Dead Woman Walking

Dead Woman Walking

Sharon J. Bolton / Apr 07, 2020

Dead Woman Walking Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border a man murders a young woman At the same time a hot air balloon crashes out of the sky There s just one survivor She s seen the killer s face bu

  • Title: Dead Woman Walking
  • Author: Sharon J. Bolton
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman At the same time, a hot air balloon crashes out of the sky There s just one survivor.She s seen the killer s face but he s also seen hers And he won t rest until he s eliminated the only witness to his crime.Alone, scared, trusting no one, she s running to where she feels safe but itJust before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman At the same time, a hot air balloon crashes out of the sky There s just one survivor.She s seen the killer s face but he s also seen hers And he won t rest until he s eliminated the only witness to his crime.Alone, scared, trusting no one, she s running to where she feels safe but it could be the most dangerous place of all .

    • Unlimited [Poetry Book] ☆ Dead Woman Walking - by Sharon J. Bolton ✓
      181 Sharon J. Bolton
    • thumbnail Title: Unlimited [Poetry Book] ☆ Dead Woman Walking - by Sharon J. Bolton ✓
      Posted by:Sharon J. Bolton
      Published :2020-01-23T03:51:27+00:00

    About "Sharon J. Bolton"

      • Sharon J. Bolton

        Sharon s newest book Dead Woman Walking is now available for pre order and is out on the 20th April 2017 PLUS Pre order now and you will receive The Lacey Flint Wedding story for FREE see Sharon s website deadgoodbooks dead g Pre order here now Dead Woman WSharon J Bolton was born and brought up in Lancashire, the eldest of three daughters As a child, she dreamed of becoming an actress and a dancer, studying ballet, tap and jazz from a young age and reading drama at Loughborough University.She spent her early career in marketing and PR before returning to full time education to study for a Masters in Business Administration MBA at Warwick University, where she met her husband, Andrew They moved to London and Sharon held a number of PR posts in the City She left the City to work freelance, to start a family and to write.She and Andrew now live in a village in the Chiltern Hills, not far from Oxford, with their son and the latest addition to the family Lupe, the lop eared lurcher Her daily life revolves around the school run, walking the dog and those ever looming publishing deadlines.


    563 Comments

    1. This is the latest novel from one of my favourite authors. It is classic Bolton with her familiar trademark elements that readers love - atmospheric and compelling writing, great characters, multiple threads, and killer twists. This is set primarily in Northumberland. A surprise hot air balloon trip is Jessie's birthday gift to her beloved Isabel, her sister and a practicing nun. There are 13 people in the balloon, including the pilot, on this unluckiest of trips where a killer is observed in th [...]


    2. I'm very familiar with Bolton's work; so far I've read the Lacey Flint series as well as a handful of standalones, and while Flint will always be a near and dear favorite, Dead Woman Walking might just be her most enjoyable solitary book to date. The blurb on the back is very brief, which we all know I'm a fan of, so you really haven't got a clue what to expect going in. Don't read any reviews (including this one) if you're wanting to know absolutely nothing ahead of time; there will be no spoi [...]


    3. Wow!!!! I just loved this book and love Sharon Bolton! Dead Woman Walking is filled with twists and turns, ensuring that the reader is constantly second guessing (wrongly in my case!) everything that is happening. Bolton has crafted a brilliantly complex crime thriller, which is exceptionally plotted out that had me on the edge of my seat throughout and at times holding my breath and a bit scared to read onjust fantastic! Sharon Bolton was already close to the top of my must-read author list and [...]


    4. 4.5 starsWhat a unique start to a book! Jessica and her sister Isabel, who is a nun, are two of the thirteen people on a hot air balloon excursion. Things go badly awry, and we immediately find ourselves on a wild ride to learn the fate of all aboard. From there the plot thickens considerably as we become immersed in murders, family tragedies, human trafficking, corruption, and memories. I read one review that said the plot was predictable. I was dumbfounded. In my opinion, nothing could be fart [...]


    5. 3.5 StarsMy reviews can also be seen at: deesradreadsandreviews.wordprI've only read one of Sharon Bolton's previous books, but I really enjoyed it. I was intrigued by the short blurb for "Dead Woman Walking" and was excited to begin reading.Sisters, Jessica and Isabel (aka Bella aka Sister Maria Magdalena) are very close, although Jessica wishes she understood her sister better. Whenever Jessica asks her sister about the past or her choice to become a nun, Bella is quick to end the conversation [...]


    6. Billowy clouds on the horizon. Wafting air on a crisp September day. Sun-glassed passengers enjoying the breath-taking views from that air balloon high above the trees.A perfect day's outing turns deadly as this once aloft air balloon loses power suddenly and heads full-tilt toward the power lines. And now so close to Heaven for each and every one of them.Jessica Lane has planned an exciting birthday gift for her sister, Isabel. How splendid would it be to rise above the riffraff of the world? O [...]


