My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Sometimes your first love won’t let you go…
When Lou Wandsworth ran away to France with her teacher Mike Hughes, she thought he was the love of her life. But Mike wasn’t what he seemed and he left her life in pieces.
Now 32, Lou discovers that he is involved with teenager Chloe Meadows. Determined to make sure history doesn’t repeat itself, she returns home to confront him for the damage he’s caused.
But Mike is a predator of the worst kind, and as Lou tries to bring him to justice, it’s clear that she could once again become his prey…
A psychological thriller, The Fear is about a teenager who is groomed by her teacher and is abducted where they flee to France. Many years later Lou discovers that Mike the teacher who groomed her is involved with another teenager Chloe Meadows. Lou is determined that history doesn't repeat itself with Chloe and makes it her mission to expose him and to finally have the chance to confront him for the damage he has done to her.
Mike is far cleverer than Lou anticipates and it soon becomes clear that she is in danger when he discovers she is behind a campaign to prevent him from preying on Chloe.
This has some clever twists and will keep the reader guessing until the end. Very relateable characters and plenty of suspense with mystery and murders along the way. It was a gripping and sometimes disturbing read but immensely enjoyable. Has to have 5 stars for this one.
I would like to thank the publisher for sending this in exchange for an honest review.