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Review - Someone else's Shadow


Title - Someone Else's Shadow
Author - Monica James
Name of Series - Standalone
Series Type - Standalone
Genre - Dark thriller Romance
Release Date - 20th June 2022
Overall Rating - ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Heat Rating - 🔥🔥🔥🔥

My name is Peyton Lane, and I have no idea who I am.


Six months ago, I woke from a coma with no recollection of anybody, anything.


My family tells me that I’m a good woman, that I’m loved. It seems I’ve lived a full, rewarding life, but I would give all of it up in a heartbeat to remember who I was.


My mind is a blank slate. Every moment in time wiped clean.


But there is one thing I can remember, something I haven’t dared to tell anyone about—a mysterious oak tree, a red ribbon, and a vision of drowning.


I know the answers I seek lie buried at the bottom of a lake. And that’s why I’m here in South Carolina. The memory I have is something I witnessed…


So I wonder what it would feel like to remember…remember who I was, but more importantly, remember what I did.


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My Review 💋


Star Rating : 4/5 Stars


POV : single


Cliffhanger : None


Pace of the story : Moderate


Angst Rating : 6/10


Heat Rating : 3/10


Triggers Involved : past Trauma


Overall Opinion :

Monica James is back! I absolutely love this woman's dark romance books and now we have her excelling in another genre, Suspense and mystery with romance!! This one is a standalone with amazing twists and a plot you won't see coming.


Peyton is lost. She has no idea of who she is and what life she had. They tell her she was happy , that she had a peaceful normal life. But then why does she remember bits of her last day and feels like she did something really bad. Something that might destroy people she loves? Who will give her all the answers when the ones who claim to be her family are the ones lying to her.


I liked this book a lot. It's romantic but I liked the suspense edge too. I have read a lot of dark romance books so reading this one with an amazing mysterious plotline as well, was a refresher for me.


Definitely recommending this one to all the dark romance loving people out there! If you like tons of mystery, suspense and twists with your dose of romance then pick this one up ASAP!




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