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Not as they seem

Cover of No One Will Miss Her
A review of No One Will Miss Her by Kat Rosenfield

Lizzie Oullette has been found dead and no one in her rural Maine town seems to care. It's only when it becomes clear that her husband Dwayne is the one who likely murdered her that people start to show an interest. Dwayne was an admired member of the community until he hooked up with town outcast Lizzie. So if he did kill her? Maybe it's for the best. At least that's what investigator Ian Bird is able to glean from the townsfolk. That and somehow Lizzie's death is connected to a Adrienne Richards, a glamorous blonde Instagram influencer who'd been renting a house from Lizzie.

Lizzie narrates her story and complicated relationship with Adrienne from beyond the grave, so you know going in that things don't end well. But it's so good getting there. As I don't want to spoil any of the twists, I'm going to stop here in terms of plot. According to the book's blurb this is a "smart, witty, crackling novel of psychological suspense" and I'd say that is completely accurate - though I'd add a little heartbreaking too. Loved this one.

Sep 7, 2021