Book 15 review 🖤🖤/5🖤. Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall
Length: 288 pages
Publishers summary: A spellbinding, darkly twisted novel about desire and obsession, and the complicated lines between truth and perception, Our Kind of Cruelty introduces Araminta Hall, a chilling new voice in psychological suspense.
This is a love story. Mike’s love story.
Mike Hayes fought his way out of a brutal childhood and into a quiet, if lonely, life before he met Verity Metcalf. V taught him about love, and in return, Mike has dedicated his life to making her happy. He’s found the perfect home, the perfect job; he’s sculpted himself into the physical ideal V has always wanted. He knows they’ll be blissfully happy together.
It doesn’t matter that she hasn’t been returning his e-mails or phone calls.
It doesn’t matter that she says she’s marrying Angus.
It’s all just part of the secret game they used to play. If Mike watches V closely, he’ll see the signs. If he keeps track of her every move, he’ll know just when to come to her rescue . . .
My thoughts: NOPE didn't love this book (at this point I am second guessing my botm club selections all together). I loved her writing style but was so confused by this story and the ending I had to reread it three times to make sure I was really following along correctly. I think the hardest part for me was that this story was only told from Mike's point of view...which I understand is the point but since he is a crazy person the book was hard to follow. The whole time I was wondering if he was reallly this nuts or if Verity was insane also?! Give me your thoughts...what did you guys make of the very last page?? Is V nuts too??