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FREE PDF ñ BOOK The Shape of Night ✓ ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☉ The Shape of Night Author Tess Gerritsen – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk A woman trying to outrun her past is drawn to a uiet coastal town in Maine–and to a string of unsolved murders–in this haunting tale of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Tes A ’t add up And as Ava starts to check into the previous renter’s mysterious disappearance she starts to realize that there’s a disturbing secret some in town are desperate to keep hiddenSoon all of Ava’s waking hours are consumed by her investigation and her nights are ignited by Captain Brodie’s ghostly visits But even as she uestions her own sanity she knows she must uncover the truth before a killer strikes again 35 rounded up to 4 stars Ava Collette is a food writer who rents a house in a small coastal Maine town She has promised her publisher a book of historic recipes She decides getting away from her home in Boston will help her write She experiments by making a dish from each recipe There are 2 carpenters repairing the house who happily become guinea pigs They are in heaven because all her cooking is deliciousBut then the ghost of the original owner comes to her There are some disturbing scenes of sadistic sex She discovers that the house has a sinister history There is a killer in townThis is a stand alone and not part of the Rizzoli seriesOne uote for cat lovers I haul the pet carrier into the house and release the kraken Hannibal emerges from the cage glares at me and lumbers off towards the kitchenThanks to Ballantine Books for sending me this eARC through NetGalley

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A woman trying to outrun her past is drawn to a uiet coastal town in Maine–and to The Shape PDF a string of unsolved murders–in this haunting tale of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Tess GerritsenAva Collette is punishing herself for an unspeakable tragedy So she flees Boston and rents an old home named Brodie’s Watch on a remote coastal peninsula of Maine hoping to work on a cookbook inspired Ava Collette a cookbook author has rented a home in a coastal town in Maine in order to get some distance from her past and her life in Boston She tells everyone that she needs the space and uiet in order to focus on her book about New England Cuisine The old beautiful house she has rented is named Brodie's Watch which was named after its owner Brodie who was a sea captain who was lost at sea Soon after moving in she learns that another woman had rented the home before her but left abruptly before her lease was up Even troubling is that Ava begins to hear things that go bump in the night and one night comes face to face with a ghost who looks sounds and feels real Is this Captain Brodie's ghost who has long been rud to haunt the home Is what she is seeing real or is she imagining things Curious about the home’s history and her increasing bond to the home Ava begins to investigate the homes history Will she like what she finds outMystery suspense and some chills flow throughout this book I found this book to have a Gothic feel It also has the perfect setting an isolated old New England home located on a bluff overlooking the ocean This book is not like other books by Gerritsen This book has a supernatural element to it She perfectly blends romance obsession fear dread suspense and mystery in this book She literally had me hooked from the very beginning and I finished this book in one day I thought Gerritsen did a great job of having the tension mount as the story progressed The pacing was spot on nothing felt rushed or drawn out As with her other books I found this book to be very well written with some beautiful passages such as Sometimes silence is the one true way to prove your love and We keep our darkest secrets to ourselves We keep them most of all from those we loveSure the reader will need to suspend some disbelief with this book but in no way did I feel that this distracted from the story at all in fact it enhanced my enjoyment There is a rud haunted house in this book after all I found this book to be captivating suspenseful and enjoyableThank you to Random House Publishing Group Ballantine and NetGalley who provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review

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The Shape of NightBy New England cuisine that she’s been trying to finish for months She immediately feels at peace in the isolated house–until she starts to hear strange noisesRumor has it that a sea captain named Brodie has haunted the house for decades Then one night Ava is awakened to find herself face to face with an apparition who looks–and feels–all too real Meanwhile there’s been a series of accidental deaths nearby that don EXCERPT Even now I still dream about Brodie's Watch and the nightmare is always the same I am standing in the gravel driveway and the house looms before me like a ghost ship adrift in the fog Around my feet mist curls and slithers and it coats my skin in icy rime I hear waves rolling in from the sea and crashing against the cliffs and overhead seagulls scream a warning to stay far far away I know that Death waits behind that front door yet I do not retreat because the house is calling to me Perhaps it will always call to me its siren song compelling me to once again climb the steps to the porch where the swing creaks back and forthI open the doorABOUT THIS BOOK A woman trying to outrun her past is drawn to a uiet coastal town in Maine–and to a string of unsolved murders–in this haunting tale of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Tess GerritsenAva Collette is punishing herself for an unspeakable tragedy So she flees Boston and rents an old home named Brodie’s Watch on a remote coastal peninsula of Maine hoping to work on a cookbook inspired by New England cuisine that she’s been trying to finish for months She immediately feels at peace in the isolated house–until she starts to hear strange noisesRumor has it that a sea captain named Brodie has haunted the house for decades Then one night Ava is awakened to find herself face to face with an apparition who looks–and feels–all too real Meanwhile there’s been a series of accidental deaths nearby that don’t add up And as Ava starts to check into the previous renter’s mysterious disappearance she starts to realize that there’s a disturbing secret some in town are desperate to keep hiddenSoon all of Ava’s waking hours are consumed by her investigation and her nights are ignited by Captain Brodie’s ghostly visits But even as she uestions her own sanity she knows she must uncover the truth before a killer strikes againMY THOUGHTS 12% onto this 5 star read I wrote There is something in the cadence of Gerritsen's writing the atmosphere she has created that is reminiscent of Du Maurier's Rebecca This is delicious It sends tingles down my spine After finishing The Shape of Night and mulling it over for a couple of days I would not change one word of my commentThis is a delicious book set in a house of secrets in a town with secrets But Ava has secrets too And guilt A terrible crippling guilt that threatens to smother her and causes her to cut herself off from those she loves mostGerritsen introduces a paranormal aspect to her book something she does not normally do and something I am not normally attracted by But this works and works superbly I almost fell in love with Captain Brodie myself There are also several sex scenes in the text not graphic but tastefully done with left to the imagination than not They are not gratuitous but a wonderful part of this storyThis is a real departure for Gerritsen but one I enthusiastically applaud and I would like to see in this vein from her Two comments and neither a criticismeach page should come with a bold reminder to 'KEEP BREATHING' because many times during this read I found myself holding my breath with anticipation andor suspense And the secondI wish she had included some of the lovely recipesOne of my favorite passages from The Shape of Night Brodie's Watch was where I found inspiration and it's true Here is where I tested and perfected my recipes where I learned there is no finer condiment than the scent of sea air It's where I learned that wine does not cure grief and when you dine with guilt even the most tenderly prepared meal is tastelessFive brightly shining stars from me THE AUTHOR Internationally bestselling author Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career A graduate of Stanford University Tess went on to medical school at the University of California San Francisco where she was awarded her MDWhile on maternity leave from her work as a physician she began to write fiction In 1987 her first novel was published Now retired from medicine she writes full time She lives in MaineDISCLOSURE Thank you to Random House UK Transworld Publishers Bantam Press vis Netgalley for providing a digital ARC of The Shape of Night by Tess Gerritsen for review All opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own personal opinionsFor an explanation of my rating system please refer to my Goodreadscom profile page or the about page on sandysbookadaywordpresscomThis book review is also published on Twitter and my webpage

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