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The Collective Review

The Collective

William Morrow

November 2, 2021

Mystery - Thriller - Suspense - Crime


Camille Gardener is a grieving mother having lost her fifteen-year-old daughter, Emily. Even after five years, she still cannot seem to move on as her now ex-husband, old friends, and latest therapist had recommended. But how can she move on, when justice never prevailed? When she finds an online community of mothers in similar situations, she begins to find hope. Will the help provided from these women finally give her the answers she so desperately seeks?

Quickly get swept away in a whirlwind of grief, retribution, deceit, mystery, and crime in Alison Gaylin’s The Collective. An enthralling tale of unpredictability, this novel not only keeps you guessing but takes psychological game play to another level.

Although competently written with minimal spelling and grammatical errors, the amount of profanity used does affect the rating. Therefore a 4 out of 5 stars is given.

Some triggers include: alcohol and drug use (including underage), overdose, rape, depression, suicide, manipulation, and murder. Please be cautious if any of these may cause distress.

In the market for a suspenseful, psychological crime thriller? Then mark November 2, 2021 on the calendar, to grab this book when released.

Thank you to #SceneOfTheCrime, #BookClubGirls, #NetGalley, #TheCollective, #AlisonGaylin, and #WilliamMorrow for the opportunity to read this book and give my honest review.


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