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Review - A Lifetime Ago by Jim Ody

Book Details: A Lifetime Ago by Jim Ody Psychological Thriller Published: March 9th, 2020 Print Length: 259 pages This is a tale about how the events of one day have such catastrophic consequences on the future. Hudson Bell is a consultant for the police. A former DI, he spends his days helping to find missing children. May and her son go on a road trip to celebrate his birthday; Robert and Nadia buy their dream house by the sea. But as each look to enjoy a new life, none of them can shake off what happened on that fateful day. One of them blames the others and will stop at nothing to seek revenge. One accident and five lives changed forever.


This book was hard for me to put down. It was a very intriguing read following Hudson Bell through his days of trying to help locate missing children. When it came to the case of Darren I certainly thought I had it all figured out and was surprised to find out that I was wrong.

There is some serious build up in this story that kept me flipping through the pages to find out what happened next. Every time I thought I had things figured out there would be another twist in the story. Closing in on the end there was yet another huge, unexpected twist that completely blew my mind!

Ody demonstrates some superb writing skills in this book. All the unexpected twists, the heart break, and the strong characters. It's fabulous! Hudson really stood out and was a very likeable character. I cannot wait to check out more in this series. A Lifetime Ago is easily one of my favorite reads for this year! If you enjoy thrillers and twists you definitely need to add this to your TBR list. Indie Book Addict Rating:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Grab your copy here: A Lifetime Ago is available in eBook, Kindle Unlimited and paperback. Come Back Home Hudson Bell: Book Two is now on preorder. Check it out.


About the Author

For 10 years Jim wrote for a number of websites reviewing and interviewing bands in his own unique way, as well as contributing dark poems and comedic features.

He writes dark psychological/thrillers that have endings that you won't see coming, and favors stories packed with wit. If you look closely, all of his books are connected...

He has written 12 books, released and re-released by a number of publishers. He has also contributed to over a dozen anthologies. He's the author of the popular Hudson Bell series, and his new book 'Little Miss Evil' will be released on Halloween 2020. Look out for his book 'The Crazy Season' which is due out early 2021!

Jim has a very strange sense of humour and is often considered a little odd. When not writing he will be found playing the drums, watching football and eating chocolate. He lives with his long-suffering wife and three beautiful children in Swindon, Wiltshire UK. Want to keep in touch with the author? Amazon - Facebook - Instagram- Twitter

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