Lindas Book Obsession Reviews “FreeFall” by Jessica Barry, Harper,January 8, 2019
Kudos to Jessica Barry, Author of “FREEFALL : A Novel” for writing such an intoxicating, addicting, intense, captivating, intriguing and thrilling novel. The Genres for this story are Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Action and Fiction. The timeline of the story is set in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events in the story. The author describes her characters as complex and complicated. There are dark and deep secrets that have many consequences.
The story is told by two narrators, a mother and daughter. Although Allison Carpenter and her mother Maggie Carpenter haven spoken in two years, there is something that unites them in spirit. This is a story about the love and support of mothers and daughters.
Allison Carter is in her wealthy fiancé’s private plane when it crashes. Somehow, Allison manages to crawl away injured but alive. To stay alive, Allison knows she must keep moving. Allison has dark secrets and information that many powerful men will kill her for. This is only the beginning. Allison has to stay alive on a dangerous mountain, and wilderness, with lack of food and water. Allison is motivated to make it home.
Maggie Carpenter hears that her only daughter is supposedly dead. Maggie had no idea that Allison was engaged, and from pictures she sees it is hard to recognize her daughter. After a family tragedy, the mother and daughter have been estranged, but Maggie has a feeling that Allison is alive and in trouble. Maggie starts investigating facts surrounding the crash and her daughter’s life in the last two years.
There is such intense activity that I was at the edge of my seat, biting my gel nails, luckily not breaking my teeth or my nails. This is a page-turning, riveting, enthralling book that I could not put down. There is murder, violence, and action. I would highly recommend this novel to readers who enjoy an intense , engaging and intriguing book. Warning: Don’t read before you go to sleep.!! Happy Reading.!