Book Review Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Book Review Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon Review by Dawn Thomas 368 Pages Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Books Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Fiction (Adult), Contemporary Women Alex Dale, a freelance journalist, is a functioning alcoholic. After seeing her career plummet, she now writes articles about health. She is interviewing a doctor and his staff at a hospital about the care of brain injury patients. The doctor describes a way to test for brain activity that is different from traditional tests. He asks the patient a few questions and then directs the patient to pretend to play tennis as a way to answer the question. One patient is Amy Stevenson. When Amy was 15 years old, she was brutally attacked and left for dead. Now fifteen years later, it is a cold case and the police never identified a suspect in Amy’s attack. Alex felt a connection with Amy since they were the same age and grew up near each other. She feels bad about Amy’s case being forgotten. Alex decides to look into the story and asks her ex-husband, a police officer, for help. During her research, she discovers one of the patient sitters knows…