fast pace throughout, I promise you will not be able to put this book down. I can definitely see this book appearing in one of my favourite reads of the year.