What You Did

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 269 pages
  • What You Did
  • Claire McGowan
  • English
  • 14 September 2018

About the Author: Claire McGowan

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What You Did A vicious assault A devastating accusation Who should she trust, her husband or her best friend It was supposed to be the perfect reunion six university friends together again after twenty years Host Ali finally has the life she always wanted, a career she can be proud of and a wonderful family with her college boyfriend, now husband But that night her best friend makes an accusation so shocking that nothing will ever be the same again.When Karen staggers in from the garden, bleeding and traumatised, she claims that she has been assaulted by Ali s husband, Mike Ali must make a split second decision who should she believe Her horrified husband, or her best friend With Mike offering a very different version of events, Ali knows one of them is lying but which And why When the ensuing chaos forces her to re examine the golden era the group shared at university, Ali realises there are darker memories too Memories that have lain dormant for decades Memories someone would kill to protect. New Read [ What You Did ] by [ Claire McGowan ] – lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk

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9 thoughts on “What You Did

  1. Sarah says:

    Rape Affairs Domestic abuse This novel covers a range of sensitive issues but does so in a manner that does not make the reader feel uncomfortable Instead, McGowan creates a thrilling, pulsating read that establishes a world that is becoming increasingly claustrophobic for the protagonist, Ali.I was immediately hooked by this book The writer cleverly creates a non linear narrative that means we, as readers, do not follow the chronological sequence of events on that fateful night that Ali s Rape Affairs Domestic abuse This novel covers a range of sensitive issues but does so in a manner that does not make the reader feel uncomfortable Instead, McGowan creates a thrilling, pulsating read that establishes a world that is becoming increasingly claustrophobic for the protagonist, Ali.I was immediately hooked by this book The writer cleverly creates a non linear narrative that means we, as readers, do not follow the chronological sequence of events on that fateful night that Ali s best friend, Karen, accuses Ali s husband, Mike, of rape It s a nightmare for Ali and this is the catalyst of her seemingly perfect life beginning to fall apart McGowan provides different perspectives on that night in question and this enriched the narrative as it felt like I was part of the police, and Ali s, investigations Ali is determined to find the truth about her husban...

  2. ♛Primadonna♛ says:

    This month only 07 2019 Prime Members get to choose 2 books for the Prime First Reads programs I m so thankful because I couldn t choose between They Could Have Named Her Anything and What You Did

  3. Suze says:

    What You DidThis is my First Read pick for July, it s listed as a psychological thriller I think it should be called a psychological mystery.Basically six friends get together to reminisce after meeting at the university 25 years ago It ...

  4. Barbara says:

    When six old college friends get together 25 years after they met, it s fair to say their lives have taken quite different directions Mike and Ali have been married seemingly forever He s a successful lawyer, she s involved with a rape victim support charity and they have two perfect children and a house that s got the potential to be everything Ali ever wanted Callum and Jodi are finally having the baby they ve waited so long for Ali s best friend Karen is a single mum, living in relative p When six old college friends get together 25 years after they met, it s fair to say their lives have taken quite different directions Mike and Ali have been married seemingly forever He s a successful lawyer, she s involved with a rape victim support charity and they have two perfect children and a house that s got the potential to be everything Ali ever wanted Callum and Jodi are finally having the baby they ve waited so long for Ali s best friend Karen is a single mum, living in relative poverty compared to her peers and Bill has ret...

  5. Ilene says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here 2.5 stars for predictabilityAs another reader stated earlier, thefirst reads are not usually great books so I didn t have high expectations for this one and in that light, I wasn t disappointed and could actually give this 3 stars for a fast read However, I hated so many of the characters, guessed the killer rapist half way through and didn t understand people motivations Why did Mike end up with Ali over Karen, couldn t Karen, instead of Ali, have lied for him after Martha s murder W 2.5 stars for predictabilityAs another reader stated earlier, thefirst reads are not usually great books so I didn t have high expectations for this one and in that light, I wasn t disappointed and could actually give this 3 stars for a fast read However, I hated so many of the characters, guessed the killer rapist half way through and didn t understand people motivations Why did Mike end up with Ali over Karen, couldn t Karen, instead of Ali, have lied for him after Martha s murder Why did Karen flunk her finals and never g...

