Without You Read Online Free - 1984 - Suffolk, England.
When 17-year-old Eva goes missing at sea, everyone presumes that she drowned. Her parents' relationship is falling apart, undermined by guilt and grief. But her younger sister, Faith, refuses to consider a life without Eva; she's determined to find her sister and bring her home alive.
Close to the shore looms the shape of an island -- out of bounds, mysterious, and dotted with windowless concrete huts. What nobody knows is that inside one of the huts Eva is being held captive. That she is fighting to survive -- and return home...
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July 05, 2014
When 17-year old Eva Gale goes missing at sea after going on a boating trip everyone presumes that she has tragically drowned. Her father Max who was sailing with her on that fateful day, finds himself consumed with guilt. Only Eva's younger sister Faith clings to the hope that she i...
August 22, 2014
In Saskia Sarginson's novel, Without You, a sailing accident at sea has seventeen-year-old Eva presumed dead, and the reader gets a view of all the family members' perspectives as they deal with this tragedy. Each members' emotions are all different, ranging from blame, guilt, and denial/determin...
August 08, 2014
3.5 A tragic boating accident and a family is left bereft, a sister is presumed dead and the younger sister refuses to believe her sister is gone. She believes her sister is on an island that used to be a home for the military, an island she and her sister used to visit. Captured by the wild man,...
June 13, 2014
Publication Date: 17th July 2014 from Little Brown/Piatkus
Thank you to the author and publisher for the review copy via netgalley.
1984 – Suffolk, England.
When 17-year-old Eva goes missing at sea, everyone presumes that she drowned. Her parents’ relationship is falling apart, undermined by guilt a...
June 28, 2014
I received an ARC of this novel from the publisher via NetGalley in return for an honest review, thank you.
What a beautifully written novel, Saskia Sarginson has a really good ability to weave words into an exceptional novel.
The story is that Eva has been missing, presumed dead after a boating a...
October 19, 2014
Okay, but ultimately unmemorable. The pacing dragged in the middle, then the end felt really rushed, with Stockholm syndrome suddenly being flung in just because. (And usually I love the moral ambiguity of Stockholm syndrome.)
Also, Sophie the au pair could have been cut out of the story altogethe...
October 07, 2015
I read all the great reviews for this book but I had a hard time getting into the story or the characters. I kept waiting for a plot twist or some kind of climax but it lacked any kind of resolution by the end. The characters were bland and the mother especially was overly annoying with no relati...
September 29, 2017
My major criticisms of this novel lie in it's blandness. An interesting plot idea - a family's teenage daughter goes missing at sea, assumed dead, but has instead been taken kidnap on a deserted coastal island off Suffolk - was rendered somewhat unremarkable by a writing style which seemed simpli...
July 03, 2016
As much as I've loved Saskia Sarginson's book the Twins, this one bored me to death. I only struggled through it out of obligations and because I loved her other book so much. This book just didn't touch anything in me. I could not warm to any of the characters. I didn't feel sorry for the girl w...
June 16, 2014
Stunningly beautiful and haunting, Without You by Saskia Sarginson is a suspenseful story that captures the trauma and tragedy surrounding the disappearance of a teenage girl at sea. In its wake, a family is drawn into a whirlpool of uncertainty, shaking the very foundation of the ties that bind...