Autor: Elizabeth Little
ISBN-13: 9780143127369
Veröffentl: 28.07.2015
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 358
Gewicht: 312 g
Format: 214x141x30 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Dear Daughter

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Debut novelist Elizabeth Little delivers it all: an unapologetically sexy heroine, breathtaking plot twists that will keep readers guessing at every turn, and the same kind of intelligent - and thoroughly unreliable - narrator that helped make Gone Girl a runaway bestseller.
- Winner of the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel - Nominated for the Barry and Macavity Awards for Best First Novel - Longlisted for the CWA John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger Award
"Quick-witted and fast-paced, this debut mystery should be a hit with Gone Girl fans." - People magazine

"This is an all-nighter . . . The best debut mystery I've read in a long time." -Tana French

"A really gutsy, clever, energetic read, often unexpected, always entertaining. I loved Janie Jenkins's sassy voice and Elizabeth Little's too. In the world of crime novels, Dear Daughter is a breath of fresh air." -Kate Atkinson, New York Times bestselling author of Life After Life
A sensational debut thriller featuring an unforgettable heroine who just might have murdered her mother

Former "It Girl" Janie Jenkins is sly, stunning, and fresh out of prison. Ten years ago, at the height of her fame, she was incarcerated for the murder of her mother, a high-society beauty known for her good works and rich husbands. Now, released on a technicality, Janie makes herself over and goes undercover, determined to chase down the one lead she has on her mother's killer. The only problem? Janie doesn't know if she's the killer she's looking for.

Janie makes her way to an isolated South Dakota town whose mysteries rival her own. Enlisting the help of some new friends (and the town's wary police chief), Janie follows a series of clues-an old photograph, an abandoned house, a forgotten diary-and begins to piece together her mother's seemingly improbable connection to the town. When new evidence from Janie's own past surfaces, she's forced to consider the possibility that she and her mother were more alike than either of them would ever have imagined.

As she digs tantalizingly deeper, and as suspicious locals begin to see through her increasingly fragile facade, Janie discovers that even the sleepiest towns hide sinister secrets-and will stop at nothing to guard them. On the run from the press, the police, and maybe even a murderer, Janie must choose between the anonymity she craves and the truth she so desperately needs.

A gripping, electrifying debut novel with an ingenious and like-it-or-not sexy protagonist, Dear Daughter follows every twist and turn as Janie unravels the mystery of what happened the night her mother died-whatever the cost.
Autor: Elizabeth Little
Elizabeth Little ist in St. Louis geboren und aufgewachsen. Sie studierte an der Harvard University und veröffentlichte Artikel in der New York Times und dem Wall Street Journal. Elizabeth Little lebt mit ihrer Familie in Los Angeles.

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Autor: Elizabeth Little
ISBN-13:: 9780143127369
ISBN: 0143127365
Erscheinungsjahr: 28.07.2015
Verlag: Penguin LCC US
Gewicht: 312g
Seiten: 358
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 214x141x30 mm