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The Lost Night

What really happened the night Edie died Ten years later her best friend Lindsay will learn how unprepared she is for the truthIn 2009 Edie had New York’s social world in her thrall Mercurial and beguiling she was the shining star of a group of recent graduates living in a Brooklyn loft and treating the city like their playground When Edie’s body was found near. yaaaaaaaawwwwnnnThis book is reminiscent of a really bad Lifetime movie starring a bad actress from a 90 s drama that you end up watching on a Sunday afternoon because you can t find the remote The Lost Night lost me about halfway through when I realized it was turning into the typical whodunnit only without the whoI had a suspicion of who the killer was but kept dismissing the thoughts in hopes of a less obvious outcome Although I guessed the killer I hadn t yet figured out the why until it was revealedThe reveal was painfully clich in it s execution with the guilty party giving a long detailed and convoluted account of the implausible chain of events leading up to and following the murder I mean this scene goes on and on and on and becomes ridiculous by the pageThe lead protagonist Lindsay is an unbearably annoying character with the mental fortitude of a teenager rather than a woman in her 30 s The writing is very wordy and I found myself skimming through paragraphs of relentless dialogue25 Stars rounded up to 3 for effortI was provided an ARC of this book by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

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Union leads Lindsay to discover an unsettling video from that hazy night she starts to wonder if Edie was actually murdered and worse if she herself was involved As she rifles through those months in 2009 combing through case files old technology and her fractured memories Lindsay is forced to confront the demons of her own violent history to bring the truth to ligh. This book is so much fun and is one of the most original and unpredictable thrillers I ve read in a long time I received an advanced manuscript of The Lost Night and was kept on my toes until the last page I love a good thriller but can normally spot the twists from a few chapters away not with this book I ve been describing The Lost Night to my friends after telling them that they should read it as a mix between Gossip Girl and Gone Girl aka all the of entertaining social dynamics of a juicy drama mixed with the tantalizing roller coaster plot of a page turning whodunit I ll be reading this novel again

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A suicide note at the end of a long drunken night no one could believe it Grief shock and resentment scattered the group and brought the era to an abrupt endA decade later Lindsay has come a long way from the drug addled world of Calhoun Lofts She has devoted best friends a cozy apartment and a thriving career as a magazine’s head fact checker But when a chance re. 35 Starsrounded up Standing four feet closer to heaven and looking at the sidewalk eight emptied floors below Maybe today s the day I ll Jump Lindsay is a thirty something living in New York She has great friends enjoys her job and has an overall good life However she has a few secrets and one of them includes what happened to her best friend ten years ago Edie was found dead inside her apartment with a suicide note However when an opportunity comes up to reconnect with her old group of friends Lindsay s curiosity causes her to doubt what really happened to EdieLindsay starts to investigate the case talking to Edie s friends Mom and ex boyfriends Lindsay has only hazy memories but then she finds some grainy videos and emails that may be telling then she remembered While she s going through these memories her past starts to haunt her once again I think the biggest uestion this book asked was Do you keep your friends close but enemies closerThis is Andrea Bartz debut novel and I m glad I got the chance to read it It s definitely of a suspense than a thriller This is also definitely of a slow burn until you get to the end when it all really hits you The read the last 100 pages in one sitting Overall it s a who dunnit suspense and if you like those kinds of books then this one may be for youFor me this had a very slow start I like when books pull me in immediately I was definitely interested in what happened to Edie however I had guessed a few theories and ultimately one of them was what happened It was a little obvious then other suspense novels that I ve read I felt like the first 150 pages or so we re a lot of the same story Lindsay talking to the same people and rehashing the situation I think a few situations or incidents could have been added to keep the reader interestedOverall for a debut I think it was good I will pick up Bartz s next book because I think the wow potential is thereThank you to Crown Publishing for my ARC of this book


About the Author: Andrea Bartz

Andrea Bartz is a Brooklyn based journalist and author of the forthcoming thriller THE HERD Her debut thriller THE LOST NIGHT Crown 2019 is being developed for TV by Mila Kunis It was named a best book of the year by Real Simple Glamour Marie Claire Library Journal Crime Reads Popsugar She Reads and other publications Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal Vogue Cosmopol



10 thoughts on “The Lost Night

  1. says:

    yaaaaaaaawwwwnnnThis book is reminiscent of a really bad Lifetime movie starring a bad actress from a 90's drama that you end up watching on a Sunday afternoon because you can't find the remote The Lost Night lost

  2. says:

    An okay psychological thriller that sees Lindsay start to uestion her best friend's suicide ten years after the event She has lost touch with her other friends from the time they all spent partying drinking and generally running amok Edie's death was deemed a suicide as she was seemingly depressed after a string of bad things had p

  3. says:

    How reliable are our memories particularly of a traumatic time? Andrea Bartz's mystery The Lost Night effectively explores that uestionIn 2009 just as the US economy was collapsing a group of friends in their early 20s spend their days partying drinking hard listening and playing music and falling in and out of hookups

  4. says:

    The main character is yet another insufferably puerile thirty three year old woman trying to determine her role in a tragedy that occurred ten years earlier among her hipster friends in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn NY This is a protracted tale that is predictable and mundane Maybe I’m just too old to appreciate this sort of thing

  5. says:

    35 Starsrounded up Standing four feet closer to heaven and looking at the sidewalk eight emptied floors below Maybe today's the day I'll Jump Lindsay is a thirty something living in New York She has great friends enjoys he

  6. says:

    Close to the 10 year anniversary of the suicide of twenty three year old Edie her former roommate and former best friend have lunch

  7. says:

    This book is so much fun and is one of the most original and unpredictable thrillers I’ve read in a long time I received an advanced manuscript of The Lost Night and was kept on my toes until the last page I love a good thriller but can normally spot the twists from a few chapters away—not with this book I’ve been describing The Lost Night to my friends after telling them that they should read it as a mix between G

  8. says:

    This book is a feminist masterpiece From its 20 something female protagonist looking for something real in a sea of f boys to the 30 something version who feels like commitment is still too much to ask for The Lost Night jumps into the complex

  9. says:

    I read The Lost Night over a weekend and for the last 50 or so pages couldn't put it down The author creates an immersive cinematic world of 200

  10. says:

    I had the joy of reading an early draft of The Lost Night and love the world it creates The dialogue especially blew me away Seeing how the characters gush to their friends about a new boy they laid eyes on at a party then send stream of consciousness emails to each other about their fears — I've rarely read something so spot on It felt like someone had taken my own conversations from my early twenties a

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