"Never Look Back" by Alison Gaylin; William Morrow; 368 pages
The popularity of true crime podcasts bleeds into the tightly plotted "Never Look Back" by Alison Gaylin.
The strong tension that launches "Never Look Back" only intensifies with each surprising twist.
The solid plot of "Never Look Back" also works well as a character study as Gaylin intelligently delves into each person's psyche.
Critique: Told through the eyes of those destroyed by the Inland Empire Killings (including Robin, Quentin, and a fifteen-year-old April Cooper) in her novel "Never Look Back
", author Alison Gaylin deftly asks her readers a question--How well do we really know our parents, our partners and ourselves?
if we're lucky--if twice lucky, we never look back
Recently, when I read the words: "Never look back
, try harder in the future", I had that reaction.