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The girl before / JP Delaney.

Delaney, J P, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 8 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 5 of 7 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library DEL (Text) 33500012463378 New Checked out 12/19/2017
Breckenridge Public Library DEL (Text) 33500012433181 New Available -
Crookston Public Library DEL (Text) 33500012422903 New Checked out 01/08/2018
Crookston Public Library DEL (Text) 33500012463360 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library DEL (Text) 33500012441861 Express Available -
Frazee LINK Site DEL (Text) 33500012422911 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library DEL (Text) 33500012441879 Express Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library DEL (Text) 35500005872013 Main Checked out 01/05/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780425285046 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0425285049 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman's seemingly good fortune, and another woman's mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception. Please make a list of every possession you consider essential to your life. The request seems odd, even intrusive--and for the two women who answer, the consequences are devastating. EMMA Reeling from a traumatic break-in, Emma wants a new place to live. But none of the apartments she sees are affordable or feel safe. Until One Folgate Street. The house is an architectural masterpiece: a minimalist design of pale stone, plate glass, and soaring ceilings. But there are rules. The enigmatic architect who designed the house retains full control: no books, no throw pillows, no photos or clutter or personal effects of any kind. The space is intended to transform its occupant--and it does. JANE After a personal tragedy, Jane needs a fresh start. When she finds One Folgate Street she is instantly drawn to the space--and to its aloof but seductive creator. Moving in, Jane soon learns about the untimely death of the home's previous tenant, a woman similar to Jane in age and appearance. As Jane tries to untangle truth from lies, she unwittingly follows the same patterns, makes the same choices, crosses paths with the same people, and experiences the same terror, as the girl before. Advance praise for The Girl Before "Dazzling, startling, and above all cunning--a pitch-perfect novel of psychological suspense."--Lee Child "Riveting! One of the most compelling page-turners I've read in years. Twisty, turny, and with an ending not to be missed!"--Lisa Gardner"-- Provided by publisher.
"A psychological thriller that spins one woman's seemingly good fortune, and another woman's mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception"-- Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2016 November #2
    *Starred Review* There's a new "girl" in town. And if you think that Girl-titled thrillers have exhausted themselves, think again. The Girl Before is a masterfully crafted spellbinder that bringsa whole new dimension to the premise. There are actually two girls, Emma and Jane. Emma is relocating after a traumatic assault, and the only place that makes her feel safe is the amazing house at One Folgate Street, a minimalist-design masterpiece that comes at a price she can afford. The only catch is that the architect and landlord has an extensive list of rules that forbid any personalization. The enigmatic Edward Monkford's vision is of a space designed to transform the tenant rather than the space itself being transformed. And transformative, it is, indeed. Next comes Jane, with her own trauma. After moving in, she learns about Emma's untimely death and is told she strongly resembles Emma in age and appearance. Her curiosity gets the better of her, and she investigates, all the time following the same path to terror as the girl before. The tables turn, and turn again, and the ending is guaranteed to both astonish and satisfy the reader. JP Delaney is the pseudonym of a best-selling fiction writer. The book is being published in 35 countries, and a film version is in the hands of Ron Howard. A must. Copyright 2016 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

The Girl Before is the first psychological thriller from JP Delaney, a pseudonym for a writer who has previously written bestselling fiction under other names. It is being published in thirty-five countries. A film version is being brought to the screen by Academy Award–winning director Ron Howard.

Subject: Architects > Fiction.
Single women > Fiction.
Dwellings > Fiction.
Control (Psychology) > Fiction.
FICTION / Suspense.
FICTION / Literary.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
FICTION / Thrillers.
Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
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