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Aug 09, 2020redoute rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
I can't say I loved this book BUT I loved parts of it. It's an engaging suspense/horror story. It's also an accurate domestic abuse polemic. But it is also a religious/philosophical exploration. I was entertained but also intellectually…
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Aug 31, 2018JCLS_Ashland_Kristin rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Interesting. Has some of the elements of a domestic thriller with some big ideas thrown in.
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Aug 27, 2018mawls rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
I may have missed a couple things due to listening to this one, but I really enjoyed it. The suspense has a calm and dry, yet constant feel that I found appealing in this thriller mystery about a woman, her mind and the man who infiltrates…
Feb 17, 2017taylorwoods rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
I truly do not know how to describe this one. All the reviews and descriptions would play this one as a psychological, domestic thriller with a tinge of horror- so going into this one with those words in the back of my mind I had those…
Oct 20, 2016made_up_name rated this title 0.5 out of 5 stars
Disturbing novel with much promise but ultimately unsatisfying about a whiney wife and mother who kidnaps her daughter from her husband that she ultimately murders. Oh, and spoiler alert, she hears voices.
Oct 05, 2016
I think I could use help figuring this one out. It certainly was an interesting read and had unexpected twists. I read this as a sequel to another book by this author, Mermaids....I really enjoy her style; will look forward to reading more…
Aug 24, 2016lpreston214 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Has there ever been a novel so full of creepy people? Even the likeable main character, Anna, has a creepy side. She used to hear a Voice. On the run from her horrible husband, Anna finds herself at an old motel whose other residents have…
Jul 25, 2016tijaneohio rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Millet's story collection, Love in Infant Monkeys, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. This book, Sweet Lamb of Heaven, is the first work of hers that I have read, but it will by no means be the last. Both a gripping thriller and a poem…
Jun 13, 2016multcolib_alisonk rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
It took me a while to immerse myself in this book. And then, just a few chapters from the end, it turned into a metaphysical contemplation on the nature of god. It felt like magic realism, crossed with intrigue, with the feeling of a…
May 05, 2016JCLGreggW rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Just when you think you know where the narrative is going, Millet's novel reveals surprising depths. This novel about a woman taking her child and fleeing her abusive political husband to live with a similar group of outcasts at an…
Feb 25, 2016
Seriously creepy, but also thought provoking. This book deserves a second read.