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Title: How to Kill Your Best Friend
Author: Lexie Elliott
Publisher: Berkley Books
Publish Date: August 17, 2021
Genre: Mystery Thriller
My Rating: 4/5
If you suspected your best friend, the person you were closest to in the whole world, was a murderer, what would you do? Would you confront her? Would you help keep her secret? Or would you begin to feel afraid? Most importantly, why don’t you feel safe now that she’s dead? From the author of The French Girl comes a novel full of secrets, suspense, and deadly twists.
Georgie, Lissa, and Bronwyn have been inseparable since dominating their college swim team; swimming has always been an escape from their own problems, but now their shared passion has turned deadly. How can it be true that Lissa, the strongest swimmer they know, drowned? Granted, there is something strange about Kanu Cove, where Lissa was last seen, swimming off the coast of the fabulous island resort she owned with her husband.
Lissa’s closest friends gather at the resort to honor her life, but Georgie and Bron can’t seem to stop looking over their shoulders. Danger lurks beneath the surface of the crystal-clear water, and even their luxurious private villas can’t help them feel safe. As the weather turns ominous, trapping the funeral guests together on the island, nobody knows who they can trust. Lissa’s death was only the beginning….
Georgie, Lissa, and Bronwyn have been friends since college. They were on the swim team together, with Lissa being the best. So, it’s quite a shock when Lissa drowns off the coast of the island resort she owned with her husband. Georgie and Bronwyn are among the guests who gather at the resort for Lissa’s funeral. However, Georgie and Bronwyn feel unsafe and don’t know who to trust.
How to Kill Your Best Friend is told using the alternating points of view of Georgie and Bronwyn. Both women have secrets, and start receiving ominous messages at the resort.
A slow-burning, atmospheric, and suspenseful thriller. Fans of Lexie Elliott’s other books are sure to enjoy this one too.
I received a digital copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Books by Lexie Elliott:
- The French Girl
- The Missing Years
- How to Kill Your Best Friend