Paula Daly ´ 4 Read & DownloadDaly Thank you Grove AtlanticNetgalleyEdelweiss always appreciate a wonderful advance copy of a book I really want to read ASAP and congrats to Paula Thanks to Netgalley and Grove Atlantic for a digital galley in exchange for an honest review Did you hear For 25 hours today the Earth stopped moving and it s all Paula Daly s fault What promises to be an instant bestseller Clear My Name focuses on Innocence UK employee Tess Gilroy and her team s efforts to prove that mother and grandmother
Carrie Kamera was wrongly convicted As the narrative switches between Tess andKamera was wrongly convicted As the narrative switches between Tess and it s anyone s guess as to how the story will endI was completely riveted to this story and it s definitely a contender for favorite book of 2019 Goodreads review published 070819 Publication Date 10 0919 This was one heck of a ride a brilliant book by author Paula Daly Life is not fair and miscarriage of justice occurs When Tess from InnocenceUK took p Carrie s case who was languishing in prison three years into her fifteen events from both their lives come to light Carrie had been convicted for killing her husband s lover The entire book was the Good Friends, Good Guns, Good Whiskey unfolding of clues and witnesses previously in hiding Paula Daly is one of my favorite authors and this book proved me right again There was a subtle excitement from the beginning of the story that builtp as the pages turned The entire story had me Confident of Better Things uestioning the accused What was she hiding Where was the desperation coming from There was a sense of games being played behind the curtains But till the very end I didn t know who was pulling the strings to the story Paula s characters were not shown black or white They had so many shades of gray that it became difficult to judge them Tess the main character showed the fortitude and patience to seive through all the clues Her own life was in shambles At one point Tess and Carrie the lawyer and the accused had their lives intersected It was interesting to see how these subplotsnfurled in the main canvas of the story This book made me forget my grief for those few hours The tension filled scenes the slow rise of adrenaline the need to get to the finish line the feeling of being punched by the last chapter had me smiling right through the book This book had it all and that s why I love thrillers Carrie has been accused charged and imprisoned for the murder of her husbands mistress She has maintained her innocence the entire time Now 4yrs into her sentence and she may have just caught a break In walks Tess Gilroy She works for a charity called Innocence UK where they try to overturn guilty verdicts on people that have been wrongly convicted The problem is that this case is going to take her back to a past that she has been actively running away from The closely she looks into the evidence and the it becomes
apparent that her past is about to collide with the present Have you ever watched the ID Channel on TV Ohthat her past is about to collide with the present Have you ever watched the ID Channel on TV Oh I am such a sucker for that channel and that is what this book reminded me of Paula Daly will keep you on your toes as I kept wavering in my idea that Carrie was innocent Then guilty Then innocent Then guilty I just couldn t tell if she was an Language unreliable narrator or not which made for a fun reading experience trying to figure it all out I adored the character of Tess and her trainee side kick Avril Both woman are flawed but relatable They were both stronger and smarter than either of them gave themselves credit for and I enjoyed watching their friendship grow from one of disdain to one of respect and admiration Paula Daly you have yet to disappoint me 4 stars Thank you to NetGalley and Grove Atlantic for providing me with a digital ARC in exchange for my honest review Paula Daly writes in her ownniue style and her way of writing in previous books can make the most mundane of things and the most normal of human behaviour fascinatingshe also adds almost random descriptive sentences into a paragraph that whilst have nothing to do with the story are a part of whats happening in the environment we are in as readers and enhance the story and bring something very special to the skill of writing this continues in this bookAnd what a bookTess works for Innocence UK an organi Gripping intense and trickyIn this latest novel by Daly Clear My Name Tess Gilroy chief investigator for Innocence UK heads back to her hometown of Morecambe England where she finds herself not only investigating the possible wrongful conviction of Carrie Kamara in the stabbing of her husband s mistress but also having to confront her own past that s littered with secrets an. Hree years into a fifteen year sentence away from the daughter she loves and the life she had built And she is still denying that she is to blameGuiltyTess Gilroy has devoted her life to righting wrongs