THROWBACK THURSDAY:THE STRANGER ON THE TRAIN By Abbie Taylor

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I’m really liking the idea of continuing on with this Throwback Thursday theme every week. I like that these older books are usually much easier than new releases to get a hold of at libraries and elsewhere. My pick this week is:

 

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Published May 27th, 2014 by Atria Books

My Rating: 4 Stars

From Goodreads

Your baby has been stolen by a stranger. The police won’t listen. What would you do?

Abbie Taylor shows remarkable flair in this involving and intriguing debut novel.
A young mother’s nightmare comes true… the tube doors close with her baby still on the train. Struggling as a single mother, Emma sometimes wishes that her thirteen-month-old son Ritchie would just disappear. But when, one quiet Sunday evening, Ritchie is abducted by a stranger on the London Underground, Emma is thrown into a situation worse than she could have ever imagined.
But why don’t the police seem to fully believe her story? Why would they think that she would want to hurt her own baby?
If Emma wants Richie back, it looks like she’ll have to find him herself. With the help of a stranger called Rafe, the one person who seems to believe her, she goes in search of her son. And she is determined to get him back… no matter what it takes. 

If you like psychological thrillers and mysteries I really think you’ll enjoy this book. The writing is great and there’s a pervasive feeling of dread throughout as you’re  not quite sure who’s telling the truth and how it all plays out.

Has anyone read this one? Feel free to share your thoughts and your own Throwback recommendation in the comment section:)

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6 thoughts on “THROWBACK THURSDAY:THE STRANGER ON THE TRAIN By Abbie Taylor

    1. Thanks Janel, I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback about this so I’ll keep it up for sure:) I love getting recommendations of older great reads as I know there’s so many out there that have passed me by..

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  1. I’m juust thinking this poor woman who has had to deal with everyone looking for The Girl on the train and not this one. But maybe some bought it by accident haha

    Didn’t know it!!!

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    1. HaHa yes I hadn’t thought but I’m sure it’s true:) I actually liked this one better than The Girl on the train which I had figured out and I hate it when that happens

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