And Then You Were Gone




      And Then You Were Gone
A chilling, twisting thriller for readers of In a Dark, Dark WoodEmily manages her bipolar disorder well enough to work as a moderately successful child psychologist, and is building a serious relationship with her boyfriend Paolo.When he wants to take her on an overnight sailing trip, Emily knows her medication, generous amounts of wine, and her attraction to Paolo will help her deal with her aversion to the water and forget the fact that she can t swim.But after a romantic night, Emily wakes up on the sailboat, completely alone, drifting through the waves.Her world is tuned upside down as she becomes a person of interest while grieving Paolo, never getting answers or closure to what happened to him He was a strong swimmer, and she cannot believe he simply drowned With her personal and professional life in shambles, Emily attempts to find out the truth and clear her name, discovering a deeper and dangerous plot than she ever suspected Fueled by her own mania, Emily questions her own judgment every step of the way. Read And Then You Were Gone By R.J. Jacobs – heartforum.co.uk

Writer and Psychologist Living in Nashville.

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • And Then You Were Gone
  • R.J. Jacobs
  • English
  • 08 April 2017
  • 1443457736

10 thoughts on “ And Then You Were Gone

  1. Mackenzie - PhDiva Books says:

    A fast paced thriller that will have your head spinning as you try to figure out what happened to PaoloAnd Then You Were Gone is a unique thriller that features a leading character who has been successfully managing her bipolar disorder for years a fact that is called into question when her boyfriend disappears This was truly an unputdownable one for me Fantastic writing, engaging mystery, and a relatable lead character all make this a standout debut novel.Emily and her boyfriend Paolo are A fast paced thriller that will have your head spinning as you try to figure out what happened to PaoloAnd Then You Were Gone is a unique thriller that features a leading character who has been successfully managing her bipolar disorder for years a fact that is called into question when her boyfriend disappears This was truly an unputdownable one for me Fantastic writing, engaging mystery, and a rel...

  2. Mackey says:

    WOW what a story What a plot What amazing writing To say I loved this book is understatement When I read the premise something about micro technology and greed run amuck, my interest was peaked What I got was a book full of surprises, full of emotional roller coasters and suspense and twists and turns and a very flawed protagonist that I adored Emily Firestone has worked for years to get her life on track and keep her life on track as she lives with bi polar disorder She is medicated, WOW what a story What a plot What amazing writing To say I loved this book is understatement When I read the premise something about micro technology and greed run amuck, my interest was peaked What I got was a book full of surprises, full of emotional roller coasters and suspense and twists and turns and a very flawed protagonist that I adored Emily Firestone has worked for years to get her life on track and keep her life on track as she lives with bi polar disorder She is medicated, a child psychologist and has met a wonderful man who is a medical researcher actually working on a vaccine for the disease that killed her father Everything appears to finally be flowing in the right direction for Emily ...

  3. Pauline says:

    Emily is on a boat trip with her boyfriend Paolo, after a night drinking she wakes up in the morning to find him gone The police think that he fell overboard but Emily can t remember anything Emily has bipolar disorder and is struggling to cope with this and will do anything to find...

  4. Darinda says:

    While on a sailing trip, Emily wakes to find her boyfriend Paolo is missing Since Paolo is a strong swimmer, Emily finds it hard to believe he could have drowned As days pass, Paolo s disappearance starts to lean toward murder with Emily as a suspect Emily struggles with managing her bipolar disorder, which she though was under control, while she searches for answers to what happened to Paolo.Emily makes for an interesting unreliable narrator She has been managing her bipolar disorder wel While on a sailing trip, Emily wakes to find her boyfriend Paolo is missing Since Paolo is a strong swimmer, Emily finds it hard to believe he could have drowned As days pass, Paolo s disappearance starts to lean toward murder with Emily as a suspect Emily struggles with managing her bipolar disorder, which she though was under control, while she searches for answers to what happened to Paolo.Emily makes for an interesting unreliable narrator She has been managing her bipolar disorder well, but when Paolo goes missing and she becomes a suspect, she no longer has control In addition to that, her memory of the night Paolo went missing is very hazy The fun thing about unreliable narrators is the reader never knows if they can be trusted.When Emily looks into Paolo s disappearance, she learnsabout his work Paolo works in medical research, and while Emily was aware of the virus he was working with, she learns a lotabout his research and coworkers as she questions what happened ...