    7. 4.5 starsDead Woman Walking is a cleverly crafted thriller, jampacked with twists and turns. Brimming with tension and terror, this book had my heart racing until the very last page! Jessica Lane surprises her sister Isabel with a hot air balloon ride to celebrate Isabel’s birthday. While enjoying the view, all 14 people on board, witness a horrific event that sets forth a chaotic and terrifying ride that ends in tragedy. Jessica,the lone survivor, is being hunted by a killer. But there’s a [...]


    8. Traveling Sisters NetGalley Sister Review by Norma with Brenda, and Kaceey’s thoughts.4 stars for an extremely clever story!DEAD WOMAN WALKING by SHARON BOLTON is an action-packed, intense, compelling, and tension-filled crime thriller novel that grabbed our attention right away with the unique start to this story with a tragic incident involving a hot-air balloon ride.The action starts off right away and had us using our detective skills quite early on trying to figure out the direction of th [...]


    9. A fantastic, thrilling traveling sister read with my Canadian sisters Norma and Brenda!What could be a better birthday present than a hot air balloon ride? Jessica treats her sister Isabel to an experience of a lifetime! But of course - this special treat ends in tragedy, with most of the balloon party dead and the remaining survivor running for her life. Why won't she go to the police for help? What is she so frightened of?I had a hard time connecting with this book in the beginning. So much ha [...]


    10. 4.5 Stars. A THRILLER OF A RIDE IN THE SKY so much more!A hot-air balloon ride is a pretty cool experience.IF you don't drag the ground thru a field with people on top of you before landing upright, but my own tripwhile a bit scarywas nothing compared to the frightening plunge taken by the passengers here."I am the only person left alive who knows what happened." (no spoiler here)After the shocking killer of a start, and let's see 123well, I've lost count on the numerous and well-plotted twists [...]


    11. I don’t care. A hot air balloon ride is still on my bucket list, although Sharon Bolton did her best to disabuse me of the idea in her thrilling Dead Woman Walking. The title alone tells you the balloon does not stay aloft for long. This doesn’t matter for as is usual with Bolton she sucks you in immediately with her writing, her plotting, her characters, and her settings.Jessica Lane has decided to treat her sister, Isabel, a nun, to the birthday treat of a hot air balloon ride. The dawn ri [...]


    12. Copy furnished by Net Galley for the price of a review.Thirteen souls on an ill-fated hot air balloon ride - only one will live to see the next day. Watch for a man in a Trilby hat, dark and squat. Hear the screeching peacocks, tails unfurled to display a hundred unblinking eyes. A silent convent, voices of the dead, and a beloved sister turning into a nun. Sanctuary. A band of gypsies, static rather than roving. A yellow house, what is going on in there?This is my first read by this author, and [...]


    13. Dead Woman Walking was an excellent choice for a Traveling Sister Read. A great one for all of us to use our different detective skills. Timing was a bit off for us on this one and we read at different paces. However we were able to come together at the end and read the heart stopping finish together. What a great discussion that made for the ending. I highly recommend for group reads. Dead Woman Walking is a brilliant and compelling story with many layers to the well-crafted plot that caught my [...]


    14. First let me say that I adore this authors Lacey Flint stories. Her stand alones have not met with the same success, at least not for me. A hot air balloon ride, a present to sister who has been in a meditative convent for twenty years. Something is seen from the balloon that places it in jeopardy. Let's just say this balloon ride does not turn out successively. So we are off, on what I thought was a cat and mouse chase through the countryside. This story never quite gelled with me. I found it i [...]


    15. Dead Woman Walking is my second novel that I have read by Sharon Bolton. Bolton has slowly creeped her way up to my favorite author list.Bolton delivers a well crafted thriller that has plenty of twists and surprises that keeps the reader on edge! This book had my anxiety raging towards the end! Bolton has well developed characters that you as the reader get invested in up until the end. I can always count on Bolton to deliver those last minute turns that throw you completely off! This is what I [...]


    16. Tragedy, secrets, murder, sisters (biological), more sisters (nuns), intrigue, some of the most disturbing crimes I've ever read about, and peacocks? This book is crazy. At times unbelievable, but so well written and intricate I had a hard time putting it down. I lost count of the twists and turns the story took. A few in particular blew my mind. I found this book to be very unpredictable and I read a lot, so that is saying something. This book is packed with not only action, but revelations. A [...]


    17. Reading Dead Woman Walking was like a roller coaster ride - speeding down the rails, up and down - watch out for that twisty curve!! Whew! What a ride!The book begins with a balloon ride, beautifully sailing along the hills of Scotland but the passengers above witness a crime below and suddenly their world is catapulted. In the aftermath, only one person walks away and she is determined to find the person responsible for this tragedy! In case you think this is just another "whodunnit," let me ad [...]


    18. Jessica Lane has always depended on her big sister Bella. A childhood riddled with tragedy made them even closer until they went their separate ways. Jess was sent to live with an aunt & uncle & Bella became a nun. Now Bella is turning 40 & Jess has the perfect gift….a view of the world beyond the abbey’s walls from a hot air balloon. What could go wrong? Oh man, where to begin…. If you’re a fan of the author, you know she is famous for sneaky knock-out punches you never sa [...]


