The Darkest Secret

The Darkest Secret Real Estate Mogul Sean Jackson Is Throwing Himself A Splashy Fiftieth Birthday Party, But Trouble Starts Almost Immediately His Ex Wife Has Sent His Teenage Daughters To The Party Without Telling Him His Current Wife Has Fired The Nanny And He S Finding It Difficult To Sneak Away To His Mistress Then Something Truly Terrible Happens One Of His Three Year Old Twins Goes Missing No Trace Of Her Is Ever Found The Attendees Of The Party, Nicknamed The Jackson Associates By The Press, Become Infamous Overnight Twelve Years Later, Sean Is Dead The Jackson Associates Assemble For The Funeral, Together For The First Time Since That Fateful Weekend Soon The Barbed Comments And Accusations Are Flying By The End Of The Weekend, One Will Be Dead And One Of Sean S Daughters Will Make A Shocking Discovery. This is the first book by Alex Marwood that I have read After reading the book blurb I thought it would be one I would really enjoy Possibly some minor spoilers The book starts off with an email regarding three year old Coco s disappearance Her godmother sent it out to spread the word about missing little Coc
It s hard to imagine anarcissistic group of characters than the ones in The Darkest Secret Selfish and arrogant, they re creatures of excess in the worst possible way You won t like them, but they DO make for a compelling read Central to the story is a missing child 3 year old Coco, who goes missing on the weekend of her father Sean s 50th birthday party The events take place over two weekends twelve years apart The second weekend being Sean s funeral The author slowly reveals th It s hard to imagine anarcissistic group of characters than the ones in The Darkest Secret Selfi
Blimey talk about a book that rips your heart out then stomps all over it, The Darkest Secret is an intense and engaging character drama focusing on a, to be honest, quite horrible set of people a fractured family and their fractured friends, aselfish and self absorbed bunch you d be hard pressed to find, they are intricately fascinating from the offset It s hard to look away, like watching a car crash, as you turn the pages waiting waiting to find out the truth behind the disappearance Blimey talk about a book that rips your heart out then stomps all over it, The Darkest Secret is an intense and engaging character drama focusing on a, to be honest, quite horrible set of people a fractured family and their fractured friends, aselfish and self absorbed bunch you d be hard pressed to find, they are intricately fascinating from the offset It s hard to look away, like watching a car crash, as you turn the pages waiting waiting to find out the truth behind the disappearance of identical twin Coco.Incredibly dynamic, incredibly moving and at tim
The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood starts off with witness statements about a young girl missing, presumed kidnapped We then go to the events surrounding the girl s disappearance and the Fathers 50th birthday weekend celebration The past timeline is interspersed with the present where the Father of the missing girl dies in mysterious circumstances handcuffed to a hotel bed and the majority of the cast prepares for the funeral The death is not expanded on and he turns out to be a soulless man The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood starts off with witness statements about a young girl missing, presumed kidnapped We then go to the events surrounding the girl s disappearance and the Fathers 50th birth
3.5 starsIf you love the way psychological crime novels are filled to the brim with awful people these days, this book is most definitely for you The characters in The Darkest Secret make Nick and Amy Gone Girl look well adjusted This is the one things Marwood does exceedingly well, the people seeth with selfishness, bitterness, deceit, and immorality You loathe them right from the beginning, and boy are you justified.The story itself is good enough, it seemed to me to beof a foil for 3.5 starsIf you love the way psychological crime novels are filled to the brim with awful people these days, this book is most definitely for you The characters in The Darkest Secret make Nick and Amy Gone Girl look well adjusted This is the one things Marwood does exceedingly well, the people seeth with selfishness, bitterness, deceit, and immorality You loathe them right from the beginning, and boy are you justified.The stor
I found the plot intriguing, but didn t really manage to get into this story I loved the very beginning with the witness statements, but then I felt the story got a little confusing, takingconcentration than normal to keep track of the characters and what was going on.There are a number of characters for readers to enjoy disliking If you like books full of un
Having really enjoyed this authors previous books, I was very excited about reading their latest offering and it really lived up to my expectations The Darkest Secret is based around the events of a tragic weekend in 2004 and the aftermath, twelve years afterwards.Sean Jackson is a man who likes success, beautiful women and getting his own way On a Bank Holiday weekend in 2004, he is intending to celebrate his fiftieth birthday with his closest friends and family Accompanying him to the hol Having really enjoyed this authors previous books, I was very excited about reading their latest offering and it really lived up to my expectations The Darkest Secret is based around the events of a tragic weekend in 2004 and the aftermath, twelve years afterwards.Sean Jackson is a man who likes success, beautiful women and getting his own way On a Bank Holiday weekend in 2004, he is intending to celebrate his fiftieth birthday with his closest friends and family Accompanying him to the holiday home in Bournemouth, that he intends to sell after their visit are second wife Claire, the new couple s three year old twin daughters, Coco and Ruby, Sean s daughters by his first wife India and Camilla, his mistress, interior designer Linda and her husband, Harley Street doctor and dispenser of a good time from his medicine bag, Dr James Orizio, Sean s old friend, politician Charles Clutterbuck and his wife, Imogen, Ma
So, I was lucky enough to get an early copy of The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood and I devoured every single page I was only going to take a peek and then get some work done Well, the work never got done It is a taut story with expertly drawn characters that you get to know very quickly The pace carries you along at speed until you are left gasping for breath at the end And I mean THE VERY END Do not miss the last few pages I highly recommend this book which I had on pre order anyway a So, I was lucky enough to get an early copy of The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood and I devoured every single page I was only going to take a peek and then get some work done Well, the work
Firstly I have to say that this story starts off rather slowly, but picks up half way through The book revolves around two weekends, 12 years apart As a thee year old Coco , one of a set of twins goes missing from her families holiday home The characters in this story are truly awful, self indulgent, ego driven, narcissistic , materialistic and delusional This was quite hard to read at times as you start to see what lengths people will go to to satisfy their own enjoyment and entertainment w Firstly I have to say that this story starts off rather slowly, but picks up half way through The book revolves around two weekends, 12 years apart As a thee year old Coco , one of a set of twins goes missing from her fa
Slow, suspenseful and disturbing, albeit predictable Just shy of 4 stars.

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  • Audio CD
  • The Darkest Secret
  • Alex Marwood
  • English
  • 11 February 2017
  • 1515956776