Three girls, loyal to each other? That never happens. All the groups of three implode eventually. Two in, one out. Change. Betrayal. Again and again.
But not us. I make sure of it. I make Ash and Ruby see that our power is in our three-ness. We can do what no other trio can.
Together, we're strong.
An intense debut novel, by Australian author Catherine Greer.
From the outset, you are drawn into Annie’s perfect world. With her inseparable friends Ash and Ruby, ‘The Sirens’ do what no others can - keep a three girl friendship perfectly happy for years.
With a sinister undercurrent, you slowly discover dark moments and events that, if revealed, would blow the girl’s ideal lives apart.
I can’t tell you too much more, except that the characters are totally believable and the psychological suspense is full of twists and lies that at times is totally shocking, but at the same time I was completely unable to put it down!
Love, get lied to, seek revenge, and repeat it all over again! Scary but absolutely engrossing.
Mostly this is a look into a world that we wouldn't want to be part of, so let’s just say that this cautionary tale, while having none of the usual sex and drug issues, would best suit girls 15+ for the sheer meanness and intensity in the story.
Reviewed by Rob