    19. “Blood is thicker”It’s those ties that bind that are the heart of Sharon Bolton’s latest work, Dead Woman Walking. And while it’s evident that Bolton’s goal was emotional resonance, a convoluted and implausible plot limited its impact.It seems a simple premise: in the Scottish countryside, a man murders a woman. While in the act, a hot air balloon passes overhead and suddenly there's a whole balloon’s worth o’witnesses. Yikes. Hot air balloon crashes leaving just one survivor. Th [...]


    20. The elements contained in this book are a bewildering assortment. Nuns, gypsies, immigrants, and police are brought together to form this unbelievable story. I mean unbelievable as in amazing! And there are peacocks with groan-inducing names. It all starts with two sisters, Jessica and Isabel, riding in a hot air balloon which was a birthday surprise. I believe I won’t say more about the plot. The less you know, the more the twists and turns will surprise you. One of them was so unexpected for [...]


    21. 2★I am a big fan of Sharon Bolton’s Little Black Lies because often mystery/thrillers and I don’t see eye to eye and I end up feeling like my intelligence has been under assault. Great appreciation ensues when they can entertain without making my face look like an emoji 🙄.Early reviews on this one show high ratings and enthusiasm from readers. I wish I could join them but find myself in agreement with the minority 2 and 3 star reviews. While willing to suspend belief occasionally for a [...]


    22. Another bang on target crime novel from Sharon Bolton here - cleverly twisted plot with some great characters, emotional themes and once more is a genuine page turner. Also Nuns. Loved the Nuns. This authors plot weaving, game changing, impressively engaging prose is second to none in the crime field really, doesn't really matter what you expect to get, you'll end up sent all round the houses and back again. I loved this - clever and totally riveting.EXCELLENT. Full review will come in April nea [...]


    23. Aspiring literary suspense authors would do well to study Sharon Bolton’s books for a master class in how it should be done. Having read several of her stand-alones, I can unequivocally say that she excels at character development, tightly and cleverly written plots with surprising twists, emotional depth and intensity, meticulous attention to detail, and an incredible sense of place. And while the suspense and sense of peril continually increase, Bolton knows exactly where and how to include [...]


    24. I'm a huge fan of this author , but I really struggled with this one. Here is what didn't work for me:-The relationship between the sisters felt disjointed to me. Bolton handed out crumbs here and there spread out over past and present years. I found it hard to embrace that these 2 were so close, when they didn't seem to know each other at all in the end.-The main creepy story line (view spoiler)[human trafficking (hide spoiler)] I found hard to believe. Not that it doesn't happen, but that it w [...]


    25. All of my reviews can be found on novelgossipHey guys just saw this is on Netgalley now!!If someone would have told me yesterday that I would be raving about a book with hot air balloons, peacocks, nuns, and human trafficking, I would’ve laughed in their face. The combination sounds totally insane, just reading the above sentence makes me think of a light cozy mystery or something similar. But when a book by Sharon Bolton combines all of these elements you can rest assured that the last thing [...]


    26. This is my third book that I've read by Sharon Bolton and an author that I've come to rely on for a good story. For some reason I was thinking this had a different plot than what it did, not a bad thing, but it did take me by surprise.When Jessica takes her big sister, Bella, for a surprise hot air balloon ride things go spiraling out of control. When I say this book started off with a bang.I mean it! It started with strangers inside this balloon witnessing a murder from above and from there eve [...]


    27. All my reviews can be found at thebookreviewcafeI must admit when I picked up Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton I wasn’t sure it was going to be a book I enjoyed, if I’m honest I found the book description immediately made me think “how the hell can a hot-air balloon disaster be turned into a gripping crime thriller?” But oh my goodness I couldn’t have been more wrong this is now firmly one of my favourite books by this author, it’s gripping, fast paced and taut with suspense. As y [...]


    28. One morning just before dawn near the Scottish border Jesse and her sister Isabel are enjoying a hot air balloon ride that Jesse set up to celebrate her sister's birthday. As the balloon passes over the countryside with the two women and ten other passengers onboard with the pilot Jesse sees something below that she can't believe is happening. A man is attacking a woman below as the group flies over and when he sees he has witnesses the chase begins. Before the group above knows it bullets are f [...]


    29. This is a truly fantastic book! I read it all in a sitting. I was hooked from the very first chapter and a hot-air balloon trip had never been so fascinating. Dead Woman Walking was addictive and smart, a real page-turner and an excellent mystery overall. Don’t worry if you don’t understand much at first, it will all be clear after a while… I was definitely confused, but not for much time.Only after reading the book I understand all the reviews that didn’t talk about the plot at all. It [...]


    30. Ok comes another gushing fan of Sharon Bolton of few authors who never disappoints. This brilliant author continues her string of five star novels! Jessica takes her sister up in a balloon 🎈 to celebrate her sister's birthday. From the air they see a man chase and murder a woman. The murderer wants to do everything he can to get rid of the witnesses. This one reads faster than "The Fugitive!" What an excellent thrill rideloved this one!


    Leave a Reply