The Pieces of Sophie McCarthy
The Pieces of Sophie McCarthy is a fast-paced enjoyable read. Sophie McCarthy is afflicted by physical pain; in fact every character is suffering under the weight of their pain. How each of them react to it is what defines them.
The novel takes the perspective of multiple characters providing different perspectives; specifically how individuals live and respond to guilt and how it shapes the person they become and the actions they take. The novel explores mental health, as well as the impact mental health can have on others.
The Pieces of Sophie McCarthy is an intriguing thriller and paces its secrets well, culminating in a series of decisions that lead to a serious crime.
I’m usually very good at predicting endings and spotting red herrings, however I didn’t get it right this time! Credit to the author.