Behind Closed Doors Book Review
Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love.
Picture this: a dinner party at their perfect home, the conversation and wine flowing. They appear to be in their element while entertaining. And Grace’s friends are eager to reciprocate with lunch the following week. Grace wants to go, but knows she never will. Her friends call—so why doesn’t Grace ever answer the phone? And how can she cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim?
And why are there bars on one of the bedroom windows?
The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?
Behind closed doors book review
This is a scary, disturbing, twisted story, in fact, it’s going on my list of disturbing books. The story reminded me a bit of The Collector by John Fowles.
The story begins at a dinner party hosted by Jack and Grace they live in a beautiful home, he’s handsome (looks like George Clooney) she is beautiful and elegant. Jack is an attorney where he defends abused women. They look like their life is perfect but as the title suggests it’s not all that it seems.
Like how Grace cooks those extravagant meals and stays thin? Why are there metal bars on the windows? Why she never makes it for lunch with her friends? The reasons are, she’s held captive against her will by her husband (speaking of scary) it gets even scarier when Jacks tells her it’s not her he wants but her sister who has down syndrome.
This is the book is brilliant got me hooked Jack was truly evil. The writing is wonderful, I really felt for Grace and her helpless situation and her fear. This story shows you that you never know what’s going on behind closed doors.
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