Never Turn Back: A Novel

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Ethan has a traumatic past. As a teenager, men burst into their house and in the ensuing struggle, they killed both his parents and shot him in the arm as well as shooting his sister, Susannah. His sister is complicated after that night, difficult to handle. Ethan manages to make a life for himself, as a teacher at a prep school. Things get turned upside down when his sister shows back up on his doorstep and a one-night stand with a fellow teacher turns into something ugly. This teacher is making Ethan’s life a living hell and dredging up his past. Ethan has to decide how far he’ll go to help his sister and stop this other woman who is ruining his life as well as the lives of those around him. He’s always thought he would Never Turn Back and face that horrible night, but now he might not have another choice.

What an interesting story full of emotion and drama. As complicated as she is, you can’t help but like Susannah even when you find out what she does. It is also incredibly fascinating to see how both siblings witness the same event and turn out completely different. If you enjoy family dramas with some murder mysteries thrown in, you will thoroughly enjoy this book. For such a short book, the characters are deep and nuanced and worth your time.

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Author Christopher Swann
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 280 pages
Publish Date 2020-10-06
ISBN 9781643855370
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Issue October 2020
Category Mystery, Crime & Thriller


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