What She Knew

What She Knew

Large Print - 2016
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In her gripping and skillful debut, Gilly Macmillan weaves a taut psychological thriller as she explores a mother's search for her eight-year-old son, missing after running ahead on an ordinary walk in the park on an ordinary Sunday.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781410487636
Branch Call Number: MACMILLA G
Characteristics: 699 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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Sep 04, 2017

Rachel allows her son, Ben, to run ahead of her while walking in the woods. That is the beginning of her nightmare. With her son missing and the media against her, she tries to do everything in her power to find Ben.
The author provides viewpoints from both Rachel and the lead investigator, Jim.
Nicely written debut.

Aug 02, 2017

Very good although I found the last few pages tedious.

Jun 18, 2017

Great read. I couldn't put it down. Best psychological thriller I've read in a long time.

Jun 07, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the style of this thriller! The differing perspectives really drew me in.

May 13, 2017

I really couldn't put it down. Best thriller I have read in awhile.

debwalker Apr 23, 2017

Compulsive read. Every parents worst nightmare told from the multiple perspectives of complex fascinating characters.

Apr 19, 2017

Really enjoyed this book. Suspenseful and I had a hard time putting it down.

Apr 05, 2017

Enjoyable book. Some loose ends that were tied up, but not satisfactorily - why was the father injured? Why was this part even included in the book? I am not sure why so much onus was put on DI Clemo's discussions with the therapist. Just a lot of loose ends, or unsatisfactory character development. But it did have a draw that kept you reading. Hopefully further books will hope the author get better at character development.

Mar 27, 2017

I loved this book and could not put it down.I really hope she writes more books.

Mar 20, 2017

I enjoyed this, and the memories it rekindled for me of Bristol. I had ordered the large print version as there was less of a line for it, but regretted it as it's hard to attach enough gravitas to such a serious subject as a child going missing when I feel like I'm reading a book for a 8 year old. (No offence whatsoever to those for whom a large text book is useful, it's just a passing comment - maybe because it didn't have the larger pages of most large text books).
Anyway...I found this very readable (despite having to turn the pages so often!), and would recommend it.

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