Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

Huge thanks go to Lauren Tavella for my blog tour invite and review copy of Every Last Fear by Alex Finley. Follow the rest of the tour for more reviews and content!

Keep your family close, because your enemies are closer.

University student Matt Pine has just received devastating news. Nearly his entire family have been found dead while holidaying in Mexico. The local police claim it was an accident, but the FBI aren’t convinced – and they won’t tell Matt why.

The tragedy thrusts his family into the media spotlight again. Seven years ago, Matt’s older brother, Danny, was sentenced to life in prison for murdering his teenage girlfriend. Danny has always sworn he was innocent, and last year, a true crime documentary that claimed he was wrongfully convicted went viral.

Now his family’s murder is overlapping with Danny’s case, Matt is determined to uncover the truth behind the crime that sent his brother to prison. Even if it means putting his own life in danger, and confronting his every last fear

Every Last Fear is a brilliant book-I defy anyone to read this and not be completely engrossed and intrigued by the end of the prologue! The plot is a heartbreaking one though so be warned. When student Matt Pine goes back to his dorm early one morning, the FBI are waiting for him to deliver some shocking news. Every member of his immediate family have been found dead, apparently in a tragic accident, but it looks like the FBI think otherwise. The only member of the Pine family to have survived is his brother Danny but that’s only because he’s locked up in prison for the murder of his girlfriend. Matt has to head to Mexico to claim the bodies but it looks like the deaths might be connected to his brother somehow and he’s not going to rest until he finds out the truth…

If you enjoy books by Linwood Barclay and Harlan Coben then you are going to LOVE Every Last Fear! Alex Finlay has created a breathtaking and gripping storyline that twists and turns until you have no idea what is true or who’s telling Matt what they think he wants to hear or why!The multiple viewpoints mean that you get a fuller picture of the lives of the characters involved and so you come to really care about them, especially when it comes to following the Pine family as they head towards their fate. The fact that we know from the prologue that they are already dead adds a bittersweet twist to this immersive storyline.

Every Last Fear has put Alex Finlay firmly on my radar and I can’t wait to read more from him. I highly recommend this one!

Alex Finlay is the pseudonym of an author who lives in Washington, D.C. Born in the American South, Alex spent years traversing the globe, from a tropical island in the Pacific to a small village in the UK to a remote region in the Far East. But it was on a trip to Tulum, Mexico that Alex was inspired to write Every Last Fear. alexfinlaybooks.com

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I am a Norfolk girl living in leafy Cheshire with my grumpy Scotsman. A mum and nana who lives for my family but who is also addicted to reading (and Marmite!) I will read almost anything but my preferred genres to review are psychological thrillers, crime procedural novels or women's fiction. My kindle is my life but I also have a substantial bookshelf in my cosy reading room where I can go to escape the stresses of family life with plenty of tea and chocolate. I am a member of netgalley and bookbridg. I review on Amazon, where I'm a Top 500 reviewer, and Goodreads. You can always find me over on Twitter @jocatrobertson for any review requests.