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What she knew, Gilly Macmillan

Label
What she knew
Title
What she knew
Statement of responsibility
Gilly Macmillan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son Ben when he asks if he can run ahead. It's an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry--until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass without a sign of Ben, everyone who knew him is called into question, from Rachel's newly married ex-husband to her mother-of-the-year sister. Inevitably, media attention focuses on Rachel too, and the public's attitude toward her begins to shift from sympathy to suspicion. As she desperately pieces together the threadbare clues, Rachel realizes that nothing is quite as she imagined it to be, not even her own judgment. And the greatest dangers may lie not in the anonymous strangers of every parent's nightmares, but behind the familiar smiles of those she trusts the most. Where is Ben? The clock is ticking.."--
Summary
"In her enthralling debut, Gilly Macmillan explores a mother's search for her missing son, weaving a taut psychological thriller as gripping and skillful as The Girl on the Train and The Guilty One." --In a heartbeat, everything changes...Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It's an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry--until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, andRachel, already insecure after her recent divorce, feels herself coming undone. As hours and then days pass without a sign of Ben, everyone who knew him is called into question, from Rachel's newly married ex-husband to her mother-of-the-year sister. Inevitably, media attention focuses on Rachel too, and the public's attitude toward her begins to shift from sympathy to suspicion. As she desperately pieces together the threadbare clues, Rachel realizes that nothing is quite as she imagined it to be, not even her own judgment. And the greatest dangers may lie not in the anonymous strangers of every parent's nightmares, but behind the familiar smiles of those she trusts the most. Where is Ben? The clock is ticking.."--
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457416
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DLC
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Macmillan, Gilly
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing children
  • Mothers and sons
  • FICTION / Psychological
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  • FICTION / Suspense
  • Missing children
  • Mothers and sons
Target audience
adult
Label
What she knew, Gilly Macmillan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a reading group guide
  • First published in 2015 by Hachette UK
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-472)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn908373646
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First William Morrow edition.
Extent
472, 14 pages
Isbn
9780062413864
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015034457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)908373646
Label
What she knew, Gilly Macmillan
Publication
Note
  • Includes a reading group guide
  • First published in 2015 by Hachette UK
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-472)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn908373646
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First William Morrow edition.
Extent
472, 14 pages
Isbn
9780062413864
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015034457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)908373646

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