Jennifer Robinson from the Amherstview Branch recently enjoyed The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets, a brand new novel of psychological suspense that she describes as "an intricately woven, atmospheric story that will keep you guessing until the end." Read her review here:
The Last Woman in the Forest is a compelling suspense novel with a strong sense of place. Marian, a keen wildlife conservationist trainee, falls in love with her charismatic trainer, Tate, while on location in the somber, frozen landscape of northeastern Alberta. Detailed descriptions of a love of animals, exploration of landscapes, and niche conservationist tasks enrich the novel. An intricately plotted story revs up when Tate's apparent death by bear mauling brings a tragic close to their whirlwind romance and sets up a puzzle to solve. In retrospect, Marian feels she may have fallen in love with a man who was too good to be true. Tate’s earlier revelation that he discovered a woman’s body in the woods alongside nagging doubts of disturbing inconsistencies in their courtship leads Marian to research his possible role in four murders. Marian reaches out to Nick, a forensic profiler who worked the original case, in her relationship autopsy. Nick echoes the possibility that Tate could have been a serial killer. All the while as they compare notes, Marian begins to feel an ominous presence stalking her. The story also briefly gets inside the minds of the young women who died at the hand of a serial killer who prowls the region. This intricately woven, atmospheric story will keep you guessing until the end.
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