The Girl in the Red Coat

The Girl in the Red Coat Author Kate Hamer
ISBN-10 161219561X
ISBN-13 9781612195612
Year 2017-02-07
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Melville House
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An Amazon Best Book of the Year for 2016 Costa Book Award for First Novel finalist Dagger Award finalist Kate Hamers gripping debut novelimmediately recalls the explosion of similarly titled books and movies from Stieg Larssons The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and its sequels to The Girl on the Train to Gone Girl Michiko Kakutani The New York TimesKeeps the reader turning pages at a frantic clip Whats most powerful here is not whodunnit or even why but how this mother and daughter bear their separation and the stories they tell themselves to help endure it Celeste Ng Everything I Never Told You Compulsively readable Beautifully written and unpredictable I had to stop myself racing to the end to find out what happened Rosamund Lupton Sister Both gripping and sensitive beautifully written it is a compulsive aching story full of loss and redemption Lisa Ballantyne The Guilty One Hamers dark tale of the lost and found is nearly impossible to put down Booklist Newly single mom Beth has one constant gnawing worry that her dreamy eight year old daughter Carmel who has a tendency to wander off will one day go missing And then one day it happens On a Saturday morning thick with fog Beth takes Carmel to a local outdoor festival they get separated in the crowd and Carmel is gone Shattered Beth sets herself on the grim and lonely mission to find her daughter keeping on relentlessly even as the authorities tell her that Carmel may be gone for good Carmel meanwhile is on a strange and harrowing journey of her ownto a totally unexpected place that requires her to live by her wits while trying desperately to keep in her head at all times a vision of her mother Alternating between Beths story and Carmels and written in gripping prose that wont let go The Girl in the Red Coatlike Emma Donoghues Room and M L Stedmans The Light Between Oceansis an utterly immersive story thatsimpossible to put down and impossible to forget

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The Doll Funeral

The Doll Funeral Author Kate Hamer
ISBN-10 9781612196664
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 320