Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Until I Find You” by Rea Frey, St. Martins, August 11, 2020, for Suzy Approved Book Tours
Rea Frey, the author of “Until I Find You, has written a unique, intriguing, intense, captivation, and emotional thriller. The genres for this novel are Psychological Thriller, Domestic Thriller, Fiction, and Women’s Fiction. The story takes place in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events. The author describes her characters as complex, and dysfunctional. Some characters are suspect and strange. There are betrayals and danger in this story.
Rebecca Gray is widowed with a young baby and has a degenerative eye disease that is making her blind. Rebecca is trying to be independent and bring up her baby the best way that she can. She counts steps and using a special walking stick to get out and do what she has to do. Rebecca does meet her friends in a local park. She also belongs to a support group for other widowed mothers and meets a friend with a 10-year-old girl.
With her disability, Rebecca has to proceed with caution, and there are a few times, a door that she locked is left open, and things aren’t in the correct place. Rebecca has to call the police before entering the premises. She is having feelings that she is watched.
Rebecca’s baby is a very good-natured baby, and like any mother, Rebecca knows her son. Somehow Rebecca becomes convinced that her baby is missing and has been “switched”. She has an irritable baby, and her friends confirm that it is her baby. Doesn’t a mother know her own child? What if the mother is blind? Rebecca’s friends and even the police are starting to question Rebecca’s claims. Will Rebecca lose everything?
This is a thriller that will leave you on the edge. It is a page-turner with twists and turns that I would highly recommend.