My Review (5 Stars: Loved it!)
Audible Audio Edition
Listening Length: 12 hours and 13 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Audible Release Date: May 3, 2016
I enjoyed I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh. I started listening to it one morning while catching up with my ironing and stayed up past midnight to finish it. It is an impressive debut novel. According to Clare’s website, she has a second novel out this year, I See You.
I Let You Go is about a five year old boy who is killed in a hit and run. The novel is effectively narrated by
What Others Are Saying
This novel was my local book club’s monthly selection. On checking what others have to say on GoodReads, I was surprised many of my friends have read it. I am not alone in my assessment. Below are a few quotes.
“I LET YOU GO takes off like a speeding train and doesn’t stop with the suspense until the last page.” – Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews
“Wow, I LET YOU GO is an amazing psychological thriller.” – Diana @ Book of Secrets
“This is a brilliantly written book which I couldn’t put down until I was finally finished.” – Maureen
“A chilling and dramatic conclusion left me holding my breath until the final page…and even then, I wasn’t sure that something dark would not appear at the last second.” – Laurel-Rain Snow
“I Let You Go will grab hold of you from the very opening sentence and leave you slack jawed.” – Lisa @ Sassy Cat Chat
“The ending is unexpected and shocking, and you wonder what will come next.” – Harvey @ Book Dilettante
About The Author (from the author’s website)
Clare spent twelve years in the police force, including time on CID, and as a public order commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant, and now writes full time.