Like This, for Ever

Like This, for Ever

Book - 2013
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Keep telling yourself it's only fiction... As you read this heart-hammering thriller from the queen of London's crime scene.
Bright red. Like rose petals. Or rubies. Or balloons. Little red droplets.
Barney knows the killer will strike again soon. The victim will be another boy, just like him. He will drain the body of blood, and leave it on a Thames beach. There will be no clues for detectives Dana Tulloch and Mark Joesbury to find. There will be no warning about who will be next. There will be no good reason for Lacey Flint to become involved ... And no chance that she can stay away.
Keep telling yourself it''s only fiction.
Publisher: London ; Toronto : Bantam Press, 2013.
ISBN: 9780593069165
Characteristics: 391 p. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Like this forever


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JCLBetM May 22, 2020

I can't get enough of Lacey Flint. Once again, Bolton digs her into a complex mess and it takes everything for her to crawl out and solve the case of the devastating child murders happening around her. I appreciate how Bolton brings characters back from previous books and gives them more page time, which deepens and stretches the London of Lacey Flint in a satisfying way. Clever, heart-wrenching, and raw. Modern mystery in top form.

Jul 21, 2017

Note: I read the book as it was titled in the UK, "Like This, For Ever."
Another winner by S.J. Bolton. She's a master at keeping the reader guessing until the final pages. At several points during the book, I thought I had the killer identified. ("Oh, it's him!" "Oh, wait, all the clues point to her!" "Oh, wait...!") I love every minute of reading Bolton's novels and can hardly tear myself away, and when one ends, the only solace is knowing I still have other of her books to read. May she write "for ever."

19coco55 Sep 16, 2014

the new book in the series is under her "real" name
Sharon Bolton
"A Dark and Twisted Tide"
4th book of the Lacy Flint series.

Jul 30, 2014

S J Bolton is an accomplished writer, whose unique styles offers the reader suspense, intrigue, and the flair for the unexpected.
This recent tale was good to excellent, until the end where the story goes from the bizzare to the psuedo Twilight Zone in terms of the; psychology of a child being a killer, prison friend with expertise and wisdom to analyse writings that solve the crime, other uneccessary far reaching scenerios while plaus- ible seem unrealistic. Also, on two separate ocassions Bolton has relied on other book (Jack The Ripper & The Lost Boys) as themes, and/or story lines for her writings. Finally, what parent would allow their 11 year old daughter to go to a sleepover where ther are 5 boys (1,14yrs and 4, 9-11)?

Dec 11, 2013

Like This For Ever and "Lost" are the same story. Different titles but the same book ???
One an English publisher the other an American Publisher.
I did enjoy Like This For Ever!

Dec 07, 2013

Like This For Ever and "Lost" are the same story. Different titles but the same book ???

I did enjoy Like This For Ever!

Oct 27, 2013

How nice that there's a lesbian couple; but they live hundreds of miles apart; and when they are together, one just pats the other's hand; and out of the blue, one wants to have a baby. The most asexual lesbian couple imaginable.

sjmitra Jul 10, 2013

An uneven writer at best, SJ Bolton's recent thriller is not as good as Now You See Me but definitely much, much better than the boring Dead Scared.

Jun 26, 2013

Another great book by SJ Bolton! Loved it!!!

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