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Book Review: The Three by Sarah Lotz

I was lucky enough to be provided with a review hardback copy of  The Three , a novel by Sarah Lotz. Sarah has co-written several other works - mainly thrillers - but this appears to be her first foray into her own work. The Three follows the journey of four survivors from four plane crashes on the same day with the novel being centred around how the event had occurred and who or what was behind the incident. This was an incredible premise for a book especially as I read it at the time when the MH370 flight had recently gone missing. This essentially has a 'this could happen to me' factor which always piques my interest further. With such a strong subject and several different story lines Lotz chose the use of first person perspective wisely allowing the reader to dip into different stories in short chapters instead of each plane's tale being told separately - this works well. Furthermore, Lotz did a fantastic job of giving an insight as to how people might act if