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The Paris Apartment

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Another psychological thriller from the author of the Hunting Party.
Fans of her previous books will enjoy.
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This book didn't really make a lot of sense to me. I liked it, but the situational irony was just too much to believe. Readers who are not willing to "reach" for a story will not enjoy this book at all. Some of the backstory and the twists weren't believable and this will be offputting for some readers.
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Knowing the authors reputation for writing mystery thrillers, I decided to give this missive a try and I was neither impressed nor disappointed. As mystery thrillers are not typically my cup of tea, I found this story hit all of the stereotypes that keeps the genre from ranking high on my anticipated reading list.
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Jess needs a place to stay, so she hits up her half brother. When she arrives at his residence, she finds a fancy building with questionable tenants, but no sign of Ben. As she digs deeper and asks around, she starts to realize that all is not as it seems at this apartment building. Dun dun dun!
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This is a thriller about a woman who goes to stay with her half brother at his apartment in Paris, but she arrives to find him missing, and she slowly discovers that something weird is going on with all the other residents of this building. She’ll have to get to the bottom of that riddle before she can find out what became of her brother.

This one was on the slower side for a good portion, but when it sped up, it really hit its stride and things came together beautifully. I’ve found that the story has really stayed with me - it’s the kind of book I keep chewing on, and thinking about how good of a job the author did well after I’ve put the book down, which is a major compliment.
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I was just underwhelmed by this story line. I found myself bored through most of the book.
There was no one person in the book that I liked. I felt like I have read this story before.
Thanks Netgalley for the Audio arc.
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Lucy Foley knows how to add in a good twist or two! She did not disappoint with The Paris Apartment. This thriller follows the disappearance of journalist Ben Daniels. Ben's sister, Jess, came to Paris only to find her brother missing. Once she starts digging into his neighbors she finds herself deeper and deeper and not everyone wants their secrets revealed. 

Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.
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This was a solid whodunnit and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a locked room mystery and a quick read.
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Jess is on the run and begs her brother Ben for a place to stay. When she arrives at his Paris apartment, he's nowhere to be found. The longer Jess sticks around, the more she is convinced that something terrible has happened. She sets out to find out the secrets of the building's residents, but people keep secrets for a reason. Soon, she finds herself in a dangerous spot, and there's no guarantee she'll make it out of this alive. 
This was my first read by Lucy Foley, and my gut says I should have tried another title first. This was a solid thriller, with family intrigue, a locked room mystery, social power dynamics, and numerous unreliable narrators. Some of the twists along the way are predictable, but it does come to a realistic and satisfying conclusion.
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The Paris Apartment was a highly anticipated read for me and it did not disappoint.

It had a unique cast of characters, I loved that it was in Paris but would have liked a more Parisian ambiance to the story. 

I enjoyed the numerous plot twists and I highly recommend.
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The setting could not be more perfect for, in my opinion, Lucy Foley's most gripping novel yet. A young woman arrives to Paris to stay with her brother, but he is nowhere to be found. It's up to her to find out where he is, and what his apartment building has to do with it. This one is a real page turner, and does not disappoint for all those thriller lovers out there.
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Jess is looking for a new start at her brother's apartment in Paris. But when he isn't there to greet her and doesn't show up the next day, something isn't adding up about this apartment or the people living in it. 

Foley has become another one of my favorite authors. She is awesome at twists and turns and this book has them in abundance. You ask yourself throughout the book "what the hell is going on?!" A must-read for mystery readers.
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Lucy Foley never disappoints. I was on the edge of my seat with this entire story!
The use of the different characters' perspectives provided an incredible view of the storyline. 
10/10!
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Oh the twists! I really enjoyed this book despite it feeling slow at times. I especially enjoyed the ending twist but I felt Ben’s escapades were pretty unrealistic/in relatable.
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***Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with a digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review***
Gripping and surprising. This was a complex and twisty mystery. I never knew who to trust.
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Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest and personal review. This book is a psychological crime drama that is set in Paris. It is a mystery full of twists and turns,  with a shadowy apartment building that also feels like a main character. Ben and Jess are half siblings who were separated when they lost their mom. Jess goes to stay with Ben after having some life issues and when she arrives, he is missing. What does Jess really know about Ben, not much as it turns out. She has to delve into his life and the people in it, to try and find out what happened to him. Thrilling ride from beginning to end, a must read.
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You will not be able to put this book down!!! The characters all have their own personal problems - put all these problems together, stir them up and you have a complete recipe for murder, deceit and a GREAT story!!! Lucy Foley does not loosen her grip until the very last page!
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Loved this deceptive mystery set in a mysterious apartment building in Paris.  Lots of unexpected reveals as the the plot twists and turns.  Definitely one of the best by Foley.  Would recommend.
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very atmospheric, but overall a one and done thriller. i probably wont reread. however, it was fun at the time!
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Thank you to netgalley for providing an e-galley for review. The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley follows Jess as she makes an impromptu visit to her brother Ben in Paris. When she gets there, he's gone. At first she thinks nothing of it, but then he still doesn't appear. As she meets more and more of the inhabitants of the building he is staying in, she realizes that something just doesn't add up. Lucy Foley keeps the reader off balance in the best way, until the last possible minute. Very enjoyable read!
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