Through her job for Innocence UK a charity which takes on alleged misc. Paula Daly has a distinctive style I ve read all her books Each one has held my interest I m a huge fanOnce again Paula demonstrates that she is a storyteller of niue eye opening gifts Fascinating on many levelsthere are scenes in this novel "that had me reflecting about the choices we "had me reflecting about the choices we and how they impact those around s Her characters are not extraordinary heroics rather they tend to be ordinary deceptivetrying to conceal their true natures of their solitary minds Clear My Name is another page turning compelling psychological suspenseful read Daly is a writer of subtle strengthevoking great imagery of small town life Morecambe is the opposite of a sprawling metropoliswith a winning figure of protagonist Tess Gilroy who seeks out the truth about a murder freeing people who have been wrongly convicted of crimes Tess s team looks into alleged miscarriages of justice and works on behalf of those incarcerated to try to find out what really happened What she Tess didn t expect was for her past to come hurtling towards her slamming into her like a high speed train and railing her thoughts her life in the way it has Tess Gilroy 40ish has worked with criminals her entire life She knows what makes them tick from the early days as a probation officer A pro experienced in other words She s the only paid employee at Charity of Innocence UK Avril Hughes is new with Innocence UKand green Avril is 25assigned to follow Tess around everywhere and learn from the best She s kinda adorable in her annoying chatterbox way Tess and Avril take on the investigation of Carrie Kamara Carrie has been in Styal Women s Prison for three years of a fifteen year sentence accused of killing her husband s lover Ella Muir Carrie s blood was found inside Ellis house but she swears she never went inside It s possible that the evidence presented by the prosecution in court wasn t accurate And that s what Tess and her apprentice Avril need to find out The psychiatrist working for the prosecution had claimed Carrie was a high functioning psychopath Carrie worried Unraveling Josh (Ellery College, upon entry to Styal Prison how this would affect each prisoners view of her She worried they would knock her out But in actuality Carrie experienced camaraderie with the other women in prison Carrie lived for phone calls and visits from her daughter Mia and her new grandbaby Phoebe Carrie was worried and panicked for her daughter Mia They were close entangled togethernbearable for either of them to be separated As for Carrie s
husband Pete she didn t give a rats ass about him Mia didn t think much ofPete she didn t give a rats ass about him Mia didn t think much of father either Carrie Knew Pete had affairs with women She accepted it She simply asked that he didn t flaunt his affairs around town With Morecambe being the small town that it wasCarrie didn t like the community and or Mia watching Pete and Ella s shenanigans in public Carrie went to see Ella at her house She asked if she would cool the public displays It wasn t helpful to their daughter Mia Apparently Ella agreed All was done and said cordially In factElla heard Carrie so well that she herself was A Consortium of Worlds uoted saying that she was done sneaking off with married men Sotheestion to ask why would Carrie kill Ella wouldn t she have too much to risk like leaving Mia Tess s investigation wasn t a piece of cake in Any Shape Or Form One shape or form One she and we the readers think Carrie is Innocent and the next minute guilty Several other people are investigated Ella s mother Sandraher brother Kyleetc We meet DI Gillian Frainlate 30 s She was a senior investigating officer when Ella Muir was murdered Tess wants to see the forensic reports from Frain Tess wants to know if tapings were done if fibres were taken from both the victims clothes and the suspects clothes at the time of the investigation to establish whether they were in contact with each other the day of Ella s murder If Carrie was convicted by omission of evidence she was definitely sent to prison as an innocent person And that s what Tess needs to find out and she will but not without an endless ruthless fightButsomething else is going on in this storyBESIDES painful secrets Tess is dealing with which makes Tess a beautifully flawed characterHaunting ethical estions are raised by the novels endingPersonally I was left feeling goodness prevails Paula Daly s effort to do justice aesthetic and moral to the victims felt bold and honorable to me What to say I simply adore Paula Daly s murder mystery thrillers not graphic slashers but it s the emotional scope that is larger and complex which resonates with me Loved it Loved it Loved it I Love Paula. ‘The UK’s answer to Liane Moriarty Amazing’ Claire McGowanInnocentWhen Carrie was accused of brutally murdering her husband’s lover she denied it She denied it when they arrested her when they put her in front of a jury and when they sent her to prisonNow she’s
