I just finished up the audio book Never Let You Go: A Novel by Chevy Stevens. I have read a couple other books by this author and have liked them so when I saw this one was new on my online library, I decided to put myself on the wait list for it. Although my favorite books are historical fiction, I like other styles thrown in to keep my reading interesting. Chevy Stevens is know for mystery/thrillers and this one is just that.
I ended up liking the book. It kept my attention and even found myself moving around my daily activities so that I could find ways to listen to the audio book. I even asked Hubby if he would mind if I listened while I did my shoulder exercises for physical therapy at bed time. He didn’t mind a bit so I took advantage and listened even then. The story is told from the mother’s and then the daughter’s perspective. About mid book or so I had a guess on who the “bad guy” was but it was only a feeling. Then about 3/4 of the way through I was more sure. In the end, I was right. I didn’t realize the motive until later but guessing and looking for clues is all part of the fun of reading this type of book. I happily read to the end and wasn’t disappointed a bit.
Here’s what Amazon has to say:“Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash escaped into the night with her young daughter and left an abusive relationship. Her ex-husband, Andrew, was sent to jail and Lindsey started over with a new life.
Now, Lindsey is older and wiser, with her own business and a teenage daughter who needs her more than ever. When Andrew is finally released from prison, Lindsey believes she has cut all ties and left the past behind her. But she gets the sense that someone is watching her, tracking her every move. Her new boyfriend is threatened. Her home is invaded, and her daughter is shadowed. Lindsey is convinced it’s her ex-husband, even though he claims he’s a different person. But has he really changed? Is the one who wants her dead closer to home than she thought?
With Never Let You Go, Chevy Stevens delivers a chilling, twisting thriller that crackles with suspense as it explores the darkest heart of love and obsession.”
Amazon readers give the book 4.6 stars. I liked the book. I think I’d give it 4.4 stars. I know this is my bias speaking though. I love historical fiction better than crime and mystery so I save my highest ratings for them. As far as crime and mystery go, this one is good. I’ve