Not the twist, but the way it ended. Once I tell you, I can't untell you. To me, this is mostly a story profiling two young women, with a suspenseful, fairly hair-raising final 30ish pages. Eleven years later she is replaced. Today, she has been replaced. The premise certainly is, but the execution fell flat. He would be fifty years old and still pressuring me to respect another and myself, work hard and work to succeed.
You have a decade long missing person, Bec who vanished without a trace. This is especially true when it comes to writing news articles where you have less than a second to get the reader interested in your story. It kept me into the story and consistently guessing. And I didn't feel comfortable with any of the characters they are seriously messed up! This is a similar question Sandra Cisneros wants readers to ask themselves while reading her essay. Still, for what it was, it was more than decent and surprising in more ways than one. I give this book 5 stars for concept, but the execution is choppy, as is the writing. In 2004, 16 year old Bec Winter goes missing.
It doesn't all add up. I received my copy from Harlequin Aus via Netgalley and chose to write a review. The Winter household is not a happy one. They also describe family structures and relationships between parents and children in an immigrant family. Throughout the story, Hawthorn coveys the theme about loss of innocence and purity and uses symbolism, characters and diction convey his theme along with strong reference to religious entities.
. She knows she looks close enough to the real Rebecca Winter that she should be able to get off the hook and get away before anyone realizes the truth. The suspense was certainly there, I was looking forward to each session, and the narration was excellent. It just didn't particularly make sense. Hugging her mother and father. How did Bec disappear when she seemed to be enjoying her summer, working at MacDonalds and going to parties.
A runaway girl is trying to escape her past. My parents don't question me about my major, they only want me to be happy with the career I am pursuing and to one day have my own family. She's hungry, homeless, dirty, and on the run. The family takes her in. Davis English 2293 Steven G. The idea for the plot was brilliant, unfortunately I think the execution of it left something to be desired.
This paper will explore the meaning of being a mother and being a daughter by combining all of these independent variables. Honestly, this is a tricky book to rate. At the same time we hear from the real girl in past days leading up to when she went missing and a dark picture starts to emerge. The vast majority of the book is spent flashing back and forth between the young woman who disappeared, and the woman who takes her place, with only the vague suggestion of suspense that might be to come. The twists and turns were kind of ho-hum for me-- and I closed the book feeling a bit bored.
The story was about Rebecca Winters, a girl who had been missing since 2003. Soon the imposter is living Bec's life. Can't be that hard to pretend to be someone with a family and friends, right? You have a decade long missing person, Bec who vanished without a trace. I am having a bit of a hard time rating this book. A young woman, desperate after being arrested, claims to be the decade-missing Bec. Eleven years later she is replaced.
Hugging her mother and father. A girl who gets by through life by being who she needs to be or thinks people need her to be. There were times I was tempted to put this book down and walk away from it, but my desire to find out what had happened to Bec over-rode that, and in the end I am glad I did finish it. The story is dark, the kind that sucks you in to a swirl of uncomfortable feeling. The plot is fantastic and the story works well being told in alternating chapters describing what happened to the real Bec in 2003 and the current day imposter in 2014. As they start to dovetail, the reader realizes that everything they've known up to that point.