Bolton, S. J.

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Eleven-year-old Barney has been on a quest to find his mother since she left when Barney was just a toddler. But everything changes when children about Barney's age--and all from the same neighborhood where he lives--start disappearing and turning up gruesomely murdered.

Publisher: New York :, Minotaur Books,, [2013]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 1250028566
Characteristics: 391 pages ;,25 cm


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Sep 16, 2014

the new book in the series is under her "real" name
Sharon Bolton
"A Dark and Twisted Tide"
4th book of the Lacy Flint series.

Jul 30, 2014
  • ndexter rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

S J Bolton is an accomplished writer, whose unique styles offers the reader suspense, intrigue, and the flair for the unexpected.
This recent tale was good to excellent, until the end where the story goes from the bizzare to the psuedo Twilight Zone in terms of the; psychology of a child being a killer, prison friend with expertise and wisdom to analyse writings that solve the crime, other uneccessary far reaching scenerios while plaus- ible seem unrealistic. Also, on two separate ocassions Bolton has relied on other book (Jack The Ripper & The Lost Boys) as themes, and/or story lines for her writings. Finally, what parent would allow their 11 year old daughter to go to a sleepover where ther are 5 boys (1,14yrs and 4, 9-11)?

Dec 11, 2013

Like This For Ever and "Lost" are the same story. Different titles but the same book ???
One an English publisher the other an American Publisher.
I did enjoy Like This For Ever!

Dec 07, 2013

Like This For Ever and "Lost" are the same story. Different titles but the same book ???

I did enjoy Like This For Ever!

Oct 27, 2013
  • athena14 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

How nice that there's a lesbian couple; but they live hundreds of miles apart; and when they are together, one just pats the other's hand; and out of the blue, one wants to have a baby. The most asexual lesbian couple imaginable.

Jul 10, 2013
  • sjmitra rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

An uneven writer at best, SJ Bolton's recent thriller is not as good as Now You See Me but definitely much, much better than the boring Dead Scared.

Jun 26, 2013
  • tuttleliz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Another great book by SJ Bolton! Loved it!!!


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