BOOK ó ↠ Carole Johnstone

A thrilling work of psychological suspense with the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room Mirrorland is the story of twin sisters the man they both love and the dark childhood they can’t leave behind Cat lives in Los Angeles about as far away as she can get from her estranged twin sister El and No 36 Westeryk Road the imposing gothic house in Edinburgh where they grew up As girls they invented Mirrorl My brain is on fire My dear overcooked grey cells burned to ashes Another stimulating challenging thriller is out to surprise you with complicated twists We have an unreliable narrator on the board to tell us a creepy delusional blood freezing complex story with a gothic bleak claustrophobic house theme dances with blended magical realism psychological thriller mystery genres Twin girls El and Cat created a world called Mirrorland till that world begins to threat them swallow whole Once upon a time they walked hand in hand scared cold crying in a Scottish harbor in Edinburgh to catch the latest pirate ship At the very same night their lives have completely changed We move forward in time After 12 years later Cat who already moved on her life in California is forced to return back to her childhood house The place has been bought by El and her husband Ross because El always gets what she wants including taking Ross from Cat with her theatrical acts like suicide attempt threats The sisters stopped talking for 10 years and now El is missing presumed dead which Cat doesn’t believe from the beginning She knows her sister than anyone and she has to find where she’s hiding and what she’s trying to do by dragging her back to the house of horrors As soon as Cat returns back to the childhood house her torturous memories start to reappear on her mind But the things she tells seem distorted delusional She gets threat messages from someone and as she digs out she completely believes her sister might be alive We cannot decide if her words are accurate or she’s lying because her blurry mind barely differentiate between reality and dream She finally realizes by coming back to the place where every nightmare in her life has started is the most dangerous choice she’d made and now she may pay it with her life Definitely complex brain cell frying mind numbing layered dark smart exhausting story made you feel like getting lost in labyrinths of your darkest fears with no accurate way out It was not an easy read smoke clouds still rise above my head You gotta pay attention to the details and the deep meanings behind the magical stories of twins I cut some points because some parts and depictions in the book got me tired My mind worked overtime to put the puzzle pieces at the right places I’m rounding up 35 stars to 4 clownish house of horror four stars Wow My grey cells still hurt but I’m so sure after reading this book they won’t get rusted as Mr Poirot advised Special thanks to NetGalley and Scribner for sharing this digital copy of this original book in exchange my honest opinions

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MirrorlandAnd a dark imaginary place under the pantry stairs full of pirates witches and clowns These days Cat rarely thinks about their childhood home or the fact that El now lives there with her husband Ross But when El mysteriously disappears after going out on her sailboat Cat is forced to return to the grand old house which has scarcely changed in twenty years No 36 Westeryk Road is still full of shadowy hidden corners and at every turn Cat The world of Mirrorland is so comprehensively detailed that the reader can imagine themselves as the young twins Cat Catriona and El Ellice in this fantastically crafted novel hiding away from the fears of the adultoutside world Both safely united in their imaginary worldHowever reality must intrude on their imaginary world and the story begins when the twins are found cold scared and alone late at night at a Scottish harbour in Edinburgh Repeating only their first names and that they are waiting for a pirate ship there is much confusion about what has happened to Catriona and Ellice The story then jumps forward twenty years and Cat is returning to her old childhood home long since purchased by El and her husband Ross Unfortunately her return is not for a pleasant but rather tragic reason – El has gone missing while out at sea on her boat and is now presumed death Cat refuses to believe that this is the case Although not having spoken in over 10 years Cat recalls how El supposedly attempted suicide previously in order to keep Cat and Ross apart and she refers to the dramatics preformed by El on a regular basics From here on we learn of Mirrorland – a magical world as invented by the children and inhabited by them on a daily basis Along with Ross and several friends who may or may not also be invented As the novel continues Cat’s memories become increasingly twisted and tortured leading the reader to wonder if these memories of the past can be trusted and now if she is actually imagining her encounters in the present day with the locals With Cat continuing to insist that El must be alive there is someone determined to scare her away by sending numerous threatening notes all while she is receiving messages that tell her El is alive Could El be sending these or maybe Mouse? But surely Mouse was only a figment of her imagination? When Cat realises that her memories cannot be trusted she starts to realise that she is in far danger that she could ever have imagined and that Mirrorland is not the safe haven she thought When imagination fantasy and deeply rooted fear combine the world of Mirrorland is the result a haven and hideaway What a wonderful world has been created by Carole Johnstone is this novel A novel that is part psychological thriller and part gothic novel I kept turning and turning the pages – I just could not put it down

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READER æ DOC Mirrorland FREE ✓ RANDARENEWABLES · A thrilling work of psychological suspense with the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room Mirrorland is the story of twin sisters the man they both love and the dark childhood they can’t leave behind Cat lives in Los Angeles about as far Finds herself stumbling on long held secrets and terrifying ghosts from the past Because someone El? has left Cat clues all over the house a treasure hunt that leads right back to Mirrorland where she knows the truth lies crouched and waiting A twisty dark and brilliantly crafted thriller about love and betrayal redemption and revenge Mirrorland is a propulsive page turning debut about the power of imagination and the price of freedom Mirrorland was an excellent psychological drama imaginative and cleverly twisted it is an absolute page turner of a storyMirror twins an imaginative world of escape sets the scene for when one of those twins goes missingis she dead? Is she hiding? What exactly happened all those years ago Perhaps Mirrorland holds the answersTense twisted and with some highly engaging characters Mirrorland takes you on a brilliantly atmospheric journey towards the truth with a beautifully written narrative that holds you enthralled from first page to last Highly recommended