Sunday, 13 May 2018

Book Review - Forget Her Name/Jane Holland

Rachel's dead and she's never coming back. Or is she?

As she prepares for her wedding to Dominic, Catherine has never been happier or more excited about her future. But when she receives an anonymous package - a familiar snow globe with a grisly addition - that happiness is abruptly threatened by secrets from her past.

Her older sister, Rachel, died on a skiing holiday as a child. But Rachel was no angel: she was vicious and highly disturbed, and she made Catherine's life a misery. Catherine has spent years trying to forget her dead sister's cruel tricks. Now someone has sent her Rachel's snow globe - the first in a series of ominous messages...

While Catherine struggles to focus on her new life with Dominic, someone out there seems intent on tormenting her. But who? And why now? She doesn't have the answers - and in one final question lies her greatest fear.

Is Rachel still alive?

About The Author

Jane Holland is a Gregory Award-winning poet and novelist who also writes commercial fiction under the pseudonyms Victoria Lamb, Elizabeth Moss, Beth Good and Hannah Coates. Her debut thriller, Girl Number One, hit #1 in the UK Kindle Store in December 2015. Jane lives with her husband and young family near the North Cornwall/Devon border. A homeschooler, her hobbies include photography and growing her own vegetables.


After discovering Jane on Twitter, I decided to give one of her books a try. I loved the description of this novel, it sounded right up my street. This is the first of Jane's books I have read, and if the rest of her work is as good as this one I can't wait to read more. Once I started reading "Forget Her Name" I just couldn't stop, if I could have I would have read it in one sitting.

This is one of those stories that keep you hooked, and you absolutely have to know how it ends. Catherine is happy with her life and with Dominic, but you can tell from the start that she also has some deep rooted issues. These issues seem to come from everything surrounding her older sister's life and death. So when strange things start happening she doesn't know what is going on. I always enjoy a good reveal at the end of these type of books and I wasn't disappointed.  

I enjoyed Jane Holland's style of writing, and would recommend this novel for fans of psychological thrillers. 

Have you read any of Jane Holland's work? Do you have any book suggestions for me? Let me know in the comments.


1 comment

  1. I couldn't resist commenting. Very well written!


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