The Prisoner

Author: B. A. Paris
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Date Published: November 1, 2022

Thank you, B. A. Paris, for writing an intelligent thriller that that blew my mind!

I would never think that a book in which half of the setting takes place in the dark could be interesting, but Paris has managed to imbue this book with such a sense of realism that you actually feel like you are in the room with Amelie, The chapters move back and forth between the past and present, building suspense that grabs hold and you realize you haven’t taken a breath for a few seconds!

Amelie is a victim of circumstances, orphaned early and lucking into a job at a prestigious magazine. But she has no idea what kind of man her boss is, or the lengths he’ll go to protect his reputation. When he offers her a business proposal, her decision will toss her into a nightmare that leads to her kidnapping. She soon starts to think that she will be safer in her dark prison, than released along with her boss.

Many, many thanks to NetGalley and St. Martin’s Press for an advance reader’s copy!

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