Those Girls

Those Girls

Book - 2015
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"Life has never been easy for the three Campbell sisters. Jess, Courtney, and Dani live on a remote ranch in Western Canada where they work hard and try to stay out of the way of their father's temper. One night, a fight gets out of hand and the sisters are forced to go on the run, only to get caught in an even worse nightmare when their truck breaks down in a small town. As events spiral out of control they find themselves in a horrifying situation and are left with no choice but to change their names and create new lives"--
Publisher: New York, New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250034588
1250034582
Branch Call Number: Suspense F Ste

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Sincerely90
Sep 17, 2017

It was a really good book. It kept me interested the entire time and I really enjoyed reading the book.

sopapen Aug 01, 2017

Not really a mystery but more of a dark drama. This book was very engrossing and equally disturbing. It had me crying near the end.

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ready2read
Oct 13, 2016

This book had some thrills and suspense, some likable people and some despicable people, and a reasonably fast moving plot. But my blood pressure just about skyrocketed every time Fictional RCMP officer Sargent McPhail made an appearance. Come-on McPhail this is Canada. I don't think you need to wait around (days) for a warrant as two young women are held (sorry allegedly Held) against their will. You know the stuff - exigent circumstances, probable cause - um - like- entering a dwelling to prevent imminent bodily harm or death. That mother should have used some of her boxing expertise on that idiot. But again, this is the police force that brought us the Picton Scandal (that one was for real)
Confession; I think I am so emotional about the Trump scandals in the States that I should probably stay away from novels featuring the victimization of women for a while.

1avidreaderdeb May 01, 2016

A dark, stupid book about stupid people making stupid choices, birthing stupid people making stupid choices, birthing stupid people making stupid choices . . .

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Poodles
Feb 26, 2016

I picked up this book based on a recommendation on The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rodgers and was not impressed. The writing is mediocre and characters are weak. The women in this book are walking victims; it's like watching a horror movie where every girl finds herself alone in the woods wearing only a bikini and having to knock on the door of an abandoned house decorated with skulls - what could go wrong? And they all have stripper names! Dani, Jamie, Crystal, Courtney, Skylar. Jesus these "girls" (the author continues to refer to the 30+ year old women as girls) never have a chance. It's pulpy and quick to read, I'll give it that. But when I finished it I just felt irritated.

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kmliberacki
Jan 04, 2016

Eh, skim-able. Author was a little over the top with this story. One story quickly developed into a second.. then a third. Perhaps too much for one book but too little for a trilogy. Just.. too much.

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l1ill
Sep 11, 2015

Quick read. Entertaining.

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fatcat21
Sep 07, 2015

Good fast paced thriller. Hooks you right in from the beginning.

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TheresaAJ
Aug 25, 2015

This fast-paced novel starts in 1997 when three sisters, growing up on a ranch in western Canada, leave home to escape an abusive father. Further trouble occurs when two brothers who appear to be Good Samaritans, are not. Eighteen years later, the past appears again when one sister and her niece disappear. As the other girls race to find their missing family, they must come to terms with their past. A thriller that encompasses a range of emotions from despair to revenge to hope.

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jackiemackers
Dec 11, 2015

jackiemackers thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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