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I couldn t put this down even though it felt like being unable to tear my eyes away from an impending train wreck Twenty four year old Nicole is at her father s graveside when she sees Honey, her childhood friend, for the first time in six years Born on the same day, they grew up together until one day Honey and her mother vanished with no contact until now Nic is drawn into drawn into Honey s entanglements by her emotional attachment to her.Told in first person from Nic s point of view, we o I couldn t put this down even though it felt like being unable to tear my eyes away from an impending train wreck Twenty four year old Nicole is at her father s graveside when she sees Honey, her childhood friend, for the first time in six years Born on the same day, they grew up together until one day Honey and her mother vanished with no contact until now Nic is drawn into drawn into Honey s entanglements by her emotional attachment to her.Told in first person from Nic s point of view, we only know as much as Nic does It s dark and twisted with betrayal lurking at the edges of each page.I loved the way it was written, even though I was constantly tense given that each bad decision compounds the next This is a thoroughly engrossing read but not a light one Book received from Netgalley and ECW Press for an honest review. I really like this author s writing on the sentence level in fact I read one of her poetry collections years ago and loved it , but I found both the character development and pacing in this novel lacking Nicole is a lost 24 year old still living in her crap hometown when her childhood BFF Honey shows up after a mysterious 6 year absence What follows is an obsessive love story with a woman involved in a lot of shady stuff But I wasn t convinced of the love story, didn t empathize with Nic, an I really like this author s writing on the sentence level in fact I read one of her poetry collections years ago and loved it , but I found both the character development and pacing in this novel lacking Nicole is a lost 24 year old still living in her crap hometown when her childhood BFF Honey shows up after a mysterious 6 year absence What follows is an obsessive love story with a woman involved in a lot of shady stuff But I wasn t convinced of the love story, didn t empathize with Nic, and found the pacing of events at times too slow and other times too fast Noir thrillers like this might not be my bag I m not sure 4.5 stars and maybe you ll go away and never call,and a taste of honey is worse than none at alllyrics to I Second That Emotion by Smokey RobinsonBrenda Brooks Honey is a spellbinding little noir like novel that, with a few necessary modern day tweaks, has the sort of plot that is reminiscent of the pulp fiction paperbacks or black white crime films of the 40 s and 50 s Other than a moment or two of playing fast and loose with established mystery story rules this was a tight, 4.5 stars and maybe you ll go away and never call,and a taste of honey is worse than none at alllyrics to I Second That Emotion by Smokey RobinsonBrenda Brooks Honey is a spellbinding little noir like novel that, with a few necessary modern day tweaks, has the sort of plot that is reminiscent of the pulp fiction paperbacks or black white crime films of the 40 s and 50 s Other than a moment or two of playing fast and loose with established mystery story rules this was a tight, involving book with a wily but ambiguous title character.Narrator Nicole Nic Hewitt is 24 years old, a piano playing crooner who belts out tunes at her small hometown s casino the only thing turning a profit in the depressed little burg somewhere in rural Canada Reeling from the death of one parent and the disabling of another courtesy of a car crash caused by a drunk driver, the reserved Nic could use a friendly face to go along with her insurance settlement That would be when lifelong bestie Honey Ramone returns to town Honey and her mom Inez disappeared unexpectedly six years ago and it s been radio silence ever since As best friends are wont to do Nic and Honey pick up like nothing s changed, but it blossoms into romance.Honey soon explains to Nic what she was doing during those six years or maybe it s just her version of said events beware those tricky noir dames , and Nic is then quickly pulled into an increasingly quicksand type of scenario involving siphoned bank funds, an upset ex paramour, a dead body, an apparent kidnapping, and ransom demands And on top of THAT a plainclothes Mountie comes a knockin shades of TV s Columbo and repeatedly asks for Nic s take on the situation For the most part the puzzle pieces all fit and the mood stays suspenseful mysterious til the moody conclusion Won in a GLOW Shelf Awareness giveaway This review is my honest opinion.The writing in this book wasn t really my style The pacing seemed a bit slow to me, and I felt like I was given information in dumps, whether it was a flashback or one of the characters telling the story of what happened.The plot itself was okay as well, but it was too similar to other books I ve read to be exciting or engaging I also found the main characters the narrator and Honey, especially hard to connect with. Thanks to net galley.com and ECW Press for the advance PDF file for my honest review This was my first read from author Brenda Brooks While I thought her writing style seemed to be all over the place or perhaps it was that way due to Nicole telling the story in Honey and I did feel the pace was off at times With that said, it still was a good enough of a read, that Brooks kept me turning pages and engrossed with how it would end While I liked the character of Nicole Hewett, easy to relate Thanks to net galley.com and ECW Press for the advance PDF file for my honest review This was my first read from author Brenda Brooks While I thought her writing style seemed to be all over the place or perhaps it was that way due to Nicole telling the story in Honey and