Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Forget You Know Me” by Jessica Strasser, St. Martin’s Press, February 5, 2019
Jessica Strawser, Author of “Forget You Know Me” has written an edgy, intense, intriguing, captivating, suspenseful and thrilling novel. The Genres for this novel are Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction. The story takes place in the present and goes back to the past when it pertains to the events or characters in the story. The author describes her unique and dramatic characters as complex and complicated, and possibly dysfunctional.
Molly and Liza have been good friends forever, but Liza realizes that something has changed between them. As they are having a girl’s night by speaking on the phone,Molly leaves the room for a short while to tend to her child, and Liza sees something quite frightening. Will things ever be the same? Molly has been so different since she and her husband Daniel have had children. Liza fears for Molly’s safety, and calls the police.
Something doesn’t feel right, so Liza and a friend drive for hours to get to Molly’s house. Liza finds herself unwelcome by Molly. What is going on? Liza heads home and finds there is another tragedy. There are twists and turns, and ups and downs. Some of the characters seem very quirky and strange. There are betrayals and deep and dark secrets. There are threats and danger.
I appreciate that Jessica Strawser discusses marital problems, the importance of friendship, communication, emotional support, love and hope. I would highly recommend this novel to those readers who enjoy a thought-provoking novel. I received an ARC from NetGalley for my honest review.