Length - 296 Pages
Star Rating - 5
This time last week, I sat down with my ereader, ready to shut off from the world. My week ahead was going to be frantic, so I was hopeful that You'll be Thinking of me was just what the doctor ordered. And it was.
There, waiting for me from the very first page, was an intoxicating story that I couldn't put down. However, between sleep, the 'paid job' and not wanting it to end, I savoured every page of this book, sometimes taking a moment to re-read a paragraph, simply because it is so beautifully written.
Webb's writing is intricate and detailed, beautifully executed within a page-turning story. Relatable passages layered with offerings of witty comparisons, kept me wanting more, all the way to the very end.
The story is centred around Rachael, a early twenties woman who is finding her feet between jobs. Forced to take up residence with her parents, she struggles to reside under the same roof as her father; a mean drunk.
Purely by chance, Rachael runs into Mick Sullivan, an A list celebrity with a bad boy image. One innocent video uploaded to the internet later, and Rachael soon finds out what being a celebrity entails - unwanted attention.
Every now and then, readers are transported into the world of Brenda, a woman who's mind is lost in the world of Mick Sullivan and her desperate need to be with him. Touching on the verge of scary, Brenda's world revolves around her fictional relationship with her beloved celebrity. Rachael becomes a part of Mick's life when he feels obligated to protect her from his stalker, and here begins the slow decent of a woman who is willing to do anything to make her fictional world reality.
Every now and then, a fictional character comes along that you know you'll never forget, and I believe I can safely say I will never forget Mick Sullivan, or his mentally unsound stalker. Brenda is one of a kind; scarily obsessed and willing to do whatever it takes.
Weaved between the dangerous world of obsession, Rachael and Mick develop a close relationship, however Mick's womanising past, a so called friend and problems with the bottle, Rachael is forced to decide if Mick Sullivan is just too much hard work.
Fraught with danger from the very beginning, You'll be Thinking of me is a story of love, obsession and what the human mind is capable of.
This book is an instant edition to my 'must reads'.
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