At this time I will no longer be taking any new review requests or participating in any memes. There will still be author interviews, blasts, guest posts and occasionally reviews posted (as I climb through by TBR pile!!). Life is kind of hectic and I have to focus on a few other commitments before coming back full-time to my blog. Thank you to everyone that has supported me and I won't be gone forever. I will still be around on my social media sites!

CURRENT GIVEAWAYS


My interview over at The Art and Craft of Writing Creatively is HERE

Purchase my book Images of America: Detroit Lakes HERE

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

ARC Review + Giveaway: You Don't Want to Know by Lisa Jackson


Publisher: Kensington
Release Date: August 7, 2012
Format: ARC
Source: publisher

FIRST LINE
(may differ from final copy)
Again, the dream creeps in.

A mother’s worst nightmare has come true for Ava Garrison. Her son Noah disappears in the dead of the night. No traces of him are found and everyone assumes that he fell into the water. Ava, who has always been confident, breaks down and her husband commits her. Ava is eventually brought back to her home, Neptune’s Gate, which sits on an island. Ava is virtually the sole owner except for her paralyzed cousin, Jewel-Anne who is the only one that hasn’t sold out to her. Now that Ava is home, she starts to hear and see Noah everywhere on the grounds.

After thinking she sees Noah on the dock, Ava takes a plunge in the icy waters hoping to rescue him. Now the family is thinking that it is time to commit her again. But Ava knows that something isn’t right and that her son isn’t dead. With the help of a new hired hand, Austin Dern, Ava slowly starts to peel back the memories that she once thought lost to her. Is she really crazy or is someone trying to make her believe she is. Ava has her share of enemies around her from her philandering husband, Wyatt to her cousin, Jewel-Anne, who holds her personally responsible for her being paralyzed. The problems become more complicated when bodies start showing up, all of which are linked to Ava somehow. She becomes the prime suspect and her and Dern must figure out what is going on before it is too late.

Austin Dern has his own secret agenda and he never would have thought that Ava would be part of it. As his search for the elusive asylum escapee, Lester Reece, gets hot, Dern starts to unravel clues that Reece might be linked to Ava’s problems too.

You Don’t Want to Know has many twists and turns, and the reader is compelled to keep turning the pages to discover who is behind the dastardly scheme. There are numerous sinister characters interwoven into the plot, many of which are Ava’s own family. Once the climax hits and all the pieces start to fall into place, the reader and Ava discover the awful truth. But will it be what we anticipated or was the truth behind Noah’s disappearance something that was best laid to rest?
PURCHASE YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW

Kensington has so graciously offered to give a LIMITED EDITION ARC of You Don't Want To Know, to a lucky reader of my blog!  Open to US and Canada and ends August 6th. Just fill out the Rafflecopter form below!!
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4 comments:

Meljprincess said...

Hello Kelsey,
I'm over from Facebook. I 'liked' your page in FB and I sent you a friend request in Goodreads. I look forward to getting to know you and talking about books. I really enjoy Lisa Jackson's books. It would be fantastic to win the LE Arc. Thanks!

Mel K.
Meljprincess@aol.com

June M. said...

I have read and loved my of Lisa Jackson's stories, and this sounds like it will definitely be another great one. Thanks so much for the chance to win a LE ARC of YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW.
June

Kelsey said...

@Mel K.-Thanks for stopping by and for your support!! Look forward to talking books with you too..:D

@June-Lisa Jackson has always been a favorite of mine...:D

Anonymous said...

Thanks for having this contest. Lisa Jackson is one of my favorite authors, along with her sister Nan. i just finished reading Unseen by Nancy Bush, what a great page turner...Lisa Jackson is my favorite though....

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