Cassie Woodson is working as a legal temp reviewing hundreds of files a day for a New York City law firm as they prepare for a fraud lawsuit. Gone are the days when she was a promising lawyer in a prestigious firm. Something bad happened there and images of her being removed from the premises is a quick Google search away. While reviewing tons of boring files, Cassie finds that she has access to one of the partner’s emails. Once she starts reading the sweet, loving personal correspondence between Forest Watts and his wife Anabelle, she becomes obsessed with the couple. This window into such a perfect life has give her new meaning. With the emails and all the online information available, she starts plotting to replace Annabelle and steal Forest for herself. Isn’t it time for her to be happy? What starts out as a traditional stalker story of a woman with more than a few screws loose, turns much more interesting as the inventive plot twists and turns.
Author Lindsay Cameron is a former corporate attorney and Just One Look is her first thriller book. And what a good thriller it is. The first thing you’ll do after reading this smart, fast-paced and inventive book is change all your passwords.
Many thanks to Ballantine Books / Random House Publishing Group and NetGalley for the opportunity to read this entertaining book in advance of its publication.
Rated 4.25 out of 5 stars.
Publication Date: July 27, 2021.
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