Don’t Wake Up – Liz Lawler

Alex Taylor wakes up tied to an operating table.

The man who stands over her isn’t a doctor.

The offer he makes her is utterly unspeakable.

But when Alex re-awakens, she’s unharmed – and no one believes her horrifying story. Ostracised by her colleagues, her family and her partner, she begins to wonder if she really is losing her mind.

And then she meets the next victim.

My Review:  This is one of those rare books that gets me rather excited within the first couple of chapters and then I feel I have to tell everyone about the book before actually finishing it myself (especially at the time of writing the book was available on Amazon at 98p).  Once I told everyone on Facebook about the book I then had to hope it lived up to my hype or I would be in for a bashing and my reputation was on the line.

Alex Taylor is a well respected doctor who is professional and totally dedicated to her profession.  Waking up in the first chapter Alex finds herself tied down on an operating table about to undergo every women’s nightmare.   Don’t Wake Up is utterly gripping and gallops along at a break neck speed ensuring the reader is both captivated and horrified at the same time.

Some of the scenes are extremely graphic and deeply uncomfortable to read and imagine and I did have to pause to take a moment several times throughout the book.  The author manages to create a thrilling psychological story which kept me questioning Alex’s sanity and version of events throughout.

About The Author: Liz Lawler had a 20-year career as a nurse before becoming a general manager of a five star hotel. She found it an easy transition as she used the same greeting to both patient and hotel guest ‘Good morning. did you sleep well?’ she loves books and all things bookish!

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