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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library UNG (Text) 33500013295050 New In transit -
Moorhead Public Library UNG (Text) 33500013295043 New Checked out 11/05/2020
Roseau Public Library UNG (Text) 35500006307621 New Checked out 11/07/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780778310150
  • ISBN: 0778310159
  • Physical Description: 364 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Park Row Books, [2020]

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"Be careful to whom you tell your darkest secrets Selena Murphy is commuting home from her job in the city when the train stalls out on the tracks. She strikes up a conversation with a beautiful stranger in the next seat, and their connection is fast and easy. The woman introduces herself as Martha and confesses that she's been stuck in an affair with her boss. Selena, in turn, confesses that she suspects her husband is sleeping with the nanny. When the train arrives at Selena's station, the two women part ways, presumably never to meet again. But days later, Selena's nanny disappears. Soon Selena finds her once-perfect life upended. As she is pulled into the mystery of the missing nanny, and as the fractures in her marriage grow deeper, Selena begins to wonder, who was Martha really? But she is hardly prepared for what she'll discover."
Language Note:
In English.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 August #1
    *Starred Review* Another brilliantly crafted psychological thriller (after The Stranger Inside, 2019) from the New York Times best-selling author Unger. When a commuter train stalls on the tracks, Selena Murphy frets because she won't get home in time to tuck in her boys. The woman in the seat next to her, who identifies herself as Martha, strikes up a conversation, and, after a few too many shots from her vodka stash, owns up to a dead-end affair with her boss. Selena confesses that her husband is having sex with their nanny. A few days later, the nanny disappears, and Selena's perfect life, as she portrayed it on social media, begins to disintegrate, one layer of deceit at a time. Selena takes time out from her now-frenzied days to meet with Martha, oddly drawn to the magnetic woman, never imagining what an astonishing connection exists between them and how Geneva, the nanny, fits in. The backstory of Martha and Geneva is absorbing and, at times, disturbing, but there is no turning away once you fall under the spell of these two characters and the intricate web the author spins from snippets of the past and the present. Reminiscent of two venerated noir films, Strangers on a Train and The Grifters, Unger's novel provides a master class in plotting. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Marriage > Fiction.
Adultry > Fiction.
Stalking > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Missing persons.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction).
Thrillers (Fiction)

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