‘I’ll Be Watching You’ Reveals Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare [REVIEW]

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I’ll Be Watching You will make parents question their child’s security. (Photo by CyberHades, Flickr)

A tragic accident. A mother’s worst nightmare. A daughter’s secret life revealed. What will one woman do to avenge her child’s death? Find out in Courtney Evan Tate’s breathtaking new thriller, I’ll Be Watching You. 

Courtney Evan Tate's I'LL BE WATCHING YOU


Leah is a sweet 15-year-old girl and the apple of her mother’s eye. So when police arrive to tell Emmy Fisher that her little girl drowned close to shore one warm summer evening, she simply can’t process the crippling news.

Frozen by grief, it takes everything Emmy has to finally enter her Leah’s bedroom once again. But when she finally summons up the courage to do so, what she finds shatters her fragile bravado and raises her innate Spidey-sense. Something’s off, and yet the more she ponders the clues her daughter left behind, the more her hackles rise.

Emmy learns that her daughter isn’t as innocent as she once thought her to be. In fact, she soon realizes that Leah was involved with someone… someone older… someone with a frightening dark side that sets off every alarm in Emmy’s soul.

Suddenly Emmy is a mother on a mission. Her sole goal is to find the lowlife who stole her daughter from her. With unshakable focus, she vows to find the villain behind her daughter’s death or die trying.

Fans of author Jonathan Kellerman or the long-running Law & Order: Special Victims Unit are going to love this story. It is dark and twisty, with plenty of red herrings. It makes for a fully immersive reading experience, one that grabs readers by the throat and refuses to let go until the novel’s final revelatory scenes.

Tate uses the Florida Keys to her full advantage, creating a setting that is both beguiling and dangerous, one where secrets abound and there are plenty of creepers in the wings, making it near impossible to guess the final outcome. But in addition to a great backdrop, the islands also are home to phenomenal characters we can instantly connect with.

If stories about child endangerment aren’t your thing, then you may want to pass on this one. But in a world where every parent worries about their child’s well being and safety, this is a story that will make you want to have a long, candid conversation with your kiddos and which will make you pray you never find yourself in similar circumstances.

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Courtney Evan Tate

Courtney Evan Tate
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Courtney Evan Tate, author of Such Dark Things, is the nom de plume (and darker side) of Courtney Cole, the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Beautifully Broken series and the Nocte Trilogy, among other fiction.

She spends her days dreaming of new characters and story lines and surprising plot twists, and writing them beneath rustling palm trees in Florida where she lives with her husband and kids. She has a passion for raising drug addiction awareness, the Marine Corps (her middle son is a Marine), and being introspective on the human condition.

Visit her at her home on the Web at CourtneyColeWrites.com, like her on Facebook, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

By Courtney Evan Tate
336 pp. Mira. $15.99

TLC Book Tours Tour HostPurchase I’ll Be Watching You st one of these fine online retailers: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Harlequin, IndieBound, and Powell’s.

I’ll Be Watching You is brought to you in association with TLC Book Tours.

About Jathan Fink
Jathan is a journalist, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. He is also a travel junkie, foodie and jazz aficionado. A California native, he resides in Texas.

2 Responses to ‘I’ll Be Watching You’ Reveals Every Parent’s Worst Nightmare [REVIEW]

  1. Sara Strand says:

    These kinds of books scare the crap out of me BUT….. I can’t stop myself from reading them because it is reality. Obviously you know this is on my list. Ha! Sara @ TLC Book Tours

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