THE KEEPER BY JESSICA MOOR – BOOK REVIEW

PUBLISHED BY VIKING ON 19th MARCH 2020

He’s been looking in the windows again. Messing with cameras. Leaving notes.
Supposed to be a refuge. But death got inside.

When Katie Straw’s body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police decide it’s an open-and-shut case. A standard-issue female suicide.

But the residents of Widringham women’s refuge where Katie worked don’t agree. They say it’s murder.

Will you listen to them?

IMG_2422Jessica Moor studied English at Cambridge before completing a Creative Writing MA at Manchester University. Prior to this she spent a year working in the violence against women and girls sector and this experience inspired her first novel, Keeper.

What did I think?

Brilliant, something a bit different that worked well. Once I got the hang of how it was written the ‘then’ and ‘now’. ┬áCharacters were good and a good mix in the refuge maybe more could be said about them and their lives. I would have liked the boyfriend to come to an untimely end but I guess we all want some sort of revenge. This really hits home and might not be right for some that have been in this position but it was a good read and not predictable during most of the book. I look forward to reading Jessica’s next story.

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