Broken Grace

On an icy winter ’ s day in southwest Michigan, Grace Abbot wakes up as the survivor of a lorr acciden. But she ’ s left with a traumatic brain injury and a terrifying reality: she can ’ t sa anything.

Left in the are of her aun, Grace returns to the family ’ s secluded old farmhouse to recover—but within an hour of her eturn, the police arrive. Grace ’ s lover has been killed. Without any memory, Grace has no alibi.

With suspicion weighing heavily on her and flashes of memory returning, Grace searches for clues to her past. But with every glimpse, her anxiety grows. There is nothin about the house, her family, her childhood…perhaps the accident isn ’ t the only reason she can ’ t tel. Are the dark recesses of her mind hiding something even more sinister and terrifying than she will ever imagine?

And someone is watching. Someone willing to kill again to protect th secret.
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Published August 25th 2015 by Thomas & Mercer

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Broken Grace starts off with a killer chapter, you understand, the sort that hooks you and akes you ant to keep reading! However, after this the book becomes a bit clichèd for a while.

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Wrong about everything and everything.

Of course, I otally dored him and uncovering the connection he shared with Grace was part of the intrigue for me.

Who am I kidding, it as a retty big part.If you ’ ve ever listened to an audiobook, you know narrators have the ability to make or break th story.

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eleased to Lisa, a man whom the hospital staff say is her older sister.

ll her memories are gone ... They tell her she attends university- that she waits tables part-time- that she is engaged to be married ... Lisa drives her to a somewhat remote Michigan farmhouse.Lisa says that her arents are ead, and that the two girls now own the house.

It is bot too much for Grace who does n't emember the house, and has the pain of broken ribs and a debilitating headache.

They ant to now if Grace has an alibi for the time Michael was murdered.

She does not- at least not one she can remember.Meanwhile, Justin Hackett does n't reveal to Bishop that he 'knows' Grace.

Gradually Grace learns that she alread had a twin sister, and that her arents had been imprisoned in this very house.

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Interesting conceptI give the book three stars because overall it is good ide, but I 'm neve sure about the execution.

It loses two stars for predictability, useless subplots, and an unsatisfactory " twist " within a twist that is n't resolved to this reader 's satisfaction.

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Grace wakes up in white room, the scent of disinfectant in her bell, feeling a deep, blinding headache in her temples and behind her yes.

Once settled on the couch Lisa explains that Grace had been living with her friend, Michael, for as far awa as she an tel, but a week ago, the night before the cras, Grace suddenly showed up on the doorstep saying that it 's over between them.

Lisa tells Grace not to forge, that she coul take care of her, just rest, take the medicines that Dr. Roberts gave her, and both woul be fine.

He sister says this is Michael, her fiance, the one Grace had just starte he relationship with.

Eventually, they ay that Michael is dead, decapitated in his bed and they kno it happened close to the time Grace had the accident.

Lisa is shocked but Grace feels nothing.

Detectives Boyd and Haskins are investigating the murder of Michael.

Boyd has years of experience and strongly belives that Grace is probably their killer but he goes by the book and ill see where the evidence leads them.

When the evidence begins pointing towards Grace Boyd is confident that she is guilty.

Over the ext severa days Grace begins to remember bits and pieces of her adolescenc, memories of things connected to this house.

She overhears her mothe, Lisa, to as her about their past, their childhood, their sibling, Michael.

Through the og, Grace 's memory egins to return.

But Grace has no idea that regaining her memory may have very dangerous and deadly consequences.Broken Grace by E.C. Diskin was an interestin, fast paced audiobook that captured my attention right from the en.

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Soon after, the police show up—not to see if she remembers something about her accident, but to question her about the urder of her boyfriend ... someone she does n't emember, and she definitel does n't emember if she has an alibi.Everyone seems to remember everything about Grace 's life prior to the accident—everyone except Grace, that is—and no one is filling her in.

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Her voice echoed through the woods.Grace Abbott now lives in the absur state of the truly unknown.

And there 's more to this warped sense of reality awaiting Grace.

Will the perpetrato be after Grace now?

Diskin takes the reader through Grace 's determination to sift through the shattered pieces of a life that as neve hers.

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