I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I was able to get in on another SheSpeaks book club! SheSpeaks.com sent me a free copy of The Breakdown by B.A. Paris this past June.
Here is a brief summary of the book found on Goodreads:
Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods, on the winding rural road, in the middle of a downpour, with the woman sitting inside―the woman who was killed. She’s been trying to put the crime out of her mind; what could she have done, really? It’s a dangerous road to be on in the middle of a storm. Her husband would be furious if he knew she’d broken her promise not to take that shortcut home. And she probably would only have been hurt herself if she’d stopped.
But since then, she’s been forgetting every little thing: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn’t have a baby.
The only thing she can’t forget is that woman, the woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt.
Or the silent calls she’s receiving, or the feeling that someone’s watching her…
I really liked this book. It’s well written, though it takes a little longer to get the reader hooked (at least for me), but the main character is likable. Chapter by chapter I was trying to guess what was going on this poor woman. And it wasn’t what I expected it to be! It couldn’t put it down after I reached the halfway point because that’s when the book gets really good. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking for suggestion for a good psychological thriller.