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May 3, 2015



I found this psychological thriller totally unputdownable.  It has all the hallmarks it is gripping, unsettling, and very moving. The astonishing twist I certainly didn’t see coming. I Let You go is about grief, guilt and most of all fear. This is story is one that will linger in my brain for a long, long time.

This is the psychological thriller that everyone is talking about.

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh is really a must buy, must read.



A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn’t have prevented it.



In a split second, Jenna Gray’s world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but she is haunted by her fears, her grief and her memories of a cruel November night that changed her life forever.



Slowly, Jenna begins to glimpse the potential for happiness in her future. But her past is about to catch up with her, and the consequences will be devastating …

About the author

Clare Mackintosh spent tweleve-years in the police force, including time on CID and as a public commander. She left the police in 2011 to work as a freelance journalist and social media consultant, and now writes full-time. Clare began her police training in 1999 and was posted to Oxford in 2000. In that December a nine-year-old boy was killed by joyriders in a stolen car. Years later when her own son died in very different circumstances Clare experienced first-hand how emotion can cloud one’s judgement and affect behaviour.



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