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The Child Wore Pearls


Loved it! 😍

Wonderfully planned and thoughtfully laid out - this book was unputdownable. I recommend this remarkable thriller to all mystery-lovers!

I did not see it coming. I really did not. Wonderfully planned and thoughtfully laid out - this book was unputdownable. Morgan Matthews succeeds in weaving a web of lies that will finally reveal itself at the very end, shocking and amazing the readers. It doesn't exactly pull you in from the very first, it could take a while to get into and it progresses pretty slowly at the beginning BUT it is totally worth your time.

The story follows seventeen-year-old June who is hard-working, driven, and an ambivert. She shares a really loving relationship with her father, but when it comes to her mother, it is very strained. While working in her family's jewelry shop, she meets the wife of a good gentleman, whom she immediately adores and forms a bond with. It appears that this relationship would help her further her relationship with her mom, but that is before the story takes an unexpected turn, and you are hit with one of those "did-not-see-it-coming" plot twists.

It takes around a hundred pages for this feel-good book to turn into a page-turning thriller. With well-developed and relatable characters, an amazing plotline, and a whole lot of mystery - this book will keep you hooked.

Morgan's writing style is so descriptive and detailed and it will paint an image in your head. It will make you feel like you are a part of the story. The vivid descriptions make the characters and all the more tangible and the story more entertaining.

A beautifully written, entertaining, and suspenseful read - "The Child Wore Pearls" is a great read. Definitely worth your time. I would recommend this remarkable thriller to all mystery-lovers!

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About the author

Morgan Matthews is a wife, mother, photographer, lifestyle blogger, and fiction writer. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology, as well as a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. view profile

Published on November 11, 2020

50000 words

Genre: Young Adult

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