BookBrowse Reviews The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor

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The Chalk Man

by C. J. Tudor

The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor X
The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor
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    Jan 2018, 288 pages
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    Dec 31, 2018, 288 pages

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A riveting and relentlessly compelling psychological suspense debut that weaves a mystery about a childhood game gone dangerously awry.

C. J. Tudor has written a thriller that ping-pongs from the past to the present, keeping our readers both on their toes and up at night! See for yourself why The Chalk Man has received a 4 or 5 rating from 18 out of 22 BookBrowse readers.

How can you not be intrigued when the first sentence of a book starts: "The girl's head rested on a small pile of orange-and-brown leaves." The mystery pulled me in but it was the earnest, honest voices that got my vote (Lani S). Set in 1986 and 2006 through alternating chapters, C.J. Tudor had my attention from page 1. When The Chalk Man opens, we know that a murder has been committed, but the clues are handed out a little at a time until the very final question has been answered on the very last page. The creepy factor kept the pages turning, but the book was also a sort of coming-of-age story with beautiful passages that were so very heart-filled...

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