About the book:
How far would you run to escape your past?
For eight strangers in a Los Angeles backpacking hostel, even the other side of the world isn’t far enough.
The craving for a new identity and the chance to start again is something they have in common. But the search for a fresh start isn’t as easy as they’d imagined.
And they soon discover that it doesn’t matter where you are or who you are – if you can’t lay the past to rest, coincidence, fate and deception have a way of catching up with you when you least expect it.
First of all, I must say that John Marrs is one of my favourite authors, and this was his only book I haven’t read before. So I was looking forward to getting into it.
Secondly, John Marrs never disappoints, that’s the fact.
In the book, there are eight main characters, and at first, I found it difficult and a little bit annoying to switch between them, but then I got into the pace and ended up absolutely loving it. The plot is fresh and full of everything you wished for. It’s a story about friendships, love, difficult relationships, travelling, pop celebrity business, drugs, money and about facing your own past and the decisions you make.
I liked the variety of life stories in this book and was following each of them with a great interest. The book has a good amount of everything, it is exciting and thrilling, makes you wonder and guess, captivates you completely.
I guess enough said. Highly recommended to all travellers at heart, well, and everyone else.
My score is 5* out of 5*.