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Just One Look by Harlan Coben Grace Lawson is living a happy, straightforward life in the suburbs with her husband, Jack, and two young children. But that security is about to come to a brutal end. For when Grace picks up a set of holiday snaps, amongst them is one shot that doesn’t fit: a faded image of a life that Grace doesn’t recognise and of her husband as she never knew him. Within 12 hours, Jack has disappeared, a brutal hitman is stalking her family and the safe world she knows has been turned upside down. And all Grace can see is that the past is coming back to haunt the present and people are getting hurt. I do enjoy a wee Coben novel every so often. I know what I’m getting, there’s a formula, there’s never too much to think about, and I can allow myself to be carried along by the plot. I don’t expect character background or development, I don’t expect literature. It’s like drinking cheap gin when you run out of the good stuff. With Coben, there’s always that moment where you

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