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When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

When No One Is Watching: A Thriller

Alyssa Cole

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1 review

Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publication date: 1 Oct 2020
ISBN: 9780062982650

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4 stars out of 5
Laura Wilson
23 Oct 2020

"terrifyingly macabre"

Myriad microaggressions, interspersed with snippy excerpts from social media platform “OurHood” (which will be wincingly familiar to anyone who is on the NextDoor network), escalate out of control as Sydney gets threatening phone calls and starts to hear noises in the walls. Cole expertly ratchets up the tension as this tale of systemic racism, rampant capitalism and the concomitant exploitation of the poor and disadvantaged becomes increasingly and terrifyingly macabre.

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