  5. Monica says:

    Fantastic A 5 read for me This was a superb thriller I didn t guess the killer and definitely not the conclusion Our main character had bipolar disorder and her personality was described so well I find it extremely difficult for most writers to convey the full extent of thoughts that aren t normal Even better, she was able to recognize when her thoughts were leading her down the wrong path and to use her symptoms as strengths I found this extremely empowering to read And I wasn t a F...

  6. Li& says:

    Exiting and Thrilling debut with plenty of Suspence to go around Emily Eighteen months before the lake, I met Cal the same night I met Paolo, at a fund raiser for medical research I d dragged Allie along as my date Remind me why we re going to a fund raiser she asked as I sped toward the frozen in time University Club, with its imposing curtains and sturdy silverware.There was enough incredulity in Allie s voice that I smiled to not feel offended It s for H1 N24 research It s been almos Exiting and Thrilling debut with plenty of Suspence to go around Emily Eighteen months before the lake, I met Cal the same night I met Paolo, at a fund raiser for medical research I d dragged Allie along as my date Remind me why we re going to a fund raiser she asked as I sped toward the frozen in time University Club, with its imposing curtains and sturdy silverware.There was enough incredulity in Allie s voice that I smiled to not feel offended It s for H1 N24 research It s been almost twenty years since The air between us changed as she understood The mention of a deceased parent does that Allie s eyes conveyed warmth, eve...

  7. Mandy White says:

    Wow this was a tough book to put down I just wanted to keep reading to see what was going to happen next I could not see how it was going to end at all and I love that in a book The main character was far from perfect and the story had me hooked from the very start Emily Firestone her life is finally starting to come good After years of living with bipolar she has finally learned how to live with it She has a great job and a fantastic new boyfriend Paolo, who adores her When Paol Wow this was a tough book to put down I just wanted to keep reading to see what was going to happen next I c...

  8. Shalini says:

    A different book to review An unlikable, unreliable main character made my job so difficult Did I like her or did I hate her Or did I love to hate her These questions swirled in my mind as I read the book.The story started simply with Emily and Paolo taking a day off to spend the night on a rented boat in the middle of the lake and Paolo disappeared Emily sailed the boat to the pier, contacted the cops, and Paolo was presumed to be dead due to drowning with a tinge of suspicion on Emily Th A different book to review An unlikable, unreliable main character made my job so difficult Did I like her or did I hate her Or did I love to hate her These questions swirled in my mind as I read the book.The story started simply with Emily and Paolo taking a day off to spend the night on a rented boat in the middle of the lake and Paolo disappeared Emily sailed the boat to the pier, contacted the cops, and Paolo was presumed to be dead due to drowning with a tinge of suspicion on Emily The story rolled on with a doubting co worker, weird co worker, burnt corpses, drowned corpse, all the while the cops marking Emily for murder.Writing all this made me feel that everythi...

  9. Kylie H says:

    This book took a little while to warm up, but was most intriguing once it did I think the most gripping thing was the fact the main character and narrator of the story is bipolar and doubts her own take on reality and the way her mind is processing information.Emily is a psychologist battling her own demons who is asked on a boating holiday by her boyfriend Paolo, she reluctantly agrees even though unable to swim and being petrified of water A sequence of events then takes place that has every This book took a little while to warm up, but was most intriguing once it did I think the most gripping thing was the fact the main character and narrator of the story is bipolar and doubts her own take on reality and the way her mind is processing information.Emily is a psychologist battling her own demons who is asked on a boating holiday by her boyfriend Paolo, she reluctantly agrees even though unable to swim and being petrified of water A sequence of events then takes place that ...

  10. Linda Strong says:

    Emily at last has her bipolar disorder under control Its taken her years to get to this point in her life when everything seems to be going her way She has a terrific boyfriend, Paolo, a great job, and her own living space.When Paolo suggests a weekend trip of sailing, she readily agrees The morning after they set sail, Emily wakes up to a totally empty boat Where is Paolo Did he fall overboard and drown She s alone on the boat and terrified Days later with still no answers on what happe Emily at last has her bipolar disorder under control Its taken her years to get to this point in her life when everything seems to be going her way She has a terrific boyfriend, Paolo, a great job, and her own living space.When Paolo suggests a weekend trip of sailing, she readily agrees The morning after they set sail, Emily wakes up to a totally empty ...

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