I have been a fan of Brandilyn Collins for years. Mainly because I love the fast paced thrill rides her novels tend to be. I also love how tightly woven her stories are. She's a master storyteller that doesn't take us on all kinds of rabbit trails just to get to the end. Her stories are always well written and well developed.
When this one came out I wasn't sure what to expect. It didn't sound as "thrilling" or as deadly as some of her other titles. After reading the premise I assumed it would be more of a mystery. Who had infected this woman and why type of thing. Wow. Was I wrong! Even though this one is a little different in that there aren't a lot of dead bodies (which is typical Collins fashion) it was a very thrilling suspense. More of a psychological thriller for sure. Lots of wondering who the psycho was and when he'd be caught. And the knowledge Collins has from her experience with Lyme Disease was remarkable.
I finished this book very satisfied. A great read. If you love well written, fast paced suspense, you'll love this one.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
In addition, Brandilyn’s other latest release is Final Touch, third in The Rayne Tour series—young adult suspense co-written with her daughter, Amberly. The Rayne Tour series features Shaley O’Connor, daughter of a rock star, who just may have it all—until murder crashes her world.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Janessa McNeil’s husband, Dr. Brock McNeil, a researcher and professor at Stanford University's Department of Medicine, specializes in tick-borne diseases—especially Lyme. For years he has insisted that Chronic Lyme Disease doesn't exist. Even as patients across the country are getting sicker, the committee Brock chairs is about to announce its latest findings—which will further seal the door shut for Lyme treatment.
One embittered man sets out to prove Dr. McNeil wrong by giving him a close-up view of the very disease he denies. The man infects Janessa with Lyme, then states his demand: convince her husband to publicly reverse his stand on Lyme—or their young daughter will be next.
But Janessa's marriage is already rocky. She's so sick she can hardly move or think. And her husband denies she has Lyme at all.
Welcome to the Lyme wars, Janessa.
“A taut, heartbreaking thriller. Collins is a fine writer who knows how to both horrify readers and keep them turning pages.” --Publishers Weekly
“Tense and dramatic. Holds its tension while following the protagonist in a withering battle.” –NY Journal of Books
“A frightening and all-too-real scenario. Very timely and meaningful book.” –RT Reviews
“If you know someone who suffers from Lyme, you need to read this compelling novel.” –Lydia Niederwerfer, founder of Lyme-Aware
If you would like to read the Prologue of Over the Edge, go HERE
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