I did feel the pace was off at times With that said, it still was a good enough of a read, that Brooks kept me turning pages and engrossed with how it would end While I liked the character of Nicole Hewett, easy to relate too and likable I m not a fan of first person style novels, although this one works with Nicole telling the story, verse flipping around giving multiple points of view, you ve got a mix of betrayal, it s a dark and twisted tale The only flaw too me is, that Nicole and Honey are long time friends, they also where lovers as young teenagers and would she really forgive her for disappearing from her life for 6 years Nicole just seems like in those 6 years she would have a new girlfriend, being a piano player, she would have had and can t see her from 18 to 24 years old, not having a lover With this being author Brenda Brooks debut book, definitely will be interested in seeing what s next and Honey does enough to make me want to readof her writing A slow moving suspenseful noir of a novel that follows Nicole, a piano player and the reappearance of her childhood best friend Honey.Honey reappears after 6 unexplained years gone and they fall back into being close friends who turn into lovers Nicole is smitten with Honey, but Honey is mysterious and dangerous Nicole knows she shouldn t be involved with Honey, but the allure is too great and the love better than she s ever known.Together they commit a crime and then Nicole is left to pick up A slow moving suspenseful noir of a novel that follows Nicole, a piano player and the reappearance of her childhood best friend Honey.Honey reappears after 6 unexplained years gone and they fall back into being close friends who turn into lovers Nicole is smitten with Honey, but Honey is mysterious and dangerous Nicole knows she shouldn t be involved with Honey, but the allure is too great and the love better than she s ever known.Together they commit a crime and then Nicole is left to pick up the pieces.If you enjoy reading about unlikable women making poor decisions with a hint of steamy lesbian sex this is the book for you Ah Honey Nic hasn t seen her old friend Honey for years and then she turns up as Nic is dealing with the death of her father and her mother s injuries Told from Nic s viewpoint, this explores how these two women come together and then, when Honey disappears, how Nic copes Honey has a lot of secrets, which Nic discovers slowly no spoilers You might not agree with everything Nic does but cut her a break she s got a lot of her plate and she s just rediscovered a passion Thanks to the publi Ah Honey Nic hasn t seen her old friend Honey for years and then she turns up as Nic is dealing with the death of her father and her mother s injuries Told from Nic s viewpoint, this explores how these two women come together and then, when Honey disappears, how Nic copes Honey has a lot of secrets, which Nic discovers slowly no spoilers You might not agree with everything Nic does but cut her a break she s got a lot of her plate and she s just rediscovered a passion Thanks to the publisher for the ARC A good read &FREE PDF ☇ Honey ☟ How far would you go for love Asyear old Nicole Hewett mourns at her father s grave, she worries about her mother, badly injured in the car accident that killed him, and whether they ll be able to make ends meet Then she sees her beloved childhood friend, Honey, standing beside her old Cadillac As Honey approaches, Nicole realizes how numb she s felt ever since Honey fled their hometown without explanation six years earlier Before long, Nicole s old fascination with Honey is reignited, along with a new desire for her wild, charismatic friend But the prodigal has returned bearing secrets and troubles, and when Honey disappears again Nicole must decide Is her lover in peril Or is she the peril Honey is a thrilling modern noir novel with a classic refrain nothing is dangerous than love Friendly Fire (Jonathan Grave she worries about her mother A Necessary Evil (Sam Wyndham badly injured in the car accident that killed him To Hold (The Dumont Diaries, and whether they ll be able to make ends meet Then she sees her beloved childhood friend The Eerie Adventures of the 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Rzecz o wampirach w fantasy along with a new desire for her wild Follow Me to Zion charismatic friend But the prodigal has returned bearing secrets and troubles Melancholia and when Honey disappears again Nicole must decide Is her lover in peril Or is she the peril Honey is a thrilling modern noir novel with a classic refrain nothing is dangerous than love I finished this in one day it was a bit hollow and familiar but with bits that made my heart ache. Honey was a bizarre tale of obsession, desire, desperation, and murder I ve seen the writing style described as modern noir and I think that s pretty accurate It felt, at times, like Michael Scarn was narrating the book or something which I didn t totally hate, to be honest Although this book didn t do it for me, I would certainly read another book by Brenda Books in the future However, Honey was a weird gal and Nicole was even weirder Nicole s next level obsession with the vagabond dri Honey was a bizarre tale of obsession, desire, desperation, and murder I ve seen the writing style described as modern noir and I think that s pretty accurate It felt, at times, like Michael Scarn was narrating the book or something which I didn t totally hate, to be honest Although this book didn t do it for me, I would certainly read another book by Brenda Books in the future However, Honey was a weird gal and Nicole was even weirder Nicole s next level obsession with the vagabond drifter con artist Honey was too much for me Reading about the two of them was like watching a slow speed train wreck.Thank you, ECW Press , for the opportunity to read and review Honey Not all books are for everyone and even though this one didn t click with me, it might for you You can check it out for yourself on October 1, 2019