Second Life

Second Life

A Novel

Book - 2015
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How well can you really know another person? How far would you go to find the truth about someone you love? When Julia learns that her sister has been violently murdered, she must uncover why. But Julia's quest quickly evolves into an alluring exploration of own darkest sensual desires. Becoming involved with a dangerous stranger online, she's losing herself... losing control... perhaps losing everything. Her search for answers will jeopardize her marriage, her family, and her life.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper,, [2015]
Edition: First U.S. edition
Description: 402 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062060587
Branch Call Number: Wats
Additional Contributors: Watson, S. J. (Steven J.) Second life


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Mar 27, 2019

I found this book very depressing and stopped reading after about 100 pages (which is very rare for me to do). I liked BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP a lot, so wasn't expecting to dislike this one, especially to this extent.

Jan 19, 2019

I quit reading this book after 400 pages. The author could have cut out half. The book, it may have been better. I feel like I wasted my time

CRRL_MegRaymond Dec 19, 2017

Julia is a staid, middle-class, London mum. Then her younger sister is murdered. Searching for answers seems to unleash the old, wild, Julia, and suddenly her future and her life are in jeopardy.

dairyqueen Jul 04, 2015

Great holiday read!

Jun 30, 2015

SECOND LIFE has a dark and twisty plot involving addiction, obsession and the dangers of online sex chat rooms. While I still found it to be a page-turner, it was not of the calibre of Watson's debut novel, BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP. I had no empathy or liking for the main character, Julia, & the ending was disappointing.... still an okay thriller.

Jun 18, 2015

It was way too it in one sitting...highly recommend

Dec 28, 2014

Lacks the brilliant pacing of Watson's first, BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, which unfortunately makes the first half a fairly pedestrian thriller. When the plot and the pace pick up, though, it's a worthy read, with the events made even more interesting by the reader's apathy for the main character, Julia. Watson is still very much an author to keep an eye on.

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