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I found some parts of this book quite an uncomfortable read but not because the writing was bad; in fact quite the opposite. The quality of the prose here is so good that it enables the author to create an authentically claustrophobic atmosphere in the first section of the book.
This section sees the heroine being sucked into a religious cult. The authentic feel is such that this reader experienced the paranoia and uncertainty of the central character.
The second section of the book flashes back to the seventies and explains a lot of the background to the motives of the cult's leaders in the contemporary section.
Choice is a major theme here. What choices do we have? Which should we have? And what happens when we are deprived of choice?
Every aspect of this book works well. The characters are believable and interesting, the plot is intriguing, but most of all the writing is just superb.
This is suspense writing of the highest order. It should appeal to any one who likes quality writing and psychological thrillers.