Skye Thorn has given tarot card readings for years and now her psychic visions are helping the police find the town’s missing golden girl It’s no challenge—her readings have always been faked but this time she has some insider knowledge The kidnapping was supposed to be easy—no one would get hurt and she’d get the money she needs to start a new life But a seemingly harmless prank has turned dark and Skye realizes the people she’s involved with are willing to kill to get what they want and she must discover their true identity before it’s too late


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    The joys of living in a small town The bodies of your mistakes rarely stayed buried They had a tendency to pop up when you least expected them I think Eileen Cook is a real author to watch Her books seem to be flying relatively under the radar so far but in both this book and With Malice she’s demonstrated her talent for dragging me in and keeping me interested throughout the tale she is weaving In The Hanging Girl I was hooked pretty quickly Skye's narrative was instantly engaging showing her to be someone we might not be able to trust and someone willing to lie and manipulate to get what she wants And yet she is not unlikable I found it very easy to sympathize with her desire for something than what she has I understood the lies she told she created a fictional life for herself a fictional life she wished she hadIf you haven't already I don't recommend reading professional reviews for this book Kirkus and others reveal what I found to be a superb twist It happens only a third of the way in but I still think it is better to experience it firsthand rather than being spoiled before So I'll be coy about it When a pretty teenager goes missing Skye tells the police of the psychic visions she has been having about the disappearance offering clues to the missing girl's whereabouts However it soon becomes obvious that Skye is involved than she is letting on When things take a very unexpected turn Skye must decide whether to reveal what she knows or continue the deception To be honest I think naturally suspicious readers will have no problem working out what is going on but that didn't seem to matter for me Skye was a strong enough narrator and didn't need a surprising conclusion to elevate her story it was enough to wonder what would happen when the truth came out And I found the ending very satisfyingI'm sure some will want a different ending for The Hanging Girl Perhaps drama definitely view spoilerjustice hide spoiler