Unnatural Deeds – Cyn Balog

Secrets. Obsession. Murder. Victoria is about to discover just how dangerous it can be to lose yourself.

Victoria Zell doesn’t fit in, but she’s okay with that. All she needs is the company of her equally oddball boyfriend, Andrew. She doesn’t care what anyone else thinks…until magnetic, charming, mysterious Z comes into her life, and she starts lying to everyone she knows in an effort to unravel his secrets.

And then something terrible happens. Someone is dead and it’s time for Victoria to come clean. Interspersed with news clippings and police interviews, Victoria tells her story to Andrew, revealing her dark, horrible secrets…secrets that have finally come back to haunt her. – Goodreads.com

I received this book free from the publisher via netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.

Let me start by saying, this books beautiful prose captured me in the first chapter. Not many books can do that, I don’t think, especially since I had mistaken this one for another fantasy book I was going to read so it wasn’t at all what I was expecting.

Please tell me I’m not the only one who gets their novels mixed up that way!


Moving on.

I ended up reading this novel in one day because I just could not put it down. Let me just say right now, I would definitely re-read this one even though I know how it ends. I  think it’s one of those novels that would actually benefit from a re-read.

The prose was beautiful, story-line compelling, and if you’ve ever experienced infatuation you’ll understand what’s happening and relate to a lot of it, as I did.

I usually pride myself on being able to figure out an ending before it comes but this one I am happy to say I was completely wrong. About everything.

Do yourself a favour and get yourself a copy.


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