The Cellar by Natasha Preston @AuthorNPreston @SourcebooksFire #bookreviewThe Cellar by Natasha Preston
Published by Sourcebooks Fire on March 1, 2014
Genres: Suspense, Young Adult
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback
Source: HPB, Personal Library, Purchased
four-half-stars
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Nothing ever happens in the town of Long Thorpe – that is, until sixteen-year-old Summer Robinson disappears without a trace. No family or police investigation can track her down. Spending months inside the cellar of her kidnapper with several other girls, Summer learns of Colin’s abusive past, and his thoughts of his victims being his family…his perfect, pure flowers. But flowers can’t survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out….


My Thoughts

I recently read The Cellar by Natasha Preston and found it to be a thrilling and suspenseful novel. The story follows a young girl named Summer who is kidnapped and held captive in a cellar by a disturbed man named Colin.

Preston’s writing style is captivating and keeps you engaged from start to finish. The way she portrays the emotions and struggles of the characters is incredibly realistic and makes you empathize with their experiences.

The plot is filled with twists and turns, constantly keeping you on the edge of your seat. The suspense builds throughout the book, making it difficult to put down. Preston does a fantastic job of creating a chilling atmosphere and maintaining a sense of unease throughout the story.

One aspect that stood out to me was how Preston explores the psychological impact of the characters’ experiences. She delves into the trauma and the long-lasting effects it has on them, which adds depth and complexity to the narrative.

Overall, this is a gripping psychological thriller that will keep you hooked until the very end. Natasha Preston’s storytelling abilities and her ability to create a sense of tension make this book a must-read for fans of the genre.

I give The Cellar by Natasha Preston a solid 4.5 out of 5 stars.

About Natasha Preston

My name is Natasha, but most people call me Tash or Tasha. I don’t mind either. I was born in England and have lived in small towns and villages out in the countryside ever since.

My husband, Joseph, is the most supportive person in my life. Without his love, help and patience I wouldn’t be where I am today. I’m a proud mummy to two amazing little boys who are my whole world.

At school I drifted through, achieving average grades. I fell into administration and receptionist jobs, thinking that I couldn’t really do anything else.

In 2010 I stumbled into writing completely by accident. I was searching the ‘app store’ and came across Wattpad – an amateur writing site. For the first few months I just read, but then I decided to type out some of the ideas swirling around in my head. I’m so glad I did because I love creating new stories.

Writing gave me an escape and Wattpad gave me the confidence I lacked.

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