My Review: It took me a little to settle into this story with the back and forwards in time and days, I enjoyed the questions and thrill, the stomach turning and guessing that it brought with it. We follow Lauren whose relationship with her mother was complex and questionable. Her supportive boyfriend Josh and her best friend Emma through light and shade into the mix. However, Abhilash is the incredible Doctor who has her questioning everything. At times you wonder if the stalker is being stalked? Is there a stalker? Domestic Violence? Self Sabotage? Love? So many twists and turns, lies, hidden agendas, in all its a gripping story, as are Alex Stone’s previous two books.

Please excuse the delay in my blogtour review, I had C19 and some other personal issues happen that has caused a backlog.

The Good Patient

Appearances can be deceptive…

I was taught that life is pain. That love is pain. It was unavoidable. Acceptable. I never had anything, or anyone I could count on. Not really. Not even myself.

Until I met Dr Menon…

To the outside world Lauren Taylor’s relationship with her boyfriend Josh is perfect. He is supportive and loving and has been there for Lauren during her darkest moments. But behind closed doors, secrets and lies can be hidden…

And when Lauren wakes up in a hospital bed and is told Josh is missing, those secrets come bubbling up to the surface.

Because the police think Lauren knows exactly what’s happened to Josh; that she could even be capable of his murder…

The only person who believes in Lauren’s innocence is Dr Menon, who has cared for Lauren as his patient for the last few weeks. He can’t believe she’s capable of murder.  He knows just how good she really is.

Isn’t she?

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Alex Stone, originally an accountant from the West Midlands, is now a psychological suspense writer based in Dorset. This beautiful and dramatic coastline is the inspiration and setting for her novels. She was awarded the Katie Fforde Bursary in 2019 and her debut thriller The Perfect Daughter was published by  Boldwood in October 2021.

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