The Trap

by Melanie Raabe | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1455592900 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingJ4shawwing of Boise, Idaho USA on 7/31/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingJ4shawwing from Boise, Idaho USA on Tuesday, July 31, 2018
About the Author:
Melanie Raabe was born in Jena, Germany, and grew up in Wiehl. Her father was a visiting student from Benin.
She studied media science and literature at the University of Bochum and then began a career in journalism.
In 2011, her short story "The Tooth Fairy" won the top award of the Deutschen-Kurzkrimi-Preis at the Tatort Eifel festival of crime literature.
"The Trap" is her debut novel.


About the Book:
For 11 years, the bestselling author Linda Conrads has mystified fans by never setting foot outside her home. Haunted by the unsolved murder of her younger sister--who she discovered in a pool of blood--and the face of the man she saw fleeing the scene, Linda's hermit existence helps her cope with debilitating anxiety. But the sanctity of her oasis is shattered when she sees her sister's murderer on television. Hobbled by years of isolation, Linda resolves to use the plot of her next novel to lay an irresistible trap for the man. As the plan is set in motion and the past comes rushing back, Linda's memories--and her very sanity--are called into question. Is this man a heartless killer or merely a helpless victim?


My Review:
A good plot but I found the writing to be a little clunky which I put down to the fact that this is a translation.
A good easy read to pass a few weekend afternoons.

Journal Entry 2 by wingJ4shawwing at Little Free Library - The Emrick Family in Boise, Idaho USA on Monday, February 17, 2020

Released 1 mo ago (2/17/2020 UTC) at Little Free Library - The Emrick Family in Boise, Idaho USA

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