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- ISBN: 153876427X
- ISBN: 9781538764275
392 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First U.S. Trade Paperback Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2017
|Summary, etc.:||On a warm summer morning, thirteen-year-old school girl Constance Lawson is reported missing. A few days later, Constance's uncle, Karl Lawson, suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect. Six years later, Karl's life is in ruins. His marriage is over and his family is destroyed. But the woman who took everything away from him is thriving. With a successful career, husband and son, Amanda's world is complete. Until the day she receives a phone call and in a heartbeat, she is plunged into every mother's worst nightmare.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 April #2
A dare on social media leads to a 13-year-old girl's murder. Attempting to impress an online daredevil group, the girl sneaked out of her Dublin-suburb home in the middle of the night to photograph herself spraying graffiti on an abandoned home. Elliot brilliantly captures the need for belonging that leads to the girl's final act. Then investigative reporter Amanda Bowe, acting out of revenge over a botched job interview, targets the man who didn't hire her, a successful music journalist who happens to be the girl's uncle, as a suspect in the crime. The subsequent media coverage jumps on this bogus lead and focuses on the uncle, with whom the girl did have a close relationship. Elliot, a former journalist in Ireland herself, is expert at showing how pack journalism can hound its victims. Six years after the murder, Amanda is a successful journalist, the uncle has been vindicated, and a new revenge cycle starts. Intriguing from start to finish, with meaty characters and unrelenting suspense. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Laura Elliot was born in Dublin, Ireland. She lives in Malahide, a picturesque, coastal town on the north side of Dublin.
Laura Elliot's novels include The Wife Before Me, The Thorn Girl, Sleep Sister, Stolen Child, The Prodigal Sister, Fragile Lies and The Betrayal. Writing as June Considine, she has twelve books for children and young adults. Her short stories have appeared in a number of teenage anthologies and have also been broadcast on the radio. She has also worked as a journalist and magazine editor.
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