Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Stories We Never Told” by Sonja Yoerg, Lake Union, May 1, 2020
WOW! Sonja Yoerg, author of “Stories We Never Told” has written an intense, edgy, page-turning, suspenseful and riveting novel. The genres for this book are Psychological Thriller and Fiction. The story is set in the author’s present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events. The author describes her dramatic characters as dysfunctional, flawed, complex, and complicated. Some are manipulative, unscrupulous, and suspect. There are betrayals, lies, and murder.
Jackie Strelitz, is a Psychological professor doing important studies with autistic children. On her team are very bright doctoral students. Jackie has a husband and is very busy. Her colleague and ex-boyfriend seem to be getting Jackie’s attention. He is dating one of the young members of Jackie’s professional team. Jackie is aware that this is causing her anxiety.
Jackie discovers that some of the data in her studies have been deliberately changed. There are strange happenings that are going on. Someone is a Master Manipulator and seems to be causing emotional and physical havoc. This has now become a deadly and obsessive game. I would highly recommend this chilling thriller.