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Behind Closed Doors: A Novel de B. A. Paris
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Behind Closed Doors: A Novel (2016 original; edició 2016)

de B. A. Paris (Autor)

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The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn't work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. And why there are bars on one of the bedroom windows.… (més)
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Títol:Behind Closed Doors: A Novel
Autors:B. A. Paris (Autor)
Informació:St. Martin's Press (2016), Edition: First Edition, 304 pages
Col·leccions:2018 Read and Own, 2018 Litsy AtoZ Challenge
Valoració:*****
Etiquetes:giveaways-that-i-want, tbr-own, 2018-litsy-atoz-challenge

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Behind Closed Doors de B A Paris (2016)

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    Enduring Love de Ian McEwan (BookshelfMonstrosity)
    BookshelfMonstrosity: While Behind Closed Doors depicts horrific emotional and physical abuse in a marriage and Enduring Love portrays bizarre psychological abuse by a deranged stalker, both novels perfectly capture the menace of impending violence and the emotional deterioration of their protagonists.… (més)
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    Rosa de Jonathan Rabb (BookshelfMonstrosity)
    BookshelfMonstrosity: Although Rose Madder contains elements of the supernatural, both suspenseful tales follow the travails of desperate women trapped in profoundly abusive marriages. Their likable heroines must flee their grotesquely sadistic spouses, pulling readers into a terrifying race against time.… (més)
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I had a good time reading Behind Closed Doors. Until about 80% in, that is. Then the BS factor jumped and I had a tougher time staying immersed in the story. The very ending, though, helped me feel better about the book again. I walked away feeling mostly good about the experience and still looking forward to reading the author's next book.

I'd go 3.5 if I could. I'm rounding up. ( )
  amcheri | May 25, 2021 |
Absolutely LOVED this book!! So many on the edge of your sit moments, and I was so intrigued that I literally could not put it down! Quick read but easily one of my favorite books now ( )
  DaniellesBooks | Apr 21, 2021 |
Kept me interested until the end. Will definitely be following this author. Can't wait to read more of their books. ( )
  Gotcha3613 | Apr 19, 2021 |
Jack and Grace appear to be the Perfect couple.
But Jack is very controlling locks Grace up at home.
He was the complete Gentleman until the got married.
Millie is Grace's sister she has Down syndrome and is coming to live with them soon.
Jack wants to inflict pain on Millie.Grace needs to stop this from happening.
Millie gives Grace some sleeping pills she didn't need. Grace slips these into Jacks Whisky then goes on holiday as planned, it all looks like Jack killed himself.
Easy to read book. ( )
  Daftboy1 | Mar 29, 2021 |
First of all, I need to say thank you to St. Martin's Press for sending me an Advanced Reader's Copy. I think this book was already released in Europe, but is releasing this month in U.S. I could potentially be wrong about that though.

First, can I just say that the door on this cover doesn't really match with what we know about Jack and Grace in the story? Their house is perfect... this less than perfect door doesn't quite fit into the setting of this thriller.

I liked the premise of Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris and thought that for her first novel that she did a pretty good job!

The premise of not knowing who someone really is and that the person you love or think you love is someone completely different is a an original idea, at least in the way that it is portrayed in this novel. It isn't everyday that one sees a character written like that of Jack Angel. The only thing is, and maybe this is because I have never seen a character quite like Jack Angel (and I've read quite a few crime thriller books), but it seems to me that Jack is a little too perfectly evil (and if you've read this book I think that would make sense to you). People make mistakes and even if they are incredibly smart, nobody is perfect. And for that reason I did have a slight issue with the story line. Jack was a little too unbelievable as a character because of this.

While I did appreciate that the author was trying to do something a little more original by switching back and forth between past and present, I still believe that the story might have been a little bit better had it been told in chronological order I understand why she did it the way she did maybe she felt like she was building more suspense by flipping back and forth between past and present but in some ways it irritated me and I wanted to find out how things between the past and the present we're going to tie together and I think it could have been just as suspenseful if it was told incomplete chronological order.

I definitely sympathized with Grace throughout the story, but at times I wondered how she didn't see things coming. No one is that perfect if you know them well enough, and dating someone for 6 months or less and then agreeing to marry them doesn't seem like it would have the best results. Now obviously there are marriages that have started and have worked out after only dating for that little of time, but in today's day and age, when this story was set, it is slightly unreasonable that people would end up together and that everything would go well after only dating for 6 months. Grace's expectations were a little unrealistic and unfortunately was a little too trusting (at least the beginning) for me. Thankfully there was a more intelligent female character to make up for what Grace lacked (Esther).

Overall, this story kept me at the edge of my seat and created wonderful characters that you either totally hated or completely sympathized with. ( )
  courty4189 | Mar 24, 2021 |
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The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn't work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. And why there are bars on one of the bedroom windows.

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