  6. Yvonne says:

    3.5 stars rounded up to 4Ali is a feminist a women s advocate chair of the local women s refuge centre She understands the abuse of women the ramifications and disbelief that accompany a rape allegation particularly when the victim is drunk and knows her attacker But when the victim is Ali s best friend, Karen, and the accused is Ali s husband, Mike her children and friends are witnesses, and her home is the crime scene Ali s beliefs, morality, and entire world implodes Facing a traum 3.5 stars rounded up to 4Ali is a feminist a women s advocate chair of the local women s refuge centre She understands the abuse of women the ramifications and disbelief that accompany a rape allegation particularly when the victim is drunk and knows her attacker But when the victim is Ali s best friend, Karen, and the accused is Ali s husband, Mike her children and friends are witnesses, and her home is the crime scene Ali s beliefs, morality, and entire world implodes Facing a traumatised and bleeding Karen and a horrified Mike, both of whom she has known, loved, and trusted forthan twenty years, who does Ali believe who should she believe Torn by conflicting loyalties and utterly bewildered, Ali s determination to uncover the truth leads to two decades of secrets, lies, and betrayals being revealed Then the police reopen a cold case from Ali s time at university, where she met Karen, Mike, and their group of friends, and where a beautiful young fellow student di...

  7. Lynda Kelly says:

    Well, this Kindle First book was an easy 5 Full of twists and secrets n lies, just my sort of story I was totally engrossed I ve never happened upon this author before, not quite sure why Her Paula Maguire series sounds really good as well so I ve put the first one of those into my wishlist a bit sharpish.And better still, I happened across ONE mistake, just one, the whole way throughlet this be a sharp lesson to other authors, editors or proofreaders, it can be done All one need Well, this Kindle First book was an easy 5 Full of twists and secrets n lies, just my sort of story I was totally engrossed I ve never happened upon this author before, not quite sure why Her Paula Maguire series sounds really good as well so I ve put the first one of those into my wishlist a bit sharpish.And better still, I happened across ONE mistake, just one, the whole way throughlet this be a sharp lesson to other authors, editors or proofreaders, it can be done All one needs is some pride in their work, and if they have this then they ll find it s well worth paying someone to do these jobs correctly It matters so much to so many readers and can to...

  8. M says:

    Not a thriller Well written women s psychological fiction with unlikeable characters This iss psychological thriller offering for July First Reads, but it is not a thriller, no matter that its pacing is good In addition to a he said she said rape accusation, there is a mystery although the details are annoyingly hinted about for half the book, before it s finally revealed The storyline focuses on three forty three yr old women, detailing how each of their lives are upended after a Not a thriller Well written women s psychological fiction with unlikeable characters This iss psychological thriller offering for July First Reads, but it is not a thriller, no matter that its pacing is good In addition to a he said she said rape accusation, there is a mystery although the details are annoyingly hinted about for half the book, before it s finally revealed The storyline focuses on three forty three yr old women, detailing how each of their lives are upended after a reunion weekend I had problems empathizing with both male and female characters who lie, cheat, b...

  9. Lynne says:

    My Kindle First choice for this month left me with mixed feelings This book had some back and forth between present day and 25 years ago when the group of friends was in university I realized at the end that the character development was lacking Although most things were heard from Al Alision Ali s point of view, the ultimate conclusion was a letdown Although these friends were getting together for a reunion of sorts, it was amazing how self absorbed almost all of them were even after 25 y My Kindle First choice for this month left me with mixed feelings This book had some back and forth between present day and 25 years ago when the group of friends was in university I realized at the end that the character development was lacking Although most things were heard from Al Alision Ali s point of view, the ultimate conclus...