Review | The Masked Truth, Kelley Armstrong

Sounds like an interesting novel. Would love to hear how others have felt about it.

Literary Treats

24733600I love Kelley Armstrong’s work, and The Masked Truth is no exception. A group of troubled teens spends a weekend in therapy camp, and are taken hostage by a group of masked men. It’s a scary premise, and Armstrong lives up to expectations, keeping the pace on an adrenaline high throughout.

The main characters are Riley, who had witnessed the brutal murder of a couple she was babysitting for, and Max, whose psychiatric condition leads him to doubt everything he sees. Both characters are kickass and well-developed, and as always, Armstrong’s heroine is a standout.

Armstrong also gives us a glimpse into the reality of schizophrenia — I knew of the condition, but had no idea how terrifying it could be, or how dangerous it could make someone given a lack of treatment and the wrong circumstances.

The ending was a bit of a letdown, with the big reveal being far…

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