The characters are meticulous troubled and multilayered "And The Plot Is "the plot is compelling full of deductioncharacters are meticulous troubled and multilayered And the plot is a compelling tale full of deduction manipulation infidelity obsession anger hatred injustice violence and murderOverall Clear My Name is a sophisticated nnerving gritty read that has just enough twists suspense in depth character development and forensic analysis to keep you intrigued from start to finishThank you to Publishers Group Canada for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review 375 starsIntriguing Game of Cat and Mouse A psychological thriller about a woman accused of killing her husband s mistress Clear My Name has a fascinating premise Former parole officer Tess now runs a charity called Innocence UK that helps wrongly convicted criminals reverse their sentences and Letters Between a Catholic and an Evangelical ultimately clear their names She takes on the case of Carrie who has served four years for killing her husband s mistress The evidence against Carrie is damning but many holes leave Tessestioning Carrie s innocence At the same time Tessa has dark secrets that are slowly revealed Tess s fight for Carrie s innocence could result in her setting a guilty woman free Clear My Name is not action packed but it is fast paced It is chock full of tension and had me constantly estioning whether or not Carrie committed murder Every chapter provides clues about Tess s and Carrie s pasts Each little clue messed with my head and I was riveted ntil I reached around the 80% mark At this point the narrative lost its steam This book was so tightly wound but then it fizzled out in the end The ending felt rushed and almost incomplete I had loved it Unforeseen (Kingdom Keepers, up to this point so for me it ended on a disappointing note However I would still recommend it especially for those who love a good game of cat and mouseI received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review Having read and loved several of Paula Daly s other books whenever she has a new one I cannot wait to get my hands on itTess Gilroy works for the charity Innocence UK an organisation that works at overturning wrongful convictionsTess s new case is Carrie Kanara who is married to Pete and they have a daughter Mia Carrie has served three years in prison for killing her husband s lover Ella who was repeatedly stabbed There are now doubts of Carrie s conviction Tess and her new employee Avril delve into previous evidence and interview witnesses as the case builds Tess believes Cassie is innocent but needs the proof Tess returns to Morecambe her childhood home that she has not visited for twenty six years to investigate the casePaula Daly has a way of writing that keeps you hooked and is very descriptive in bringing her characters to life There is a very clever twist where Tess s private life collides with a potential witness and we discover what happened to make Tess so cynical and afraid to settle downDon t miss out on this truly addictive story There are twists galore and annpredictable ending that made me gasp out loudThank you to Netgalley for my copy in exchange for a review Clear My Name by Paula Daly was a thriller that I did not want to put downTess who works as an investigator for a charity called Innocence UK helps people who claim that they have been wrongfully convicted of a crimeShe is investigating a case where a woman was convicted of killing her husbands mistress Tess believes that the woman is innocent and is looking for evidence to prove her caseThere was plenty of twist and surprises to keep me reading Tess was an interesting character I really enjoyed this storyI m a big fan of Paula Daly and can t wait for her next bookThank you to NetGalley and Random House UK Transworld Publishers for my e copy in exchange for an honest review I banged through Clear My Name in record time even for me I just couldn t stop reading it once started so it s a good job I had a day offThis is another tense page turner from Paula Daly who has an intuitive eye for character and setting always keeping things Nascars Wildest Wrecks unexpected and plotting everything perfectly to suck you in then spit you out the other side slightly dazed lookingI am a fan of stories featuring possibly innocent inmates and this one was beautifully done with lots of nuance and excellent twisty moments I really didn t know where it would endp the solution when it came was terrific I often overall judge a novel by its pay off and this one was hugely satisfyingLet s hope for tv adaptations is all I can say And of course for lots novels like this oneLoved it Highly Recommende. Arriages of justice she works tirelessly to A Land More Kind Than Home uncover the truthBut when she is asked to take Carrie’s case Tess realises that if she is to help this woman she must riskncovering the secrets she has struggled a lifetime to hide We’ve all done things we’re not proud of. .