Books and Movies Reviews

a stranger is watching

A Stranger is Watching is a terrific book. I enjoyed reading this book very much. The non-stop
action kept me reading for hours.This was myfirst Mary Higgins Clark book, so I wasn’t sure what to
expect. The story is interesting and thank God it moves fast.
One of the best features of the book is how it was written.The point of view changes every
chapter.For example Chapter 1 is written in the point of view of the infamous Foxy character.Chapter 2 is
written in the point if view of our protagonist, Steve; and so on.I also liked how the author built the
relationship of the characters up,so you care about what happens to them and feel like you’re going through
what they are going through.For instance, the author tells us of Steve’s wife’s death.We find out that
Steve’s son, Neil was never the same after this tragedy.When a new women, Sharon comes into Steve’s life,
Neil rejects her.Neil thinks that if Sharon and his father get married , his father will send him away.When
Neil and Sharon are held hostage together, Neil’s feelings for Sharon change; he begins to see her as a nice
person and a motherlike figure.I felt the author built this relationship up well so that the story would have a
I also like how the author made the character traits of the protagonist completely conflict with the
antagonist.The protagonist, Steve is a successful man with a family and no problems; at least in the mind of
the antagonist.The antagonist has problems with females, a career he feels is going nowhere, and a lack of
good friends.Throughout the story we find out that the antagonist is very jealous of the protagonist’s
lifeand that’s why he indirectly targets him.This contrast was an addition to the already excitng plot of the
In my opinion the best part of “A Stranger is Watching”is the end,chapter 52.This chapter contains


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