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I See Through You By Daisy McNally

I See Through You‘I See Through You’ is Daisy McNally’s debut novel.

Cleverly written in a way that we offer sympathy to Skye and the way that she was treated instead of thinking her crazy, ‘I See Through You’ is a rollercoaster of a story that offers a darker side to holiday romances.

Skye has finally met someone she can trust. A holiday romance, of all things. But you know when something real comes along, when it’s meant to be. Don’t you? A week after returning home, and Johnny has disappeared. He hasn’t called or returned her messages. Then, with the easiest of lies, Skye finds a way back in to Johnny’s life – and to the people in it. When she makes an unlikely friend, they realise that Johnny is telling lies of his own. So will the two women find a way to bring him down – or each other?

For the last couple of days, I’ve had my head in this book, this dark and thrilling story really gripped me from the first page.

The story is seen through the narrative of Skye and is written in the past and present tense, as she deals with the love affair that she had with Johnny. A charismatic man who sweeps her off her feet whilst on holiday, but once the holiday is over. He disappears leaving her heartbroken. Back home, she has to adjust to life without the man who was promising her the world but instead befriends his mother, under the guise of being called Molly to get closer to Johnny.

For a debut, I thought this book was a brilliant story. A twisted tale of revenge and obsession with not only love but also social media. The bleak atmosphere of the Edinburgh streets provided the background to this claustrophobic story. The characters are complex and interesting, particularly Skye with her troubled background as well as Anna, a friend of Johnny’s who Skye initially saw as a threat but instead sees her as a kindred spirit as they both share stories about Johnny.

Cleverly written in a way that we offer sympathy to Skye and the way that she was treated instead of thinking her crazy, ‘I See Through You’ is a rollercoaster of a story that offers a darker side to holiday romances.

You can buy I See Through You from Amazon and is available to buy from good bookshops.

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